John Young, CCIM



Speciality: industrial, office, land & investment

Over 20 years of experience in real estate development and consulting give John the skills necessary to analyze market information and structure purchase agreements or leases to fit each client’s needs. Well-versed in accounting and finance, John can easily analyze complex transactions and help clients understand the financial impact of different real estate solutions.

John began his career as an accountant for ConAgra in Omaha, NE. After several years of honing his accounting skills, he moved to the Twin Cities and joined the staff of a community development corporation where he leased and managed commercial property and made small business loans for working capital and real estate projects.

In 1996, John joined the Saint Paul Port Authority where he provided clients with real estate services such as buy vs. lease decisions, site searches, lease and sale negotiations, and strategic real estate planning for industrial companies. He led the redevelopment of three industrial business parks totaling over 75 acres and approximately $50 million in project costs.

Education
John is a licensed real estate broker and has an accounting degree from the University of Nebraska, Omaha.

Affiliations
CCIM-Cerified Commercial Investment Member
Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtor
National Development Council-Certified Economic Development Finance Professional
NAIOP-National Association of Industrial and Office Properties


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