Alan Young is Sr. Vice President at Mid-America Real Estate – Minnesota, LLC. In this capacity, he is responsible for the Third (3rd) party management of a multi-unit portfolio comprised of neighborhood, strip, and grocery anchored shopping centers. In addition to interfacing directly with Property Owners, Alan’s overall property responsibilities include: tenant relations, construction management, vendor management, budget preparation, accounting, and lease/contract negotiations. Having worked within S & P 500, as well as privately held companies, and with over 22 years of hands on involvement within the Shopping Center Industry, Mr. Young’s wide-ranging experience in Property & Asset Management is also employed in the areas of new business development and enhancing operational efficiencies to best facilitate the continued growth of Mid-America Real Estate – Minnesota.
A 1985 graduate of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Mr. Young spent seven years as a Department Store General Manager, for a Midwestern based retailer. In 1992 he joined General Growth Properties, where he ascended to the position of VP, Group Director of Asset Management. In this capacity he had bottom line accountability for the operation and management of a portfolio of ten Regional Shopping Centers located within four states, encompassing over 2.9 million square feet of leasable area. In addition to operations & management activities, Alan has experience in the areas of Strategic Planning, Budgeting/Forecasting, Personnel Management, and Crisis Management. Alan joined Mid-America Real Estate – Minnesota, LLC in 2011.
Throughout his career, Mr. Young has been associated with a number of project renovations, openings and management transitions, including: the $110 million renovation of Eden Prairie Center (Eden Prairie, MN), the openings of Jordan Creek Town Center (West Des Moines, IA), Coral Ridge Mall (Coralville, IA), and the transition management of Grand Traverse Mall (Traverse City, MI), St. Louis Galleria (St. Louis, MO), and Southwest Plaza (Littleton, CO). Alan is also a former real estate Broker – Officer of record in the State of Missouri, and holds the designation of Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM) through the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Mr. Young is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Minnesota. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and the Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA).