Why we love the "Total Cost Summary" & You should too!


The "Total Cost Summary" is a valuable tool:

Knowing all of your costs up front is important to your decision making process. This is why our team has created a "Total Cost Summary" tool. 

In this article, you will learn about costs that you may not have considered when choosing your next commercial space. Our team at APPRO and CERRON has been helping business owners like you since 1987. We know the importance of being up front and helping owners to see the entire picture when it comes to obtaining a new space. This is true whether leasing, purchasing existing or building new.

Top 5 List - To Build New or Buy Existing Commercial Building


To Buy Existing or to Build New...That is the Question:

The decision whether to buy an existing commercial or industrial property or to build from the ground-up is a dilemma many business owners face. There are many factors to consider in making this decision. As the team at APPRO and CERRON assists business owners find creative and unique property solutions, this question inevitably surfaces. As a result, our team has created a side by side comparison chart of considerations to use in the process of making this decision. 

In this article, you will learn about the top 5 considerations when deciding whether to build new or to buy existing commercial or industrial real estate.

Lakeville Expansion Project at Menasha Packaging Awarded to APPRO

Lakeville Expansion Project Awarded to APPRO Development for work on Menasha Packaging

Lakeville Expansion Project in south metro, MN has begun after being awarded to APPRO Development, a Lakeville, Minnesota based General Contractor and Design-Build firm. This project consists of a manufacturing and office addition for Menasha Packaging. More information on the project may be found by visiting our Current Project page.

Manufacturing Trends to be Thankful For in MN

Manufacturing Trends

2014 Predictions in the Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing Trends to be Thankful For is an article we read this morning in the online publication of Industry Week. All of us, in MN or the Midwest for that matter, who are either in the manufacturing industry or have close ties to the manufacturing industry, are eager to see what the days of 2014 will bring. According to this article, "Favorable Forecast: Five Manufacturing Trends to Be Thankful For" by John Mills as published in Industry Week (online), 2014 might just prove to be year for which to be thankful!

Commercial Property Improvements Equal Tax Benefits in 2013

Are You Missing an Opportunity to Capture 2013 Tax Benefits?

If commercial property improvements are on your horizon, there is still time to improve your commercial property before the end of the year. Did you know there are tax benefits available if you own and lease out commercial real estate? But, you will need to act fast – you have until December 31, 2013 to take advantage of these tax benefits.

Why It Pays to Be Likeable in MN

Why It Pays to Be Likeable in MN

After having adopted more social media into the marketing of our South Metro, MN, design build and commercial real estate businesses at both APPRO and CERRON, we understand more, the importance of "Why it Pays to be Likeable." So, when we came across this article written by Dave Kerpen on the NFIB website, we knew we needed to share it with our blog readers. "In a world of 'Likes,' it pays for a business to be likeable - friendly, approachable, understood - not just in the traditional sense but also in social media."

Commercial Developers Applaud Recent Decision

Commercial Developers Applaud Supreme Court Decision

At APPRO Development, a commercial land developer providing design-build and general contractor services across the midwest, we were intrigued by a recent article titled, "Supreme Court Decision Involving Wetlands Helpful to Developers", by Cleve and Rye.

Imperial Plastics New Building Project Breaks Ground in Mankato MN

Imperial Plastics New Building Project Breaks Ground in Mankato MN

Norman Oberto, Owner of Imperial Plastics, address the crowd of approximately 50 gathered for the ceremony.

APPRO Development, Inc. and CERRON Commerical Properties, LLC are pleased to announce the official Imperial Plastics New Building Project Breaks Ground in Mankato MN on Thursday, August 1, 2013. Surrounded by family, employees, City of Mankato staff & board, Greater Mankato Chamber, financial, legal, real estate, building, architectural and accounting professionals, Imperial Plastics' owner, Norman Oberto, greeted the crowd and shared his vision for not just this new additional location for his business, but for the growth of his company. Mayor Anderson, City Manager, Pat Hentges, APPRO and CERRON's Jack Matasosky, and Jonathan Zierdt from the Greater Mankato Chamber rounded out the ceremony with words of esteem and gratitude at the occasion of the start of a new building in the City of Mankato's Eastwood Energy Center.

Reducing Your Renovation Costs by Thinking Green

 

Design Ideas and Architectural Innovation

Do you ever come across a new idea and find yourself amazed at the creativity of another? I think we have all found ourselves. For us at APPRO, it is what keeps each of us striving for excellence.

    
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