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. Before joining IDP, Bob was Principal at Melrose Company and TOLD Development Company where he was involved with all levels of development and operations.


  • Industrial, retail and multi-family development, including the award winning Excelsior & Grand project
  • Entertainment facilities with retail, residential and commercial elements
  • Acquisitions and development agreements
  • Financing, development and leasing of office and industrial properties
  • Sustainable and green building practices


  • The Chamberlain; Richfield, MN
  • Walgreens; Locations throughout MN
  • Excelsior & Grand; St. Louis Park, MN
  • Trader Joe’s; St. Paul, MN
  • Nike Town; Seattle, WA
  • Cineplex Odeon Theatre; Seattle, WA
  • Planet Hollywood; Seattle, WA
  • Chinois — a Wolfgang Puck Restaurant; Seattle, WA
  • Puget Power Joint Venture; Redmond, Renton, Kent, WA
  • Kohl’s; Owatonna, Grand Forks, MN
  • Retail Department Store


  • Member, NAIOP
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Member, Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • Instructor, University of St. Thomas and University of Minnesota
  • Parish council member and building committee chair, Church of St. Therese of Deephaven
  • Real Estate Consultant, Minnesota Independence College & Community (MICC)
  • Former Board Member, Hostels International,