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Welcome to the Colliers Minneapolis-St. Paul Blog, where our specialized professionals lend their expertise to market trends, tips and stats from every aspect of the Commercial Real Estate industry in the Twin Cities. We are excited to share with you the latest and greatest from our Colliers leaders in Minneapolis-St. Paul!  Make sure to subscribe below so you never miss a new post!

It is true that the majority of retail leases signed in the Twin Cities are with national or credit franchises. This is due in part to the fact that local deals are becoming increasingly difficult to complete for a number of reasons, including: credit issues, a smaller...

February 11, 2019

Industrial has been the healthiest product type in the commercial real estate market over the past several years and has dramatically affected both the single tenant and multi-tenant leasing and sales market in the Twin Cities, but what about the industrial product typ...

Constructing speculative suites, or spec suites, has been a common practice by office landlords for the past two years in the Minneapolis- St. Paul metro. It is equally popular in urban and suburban markets and in both Class A and B buildings. The popularity of this tr...

The term “self-care” has recently emerged in popular culture to refer to an individual taking steps to ensure that they are carving out time and energy to take care of themselves; whether it be mentally, emotionally, spiritually or physically. The idea has caught on li...

February 8, 2019

Out of the 6,221 units that have been added to the Twin Cities housing stock in 2018, 1,635 fall into the micro unit category. The micro trend also shows no sign of slowing down with 813 micro units already slated for development in 2019. For the purposes of this artic...

Most professionals working in commercial real estate know that construction and remodel prices are increasing, especially when talking about tenant improvement (TI) for office space.

Meghan Huber, Vice President and Director of Tenant Improvement at Welsh Construction,...

There is a current focus on technology in healthcare design like there has never been in the past. The focus began just a few years ago with the widespread implementation of electronic medical records for many organizations both large and small which, at the time, was...

The first half of 2018 saw very little change in the Twin Cities retail market. Vacancy and absorption rates have changed very little and there has only been a negative 7,000-square-foot change in absorption, meaning that the vacancy rate has remained around 6.2% in th...

The most active commercial real estate category over the last several years in terms of leasing activity, new construction and in the sales market has been industrial product. New construction has been leaning towards Office Warehouse and Bulk buildings, as tenants are...

When an estimated 125,000+ people flocked to downtown Minneapolis for the Super Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium, it was not surprising that centrally located downtown retail addresses like City Center filled with retail concepts in anticipation of increased traffic and oppor...

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ABOUT COLLIERS MINNESOTA

Defined by our spirit of enterprise, Colliers Minnesota is a leading, full-service commercial real estate services organization.  We are dedicated to providing clients with innovative real estate solutions and the most comprehensive market knowledge. We specialize in understanding our client’s unique business needs in every commercial property type.

Headquartered in the Twin Cities with regional offices in Minnetonka, Minneapolis and Shoreview, Minnesota, Colliers International | Minneapolis-St. Paul consists of more than 240 local professionals. Our expertise extends into every aspect of today’s commercial real estate business including architecture, brokerage, facility services, investment sales, project management and property management.

Globally we are represented by more than 15,000 Colliers International professionals operating out of 502 offices in 67 countires.