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James Freytag

Senior Vice President

James Freytag

Senior Vice President
+1 952 9244616
+1 952 8318023

Minneapolis-St. Paul

800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402
+1 952 924 4600
+1 952 831 8023

Professional Experience

Jim Freytag specializes in office properties in the suburban Minneapolis marketplace.  He has completed hundreds of lease and sale transactions totaling over 7 million square feet.  Throughout his career, he has focused on putting the customer first and understanding their needs and objectives to structure creative real estate solutions for them.  He is a student of the market to identify trends in the marketplace to assist his clients with making informed real estate decisions.

Mr. Freytag is recognized as one of the leaders in the office department and has been involved with over 2 million square feet of new construction and new development.  In addition to his expertise in the Minneapolis marketplace, he has assisted clients on a national basis with both space acquisition and disposition through leveraging the CBRE platform.  He has held numerous leadership positions with the local commercial real estate industry associations and has served on the board of directors of the local NAIOP Chapter as an executive officer.

 

Achievements


  • Member of the Minnesota Chapter NAIOP - President 2011; First Vice President 2010; Treasurer 2008; Secretary 2007; Educational/Program Committee Chairperson 2005/2006
  • Minnesota Commercial Association of  Real Estate (MNCAR) - 2008 Broker of the Year
  • Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate (MNCAR) recipient of the Office Transaction of the Year - 2014, 2010, 2008 and 2003
  • Member of the Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate (MNCAR) - Past member of the Board of Directors, Past President - 2000
  • Chairman's Club - 2003, 2006, 2011
  • Past President of the Minnesota Commercial Property Exchange (MCPE) - 2002
  • National Speaker / Panel Member National Association of Realtors
  • Graduate of Twin West Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program
  • Navigator of the Year - 2001
  • Bob Jackson Award Winner - 1999
  • Carlson Real Estate Deal Maker of the Year - 2003, 2009, 2010
  • CBRE Cornerstone Award - 2011
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Education


  • University of Wisconsin - Madison, Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics

Partial Transaction List


  •     Excelsior Crossings Opus - 500,000 SF
  •     IBM
        320,000 SF
  •     Medica
         213,500 SF
  •     Prime Theraputics
        156,000 SF
  •     Honeywell
        130,000 SF
  •     Diversified Pharmaceutical
         127,000 SF
  •     Citizens Communications
         ELI 100,000 SF
  •     BORN Information Services
        100,000 SF
  •     IBM
        96,000 SF
  •     Commworks
         65,000 SF
  •     TAG
         50,000 SF
  •     Frontier Communication
         50,000 SF
  •     Frontier Communications
         50,000 SF
  •     Michael Foods
         45,000 SF
  •     High Tech Institute
         42,000 SF
  •     Associated Bank
         35,000 SF
  •     Winmark
        30,000 SF
  •     US Energy
        30,000 SF
  •     IBM/ISSC
        30,000 SF
  •     Citizens Communications
  •     Call Center - 30,000 SF
  •     Provell
        30,000 SF
  •     PIMMS
        30,000 SF
  •     Michael Foods
         28,500 SF
  •     VoiceStream
         28,000 SF
  •     BORN Information Services
         28,000 SF
  •     IBM
         25,000 SF
  •     Visible Customer
         25,000 SF
  •     Carol Corp
         22,000 SF
  •     HQ Global Services
         22,000 SF
  •     SBC Communications
          20,000 SF
  •     VoiceStream
         20,000 SF
  •     Integra Telecom
         20,000 SF
  •     International MultiFoods
        18,000 SF
  •     Aerial Communications
         17,000 SF
  •     RBC Wealth Management
        17,000 SF

Clients

  • Assurant
  • BORN
  • Cargill
  • CFG Insurance
  • Citizens Communications
  • CommWorks
  • Diversified Pharmaceutical
  • Frontier Communications
  • GMAC
  • High-Tech Institute
  • Honeywell
  • IBM
  • Integra Telecom
  • International MultiFoods
  • Medica
  • Michael Foods
  • Novus Marketing
  • Prime Therapeutics
  • SBC Communications
  • United Health Group
  • US Bank
  • US Energy
  • Winmark
  • WSB Engineering

James Freytag

Senior Vice President
+1 952 9244616
+1 952 8318023

Minneapolis-St. Paul

800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402
+1 952 924 4600
+1 952 831 8023

Available Properties