MINNEAPOLIS (Jan. 16, 2020) – United Properties announced today that Scott Peterson has been named vice president of hospitality and office development, effective Jan. 1, 2020.

Peterson joined United Properties in 2019 as vice president of hospitality and residential development. In this role, he quickly made a noticeable impact on the company’s RBC Gateway project and other hotel pursuits. In his revised role, Peterson will focus on hospitality and office development, including site acquisition, project underwriting, design, development and construction. His hospitality projects include the upcoming Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Minneapolis at RBC Gateway.

“Scott has brought considerable depth and experience to us from his work in the hospitality area before joining United Properties,” said Bill Katter, president and chief investment officer, United Properties Development. “He has also been assisting me with several new office pursuits, and I am confident that Scott’s new role will capitalize on his talents and continue his positive impact on the company’s hospitality and office development projects.”

Prior to joining United Properties, Peterson served as senior director of development and construction for CSM Corporation in Minneapolis, bringing more than 13 years of residential and hotel experience across various markets. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Montana State University and an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. He is an active member of the NAIOP Minnesota chapter and also dedicates his time to mentorships at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and several other community organizations.

About United Properties

United Properties has been creating deep roots in the commercial real estate industry for more than 100 years. The company imagines new possibilities in real estate to help enrich communities and create lasting legacies. United Properties provides market expertise for ground-up development, redevelopment and acquisitions of value-add and stable investments. The company invests in and develops office, industrial, retail, mixed-use and senior housing properties. United Properties is owned by the Pohlad Companies and is headquartered in Minneapolis, with offices in Denver and Austin, Texas.



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