Kraus-Anderson Realty promotes Jeff Hildahl to Senior Vice President
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (July 2018) – Kraus-Anderson Realty Company has promoted Jeff Hildahl to senior vice president of properties and leasing. He will succeed Jerry Sand, who will retire next spring. In his new position, Hildahl will be responsible for the execution of Kraus-Anderson Company’s real estate asset strategy, overseeing leasing, property management, acquisitions and dispositions, including driving growth and value to KA Realty’s diverse portfolio of five million square feet across the upper Midwest.
Hildahl joined Kraus-Anderson Realty in 2011 and previously served as vice president of leasing, sales and acquisitions. Prior to KA, he had over 25 years of experience in the leasing and management of commercial real estate, working with REITS such as General Growth Properties and The Macerich Company, and locally with Opus.
“Jeff has worked collaboratively and effectively with the property management and development teams toward the common goal of producing great value for our property owners, helping us maintain strong tenant retention and an occupancy rate exceeding 90 percent,” said Dan Engelsma, Kraus-Anderson Realty president. “Jeff’s new role will enable him to leverage his deep national experience in asset management and leasing, and will optimize our portfolio’s value and strategy with a full life cycle perspective.”
Hildahl holds a BS in Business from Iowa State University. He is a licensed broker (State of Minnesota), a senior certified leasing specialist and senior certified shopping center manager. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR) and Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA).
About Kraus-Anderson Realty
Kraus-Anderson Realty Company leases and manages more than 5 million square feet of commercial property, including office, industrial and retail shopping centers; maintaining an occupancy level of more than 90 percent. Kraus-Anderson Realty is part of the Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson family of companies, including commercial, construction, insurance and real estate management and development.