Brett Olson, CCIM

Brett Olson, CCIM

Vice President
Production
Minneapolis, MN
BOlson@Grandbridge.com
612-341-7885

Bio

As a vice president in Grandbridge’s Minneapolis office, Brett is responsible for the origination and closing of commercial real estate loans. More specifically, Brett specializes in analyzing financial data required to underwrite real estate loans for Grandbridge’s broad base of capital providers and proprietary lending platforms. He is also responsible for managing and facilitating the loan closing process through daily interaction with borrowers, capital sources and third-party vendors.

Since joining Grandbridge in 2006, Brett has been involved in the financing of more than 300 properties representing combined debt of more than $2 billion. Property types financed include apartment communities, senior living facilities, retail, office, industrial, hotel, and manufactured housing. Capital sources include life insurance companies, pension funds, CMBS lenders, traditional banks, and Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and FHA.

Brett graduated magna cum laude from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN, in 2005, earning a bachelor of arts degree in economics and business administration-financial management. He received his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation in 2012.

Brett is an active member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), and a member of the University of St. Thomas Real Estate Alumni Council.

Representative closings

Featured

Omaha Apartment Complexes

Grandbridge Finances $37 Million in Omaha, Nebraska Multifamily Property

5Fifty5 Townhomes

  • $11,500,000
  • 47 units
  • Refinance 
  • Freddie Mac
  • Originated by Brett Olson

Rogers, Minnesota Industrial

  • $9,000,000
  • 221,000 square feet
  • Acquisition 
  • Insurance company
  • Originated by Brett Olson

Midwest University Apartments

  • $51,500,000
  • 264 units/538 beds
  • Acquisition
  • Fannie Mae DUS®
  • Originated by Brett Olson

Meritex Industrial Portfolio

  • $23,200,000
  • 997,985 square feet
  • Refinance 
  • Insurance company
  • Originated by Brett Olson

Brick Towne at Signature Village

  • $16,000,000
  • 216 units
  • Refinance
  • Insurance company
  • Originated by Brett Olson

Quarters at West Lafayette

  • $17,750,000
  • 225 units
  • Acquisition 
  • Bank
  • Originated by Brett Olson 

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