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Rob Barse, Director of Development

Core Competencies

Barse is a strategic, forward-thinking, entrepreneurial-minded developer with ten years of experience. Rob possesses a unique combination of abilities: attention to detail, financial acumen, business development skills, design sensitivity, out-of-the-box conceptualization and construction project management. With insightful perspective that stretches the more traditional thinking model present in a bricks-and-mortar business, Barse’s role will be essential to expanding the organization’s continued success.

Areas of Expertise

  • Site analysis, due diligence, selection and acquisition
  • Design and construction team member solicitation, selection and management
  • Design and construction contract negotiations including CM/GC guaranteed max price
  • Design and construction process oversight and administration
  • Governmental entitlements and approvals
  • Municipal incentive procurement
  • Implementation and management of project controls (cost/schedule/quality/risk)

Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Business Management with emphasis in Entrepreneurship

Affiliations & Associations

  • Urban Land Institute
  • Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Community Involvement

  • City of Hastings Planning Commission
  • YMCA of Eagan, Community Board Member & Financial Committee Member
  • TH!NK Different Foundation Board Member

Select Project Experience

City of Cambridge Community-Aquatic Center

Pre-Development / Feasibility Analysis - Cambridge, MN*

Sanford Health and Wellness Center

Pre-Development Services & Feasibility Analysis - 55,000 sf / Thief River Falls, MN*

Gaukler Family Wellness, Health Physical Education Center

Pre-Development Services & Feasibility Analysis - 65,000 sf / Valley City, ND*

Alexandria Area YMCA

Assistant Project Manager - 55,000 sf / Alexandria, MN*

Itasca County Family YMCA

Pre-Construction Services - 14,250 sf addition & 12,579 sf remodel / Grand Rapids, MN*

Cook County Community YMCA

Pre-Construction Services - 38,000 sf / Grand Marais, MN*

Max J Beilke Community Based Outpatient Clinic

Assistant Project Manager - 9,915 sf / Alexandria, MN*

Alexandria Area Economic Development

Master Development Planning Analysis - 150,000 sf facility & 44 acre redevelopment plan / Alexandria, MN* 

Alexandria Police Station

Assistant Project Manager - 24,000 sf / Alexandria, MN* 

Brenton Engineering

Assistant Project Manager - 92,000 sf / Carlos, MN* 

Metso StoneL Corporation

Assistant Project Manager - 30,000 sf / Fergus Falls, MN* 

SunOpta

Assistant Project Manager - 110,000 sf / Modesto, CA* 

*while employed with ORB Management Corporation

(612) 499-6095
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"At McShane Development, our secret sauce is a direct result of combining the use of cutting edge technology, deep market intelligence, extensive experience and gut intuition."

Select Past Project Experience

City of Cambridge Community-Aquatic Center

Pre-Development / Feasibility Analysis - 40,000 sf / Cambridge, MN*

Sanford Health and Wellness Center

Pre-Development Services & Feasibility Analysis - 55,000 sf / Thief River Falls, MN*

Gaukler Family Wellness, Health Physical Education Center

Pre-Development Services & Feasibility Analysis - 65,000 sf / Valley City, ND*

Alexandria Area YMCA

Assistant Project Manager - 55,000 sf / Alexandria, MN*

Itasca County Family YMCA

Pre-Construction Services - 14,250 sf addition & 12,579 sf remodel / Grand Rapids, MN*

Cook County Community YMCA

Pre-Construction Services - 38,000 sf / Grand Marais, MN*

Max J Beilke Community Based Outpatient Clinic

Assistant Project Manager - 9,915 sf / Alexandria, MN*

Alexandria Area Economic Development

Master Development Planning Analysis - 150,000 sf facility & 44 acre redevelopment plan / Alexandria, MN* 

Alexandria Police Station

Assistant Project Manager - 24,000 sf / Alexandria, MN* 

Brenton Engineering

Assistant Project Manager - 92,000 sf / Carlos, MN* 

Metso StoneL Corporation

Assistant Project Manager - 30,000 sf / Fergus Falls, MN* 

SunOpta

Assistant Project Manager - 110,000 sf / Modesto, CA* 

*while employed with ORB Management Corporation

Rob Barse, Director of Development

Core Competencies

Barse is a strategic, forward-thinking, entrepreneurial-minded developer with ten years of experience. Rob possesses a unique combination of abilities: attention to detail, financial acumen, business development skills, design sensitivity, out-of-the-box conceptualization and construction project management. With insightful perspective that stretches the more traditional thinking model present in a bricks-and-mortar business, Barse’s role will be essential to expanding the organization’s continued success.
 

Areas of Expertise

  • Site analysis, due diligence, selection and acquisition
  • Design and construction team member solicitation, selection and management
  • Design and construction contract negotiations including CM/GC guaranteed max price
  • Design and construction process oversight and administration
  • Governmental entitlements and approvals
  • Municipal incentive procurement
  • Implementation and management of project controls (cost/schedule/quality/risk)

Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Business Management with emphasis in Entrepreneurship

Affiliations & Associations

  • Urban Land Institute
  • Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Community Involvement

  • City of Hastings Planning Commission
  • YMCA of Eagan, Community Board Member & Financial Committee Member
  • TH!NK Different Foundation Board Member