Senior Vice President

Tel 952.897.7750    

A seasoned professional with 29 years experience in commercial real estate, John Johannson is accomplished in all areas of the industry, including development, brokerage, sales, finance, and construction. 

His diligence and extensive knowledge of the marketplace have resulted in the sale or leasing of over 14 million square feet of retail/commercial space since 1990, and in the sale or purchase of approximately 440 acres of commercial land.

John and the Welsh team represent institutional owners with a leased and managed portfolio of approximately three million square feet. John is also active in the investment sales sector, having been involved in the sale of approximately 14 shopping centers exceeding 2.5 million square feet.

In late 2013, John began working with CSM Corporation to seek municipal approvals and begin development on the proposed Central Park Commons project in Eagan, Minnesota.  Central Park Commons is a 450,000 square foot project consisting of retail, office, and residential uses.

Additionally, John is the principal, owner, and developer of a retail portfolio of roughly 1.4 million square feet. The properties are located throughout the Twin Cities metro area and in the California central valley. Including the currently owned portfolio, John has developed roughly four million square feet of owned retail space.

Named one of the “Forty Under 40” by the Business Journal in 2001
Broker of the year, 2010 MNCAR Award


4350 Baker Rd Suite 400

Minnetonka, MN 55343