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by Jim Buchta, Star Tribune When Jon Hempel got his real estate license, he went vertical right away. His first purchase was a St. Paul office building, and they just kept getting bigger. His specialty was turning around underperforming commercial buildings, including...read more
by Clare Kennedy, Minneapolis St. Paul Market Reporter, CoStar Group When Josh Krsnak met the late Jon Hempel, he had some modest hopes of owning a duplex. Little did he know that Hempel would draw him into a real estate investment empire with $750 million in...read more
by Brian Johnson, Finance and Commerce Jon Hempel, a prolific real estate developer who acquired and developed scores of properties in the Twin Cities and beyond, was remembered by his longtime business partner Monday as a tenacious visionary with a great mind for...read more
by Nick Halter, Minneapolis/St.Paul Business Journal Jon Hempel, who founded Minneapolis real estate company Hempel Cos, died Thursday at age 47 after a three-year battle with brain cancer. Hempel founded the company in 2001, over the years acquiring and developing...read more
by Nicole Norfleet, Star Tribune Jon Hempel, founder of Minneapolis development company Hempel Cos., has died. Hempel, 47, passed away Thursday, after a three-year battle with brain cancer. In 2001, Hempel started the real estate company, which has grown to acquire...read more
By Dan DeBaun, Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal Restaurateur Troy Reding, who just opened Holman's Table restaurant at Holman Field airport in downtown St. Paul, has lined up another deal to open a second Rock Elm Tavern. Reding signed a lease to open a Rock Elm...read more
By Jessi Pierce, The Athletic “I hear we got a good view here.” Minnesota Wild goaltender Alex Stalock wasn’t wrong with his first impression of TRIA Rink, Minnesota’s shiny new practice facility, located roughly four blocks from Xcel Energy Center in the old Macy’s...read more
by Bill Hudson, WCCO-TV MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With a ceremonial snip of a red ribbon, the wraps are off the building where fashion was once king. Built in 1962, the former Dayton’s, Marshall Field’s and more recently Macy’s department store was an old building in need...read more
By Nicole Norfleet, Minneapolis Star Tribune Five years after Macy’s closed in downtown St. Paul, city officials and business leaders on Tuesday celebrated that building’s reopening as Treasure Island Center, a mixed-use project with offices, a brewery and a practice...read more
Photo by Aaron Lavinsky - Star Tribune By Ryan Williamson, SportsEngine For St. Paul Johnson forward AJ Austin and North St. Paul defenseman Kearby Larson, Thursday’s game was more than six months in the making. As his senior project, Austin began an effort last...read more