Ms. Castagna joined Mid-America Real Estate – Minnesota, LLC in 2016. Laura is focused on landlord representation and leasing efforts. She works with owners, developers, and retailers to provide leasing, strategic planning and market research throughout the upper Midwest. Her current clients include Robert Muir-Doran, Lupient, Heitman, Solomon, PineTree Development and Presbyterian Homes among others.
Laura began her career in commercial real estate in 2014 with Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq, a commercial real estate firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She started as an intern and quickly moved into a broker resource position. While at CWN, Laura worked on a variety of listings for clients including the AVALON projects, Lariat Centers, and other various retail centers throughout the metro. She also worked as a tenant representative with retailers such as Panera Bread, Raising Cane’s, and Golden Corral.
EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS
Laura is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Minnesota. She is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA), and the Minnesota Commercial Association of Realtors (MNCAR).
Laura graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, School of Business with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, double majoring in Economics and Real Estate & Urban Land Economics.