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Mankato – Economic Boom

Paul Vogel, Director of Community Development, City of Mankato The Connection Minnesota Shopping Center Association Date: March 5, 2015 Mankato, Minnesota is a major regional center that has been designated as a Metropolitan Statistical Area and has earned several livability awards. Recently, it was reported that Mankato’s economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the […]

FLYING HIGH: TAILWIND GROUP MAKES ITS MARK IN MANKATO

Tim Krohn Minnesota Valley Business Magazine Date: January 2015 When Kyle Smith was working full-time as a pilot for corporate clients more than a decade ago, he would spend his down time renting a car and driving around communities across the country. He’d notice commercial and housing trends, like what tenants in strip malls were […]

ON THE BOARDS: DOWNTOWN MANKATO REDEVELOPMENT

AIA Minnesota Finance & Commerce Date: September 2, 2014 Editor’s Note: On the Boards is an occasional roundup of building projects designed by firms belonging to the American Institute of Architects Minnesota. Submissions from AIA Minnesota architecture firms are encouraged. Highlighted projects are notable for the impact their quality designs will have on the communities in […]

THE VIEW FROM PROFINIUM PLACE

Ryan Gustafson, News Reporter KEYC – Mankato News, Weather, Sports Date: July 30, 2014 Profinium Place, the keystone of The Tailwind Group’s development along Riverfront Drive, continues to take shape. From the top of Profinium Place, downtown Mankato is put into a new perspective – the civic center, apartment complexes, storefronts and houses – blocks […]

ROCHESTER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce Advantage Date: June 2014 Landon Smith, a partner in the Tailwind Group development company, recently expanded the business into Rochester. This trend in business growth in our community promises to explode thanks to the Destination Medical Center and Journey to Growth initiatives. Future businesses looking to do the same would […]

SOUTH FRONT PROJECT GROWS

Tim Krohn The Free Press, Mankato, MN Date: Friday, March 21, 2014 MANKATO — The biggest private downtown Mankato development ever just got bigger. Tailwind Group of Mankato has already begun construction on a seven-story office tower on the corner of Warren Street and Riverfront Drive and a four-story multi-use building on South Front Street. […]

TOP GUNS

Daniel Vance Connect Business Magazine Date: March 2014 Mankato-based, high-flying Tailwind Group has become a fully integrated property development, leasing, and management firm. Loquacious and mentally quick Kyle Smith is only 34 and at such a young age already co-owns the in-progress seven-story Profinium Place in Downtown Mankato, a 60-unit student housing apartment complex in Rochester, […]

DESIGN ALTERED ON DOWNTOWN OFFICE TOWER

Mark Fischenich The Free Press, Mankato, MN Date: Monday, January 20, 2014 The final design of the seven-story office tower that will rise this winter from the hole at the intersection of Warren Street and Riverfront Drive has been submitted for city approval, and the demolition of the old Miller Motors building on Front Street […]

CONSTRUCTION BOOMED IN MANKATO IN 2013

Tim Krohn The Free Press, Mankato, MN Date: December 29, 2013 MANKATO — As the state and nation continued its relatively slow ascent out of the recession, the Mankato area saw a dizzying amount of new construction and business growth in 2013. Topping the list is the recently started $15 million Tailwind Group project along […]