Suntide Affiliations

Accredited Management Organization

Suntide Commercial Realty Inc holds the distinguished "AMO" certification. The Accredited Management Organization (AMO)is a highly-coveted certification which may only be awarded to a commercial property management company who meets rather rigorous standards such as: demonstrated business stability and activity for at least three years (as independently verified), submittal of six or more letters of independent recommendation, must be able to uphold the Code of Professional Ethics, must be fidelity-bonded, and must hold both alterations and depositor's forgery insurance coverage .  There are fewer than 600 AMO certified property management companies in the world.

International Council of Shopping Centers

Founded in 1957, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its 75,000 members in the U.S., Canada and more than 80 other countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, lenders, retailers and other professionals as well as academics and public officials. As the global industry trade association, ICSC links with more than 25 national and regional shopping center councils throughout the world. Steve Dombrovski serves as State Government Relations Committee Chair for the ICSC
Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter (view press release).

Minnesota Shopping Center Association

The Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA)is a nonprofit trade association that was initiated in 1988. MSCA is the largest statewide organization devoted solely to the retail real estate industry. With over 320 companies and 780 members, the association represents developers, shopping center owners, brokers, property managers, retailers, attorneys, architects, appraisers, contractors and all professionals serving the Minnesota real estate industry.

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties

The National Association of Industrial and Office Properties is the nation's leading trade association for developers, owners, investors and other professionals in industrial, office and mixed-use commercial real estate. Founded in 1967, NAIOP comprises 15,000+ members in 54 chapters throughout North America.

Certified Commercial Investment Member

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. A CCIM is an invaluable resource to the commercial real estate owner, investor, and user, and is among an elite corps of more than 9,000 professionals who hold the CCIM designation across North America and more than 30 countries. Nearly 10,000 additional professionals are pursuing the CCIM designation.

St. Paul area Chamber of Commerce

The Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce is the largest local Chamber in the state of Minnesota. With a membership of nearly 2,200 business partners, its goal is to help businesses in the Saint Paul/East Metro area be more competitive by promoting economic growth throughout the region.

Midway Chamber of Commerce

The Midway Chamber of Commerce represents over 320 businesses and organizations that are dedicated to Building A Stronger Midway by being a catalyst for economic development, connecting employers with resources to recruit and retain a productive workforce, and providing services that help members grow their business.

Retail Broker Network

Founded in 1994, the Retail Brokers Network (RBN), is a retail networking group whose members specialize in Retail Real Estate Brokerage. Our independent firms work together on a regional and national level in tenant representation, investment sales, and project leasing.

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) was founded in 1987 to meet the increasing information needs of nonprofits and to convene nonprofits to address issues facing the sector. It is the largest state association of nonprofits in the U.S. Through MCN, nonprofits join together across interest areas to work on issues of common concern to all.


MNCAR (Minnesota Commercial Association of Real Estate) is a cooperative commercial real estate community.  With a track record of providing the most accurate information, future-focused education, and invaluable connections. The MNCAR vision is to be the preeminent resource connecting knowledgeable, commercial real estate brokers in Minnesota.  We aim to serve as a flagship model to other real estate associations and to provide industry leadership nationwide, and we have a searchable database of more than 114 million square feet of CRE space in Minnesota. Read about MNCAR and Suntide in the news together HERE.

The National Association of Realtors

The National Association of REALTORS® was founded as the National Association of Real Estate Exchanges on May 12, 1908 at the YMCA Auditorium in Chicago, IL. With 120 founding members, 19 Boards, and one State Association, the National Association of Real Estate Exchanges' objective was "to unite the real estate men of America for the purpose of effectively exerting a combined influence upon matters affecting real estate interests." The Association became the largest trade association in the United States in the early 1970s, with over 400,000 members. Today, NAR has over 1.2 million members, 54 State Associations (including Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands) and more than 1,400 local Associations.

Minnesota Restaurant Association

The Minnesota Restaurant Association, Minnesota Lodging Association and Minnesota Resort and Campground Association operate collaboratively through a management entity known as Hospitality Minnesota. Housed in St. Paul, the three Associations are managed by Hospitality Minnesota and provide legislative and regulatory advocacy, marketing, education and information and money-saving programs to members. In addition, Hospitality Minnesota operates a non-profit education foundation, the Hospitality Minnesota Education Foundation, which provides a high school curriculum in food service and lodging management and provides scholarships to students pursuing higher education in the hospitality field.

Institute of Real Estate Management

Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) has been the source for education, resources, information and membership for real estate management professionals. An affiliate of the National Association of Realtors, IREM is the only professional real estate management association serving both the multi-family and commercial real estate sectors. With 80 U.S. chapters, eight international chapters and several other partnerships around the globe, IREM is an international organization that also serves as an advocate on issues affecting the real estate management industry. Barb Schuba of Suntide is also Certified Property Management certified ("CPM") through IREM, and hold ths AMO designation on the behalf of Suntide.

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