Thursday November 4, 2010, from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

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Goodwill/Easter Seals
553 Fairview Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN 55104

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Join an evening conversation about revitalizing small-scale manufacturing and
artisan businesses in Saint Paul:
Brian Coleman presents a successful model

Please register above for the evening conversation with Brian Coleman. 

More information on guest lecturer Brian Coleman:

Brian Coleman serves as the CEO of the Greenpoint Manufacturing & Design Center and its related companies. The GMDC creates and sustains viable manufacturing sectors in urban neighborhoods through planning, developing and managing real estate and offering other related services. Since 1992 GMDC has developed over 750,000 square feet of industrial space and currently has 120 tenants with over 500 employees.

Mr. Coleman joined GMDC in 2003 after sixteen years of experience in economic development, commercial, industrial, and residential development and property management in New York City and New Jersey. Mr. Coleman serves on the boards of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and New Partners for Community Revitalization.

Most recently, Mr. Coleman led a development team that acquired and rehabilitated an historic 72,000 square foot industrial property in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The $17.8 million project utilized a combination of Historic and New Market Tax Credits and will be the home of 15 businesses and 100 employees when fully leased.

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Samantha Henningson
Councilmember Russ Stark's Office