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Farm Bureau Financial Services Lands in Southeast Sioux Falls

When Farm Bureau Financial Services was looking for a new space to office out of in Sioux Falls, they called the Sioux Falls office market expert, Andi Anderson, SIOR. “They knew what they were looking for in a property, so I lined up a number of properties to tour that matched their criteria,” said Anderson. Of the twelve properties they saw, Farm Bureau Financial Services landed in a 3,199 sq. ft. property near the 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue intersection in southeast Sioux Falls. The property checked the boxes they were looking for including multiple private offices, available monument and building signage, and a conference room. Anderson concluded, “This is a great example of the variety of office properties available [...]

By | June 19th, 2018|Categories: Office|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

“Keep Austin Weird” – Fagnan Reflects on SIOR Spring World Conference

From mega-trends of the 21st century to developing “cultures of excellence,” Bender Commercial Real Estate’s Rob Fagnan came away from the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) spring world conference with information, connections, and perspective. “Attending major conferences like this is an opportunity to learn from world class talent and compare notes with my peers across the country,” said Fagnan. “Ultimately it’s to find the nuggets of information that will make the difference for the clients I advise here in South Dakota.” Below are Fagnan’s thoughts on three of the sessions he attended and how he sees them impacting South Dakota. Mega-Trends of the 21st Century The conference kicked off its opening general session with geo-strategist Parag Khanna of [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Bender Brokers Serve as South Dakota Experts for Global Firm

When a global commercial real estate firm was looking for South Dakota expertise, they hired Bender Commercial. Representatives from the firm were looking to sell a research and development facility formerly occupied by Novozymes, a biological solution company. The global CRE firm hired Bender Commercial’s Rob Fagnan, SIOR and Bradyn Neises to find the right user for the 66,000 sq. ft. building. “When we’re working with a company of that size we’re able to play whatever role they need us to,” said Fagnan. “In this situation, the national broker needed us to be the local experts and handle everything on the ground from showing the complex to potential users to marketing the property.” Fagnan and Neises connected with Watertown-based complimentary health [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|Categories: Industrial|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Brockhouse, Neises Help The Banquet Find Westside Location

Looking to bolster their presence in western Sioux Falls, The Banquet announced plans for a new dining hall near the intersection of 5th Street and Marion Road. Currently, The Banquet rents the Nordstrom Johnson Building at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds, which the new facility will eventually replace. The building will be constructed on two acres of land donated by the Delbridge family. Bender Commerical Real Estate’s Doug Brockhouse and Bradyn Neises represented both The Banquet and the Delbridge family in the partnership. “When Cindy Monnin (President of Friessen Construction and former Banquet board member) contacted us to help find a permanent space for The Banquet in western Sioux Falls we had a few options,” said Brockhouse. Neises added, “After bringing [...]

Neises, Kuipers Find an Office Space for Electronic Distributor

When Digi-Key, the fifth largest electronic component distributor in the world, wanted to expand its operations to Sioux Falls, they needed a Class A office space that suited their needs. Their Minneapolis-based commercial real estate broker turned to Bender Commercial Real Estate’s Bradyn Neises and Doug Brockhouse, SIOR to find the right property. “They had a list of specific needs that needed to be met, and we were able to help them find the right fit with a quick turnaround,” said Neises. Bender Commercial’s Reggie Kuipers, SIOR represented the owner. “It’s great to have the right property for an out-of-town client to move in to without headaches. This was one of those deals,” said Kuipers. Digi-Key is scheduled to move [...]

By | April 24th, 2018|Categories: Office|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Fagnan Finds Home for Contractor, Cryptocurrency Mining Operation

On the market for over a year, the owner of a 5,400 sq. ft. industrial building west of Harrisburg, South Dakota needed to find tenants. Bender Commercial Real Estate’s Rob Fagnan, SIOR saw an opportunity to make a change. “It takes a specific tenant to utilize that much shop space, and finding the right one can take a while,” Fagnan said. He suggested changing the layout of the building to include three 1,800 sq. ft. bays rather than one large shop space to generate more interest. “The owner agreed to front the cost of transitioning the property to the smaller bays and as soon as we updated the listing there was more interest,” Fagnan said. Fagnan represented a contractor and [...]

By | April 24th, 2018|Categories: Industrial|Tags: , , , |0 Comments