Vice Chairman, Kraus-Anderson Companies
Dan serves as Vice Chairman of Kraus-Anderson Companies. Supporting the CEO, Dan provides oversight of Kraus-Anderson’s cross company strategic vision in collaboration with the executive and senior management teams. Dan also provides executive leadership aligning the strategies of the enterprise, governing boards, and advisory committees.
In 1969, he joined Kraus-Anderson working alongside his father Lloyd as part of the second generation of Engelsma family leadership. Since joining, he has led the strategy, growth, and asset management of the company’s real estate portfolio. 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.
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).