Development Services

Development services are provided by MetroPlains, LLC. MetroPlains expertise includes historic renovation and new construction. Asset management and general partner services are provided by MetroPlains Partners, LLC.

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About MetroPlains, LLC and MetroPlains Partners, LLC Leadership

In 2007, Principals LaVerne Hanson Jr., Rob McCready, and Randy Schold created new development and asset management companies. MetroPlains, LLC provides development services and MetroPlains Partners, LLC provides general partner asset management services.

MetroPlains, LLC principals have more than 90 years of combined real estate development experience. Their housing development experience includes more than 55 historic renovations and just as many townhome, apartment and mixed-use structures.

MetroPlains, LLC and MetroPlains Partners, LLC are unaffiliated with MetroPlains Properties, Inc. MetroPlains Management, LLC and MetroPlains Development, LLC.

Building Relationships Within Communities

We partner with individuals, organizations and local governments to meet the diverse housing needs of communities.

Implementing Creative Financial Solutions

Our expertise is integrating multiple funding sources including housing tax credits, state and federal historic tax credits, HOME funds, CDBG funds, TIF funds, tax-exempt bonds, and many other state and local housing development funds.

Honoring Our Commitment to Quality

Whether it be family, senior or live-work housing developments that residents are proud to call home. This, of course, is beneficial for all stakeholders. Quality construction enhances area property values and maintains long-term investment values. Most important, it remains fresh and competitive in the market.

MetroPlains, LLC and MetroPlains Partners, LLC

801 Washington Avenue North, Suite 108

Minneapolis, MN 55401-4100

Office: 651-523-1241

Fax: 651-523-1255

Email: lskoy@metroplains.com

LaVerne (Vern) Hanson Jr. – Principal

Vern’s expertise includes project creation, architectural design, construction project management and overall development. He is directly involved in all phases of projects from inception through asset management. Vern is a registered architect, holds NCARB certifications, and has both a master’s and bachelor’s degree in architecture.

Rob McCready – Principal

Rob’s strengths are debt and equity financing, tax credit analysis, public finance applications and project structuring. While his forte is crunching numbers, his greatest satisfaction comes in meeting residents who are excited about their new home. Rob holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s degree in business administration.

Randy Schold – Principal

Randy’s focus is on corporate planning, stakeholder relations and project creation. His leadership has contributed to the recognition MetroPlains’s architectural commitment has received from the AIA and numerous organizations and publications. Influenced by his education in Oregon and Scandinavia, Randy’s passion is combining old and new to create interesting and functional living spaces.