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Area Firms Collaborate in 4th Annual Bowling Fundraiser

November 14, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn – Transwestern today announces its young professionals group has raised $4,832 for Aeon, a Minneapolis-based agency focused on providing quality affordable homes that strengthen lives and communities.

For four years, Transwestern Young Professionals (TYP) have called on industry peers to compete in their Strike Against Homelessness bowling event. This year’s fundraising efforts bring the total that the group has raised for AEON over that time to $11,685, thanks in large part to event sponsors Fredrikson & Byron P.A., the Minnesota and Dakotas chapter of SIOR, Mission Construction and TYP. The Ackerberg Group, Baker Center, Colliers International, Dougherty Mortgage, Cushman & Wakefield, Schaefer Richardson and Ryan Companies have joined Transwestern as event partipicants each year since the inaugural year. Transwestern Senior Associate Will McDonald and Marketing Coordinator Tracie Kranz co-founded the event in 2016. 

“The event has grown every year and we topped out at 25 teams this year,” said McDonald, who began supporting the nonprofit through the AEON Young Professionals volunteer group in 2015. “It speaks volumes to the level of respect in our industry that we can band together to fight for such a worthy organization.”


Transwestern Commercial Services (TCS) is a privately held real estate firm of collaborative entrepreneurs who deliver a higher level of personalized service and innovative client solutions. Applying a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Occupier Solutions, Capital Markets and Research, our fully integrated global organization adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types. We leverage market insight and operational expertise from across the Transwestern enterprise, which includes firms specializing in development and real estate investment management. TCS has 34 U.S. offices and assists clients from more than 200 offices in 37 countries through strategic alliances with France-based BNP Paribas Real Estate and Canada-based Devencore. Experience Extraordinary at and @Transwestern.


The Transwestern enterprise comprises diversified real estate services, investment management and development companies. The privately held, fully integrated organization leverages competencies in office, industrial, retail, multifamily and healthcare to add value for investors, owners and occupiers of real estate.

Media Contact:

Amy Wheaton


Tracie Kranz

Senior Brokerage and Marketing Coordinator

Minneapolis, Minnesota

(612) 359-1632