Skyline Displays – North American Real Estate Services

Posted by carlson on February 24, 2015 in Case Study, Manufacturing, Tenant Rep

Founded in 1980, Skyline Displays was created to help companies exhibit easier, better and more efficiently.  With over 80 dealers in North America and over 100 patents on record, Skyline is considered the premier exhibits company. Headquartered in Eagan, MN, Skyline has worked with Carlson Commercial since 2009.   Our team secured new distribution facilities in […]


596,000 sf – HQ Renewal & Expansion – $2.1 million savings

Posted by carlson on January 15, 2015 in Case Study, E-Commerce, Tenant Rep

In mid-2011, Carlson Commercial was retained by a prominent Twin Cities e-commerce company to assist with a renewal/restructure of their HQ/distribution center lease (423,000 sf) and expand a nearby distribution center (173,000 sf).  Our client had grown significantly during the 20+ years of occupancy in the HQ building.  The HQ lease required the Tenant to spend […]


Lease Restructure – $921,000 annual EBITDA savings

Posted by carlson on January 7, 2015 in Case Study, Tenant Rep

A longtime med tech client implemented a new Board of Directors who challenged us to save $500,000 annually in real estate related costs.  Obstacles included: paying for 27,000 sf of excess space, 5 years of term on the remaining lease and higher-than-budgeted operating expenses.  A confidential strategy created by Carlson Commercial and executed by the client over […]


HQ Relocation – Logic Info

Posted by carlson on December 18, 2014 in Case Study, Tenant Rep

LOGIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS, A GLOBAL LEADER IN DELIVERING ORACLE RETAIL SOLUTIONS – 11,251 square feet new corporate headquarters in the Twin Cities. Logic interviewed real estate providers to assist with the strategy, search, negotiation, and vendor management for a new corporate headquarters that would reflect their global image. Logic selected Carlson Commercial.  Logic needed to […]


Lease Renegotiation = $167k annual EBITDA savings

Posted by carlson on December 9, 2014 in Case Study, Tenant Rep

We represent a client in the medical industry that is owned by a private equity group focused on conserving cash and increasing EBITDA. A company sale is possible within the next 36 months. In 2008 our client executed a 10 year lease.   We negotiated a termination right in 2015 with a notice date in 2014.   In mid-2014 we engaged […]