Community Updates

Creating Deep Roots – literally!

  2016 marked our 100th year in commercial real estate. In commemoration, both the Minneapolis and Denver teams traded their computers and phones for shovels and rakes, planting 100 trees and 60+ trees, respectively, in City parks. Creating deep roots – literally – was a meaningful way for the team to commemorate the milestone AND Read more…

601W Companies Taps United Properties, Telos, Gensler and Transwestern as Project Partners for Macy’s Redevelopment

MINNEAPOLIS – March 2, 2017 – 601W Companies, a national developer based in New York, has closed on its first acquisition in the Twin Cities with the purchase of the Macy’s property in downtown Minneapolis. The firm has selected several of its partners for this landmark project including United Properties as a local development partner, Read more…

United Properties Names Skalland Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

MINNEAPOLIS (Jan. 30, 2017) – United Properties announced today that Eric Skalland, vice president and chief accounting officer, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Skalland, a ten-year veteran of the firm, directs personnel in accounting, financial planning, internal and external reporting, technology and tax planning. He Read more…

Cherrywood Pointe of Plymouth breaks ground

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (November 2016) – Cherrywood Pointe of Plymouth, a new 130,000-square-foot senior living community located at 18405 Old Rockford Rd. in Plymouth, Minn. has broken ground. The three-story development is owned by United Properties and managed by Ebenezer Management Services, which provides daily operational and management services. Cherrywood Pointe of Plymouth offers a variety Read more…

United Properties names McGrath chief risk officer

Former Marquette Financial Companies executive joins  United Properties executive tea MINNEAPOLIS (Nov. 7, 2016) – United Properties announced today that Bruce McGrath has joined United Properties as the company’s chief risk officer, effective Nov. 1, 2016. In his new role, McGrath, 55, will be a member of the United Properties executive team and will be Read more…

United Properties breaks ground on new industrial facility for Distribution Alternatives, Inc.

New 402,000 sq. ft. facility significantly increases company’s local footprint  MINNEAPOLIS (August 22, 2016) – United Properties has signed a 402,000-sq.-ft. lease with Distribution Alternatives, Inc. for an industrial build-to-suit facility on a 30-acre site near the intersection of Interstate 35E and County Road 14 in Lino Lakes, Minnesota. Distribution Alternatives, a third party logistics Read more…

United Properties breaks ground on new industrial facility for Distribution Alternatives, Inc.

New 402,000 sq. ft. facility significantly increases company’s local footprint  MINNEAPOLIS (August 22, 2016) – United Properties has signed a 402,000-sq.-ft. lease with Distribution Alternatives, Inc. for an industrial build-to-suit facility on a 30-acre site near the intersection of Interstate 35E and County Road 14 in Lino Lakes, Minnesota. Distribution Alternatives, a third party logistics Read more…

Balfour Senior Living and United Properties Announce Joint Venture for Senior Living Project in Littleton

LITTLETON, COLORADO (August 4, 2016) — Balfour Senior Living, based in Louisville, Colo., and United Properties, with offices in Minnesota and Denver, have announced a new partnership to develop and own a 74,000 sq. ft. senior living community at 8290 W. Coal Mine Ave. in Littleton, Colo. The community, slated for occupancy in 2017, will Read more…