Real Estate Executive Insights Series: Property Management Challenges of an Iconic Office Property
Tuesday, April 9, 5:45 PM
Iconic and unique properties present special challenges to property managers. Jim Durda, vice president of Inland American Office Management and general manager of the IDS Center, will discuss how property managers can overcome obstacles when managing an iconic property.
The Real Estate Executive Insights Series is presented by the Opus College of Business MSRE program. This series invites speakers from the real estate industry to provide valuable information and discussion about hot topics and current trends. This program is free and open to the public.
Jim Durda is vice president of Inland American Office Management and general manager of the IDS Center. Constructed in 1972, the IDS Center remains one of the most prominent properties west of the Mississippi River. Containing more than two million square feet, IDS Center’s mixed-use post-modern design is comprised of a 57-story office tower with an eight-story annex, two-story retail center and the 19-story, four-diamond Marquette Hotel, all surrounding an enclosed eight-story, 24,000-square-foot Crystal Court.
Durda has been a member of NAIOP, a board member of the Minneapolis Downtown Council and held several leadership positions for BOMA.
Durda holds a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.