United Properties promotes Rick McKelvey to senior vice president

MINNEAPOLIS (July 24, 2019) – United Properties announced today that Rick McKelvey has been promoted to senior vice president, effective July 1, 2019.

In his role, McKelvey is responsible for the development of mixed-use, senior living for rent, medical and retail properties primarily in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota markets. He leads project teams through land acquisition, due diligence, municipal approvals, design, construction coordination, and leasing/sale of these projects upon stabilization.

McKelvey joined United Properties in 2013. Since then, he has worked on a variety of projects, from medical clinic build-to-suit developments to larger projects such as Target Field Station. McKelvey has been the lead developer on the largest and most complex project in United Properties’ history – RBC Gateway – helping to guide the project to its successful groundbreaking earlier this summer.

“I have known Rick for this last decade as a strong-willed, driven and emerging developer, a dedicated family man and principally as a person that never shies away from taking on more responsibility to help us grow at United Properties,” said Bill Katter, president and chief investment officer, United Properties Development.

Prior to joining United Properties, McKelvey spent 11 years as a general contractor for RJM Construction. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in construction management from North Dakota State University. McKelvey is a LEED Accredited Professional and is a member of the Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Twin City Healthcare Engineering Association (TCHEA) and is certified by the American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE).

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 strengthen 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 family’s Marquette Companies holding company and is headquartered in Minneapolis, with an office in Denver. For more information, visit www.uproperties.com or follow on Twitter at @UPDeepRoots.