Gary Eidson to Present at The 2016 Real Estate Institute

Eidson_Gary_037Gary Eidson will be a member of the faculty at the 2016 Real Estate Institute on Thursday, November 3rd and Friday, November 4th at the Saint Paul RiverCentre located at 175 West Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55102.

On November 3rd, Gary will be part of a panel discussing commercial leases. On November 4th, Gary will be making a presentation on the topic of “Insurance, Indemnity and Waiver Clauses in Commercial Leases – Properly Allocating Risk”.

Registration at  For more information contact Gary at 612.359.7621,

Mark Westra Inducted into the Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame

Westra_Mark_467Congratulations to Mark Westra for being inducted into Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame. The following is taken from an article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune:

“Westra, a longtime partner at Fabyanske, Westra, Hart and Thompson, has been a prominent commercial real estate attorney in the Twin Cities since 1975. He has been involved in hundreds of local real estate projects and has represented some of the largest lenders, developers, owners and investors in the metro. Westra has been an expert in a wide variety of real estate-related practice areas, including real estate finance, zoning, land use and leasing. Westra was an instructor at Hamline Law School and a mentor to many young real estate attorneys in the Twin Cities.”

“In 2010, the Shenehon Center for Real Estate at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business started the Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame to honor people in the local industry. Those nominations are based on several criteria, including outstanding business performance, high standards of ethics and community activities.”