Jim Larson joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2008 as a Senior Director in the Retail Brokerage group. He has more than 30 years of experience in leasing as well as in developing and implementing merchandising plans for shopping centers. He has worked with leading national, regional and independent retail tenants and restaurants and has leased or managed the leasing of many notable retail centers in the Twin Cities and elsewhere. These projects include The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes (Maple Grove, MN), Fountain Place (Eden Prairie, MN), Fischer Marketplace (Apple Valley, MN), Rue de France (Edina, MN), Ridgehaven Shopping Center (Minnetonka, MN), Bell Tower Shops (Fort Myers, FL), and Calhoun Square (Minneapolis, MN).
Before joining Cushman & Wakefield, Jim was a Senior Vice President of Leasing for Capital Growth Madison Marquette, where he was engaged in the redevelopment at Calhoun Square. Prior to that, he was a Senior Vice President of Leasing for Madison Marquette. In this role, he oversaw the leasing activities for Madison’s properties in the central region. He has also held the positions of Vice President of Leasing for Marquette Partners, Broker for United Properties and for Jackson Scott & Associates as well as a Vice President of Leasing for both General Growth and for The Center Companies. He began his career as a Leasing Representative with Security Development Company in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
Awards & Associations
Jim is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA) and serves on the board of a local non-profit organization and is active in his church.