ASSEMBLY MN is fueled by some of the most experienced and talented commercial real estate professionals in our market. The ASSEMBLY team includes advisors with expertise in market analysis, finance, development, project management and more. And at ASSEMBLY, there’s no hierarchy. We’re all experts here.
Trained in market research and urban planning, Merrie was drawn to real estate development out of graduate school. Over the last 15 years, Merrie has had the privilege to learn from some of the best local development companies in our market, gaining experience in project management, entitlement work, and finance. Today she specializes in off-market site selection, feasibility and financial analysis focused on business strategy. Merrie is adept at negotiating on her clients’ behalf to align their real estate investments with their business goals. She is a co-founder of WIRED UP (Women in Real Estate Development) and participates in the Urban Land Institute's Real Estate Diversity Initiative (REDi) and Next10.
A Minnesota native, Eddie Landenberger began his career in marine engineering and intermodal container terminal design at Parsons Brinckerhoff in New York City. Since 2005, he has developed a commercial real estate practice focused primarily on industrial, office, retail, business incubator, and multi-family projects in the Twin Cities market. In addition to real estate, Eddie spent several years in business brokering and economic development. Eddie also serves as vice president of the Land Bank Twin Cities, where he provides strategy, develops business plans, and manages a strategic acquisition portfolio.
Educated as an architect, Beth has been fascinated with design and real estate development since she was a little girl dreaming of rehabbing beautiful old homes in Duluth, MN. Beth brings a wealth of experience to ASSEMBLY, having spent 20 years in architecture, private development and the public sector. Beth specializes in the management and development of multi-family housing, mixed-use, and commercial properties. Her ability to think strategically through all aspects of the development process—from acquisition through design, entitlements, financing, construction, and occupancy—make her an asset to any business or owner considering a development project. Beth is former board chair of Transit for Livable Communities & St. Paul Smart Trips, and former board member of the American Institute of Architects Minnesota. She participates in WIRED UP, Urban Land Institute, Lambda Alpha International, and LEED AP.
Scott Anderson combines a background in business management with real estate development consulting and provides clients both brokerage services and business management support. Scott's primary geographic focus is in the southwest suburban market. Most recently Scott oversaw the sale of commercial buildings for business owners interested in downsizing. Scott also assists clients in off-market acquisitions of key sites for business expansion and relocation. Whether it's acquisition, leasing, disposition, or project management, Scott is a trusted advisor for his clients.
Nick Peterson joined Assembly in 2018 bringing a wealth of experience in sales and leasing to the team. Nick has facilitated over 250 commercial real estate transactions with a total consideration in excess of $250 million. Nick's hard work and focus have proved indispensable to his clients over the last 13 years. This dedication has garnered Mr. Peterson the recognition of his peers when he was awarded the 2008 MNCAR Industrial Transaction of the Year. He was also named a CoStar Group 2008 Power Broker based on 2008 industrial leasing activity.