Community Updates

RBC Gateway construction on schedule; iconic building set to transform landmark corner in downtown Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (October 20, 2020) – As RBC Gateway takes shape and rises above the historic corner of Washington and Hennepin Avenues in downtown Minneapolis, the iconic building — the first such high-rise project in downtown Minneapolis in more than two decades — is making good on its promise to revitalize the landmark location. When Read more…

United Properties – Denver mentors CareerConnect students

In an effort to foster greater diversity and inclusion in the commercial real estate industry, NAIOP Colorado partnered with Denver Public Schools CareerConnect for a summer internship program. This new program was designed to provide enrichment opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds and introduce them to a possible future career path. When COVID-19 hit and Read more…

United Properties breaks ground on new independent senior rental community in Bloomington

United Properties breaks ground on new independent senior rental community in Bloomington Bloomington community will be second ThePOINTE location MINNEAPOLIS (Aug. 27, 2020) — United Properties announced today that it has broken ground on ThePOINTE Bloomington, a 55-plus independent living rental community, located at 5601 American Blvd. W. ThePOINTE Bloomington will have five stories and Read more…

Creating Deep Roots – Literally!

At United Properties, we’re about more than just bricks and mortar; we strive to create deep roots within the communities we call home. Whether we are revitalizing a historic neighborhood, transforming a site or renovating a building, or collaborating with community partners, we consistently strive to make a positive impact in all that we do. Read more…

The Pohlad Family Announces $25 Million Commitment to Racial Justice in the Twin Cities

MINNEAPOLIS (June 10, 2020) – In response to the murder of George Floyd and the deeply ingrained systemic racism in our country, the Pohlad Family announced today that it is committing $25 million to racial justice, bringing to bear resources of the Pohlad Family Foundation, Pohlad family members, and Pohlad Companies in a two-phased, community-based approach. “Black people have experienced Read more…

Simpson Strong-Tie signs lease with United Properties for 80,000 sq. ft. at InverPoint Business Park

MINNEAPOLIS (June 10, 2020) – United Properties is pleased to announce that Simpson Strong-Tie has signed a lease for all 80,000 sq. ft of Building 1 at InverPoint Business Park, located at 8450 Courthouse Blvd. in Inver Grove Heights. Simpson Strong-Tie creates structural products for the construction of safe, strong homes and buildings. The groundbreaking for Read more…

Pohlad Companies veteran Al Petrie returns to United Properties as vice president of accounting

MINNEAPOLIS (May 27, 2020) – United Properties announced today that Al Petrie has joined the company as vice president of accounting, effective May 11, 2020. In this role Petrie will report to Eric Skalland, chief financial and administrative officer. Petrie is a Pohlad Companies veteran since 1999. He brings more than 20 years of experience in Read more…