October 2018 Program - K.A. Block Mixed Use Redevelopment

When:  Oct 15, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Minneapolis-St. Paul

CSI Minneapolis-St. Paul October 2018 Program

K.A. Block Mixed Use Redevelopment
Monday, October 15, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Nancy Gulliford
(612) 386-5636

Please reach out to Nancy with any onsite questions 


Members - $0.00
Non-Members - $45.00
Students - $15.00

Registration ends on Monday, October 8, 2018


Tour - 4:00 PM
Registration & Social Hour - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cash Bar - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dinner - 6:00 PM
- 7:00 PM


The tour will begin at the Kraus-Anderson Office Reception
501 S 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404


Registration, social hour, cash bar, and dinner will be held at the Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites
405 S 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404


Onsite Paid Parking - $10
The Best Western Normandy Inn & Suites is located in downtown Minneapolis, and offers on-site parking


Chad Rempe
Senior Project Manager
Kraus-Anderson Construction Company

Chad Rempe received his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a LEED BD+C accredited professional. Chad began his construction career as a laborer in 1990 and has worked as a mason tender, mason, and cement finisher prior to beginning his career in Project Management in 1996. As a Project Manager he has successfully managed over 40 projects across 9 states totaling $800 Million. The most recent of which being the Kraus-Anderson Block Development, which is a $150 Million 750,000 GSF mixed use development that included below grade parking, corporate office, co-working office, apartments, a brewery, and a hotel completed in August of 2018. In addition, Chad is an active volunteer with the House of Charity in Minneapolis where he currently serves on their Board of Directors.

Ryan Klick
Project Manager
Kraus-Anderson Construction Company

Ryan Klick received his Bachelor of Science degree in Concstruction Management from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Ryan began his construction career in 2010 in project management. Ryan has successfully managed 9 projects over 4 states totaling over $300 million. The most recent being the Kraus Anderson Headquarters office and Finnegans House brewery projects. He has a passion for innovation in construction management techniques and high performance buildings.

Mike Spence
VP Building Sciences
Kraus-Anderson Construction Company

Michael Spence, AIA, FCSI has served as KA’s director of quality since 2008. Spence oversees an integrated process for quality at all levels, including technical and quality-related training and professional development programs.

Spence is a 40-year industry veteran in the design and construction industry where he focused on large complex projects. He specifically works with architects and engineers to ensure the design intent is effectively implemented by the construction teams. Over the years, he has worked on hundreds of noteworthy projects in healthcare, housing, education, entertainment, hospitality, retail and commercial sectors.

Prior to joining Kraus-Anderson, Spence was an architectural director and senior project manager for Ellerbe Becket, Inc. in Minneapolis, focusing on large, complex healthcare projects in the U.S. and internationally. He also served as corporate director of specifications.

“Mike brings knowledge and leadership to our quality initiatives to maximize value to our clients,” said Al Gerhardt, Kraus-Anderson’s COO.  “We look forward to his continued contributions to our core purpose of building enduring relationships and strong communities.”

Spence received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Minnesota’s School of Architecture. He is a registered architect, a fellow in the Construction Specification Institute (CSI) and certified construction specifier (CCS).  He is also a member of the American Institute of Architects. Spence has received local, regional and national honors for excellence in specification, and is recognized by his peers as a thought leader in building enclosures and material applications.


Best Western Normandy Hotel
405 S 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Pricing Information

Registration Price
Speaker No charge
Student Member $15.00
Member 10
Non-member $45.00


Madison Silva