Ryan Hoveland began his career in commercial real estate in 2006, just at the beginning of the recession. He had previously worked with the Boy Scouts of America in various counseling and educational roles. At the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, he obtained his degree in Marketing as well as Psychology. Ryan is still involved in some activities with the U of M through his fraternity and other Alumni events.
Before forming Apex Commercial Properties, Ryan worked at a different agency for nine years, serving as the Senior Associate where he represented landlords and tenants, buyers and sellers of all different commercial properties around the Twin Cities, as well as being a mentor and guide for the newer agents in the office, providing training for them as well as assisting in their day to day processes.
Although Ryan has sold everything from a 75,000sf industrial property to a 1,500sf retail building, he has an active focus on the advisory services for the investment properties, as well as being an advisor for small to medium businesses in the lease or sale of office properties. He also has a focus on the Healthcare industry, understanding the need for an educated representative for his clients, and knowing that the negotiations for Healthcare related businesses takes a specialized knowledge to do correctly.
Diane began her commercial real estate career in 2008 at the peak of the recession. Previously she worked in the hospitality industry in the management and sales of large events focused in the corporate, educational and entertainment fields. She brings years of sales, management, negotiation and relationship building experience to the table.
Prior to joining Apex Commercial Properties, LLC, Diane worked for six years at other brokerage firms successfully representing buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants in all types of transactions including office, retail, industrial and multi-family.
Diane has a focused interest in the Healthcare industry as representative and advisor for clinics and independent practices. She has relationships with banks, attorneys, contractors, architects, developers that specialize in healthcare, equipment suppliers, and more. She has an understanding of the market, of lease renewal and acquisition negotiations, and a strong understanding of a clients' need for visibility, access and tenant mix, and she provides analysis for expansion, site selection, demographics and competition.