Executive Director, Kraus-Anderson Companies
Dan serves as Executive Director of Kraus-Anderson Companies, Inc., drawing on his depth of experience to provide insight and broad oversight to a KA operations and company efficiencies along with strategic guidance on the company’s real estate portfolio.
In 1969, he joined Kraus-Anderson working alongside his father Lloyd as part of the second generation of Engelsma family leadership. Over the following decades he has led the strategy, growth, and asset management of the company’s real estate portfolio and eventually leading Kraus-Anderson Realty Company as President. During his time at KA Realty, Dan increased the square footage of Kraus-Anderson assets by over 3 million square feet and successfully managed them driving consistent growth in value. Kraus-Anderson now has a portfolio of nearly 5 million square feet including retail, office, warehouse, multi-family, and senior housing. In 2019 Dan was recognized with the Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame Award, recognizing 50 years of leadership in commercial real estate, development, and community service.
Dan is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA), Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR), Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), and National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).