St. Paul Development Summit


St. Paul Development Summit
Friday, March 2, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Saint Paul Athletic Club/Hotel 340
340 Cedar Street, St. Paul, Minnesota 55101

8:00 AM Good Morning & Welcome
Jeff Johnson,
Minnesota Real Estate Journal

8:05 AM Program Emcee
Lee Krueger,
President, Saint Paul Port Authority

8:15 AM Development and Redevelopment on the Vibrant Urban Area called the Midway
Moderator: Lee Krueger,
President, Saint Paul Port Authority
Dr. Bruce Corrie, Director of Planning and Economic Development in publications, City of Saint Paul
Dr. Bill McGuire, Owner of Minnesota United Soccer Club
• Details of Allianz Field, the newest stadium in Minnesota 
• Minnesota United Soccer Club update and the timing of real estate growth in the area
• Using transit-oriented development to bridge Minnesota’s two largest cities
• Developing a distinct minority-focused business and cultural district
• Bringing job creation, new housing and commercial opportunities to the Saint Paul Midway area

Break 9:15 AM

9:25 AM Industrial Development Spotlight: Beacon Bluff Business Center  
Moderator: Monte Hilleman,
Senior Vice President, Real Estate and Development, Saint Paul Port Authority
Joe Mahoney, Senior Manager, Opus Development Company, L.L.C.
Mark Auth, President, Vomela
Matt Mejia, CEO, Yeadon Fabric Domes, LLC
• The overall redevelopment plan for Beacon Bluffs
• Challenges faced in redeveloping 3M company’s former world headquarters
• Assuring these 46 acres become community assets
• The 57,760 square foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility
• Yeadon Domes – a 49,000 square foot office/fabric domed manufacturing facility 
• Vomela Companies - a 250,000‐300,000 square foot office/warehouse/manufacturing facility 
• Other redevelopment opportunities and challenges presented by the site

Break 10:20 AM

10:30 AM Downtown Saint Paul Development
Moderator: Lee Krueger,
President, Saint Paul Port Authority
Tanya Bell, Co-Founder & Partner Grand Real Estate Advisors
Jamie Spencer, Vice President, Minnesota Wild
Patricia A. Wolf, CPM, RPA, Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc.
Stefanie L. Sokup, Vice President of Marketing, Real Estate Equities
Randy McKay, Principal, Hempel
• Details on the Minnesota Wild new practice facility, Tria Rink
• Strategies to fill the 'hole in the donut' in downtown Saint Paul
• The new Treasure Island Center and a look at the restaurant, retail and office tenants and the amenities
• Making Osborn370 “Innovation Central” for Saint Paul and the East Metro
• Converting the historic Pioneer Press building in downtown Saint Paul to the Press Apartments
• Introducing The 428, designed to redefine the workplace by leaping into the future while honoring the past
• Challenges in Pursuing both LEED Silver certification and WELL Building Core & Shell certification

11:30 AM Keynote Speaker
Mayor Melvin Carter, City of Saint Paul
• Progress update on Saint Paul’s economic development plans
• The vision from the Mayor’s office on all the current redevelopment activity
• Working with the city and the mayor’s office to develop long-term community assets

12:00 PM Adjourn and Networking

St. Paul Development Summit - In St. Paul


  • When

  • Friday, March 2, 2018
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • Saint Paul Athletic Club/Hotel 340
    340 Cedar Street
    St. Paul, Minnesota 55101

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