Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Norma specializes in leasing and sales in the suburban office markets. She has a development and lease transaction background with emphasis on building strong client relationships with tenants and building owners. She provides expert market knowledge and a commitment to detail while focusing on her clients’ priorities. Over her career she has completed millions of square feet in transactions and has played an integral part in developing approximately 1.5 million square feet of Class A office and office showroom facilities.
 
Norma began her career as a Leasing Manager for MEPC American Properties Inc., an international real estate firm, followed by a decade with owner/developer Duke Realty Corporation.  

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Norma has extensive commercial real estate experience in the Twin Cities and played an integral role in several of the areas premier office parks such as, Norman Pointe I and II, 1600 and MoneyGram Towers at West End. 
  • MoneyGram, 165,000 sq ft
  • Health Risk Management, 145,000 sq ft
  • The Wilder Foundation, Build-to-suit of 100,000 sq ft
  • Argosy Education, Build-to-suit of 90,000 sq ft
  • PreferredOne, 3, 90,000 sq ft
  • Hartford, 80,000 sq ft
  • Ferguson, 62,000 sq ft
  • United Health, 60,000 sq ft
  • Clear Channel Communications, 60,000 sq ft
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield, 54,000 sq ft
  • DHL, 54,000 sq ft
  • Eide Bailly, 45,000 sq ft
  • Honeywell, 41,000 sq ft
  • Hamline University, 33,000 sq ft
  • Willis, 30,000 sq ft

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

NAIOP – National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
               Served as a featured panelist for numerous Office Market Updates
               Past Program and Public Relations Committee chairs
MNCAR – Minnesota Commercial Association of Real
               Past Board of Directors
               Past Program and Real Estate Expo Committee chairs