You’ll never meet a nicer, more competent team of commercial real estate professionals. Creative, smart, well trained in their areas of service, and dedicated to taking care of clients – personally. They’re the many reasons why clients make Office Here properties their long-term business home.
Barb started with Cave Associates, Ltd. in 1995 at the prodding of her husband Craig. She has had a hand in the entire operation, in and outside the office, handling the majority of the leasing activity for the company, as well as tenant representation for clients looking for space in other commercial properties. Barb also oversees accounting, budgeting, tenant relations and day-to-day office operations, working side-by-side with Craig. Barb is now co-owner and Vice President of Office Here/Cave Associates. Barb is a proud Hockey, Lacrosse, and Football mom, and enjoys reading, camping, fishing and entertaining family and friends.
Craig joined Cave Associates, Ltd., which is now Office Here Inc., in 1993. He oversees the entire operation including day-to-day functions, leasing, drawing and pricing floor plans and build-outs, as well as planning and budgeting for all major repairs and improvements. In 2011, Craig became co-owner and President of Office Here Inc and Ankrum Commercial Real Estate LLC. Craig and his wife, Barb, have two adult daughters and a son in college; all of whom are involved in sports, Church, and other activities. Craig is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys fishing, hunting, golfing, and riding motorcycles.
Sam’s transition into commercial real estate came in the early ‘70s. Shortly after, he began constructing office buildings. Once the first buildings were built and tenant ready, Sam managed them with his wife, Diane. With a growing client base built on Sam’s highly personalized approach to client and property care, he began to add to his team. Personalized care and appreciation are Sam’s credo. As Sam would say, “We’ll take care of you. We do what we say we’ll do. You can trust us.” Sam enjoys spending time with his wife, 2 children and 6 grandchildren, skiing and traveling.
Sara became a part of the team in April 2010. Sara handles the day to day functions of our office; including taking care of tenants and using her newly acquired Real Estate License to show and lease space. Sara and her family spend their spare time in WI, riding ATVs, gardening and enjoying the outdoors. Sara loves travel, design, photography, and shopping!
Julina joined us in March of 2007, and provides administrative services in the office. In addition to Marketing and Construction Services Manager, she manages tenant and office information, monthly reporting, the web site, marketing and social media, financial reconciliations, and other highly detailed projects. Julina enjoys her horses, kickboxing, fishing, swimming, skiing, crafts and spending time with her family and friends.
Larry has been a good friend and business associate of ours for more than 30 years, but became a part-time employee in 2006, after retiring from his full-time job. Larry helps out in many areas, making sure the properties run smoothly. His thorough snow removal and grounds maintenance makes life easier for our tenants. Larry and his wife have a grown son and live in Vadnais Heights. He loves golfing, hunting and fishing, traveling and semi-retirement.
Colin joined "The Crew" in September 2011. He has worked in the construction industry for many years and uses his experience and expertise to oversee projects throughout the Twin Cities. Colin and his wife welcomed their first child in May 2018. Colin grew up in Minnesota and enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, cooking, going to the cabin, and spending time with friends and family.
Ben starts every day making sure our Fridley tenants are taken care of, and the building is in good order for the day. He can also be seen around all of our properties throughout the day; doing everything from checking your HVAC to completing a quality build out. He loves sports, the outdoors, and spending time with his friends and family. He's also a master in the BBQ pit. If we're lucky, we may see him with a spatula at our next tenant picnic.
Dennis can be seen completing various tasks to keep our buildings and grounds well-maintained and safe. He enjoys spending time with his wife, volunteering at the nursing home, playing cards, camping, and watching his 18 grandchildren and 5 great grand children's sporting events..
Prior to joining the Office Here team, Toua worked in the residential construction field. He is interested in all the various aspects of commercial building operations and maintenance, and has been quickly mastering many new skills. He recently moved from Georgia to Minnesota in order to be closer to family. He is married with a daughter and a son. When he's not working, Toua enjoys fishing and almost anything outdoors.
Tyler is a recent college graduate and the newest member of our team, joining us in 2016. He enjoys rollerblading, softball, hockey, fishing, golf, and amazing people with his unique set of random tricks and talents. If you need a golf ball bounced on a club 200 times in a row, he's your man!