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Joe Grunnet, founder of Downtown Resource Group, has a district focus on the Minneapolis Condo Market that can’t be rivaled.
Joe Grunnet, founder of Downtown Resource Group, has a district focus on the Minneapolis Condo Market that can’t be rivaled. While he may be a Chicago-area native, Joe felt immediately at home in downtown Minneapolis due to its electrifying spirit paired with the stylish condos and lofts indigenous to the area. Since DRG opened their doors in 2007, Joe has passionately committed to showing others what he’s experienced for himself: Minneapolis is the perfect setting to live, work, play and build meaningful relationships.
Joe’s enthusiasm for the urban market coupled with his desire to be a true resource for those seeking the ultimate metropolitan lifestyle is the basis for his mission to provide expert guidance to buyers, sellers, landlords and renters. Joe has assembled a team of genuine specialists who truly understand all facets of making the most of living – and owning – the downtown dream.
Aside from his role as DRG’s owner, Joe works closely with both buyers and sellers on a daily basis. This hands-on approach has created an environment for DRG to thrive. DRG has an average sales growth rate of 23.4% over the last 5 years, DRG ended 2018 with a sales volume of $141,038,237. This growth has helped Joe and DRG to confirm their status of the #1 Market Share in the Minneapolis condo market. In addition, DRG has also led over 15 successful Condo projects over the last 11 years. Most notably, DRG was able to tactfully reposition The Ivy Residences Project to ensure that all properties sold.
Through DRG’s commitment to give back to the community, they are also involved in or host their own larger community and charitable events including Feed my Starving Children, Habitat for Humanity, North Loop Fest and Best Christmas Ever. In addition, they participate in or contributes to a handful of others: North Loop Cleanup, Leukemia Society, Cakes for Grace, Not in Our City 5K, Twin City Gay Men’s Chorus, Special Olympics, and MN Endo Warriors are some of the charities from 2018.
Destined to sell real estate, Aleksa is a 3rd generation realtor born and raised in Minneapolis, from a family with a history in real estate & development.
Aleksa was destined to sell real estate. As a 3rd generation realtor born and raised in Minneapolis, she comes from a family with a history in real estate & development. She knows the in and outs of the city & will put this specialty knowledge to work as your expert “market matchmaker” connecting sellers and buyers to the home best suited for their lifestyle. An astute listener, she is dedicated to building long term relationships with her clients and going above and beyond to ensure their satisfaction. Her love of real estate and passion for helping others is what has made her one of the top agents in the market.
Aleksa is proud to work in the city she lives and loves. She and her two daughters reside in the North Loop. Having been an agent with DRG since 2012, Aleksa has gained both the knowledge and experience to deliver the highest level of service to her clients. Her energy extends to her personal interests as well, which include travel, fitness, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Minnesota native Kent Pitlick knew that a career helping others experience the ultimate urban lifestyle he had come to love was in his future.
With years of downtown living under his belt and a fascination with real estate dating back to his early years, Minnesota native Kent Pitlick knew that a career helping others experience the ultimate urban lifestyle he had come to love was in his future.
After Graduating from Minnesota State, Mankato with a degree in Business Management and double minors in Marketing and Administration and entered the auto dealership industry, gaining several years of valuable business experience. But his original passion for real estate – stemming from his early days of managing a small portfolio for his family’s business – called to him and he eagerly returned to it when he joined the DRG leasing team. For over six years, Kent has leased and managed residential properties throughout the Twin Cities, with a special focus on the downtown Minneapolis condo market. Now Kent is using his knowledge to help home buyers find their perfect piece of Minneapolis.