2017 Downtown Development Summit


2017 Downtown Development Summit
Friday, October 6, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

8:00 AM How the Political Landscape will Impact Downtown for the future
Council Member Jacob Frey,
3rd Ward Minneapolis
Steve Cramer, Executive Director, Minneapolis Downtown Council
Tim Bildsoe, 3rd Ward City Council Candidate
Steve Minn, Vice President & Chief Financial Manager, Lupe Development Partners
• How election results could positively or negatively impact downtown investment
• What do our political leaders need to know for the Commercial Real Estate to continue to make investments
• What types of decisions will prevent investment into downtown?
• Public Policy that has worked for the City in the past – Lessons Learned

8:45 AM Public Realm Investments and How its impacts the Downtown Commercial Real Estate Market
David Frank,
Director of Economic Policy & Development, City of Minneapolis, CPED
Kjersti Monson, Principal, Duval Companies
Steve Cramer, Executive Director, Minneapolis Downtown Council
Tom Evers, Executive Director of the Minneapolis Park Foundation
• Nicollet Mall 
• Central River Front
• Peavey Plaza
• Water Works
• Upper River Terminal
• What is on tap

9:20 AM Downtown Minneapolis Game Changer Projects
Bill Katter,
President & CFO, United Properties
Jon Pryor, CEO, Hennepin County Medical Center
Jeff Johnson, Executive Director, Minneapolis Convention Center
John Breitinger, Vice President, Cushman & Wakefield
Doug Hoskin, Principal, Interstate Parking
Nancy Aleksuk, Principal, Swervo Development
• Macy’s/Dayton’s Building Redevelopment 
• Target Center Redevelopment
• Kraus Anderson Block
• Hennepin County Medical Center
• Nicollet Hotel Block Site
• Thrivent Development
• Century Plaza Building
• Armory Redevelopment into Event Center

10:10 AM Break

10:20 AM How Long will the Downtown Residential & Hotel Boom Last?
Nick Murnane,
Director, Opus Development Company
Carl Runck, Director of Real Estate Development, Ryan Companies
Mark Stenglein, Government Relations Manager, Alatus
• Impact of new Condo Legislation
• Market Sales Update:  What has sold in the last year?
• 365 Nicollet
• East End
• Iron Clad
• Lux Condo Project

11:15 AM Future Trends & Opportunities Downtown
Dan Collison,
Director of Downtown Partnerships, Minneapolis Downtown Council
Jon Buggy, Principal, RSP Architects
Ra’eesa Motala, Associate, Lee & Associates
Christopher Palkowitsch, Partner, BKV Group
• How can we make Senior Housing Work in Downtown?
• Lessons Learned from US Bank Stadium, Downtown East + Commons Park Development
• North Loop – Dealing with Parking Issues & Access
• Park & Portland Avenue Vision for Development
• Elliot Park and Housing Opportunities

12:00 PM Adjourn and Networking

2017 Downtown Development Summit


  • When

  • Friday, October 6, 2017
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • Golden Valley Country Club
    7001 Golden Valley
    Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

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