Research & Perspectives
Knowing the local commercial real estate market is vital to providing solid guidance for our clients. Knowing current and past industry trends and understanding their impact is just as important. Our market research
digs deep into the details of the local market to provide unmatched insight into the changes occurring throughout the year. Our Perspectives
articles highlight a trend in the industry, provide additional insight to the data uncovered in the research, or seek to educate readers about the impact of something recently in the news.
About the Minneapolis-St. Paul Market
The “Twin Cities” of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., form the core of a metropolitan region encompassing more than 6,000 square miles and consisting of 13 counties.
Major business strengths in the Twin Cities include a highly educated workforce, excellent transportation services a diverse economic base and available capital. The metro area is home to 21 Fortune 500 companies representing a broad spectrum of industries. Forbes magazine ranked Minnesota No. 15 on its 2010 list of top states for business.