Chris is a Principal and Owner of HJ Development. Chris has been instrumental in contributing to the company's overall growth since joining the firm in 2006. Chris oversees all portfolio leasing activity and also sources and executes development projects on behalf of HJ Development and third parties.
Chris's proactive approach and ability to anticipate client needs results in Chris completing numerous lease, sale and build-to-suit transactions on a consistent basis. During his tenure with the company Chris has worked with a number of both local and national companies, creating long-lasting relationships that continue to benefit HJ Development.
Prior to joining HJ Development, Chris worked for Grubb & Ellis|Northco Real Estate Services, representing landlords and tenants in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market. Chris is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where he studied economics.
Chris maintains an active role in the real estate community and is a member of numerous industry organizations. Chris is a past President of the MN/Dakota's CCIM chapter. He is also a member of the Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA).
Chris resides in Orono, Minnesota with his wife Ashley, their children, Finley and Austin, and Labrador Retriever Tessa. Outside of the office Chris enjoys participating in various outdoor activities including running, fishing, hunting and golfing.
Andover - Andover Station
Anoka - Meadow Creek Plaza
Apple Valley - Orchard Place
Baxter - Central Lakes Crossing
Big Lake - Big Lake Town Square
Blaine - Goodwill
Brooklyn Park - Park Place Promenade
Burnsville - Nicollet Plaza
Coon Rapids - Riverdale Crossing
Cottage Grove - Gateway Center
Delano - Delano Crossings
Eagan - Eagan Promenade
Edina - Edina Retail Building
Elk River - Carson Street Station
Elk River - Elk River Crossing
Hamel - Hamel Warehouse Complex
Inver Grove Heights - Concord Crossroads
Lakeville - Crossroads East
Lakeville - Crossroads of Lakeville
Maple Grove - Rice Lake Plaza
Maplewood - Maplewood Town Center
Minnetonka - 7&101
Minnetonka - Ridgewood Center
Minnetonka - Shoppes on 101
Plymouth - 494 Business Park
Savage - O'Connell Square
Shakopee - Southbridge Crossing
Stillwater - Stillwater Marketplace
Woodbury - Woodbury Commons
Woodbury - Woodbury Plaza