CIP grows in Ames, IA

CIP grows in Ames, IA, with new acquisition SEPTEMBER 7, 2018 — Commercial Investment Properties (CIP) has expanded in Ames, IA, with the acquisition of Southview Estates apartment community to its management portfolio. The property, which has been renamed South View Apartments, is located at 209 S. 5th St. in east Ames. It features 48,…

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10 best weeknight recipes

August is upon us, and that means the lazy days of summer are winding down. For many, August signifies the start of a new school year — and the beginning of crazy, hectic schedules. This can make meal planning tougher. So, we’ve collected some of our team members’ favorite weeknight entrees to help make your…

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CIP acquires new community in Minneapolis, MN

CIP acquires The Central near downtown Minneapolis AUGUST 10, 2018 — Commercial Investment Properties (CIP) has added The Central apartment community near downtown Minneapolis, MN, to its management portfolio. The Central, 3503 2nd Ave. South, is an urban, boutique apartment community located within minutes of downtown and uptown Minneapolis. It has 49 units with a…

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The Preserve at Normandale Lake celebrates opening with ribbon cutting

The Preserve at Normandale Lake in Bloomington, MN, celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 19. More than 125 people attended the celebration, including CIP team members, investors, city officials and residents. The event included live music, appetizers, drinks and good times. The community has 179 apartments, which consists of a mix of…

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CIP expands executive leadership team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:                                                                                   Kelsey Malecha, senior vice president and director of growth, research and analytics, [email protected], (612) 249-9251 Nancy McCready, director of marketing communications and content strategy, [email protected], (402) 436-3472   Kelsey Malecha joins CIP’s executive team July 12, 2018 – Lincoln, NE – Kelsey K. Malecha, MAI, CCIM, has joined the executive team…

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How to keep your pet healthy this summer

At CIP, we understand pets are part of your family. That's why all of our communities are pet friendly, with most also allowing dogs in addition to cats. We know this time of year can be a stressful time for pets, though, especially around Independence Day. Summer temperatures soar, firework displays and hot pavement can make their lives tough. …

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Ascend opens in Woodbury, MN

Ascend at Woodbury opens its doors WOODBURY, MN — Ascend at Woodbury officially opened today, marking the first new apartment community to open in the city in about a decade. Located at 4151 Benjamin Drive in south Woodbury, Ascend offers studio, 1-bedroom, 1-bedroom with den, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom apartment homes. The community will have 305…

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