Cedar Avenue Professional Building: Lease Space Available

Cedar Avenue Professional Office Space is now available at 17305 Cedar Avenue, Lakeville, MN 55044. Approximately 4,628 RSF is available for lease in the current Suite 230. This space could be taken as is currently built out for a large user, or the space could be potentially divided into up to three (3) individual suites, or a combination thereof. Outside of the suite is shared restrooms on the 2nd floor, elevator or stair access, and a common entrance. The building was constructed in 2004 and was completely remodeled in 2019. There is ample parking for this building, and the building is conveniently located just off of Cedar Avenue, near Dodd Boulevard – a growing community with great demographics, traffic counts, and on the Red transit line for ease of transportation. This is an excellent site for medical or professional office, and the new tenant would be joining Burnet Realty, Burnet Title, American Family Insurance, Edward Jones, and more.


You may also get a online tour by viewing this quick one minute video:

Call the team at Cerron Commercial Properties for a showing, or to request additional details on this office space available – 952-469-9444.


Cerron Commercial Properties is a commercial real estate brokerage, having served the southern Twin Cities metro area for more than 18 years. Our licensed agents are available to assist  you with your real estate needs – leasing, sales, or investment, representing owners, landlords, tenants, buyers, sellers, and investors.

Lakeville Warehouse Groundbreaking: Gliori Properties

In the early morning hours of Friday, September 20, 2019, as the sun was coming up, amid a backdrop of mist, the Gliori family celebrated a groundbreaking at the site of their newest building project. The project is located at 21225 Hamburg Avenue, Lakeville, Minnesota and upon its completion will be an 18,000 square foot (100’ long x 80’ wide ) single story pre-cast concrete warehouse building. Together, Guido and Tracy Gliori commemorated the event with their daughters Isabella and Francesca by planting a maple tree on the site. The building is owned by Gliori Properties.

You may learn more about this project at the following link:

Gliori Properties New Building Project: Lakeville, MN


South Metro Miracle League: Mini Golf

Every child deserves a chance to play. Mini golf is a past time for kids of all ages. However, children with physical disabilities who use wheelchairs or mobility devices often miss out on the fun and excitement because most mini golf courses are too narrow, steep or filled with barriers. South Metro Miracle League, along with Brackett’s Crossing Country Club, Appro Development and the City of Lakeville, are on a mission to make mini golf available to kids of all abilities with a full accessible 9-hole mini golf course in Lakeville.

2019-07-20 Miracle Field - GroundbreakingYou can make a difference today! Help put a smile on the faces of children who have never had the opportunity to participate in a sport that so many take for granted. Together, we can make Lakeville fun for EVERYONE!

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For additional information on how you can get involved, please visit www.southmetromiracleleague.org. You may also make a donation by mailing a check to Lakeville Baseball Association, (indicate “Mini Golf” in the memo), and mail to P.O. Box 517, Lakeville, MN 55044.

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View other Miracle League projects:

The team at Appro Development, Inc., has had the privilege of working on multiple projects with the Miracle League. If you would like to learn more about these projects, you may click on the link below:

Miracle League Field – Improvement Project

Miracle League Field – Mini Golf Project

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If you would like to contact our team about similar projects, please contact Jack Matasosky at the link below:



(Image above left: Jack and Sarah Matasosky at the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the new Mini Golf Course; Image above right: New mini golf course under construction.)

Retail Showroom Available Now – South Metro, MN

A retail showroom space is now available in Burnsville, MN located at 1353 141st Street West, Burnsville, MN  55337. This retail space is located just across the street from Costco in Burnsville with quick county road (CR-42) and freeway access (both 35-E and 35-W). This space features the following:

  • Approx. 8,342 SF retail / showroom space available
  • Building and monument signage
  • Well located with great traffic counts and demographics
  • 22’ clear height
  • Air conditioned throughout
  • Dock and drive-in doors
  • Lease rate: Negotiable
  • Operating Expenses: $3.83/SF (2017)
  • Tenant to pay utilities separately (except for water, sewer & trash)
  • Immediate Availability

You may learn more about this property by clicking on the link below:


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Who is a Good Commercial Remodel Company in MN?

Who is a good great commercial remodel company, you may ask? We are! At APPRO Development, a south metro, MN, commercial general contractor, we have been hard at work to help our clients with some innovative remodel projects around the Twin Cities over the past couple of weeks.

Erik's Bike Shop - Remodel by APPROWe have been working with Erik’s Bike Shop to renovate the former St. Paul Union Hall, St. Paul, MN.

This commercial renovation project includes demo to the existing Union Hall interior, replacing all existing with new rooftop units, frame out of two (2) restrooms, and renovating the exterior of the existing building for the shell of this project. Future tenant improvement work will follow for this retail end user. As a design build general contractor, we work directly with our client every step along the way to obtain the necessary permits, track costs, work with subcontractors, and bring the project in on time and on budget.


04052013 (7)We have also been working on a project for BTD in Lakeville, Minnesota.

This project includes the renovation of the interior of this industrial facility focusing on office space remodel by stripping existing finishes and providing new painting, flooring, doors, and ceilings to create a more modern space for this end user.

You can track the progress of either of these projects by clicking on the project names which will link you directly to their individual project pages.


If you have a commercial remodel, renovation, addition or expansion project in the Twin Cities, we are your commercial general contractor, working hard to provide property solutions for you…with you, across MN and ND. Contact us today for more information on our commercial building remodeling process.


For additional information on the project for Erik’s Bike Shop in St. Paul, read this article: Erik’s Bike Shop in the News.

ISNetworld: APPRO Receives a Grade of “A”!

ISNetworld Contractor Grading System used by International Food Manufacturer to Grade APPRO Development, Inc.’s Construction Safety Program and Insurance Compliance

ISNetworld member contractor logo - APPRO Development receives grade of AISNetworld “brings together Hiring Clients and contractors, creating safer work environments and lasting partnerships” according to the ISNetworld website page. “APPRO became a member of ISNetworld, after an international food manufacturing client requested we use ISNetworld to provide them with access to our safety and insurance information. As a result, we are very proud to have earned a grade of ‘A’,” according to Kathy Morse, Vice President for APPRO Development.

“We are thrilled to receive this grade and I look forward to continuing to work with a great company which places such a high value on safety; we will continue to work hard to maintain an ‘A’ rating” stated Patrick Simpkins, Project Manager for APPRO Development.

“Our goal throughout this process was to continue to provide our client with the quality construction they have come to expect from our general contracting firm, while adhering to our client’s strict standards. Our policies and procedures have been strengthened due to the ongoing review and verification services offered through ISNetworld, our company staff and our clients’ safety departments,” said Morse. “ISNetworld provided us the tools to ensure our safety standards were all-encompassing and meeting or exceeding industry standards. Our clients can utilize ISNetworld to ensure our safety program meets their standards and our insurance policies meet their requirements,” Morse concluded.

According to Jack Matasosky, President and CEO of APPRO Development, Inc., “Our hope is to provide a continued high level of service to not only this client, but to offer the same level of service and quality construction to other clients utilizing superior safety and insurance policies, as confirmed by ISNetworld.”

Interested in working with with an ISNetworld member contractor? Check us out at: ISNetworld or complete the form below in order to start a conversation.

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Airlake Industrial Park’s Neighbor, First Park to Welcome FedEx

Airlake Industrial Park & First Park neighbor to welcome FedEx in Lakeville MNAirlake Industrial Park’s Neighbor, First Park to Welcome FedEx Facility

Airlake Industrial Park’s Neighbor, First Park to welcome FedEx facility to Lakeville, MN. The new 94,000 square foot industrial facility is great news for First Park and neighboring Airlake Industrial Park, the second largest industrial park in the state of Minnesota. The campus will begin with three buildings and an additional twelve acres for potential future expansion, in addition to bringing as many as 250 jobs to the city of Lakeville, MN.

The new FedEx facility is planned to be located on the southeast corner of Dodd and CR-70 (215th St W). President of APPRO Development, a longtime Airlake Industrial Park& Lakeville area developer and Lakeville Economic Development Commission member, Jack Matasosky said, “It is with pleasure we welcome FedEx and we are thrilled they chose Lakeville for their new site! This is a benefit not just for the area industrial parks, but also for the city of Lakeville. We are seeing a lot of activity in Lakeville right now and it’s just great to see a project of this scope get off the ground!”

More information on this activity can be found in a recent Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal article, “FedEx plans new 250-person warehouse for suburban worker shift” released, September 25, 2014.

If you are interested in constructing a new facility in Lakeville, please see our available land list, or contact our team for more information on starting a new building project.

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Lakeville Area Chamber Foundation Bowling Event 2014

Lakeville Area Chamber Foundation Bowling Event 2014 Attended by APPRO Development & CERRON Properties Team

The recent Lakeville Area Chamber Foundation Bowling Event was attended by the team at APPRO and CERRON, on the evening of Tuesday, September 16, 2014. It was as great evening of fun, food, bowling and fundraising. Representing Team APPRO & CERRON were (in alphabetical order): Andrea, Casie, Kathy, Kris, Paige, and Sandra

While we didn’t take a trophy home, we did have a lot of fun participating in this worthy cause. The Lakeville Area Chamber Foundation exists to benefit our local community with an emphasis on education in our community. According to Foundation member Karen Wentworth, funds are used toward teacher appreciation and student focused events promoting learning activities and making positive choices.

Lakeville Area Chamber Foundation Bowling Event - Andrea from APPRO & CERRON meets "Einstein" (Steve with Lakeville Area Public Schools) Andrea from APPRO & CERRON meets “Einstein” (Steve with Lakeville Area Public Schools)

APPRO and CERRON were one of the many sponsors of this event, having participated in the “Spare Sponsorship” of this event. In addition to the team bowling competition and the opportunity to enjoy some great food, there were also opportunities to get in on some raffle drawings for a wall of beer, a Timberwolves jersey, a Ninja blender, and many other prize giveaways. Roz Peterson did a fabulous job announcing the awards and helping to promote the Foundation on this fun evening.

More information about this event and the Foundation may be found at the Lakeville Area Chamber Foundation Bowling web page.

Small Business Workshop: South Metro, MN

CERRON is offering a Small Business Workshop in the South Metro area of Minnesota – Sign Up Now!

Small Business Workshop offered by CERRON - Bruce RydeenSmall Business Workshop is being offered by CERRON, in an effort with the Elko New Market Chamber of Commerce, as part of their “Small Business Workshop Series”. The Lakeville Community Ed catalog is out and online registration is now available for this, and many other classes in the series.

This particular small business class being offered by CERRON is to focus on commercial real estate, with the class title appropriately named, “Commercial Real Estate Solutions for Small Businesses” (CRE) and will be held for one night only, on Thursday, October 16, 6:30-8 p.m. The class is to cover the following topics:

  • Types of commercial real estate
  • The dynamics of users versus investors
  • How to define your needs and the best timing for securing a space
  • Advantages of leasing versus buying
  • How to evaluate if building is a suitable option
  • Particulars of leasing:
    • Types of leases/pricing
    • Terms & Conditions
    • Forms & Agreements
  • Particulars of purchasing:
    • Process
    • Offers/Pricing
    • Due Diligence
    • Closing
    • Forms & Agreements

The Elko New Market Chamber of Commerce has created a dedicated page on the Chamber’s website for the series of small business classes being offered with additional information on the Elko New Market Chamber’s Facebook page as well.

You may also print a flyer by clicking on this attachment: Small Business Series – South Metro MN- Flyer – 2014

There are limited spaces, so please plan to sign up early.

For more details on this small business class offering, please contact our office at 952-469-9444, or by sending us a quick note:

General Contractor Industrial Buildings are Booming – New Update!

General Contractor Industrial Buildings / Projects are on the Rise

general contractor industrial buildings update by APPRO DevelopmentGeneral contractor industrial buildings are increasing at a significant rate, according to APPRO Development, Inc., a Lakeville, MN general contractor and design-build construction firm.

Per Katie Clark Sieben, MN DEED Commissioner, in a recent article in the Minneapolis StarTribune, “Shovels are turning for Twin Cities Industrial Projects,” “We are seeing hundreds of business expansions happening in the metro and in the greater Minnesota.” Ms. Sieben attended five in one week alone, and recently attended the Menasha Expansion project by APPRO.

The team at APPRO Development has broken ground on multiple industrial expansion and addition projects throughout Minnesota in past year, further attesting to the growth that has been measured and reported by NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, stating, “Nationally, the commercial real estate market grew at the strongest pace in the past year since the economic recovery began in 2011…and the overall outlook for the industry through 2015 is expected to grow between 8 and 15 percent.”

You may review current progress on general contractor industrial buildings by APPRO’s team by clicking on any of the following links:

Our team is available at 952.469.2171, or by completing the following form, if you should have any questions for us: