Nancy Murdakes Brown

Retail Specialist

Direct 612.465.8528
Email 50 South 6th Street | Suite 1418
Minneapolis, MN | 55402
Main: 612.332.6600 | Fax: 612.376.4489


Bachelor of Arts
—Speech Communication
Gustavus Adolphus College

  • Minnesota Commercial Association of
    Realtors (MNCAR)

    Minnesota Shopping Center
    Association (MSCA)

    Organization of Commercial
    Realtors (OCR)

Major clients/Transactions
  • Tri-Star Management
    Azure Properties
    Triple S Investments
    Shaller Investments
    Ron Clark Construction
    Panera Bread Company
    EB Games
    Cartridge World
    Edward Jones
    Aerial Beauty
    Papa John’s

Nancy Murdakes Brown is a Retail Specialist in Upland Real Estate Group’s Brokerage Team. Nancy has spent the last 20+ years working with some of the top commercial real estate firms in Minnesota. Over her tenure she has developed a sophisticated knowledge of the retail market in the Twin Cities. Nancy has represented numerous retail tenants, freestanding retail buildings and community/neighborhood shopping centers. Nancy has also represented clients that owned vacant land and procured retailers to build on site, as well as completed multiple property evaluations.

Throughout her career, Nancy has completed several hundred transactions including new leases, renewals, subleases, and buy‐outs ‐ representing both the landlord and tenants. She has completed new leases with a variety of national and regional chains. Some of the retailers she has worked with over the last 3 years

include: Harbor Freight, Ace Hardware, Family Dollar, Jerry’s Best Hardware, Massage Envy, Hand and Stones Massage, Salon Concepts, GNC, Erbert & Gerberts, Pizza Hut, State Farm, and Metro PCS.

Nancy’s ability to recruit new leasing activity, create marketing plans, prospect for new retail & medical office users, write proposals, and complete transactions have proven invaluable to clients time and time again. Consequently, her accomplishments have gained her an outstanding reputation in the commercial real estate industry.