Inland Development Partners

Transforming Landscapes, Embracing Complex Challenges

Over 190 Years of Combined Experience

Our Mission Statement

Deliver innovative Real Estate Development solutions that help our partners and communities reach their unique goals

Core Values

Manage the resources of our partners and communities
Respond quickly to inevitable challenges and market conditions by relying on experience, expertise and knowledge
Work and communicate openly with all team members and partners to achieve creative and positive outcomes
Principled Action
Foster an optimistic culture focused on precision and results

The IDP Team

Kent Carlson

Kent brings more than 40 years of senior-level management experience to Inland Development Partners. With his expertise, experience and strong real estate relationships, he understands the development process including site selection and acquisition, city permits and approvals, sales and leasing as well as financial package creation. Kent collaborates closely with cities in redeveloping underutilized or blighted sites.

Tom Shaver

Tom brings more than 36 years of experience and development expertise to clients and communities every day at Inland Development Partners. His wealth of knowledge managing real estate portfolios makes him an ideal advisor. Tom works with clients and communities to negotiate acquisitions and development agreements as well as secure financing and entitlements.

Steve Schwanke

As a Partner with Inland Development Partners, Steve provides land development, redevelopment and site selection for clients. With more than 35 years of experience, Steve adds particular value in advising on large-scale development and redevelopment opportunities and in assisting with commercial real estate and land decisions. In addition, he specializes in land planning, entitlements, zoning and master planning projects for commercial and mixed-use projects.

Bob Cunningham

Bob Cunningham is responsible for business development, and brings 40 years of property development and redevelopment to IDP. He joins the team having been responsible for a number of groundbreaking public/private partnerships. Bob has worked on complex retail, multi-family and entertainment development projects in the Twin Cities and Seattle areas.

Jean Giltner

Jean brings more than 16 years of real estate experience to the Inland Development Partners team. She organizes and manages a wide variety of strategic initiatives and projects for the team with creativity, talent and skill. Jean’s expertise is in project management, event management, proposal execution, and facilities design and management.  Jean is an invaluable asset to the IDP team.

August Bruggeman

August supports IDP’s project underwriting of its real estate development opportunities and acquisitions, as well as creating the IDP Investor Experience Platform. He specializes in preparing initial project underwriting and analysis, while also developing communication strategies to support partnerships and investor relations.