As executive vice president of United Properties, Mark Nelson oversees all aspects of residential development, including expanding the company’s senior living business lines and entering new business lines such as market rate and workforce rental housing, as well as condominium development. An accomplished real estate professional with 29 years experience, Nelson has been a key manager of the company’s senior living business developing Applewood Pointe Cooperatives, Cherrywood Pointe Senior Living Communities, townhomes and single-family residential. Joining United Properties in 1999, Mark served as project manager on major office, industrial and medical projects totaling nearly one million square feet prior to focusing on senior living more than twelve years ago.
A nine-year career as real estate manager for Minnesota-based Holiday Companies gives Mark unique insight into problem-solving and managing the development process. Development, acquisition, disposition and property management experience provide a broad base of expertise for Mark to call upon while directing projects.
Professional and Community Involvement
Mark is a member of the Twin Cities Housing Council for the Urban Land Institute and is currently serving on the Land Use Advisory Committee to the Metropolitan Council.
Mark is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in both finance and marketing and a Master of Science degree in real estate investment analysis.