2019 Redevelopment Summit


2019 Redevelopment Summit
Thursday, November 21, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427, USA

8:00 AM Aligning Expectations: Vision versus Market
Moderator: Megan Barnett-Livgard
, Director of Business Development, Kraus Anderson
Matt Alexander, Sr. Vice President Development, Kraus Anderson
Eric Searles, City Planner, City of Woodbury
Mary Giuliani Stephens, Former Mayor of Woodbury
Bill Wittrock, Associate Principal, RSP, AIA
• How to navigate vision to meet market sector realities to make the numbers work and the vision realized
• Learn effective ways to communicate among many different partners
• What steps could be taken to help a redevelopment project align vision with market reality
• City and developers discuss what information is most helpful to have upfront in order to move redevelopment forward

9:00 AM Economic Development Tools for Site Selection
Moderator: Lucas Evenson,
Business Development Manager, Braun Intertec
Cathy Mehelich, Economic Development Director, City of St. Cloud
Julie Wischnack, Community Development Director, City of Minnetonka
Tony Keuchle, President of Development, Doran Companies
Ross Hedlund, Senior Vice President, Frauenshuh
• City, County, State, Federal Economic Development Tools
• Site Selection for Business Development
• Unique Tools for Redevelopment
• City Owned Business Parks, Shovel-ready Sites, Catalyst Sites, etc.
• Utility Incentives
• Public Private Partnerships


10:05 AM Energy & Sustainability in Redevelopment
Moderator: Christy Lewis,
Vice President, Suntide Commercial Realty, Inc.
Max Currie, Principal & Chief Engineer, Suntide Commercial Realty, Inc.
Eric Pasi, Chief Development Officer, IPS solar
Stephen Todd, The Energy Guy
Rafi Golberstein, CEO, Pace Loan Group
Mike Tobin, Partner, 45 North
• Projects- Court, Case, 1000 University
• How we approach every project with an energy efficiency and sustainability mindset
• Solar power solutions in redevelopment projects
• Installation and management of solar power systems for commercial redevelopment projects
• Local Project highlights
• Sustainable Operations of Existing Buildings
• Financing for redevelopment projects – project examples
• Renewable Energy Solutions in Redevelopment – project overview

11:00 AM The Promenade of Wayzata: A Ten-Year Redevelopment Case Study
Moderator: Michael Fischer,
Minneapolis Office Leader, LHB
John Mehrkens, Principal, Bailé Senior Development
Michael Schroeder, Assistant Superintendent, Minneapolis Park Board
Ken Willcox, Mayor of Wayzata
• Negotiating for Height and Density
• Overcoming Environmental Challenges with Innovative Design
• Senior Living in a Mixed-Use Downtown Environment
• Creating Community Benefits through Redevelopment
• Challenges with Retail
• Short and Long-Term Impacts on the City of Wayzata

12:00 PM Adjourn and Networking

2019 Redevelopment Summit


  • When

  • Thursday, November 21, 2019
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

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

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