Industrial Market – Twin Cities

Posted by carlson on September 8, 2014 in Market Update

The Twin Cities industrial market is strong, according to a recent Star Tribune report.  Eight speculative projects totaling over 1.2 million SF are underway.  Diving deeper, we see certain product types doing well, while others struggle.  Class A, well located buildings continue to see good leasing activity – which is exactly the type of product under […]


Tenant Specialization

Posted by carlson on August 28, 2014 in Tenant Rep

We’re commercial real estate brokers who represent tenants, not landlords.  Our primary reason for this focused approach is to avoid any conflicting interests when advising tenants regarding real estate strategy. In our previous roles, our team represented both tenants and landlords.  We had tenant clients, yet maintained a portfolio of landlord listing work.  Our experience […]


Online Sales Transform Retail Sales – Home Depot

Posted by carlson on August 18, 2014 in Omni-Channel

As we hear more about omni-channel marketing (from Wikipedia: Omni-channel is a seamless approach to the customer experience thru all shopping channels – online, mobile, TV, radio, bricks & mortar, direct mail, catalog) driving the distribution market, clients ask us: how does omni-channel marketing impact industrial/distribution real estate?  The answer: quite significantly. Click the link below to read […]


Welcome & Market Snapshot

Posted by Camille on July 21, 2014 in Market Update

Welcome to Carlson Commercial!  We are a privately held, Twin Cities based commercial real estate firm.  We align real estate strategy to fit business strategy for companies that own and lease office and/or industrial warehouse space.  Carlson Commercial assists with leased space relocations, renewals, renovations, and restructures.  We will manage/interview vendors with you.  And we […]