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The CoreNet Global Midwest Chapter's Community Outreach committee traveled to Second Harvest Heartland in Brooklyn Park, MN on November 7.  We had 11 volunteers attend the event.  Thanks to all who participated! If you're interested in participating in further Community Outreach events, please email Jordan Grote. Some opportunities are listed below: - YouthLink Thanksgiving Meal Service- November 21 - Second Annual Best of CoreNet Midwest Awards- December 10- the committee is collecting a variety of items for youth in the area- Click here to see more and register
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The CoreNet Midwest Chapter Young Leaders sponsored and planned the September program. The program was a Corporate Real Estate Technology Fair in which small groups rotated through four 15 minute presentations. The intent of this program was to familiarize Corporate Real Estate professionals on the latest technology that enables us to forecast, market, and collect information about our spaces and buildings to better serve our clients and occupants. Presentations included: Intelligent Buildings presented by Brad Kult, Technology to measure utilization and activity in the workplace presented by Dera Arnold, Jody Bruce, and Bryon Olsen, Drones in Corporate ...
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Chapter of the Year

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The Midwest Chapter has applied to be recognized as the CoreNet Global Chapter of the Year. Our chapter leadership would like to acknowledge and thank all of our members, sponsors, volunteers, speakers, event attendees, etc-- your involvement in our chapter is essential to accomplishing our goals. If you would like to view the application that highlights the efforts and achievements of our chapter, please click here
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Integrative Mental Health Center at YouthLink YouthLink (YL) works with homeless youth across the Twin Cities, ages 16‐23, to connect them with a community of resources. Whether it’s basic needs, like a hot shower or a warm meal, assistance with employment or educational goals, accessing mental and physical health resources, or finding supportive housing, YL can help young people at all stages of their journey. YL has partnered with Project for Pride in Living to recently develop 46 housing units for young people experiencing homelessness. The 5‐story structure is connected to YL’s headquarters in downtown Minneapolis, which connects housing, resources, ...
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CoreNet Midwest had its FIRST Annual Awards Gala By: Kelly Link The CoreNet Midwest Awards Gala was on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the Walker Art Center located in Minneapolis. The gala began with a reception including drinks, conversation, and the harmonious Zacc Harris Trio - voted City Pages Best Jazz Artist of 2017.  The reception hall was abuzz, there were 104 people in attendance with a great assortment of CoreNet members, sponsors and community supporters. Jim Damiani was the humorous master of ceremonies who announced this year’s award winners. The cinema was humming with excitement waiting for the winners to be announced. Congratulations ...
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CoreNet Midwest had its Mentorship Kickoff event! The atmosphere was interactive and sociable.  by: Kelly Link The CoreNet Midwest Mentorship Kickoff event was on Monday, November 27, 2017 at Punch Bowl Social in the cozy Holiday Lounge located in St. Louis Park. The event involved fun and interactive networking including games, food, drinks, and great conversations. Some small groups played ping-pong while others indulged in giant Scrabble. This event was all about meeting mentors and fellow mentees to develop professional relationships. There were 16 attendees at the event with 65% being Young Leaders and students! Attendees learned ...
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The CoreNet Midwest Community Outreach Committee is busy, and there are multiple opportunities for you to participate! Thanksgiving Meal Service & Child Care When : Wednesday, November 22, 2017 from 1:00pm-4:00pm Where : YouthLink, 41 North 12th St., Minneapolis, MN 55403 The Thanksgiving Meal Service volunteer opportunity has turned into an annual YouthLink event for CoreNet. We’re looking for 8 volunteers to help serve a nice warm meal to youth in need as well as provide child care! We are also looking for up to 3 volunteers to help with room setup from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. If interested : Contact Rome Poppler ...
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Best of CoreNet Midwest Awards Submissions will now be due October 16, 2017.   Submissions will be accepted for the following awards: CRE of the Year Young Leader of the Year Innovator's Award Volunteer of the Year For submission forms, and more details, please visit: http://midwest.corenetglobal.org/best-of-corenet-midwest The Midwest Chapter Awards Ceremony will be held on December 11, 2017 at the Walker Art Center.  The British Arrow Awards will also be screened, and a cocktail reception he
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On August 3, 2017, 6 volunteers with the CoreNet Midwest Community Outreach Committee gathered at Second Harvest Heartland in Golden Valley, MN, and sorted and boxed a total of 2,090 pounds of food, which will make 1,075 meals for people in need in our local community.  See below for some pictures from this event
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First LEED. Now Well. Either way, it’s our job as corporate real estate professionals to always put people first. To understand who is using the workplace and how new users can thrive there. Thrive being the key word and the ultimate outcome. The common denominator is helping people be their best selves while at work. Happier employees. Healthier. More productive. More creative. More inventive. Or all of the above. There’s no shortage of hard-to-measure benefits like these associated with wellbeing in the workplace. However, easier to measure, accepted and understood data like vacancy, turnover, and retention rates relate directly to any design strategy ...
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