Jack Trautz Joins Inland Development Partners

New Director of Development to Help Grow Team


WAYZATA – Dec. 1, 2020 – Inland Development Partners (IDP) recently named Jack Trautz as new Director of Development. He begins today and will report directly to Partner Kent Carlson.

Trautz will be responsible for land and site acquisition, project management, negotiating client sales, and interaction with the greater real estate industry.

“In a short amount of time, Jack has proven himself in the commercial real estate world. His enthusiasm and ambition will help us seek out new clients and opportunities in the coming years and grow strategically as a firm,” says Kent Carlson, IDP Partner.

Before joining IDP, Trautz worked as a Leasing Specialist at Mid-America Real Estate Group, where he assisted his clients with the identification, acquisition, and leasing of new and existing retail sites around the state.

Trautz joins partners Kent Carlson, Tom Shaver, Steve Schwanke and Bob Cunningham, as well as Director of Development August Bruggeman and Business Operations Manager Jean Giltner, who have a combined 100+ years of development experience.

IDP’s strengths in the industry are land development, asset repositioning, and site redevelopment. Their forte is managing complex agreements involving multiple entities from beginning to end. That includes managing the planning stages, real estate processes, site and environmental challenges, financial solutions and partnering with city and state stakeholders.

Trautz holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with an emphasis in Finance from St. Olaf College.