Kent Carlson

Kent has collaborated with cities, clients and communities on developments in the Twin Cities area for more than 35 years.


  • Master development planning
  • Award-winning, national reputation for redevelopment and brownfields
  • Retail, industrial and office development expertise
  • Frequent guest speaker on development and redevelopment topics most recently at the Ehlers Conference and the Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA)


  • Hy-Vee, 92,000 SF, Retail Grocery Store New Hope, MN
  • Hamline Station, 175,000 SF, Mixed-use Development: 108 Affordable Housing, 14,000 SF Retail, St. Paul, MN
  • Liberty Industrial Park 2, 227,000 SF Distribution Center, Rogers, MN
  • Excelsior Bay Harbor, Phase I — 10,000, Phase II — 10,300 SF, Office, Greenwood, MN
  • Lighthouse of Sun Prairie, 185,000 SF, 144-bed Senior Housing Facility. Sun Prairie, WI
  • South Shore Corporate Park, Phase I — 2,394,200 SF, Phase II — 2,000,000 SF, Office/Light Industrial, Tampa, FL
  • Dean Lakes, 275-acre, Mixed-use Development Including Retail, Residential, Industrial and Office, Shakopee, MN


  • Program Committee, Minnesota Shopping Center Association, (MSCA)
  • Chair, Deephaven Planning Commission
  • Housing and Redevelopment Committee Member, Projects for Pride in Living (PPL)
  • Board Member, Freshwater Foundation
  • Past President and Chair of the Long-range Planning Committee, NAIOP MN Chapter