MINNEAPOLIS (Feb. 24, 2022) — United Properties announced today the appointment of Karla Carlson to vice president of capital markets. In this role, Carlson will be responsible for raising equity for speculative and build-to-suit developments, structuring joint ventures and coordinating the due diligence process for equity partners to ensure timely closings.

Based in United Properties’ Minneapolis office, she will work closely with Eric Skalland, chief financial officer and executive vice president of capital markets. Additionally, she will coordinate with both Skalland and Brian Schmidt, director of capital markets, to monitor capital markets as it relates to equity capital, maintain strong investor contact and manage capital relationships.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Karla to our Capital Markets team,” said Skalland. “Her extensive market knowledge, history of building trusted relationships, and strong business acumen and financial skills will be an asset to us moving forward.”

Carlson joins United Properties with over 13 years of experience as a partner and lead developer in the commercial real estate industry. Most recently, she was the partner/vice president of a team at Capital Real Estate, Inc. where she assisted partners with deal procurement and managed the entire development process of projects. While there, she successfully completed more than 25 development projects that yielded $140 million in project value.

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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