From the Field

Keep up with UW Stout coop education and internship experiences.

Diversified Week 6

Week 6 I did more set ups and a neighborhood description. I searched for some sale comps for a lumber and hardware properties out in Hackensack and Backus, Minnesota. Comps were hard to find since it was sort of a warehouse/office, with outdoor storage, and a lumberyard. They had these […]

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Assessing Services Week 7

This week we were out in the field a lot, we spent most of each day assessing homestead properties and large farms. The farm properties take a while just because of the number of buildings on the property and the size of the lots. After seeing the properties in person […]

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Internship- Week 4

As I get more comfortable working, I have been noticing several things and situations that I wish I could handle differently or things I would change if I were a manager. One major thing is that our maintenance staff is understaffed. There are only two guys who work on the […]

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Diversified Week 5

This week I stayed in the office. I assisted an appraiser with a huge report for Nolan Mains apartments in Edina, MN by creating a map of the neighborhood area. I had to find a way to put all of names of the shops, restaurants, etc. onto the map picture […]

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Experience Profile

Grant Geissler Hometown: Green Bay, WI High School: Bay Port High School, Green Bay, WI Grant Geissler is a Junior in the Real Estate Property Management program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Grant is completing a Cooperative Education (Co-Op) experience as a Real Estate Intern at Arrive Eden Prairie in […]

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Assessing Services Week 6

This week we were out in the field doing in-person reassessments. In short the process is a week prior to visiting the property we call and send a postcard letting the owner know we are coming by for reassessment, they also have the option to schedule at an exact time. […]

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Internship – Week 2

For the second week of my internship, I started working with the leasing team. During this week I was trained on the Entrata software that we use for pretty much everything. We use Entrata for current residents as well as creating a profile for prospective residents. I also was trained […]

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Internship- Week 3

This week I did some tours earlier in the week with the model units that we have. Some of the prospective residents that I toured went ahead and submitted applications for the units that I recommended to them. The Community Director and Leasing Specialist wanted me to go ahead and […]

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Diversified Week 4

Week 4 I continued searching for asking rents and comparables for various different properties. On Tuesday I went with Trevor and Maxx (both Stout alumni) to a multi-tenant retail property (pictured) inspection out in Shakopee. While we were out there we tried out Thai Tempo which is a local thai […]

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Assessing Services Week 5

This week was mainly spent in the office doing reassessments. We also had a staff meeting going over procedure and regulation changes. Later in the week we had some more training days and projects related to the training. Other then that this week wasn’t to exciting, mainly a repeat of […]

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Experience Profile

  Brooke Pathos Hometown: Eau Claire, Wisconsin High School: Elk Mound High, Elk Mound, Wisconsin Brooke is currently a senior who will be graduating in December 2022. She is double-majoring in Real Estate Property Management and Business Administration. She also has a minor in Investments and Finance and a minor […]

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Internship- Week 2

This week at my internship I learned a lot. I learned all the steps necessary to give potential residents a tour of the model unit and of the amenities. I am very confident now with giving these tours by myself. I am also pretty confident with answering the phones and […]

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Internship Week 1

This summer, I am interning with Trinity Property Consultants at their Arrive Eden Prairie property in Minnesota. Trinity’s Arrive brand is their luxury apartments and the property is gorgeous. The first week I shadowed the Facilities Manager, Rick, as he showed me how the maintenance team keeps the property running […]

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Diversified Week 3

This week I started learning the process that the appraisers go through when appraising a property. I learned how to do a neighborhood, site, and zoning description. I started working with Trevor (a Stout graduate) on finding asking rents and comparables for two properties he’s appraising in Anoka and Shakopee. […]

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