Maura Carland, CCIM, joined Newmark in 2017 at the firm’s Minneapolis office, where she serves as transaction manager. In this position, Ms. Carland provides sophisticated, timely and reliable insights on Minneapolis-St. Paul commercial real estate and the local economy. Her research, analysis, reporting and collaboration skills enable both internal and external clients to make profitable commercial real estate decisions.
Ms. Carland’s involvement in commercial real estate research goes back more than 20 years. She has since gained proficiency at producing all aspects of commercial real estate market reporting from the ground up, including the creation of datasets; mining data for trends; identifying and writing about market trends and forecasts; and effectively displaying information graphically.
Prior to Newmark, Ms. Carland worked for nearly six years at the Minneapolis-St. Paul office of Colliers International, most recently as director of research. In this role, she was responsible for market research and geographic information systems (GIS) services, including all aspects of the production of quarterly reports on the local commercial real estate market. She began her tenure as research manager.
Prior to Colliers, Ms. Carland worked for more than six and a half years as an independent consultant specializing in commercial real estate research for key Minneapolis-St. Paul industry organizations including the Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR), Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA) and NAIOP.
Ms. Carland began her career in real estate at United Properties, where she worked for nearly 10 years. As information services manager, she oversaw the production of market research and GIS analytics, including a semi-annual office, retail and industrial market report.
An active leader of the local commercial real estate community, Ms. Carland is a member of NAIOP Minnesota, the Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA) and the Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MCAR) and its research advisory board.
In addition to her professional achievements and affiliations, Ms. Carland has completed nine marathons and is an avid practitioner of Bikram yoga.
Ms. Carland recently received her Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing from the University of St. Thomas.