Visibility + Outside Storage = No Problem!

Posted by carlson on September 25, 2015 in Case Study, Tenant Rep

HD Supply White Cap is the nation’s largest supplier of tools and specialty materials to professional concrete contractors. HD ‘s business had grown and they wanted to expand their MN operations.  Their national representative recognized the value of the Carlson Commercial team and selected Eddie and Ted to help HD find the space solution.  HD faced […]


Rapid Growth + Strategic Challenges = Call CC!

Posted by carlson on July 21, 2015 in Case Study, Tenant Rep

In Q1 2015 the overflow of materials at the Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery was a hindrance and liability: FHR needed to capitalize on business opportunities and maintain adequate safety stock.  More space was required, so FHR again turned to Eddie Rymer to source and secure additional space, all in a timely manner. Leaning on the CC team, […]


Blanks USA – 96,000 sf HQ purchase

Posted by carlson on July 15, 2015 in Case Study, Manufacturing, Tenant Rep

Blanks USA was founded over 30 years ago selling door hangers and raffle tickets. Since its inception, Blanks has evolved into an industry-leading supplier of security paper and die cut paper products. Blanks experienced healthy growth and that growth was projected to continue, which created a real estate issue. Blanks had reached capacity in their single […]


Like saving CASH? 10.4% net rent reduction + $1 million TI package

Posted by carlson on March 30, 2015 in Case Study, Tenant Rep

Established over 120 years ago, with sales reaching $10 billion, Core-Mark (NASDAQ: CORE) is a leading distributor and marketer of consumer packaged goods to the convenience retail industry. A California-based firm representing Core-Mark hired Carlson Commercial to lead negotiations for their Minneapolis location. We conducted a thorough market survey, interviewed developers, analyzed move vs. renew, and ultimately decided […]


More Space + Less Rent + Awesome Building = #WINNING!!!

Posted by carlson on March 12, 2015 in Case Study, Manufacturing, Tenant Rep

E-TECH, A LEADER IN COMMERCIAL LAUNDRY AUTOMATION In 2012, E-Tech engaged Tim Olsen to develop a strategic plan to help with their long-term real estate needs.  An extensive analysis revealed a short-term lease renewal was the optimal solution. In 2014, 18 months prior to lease expiration, E-Tech hired Carlson Commercial to assist with a potential corporate expansion/relocation in […]