Minneapolis’ United Properties names VP of hospitality

Minneapolis-based United Properties has named Scott Peterson vice president of hospitality and office development effective Jan. 1, 2020.

Peterson joined United Properties in 2019 as vice president of hospitality and residential development. In this role, he quickly made a noticeable impact on the company’s RBC Gateway project and other hotel pursuits. In his revised role, Peterson will focus on hospitality and office development, including site acquisition, project underwriting, design, development and construction. His hospitality projects include the upcoming Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Minneapolis at RBC Gateway.

Prior to joining United Properties, Peterson served as senior director of development and construction for CSM Corporation in Minneapolis, bringing more than 13 years of residential and hotel experience across various markets. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Montana State University and an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. He is an active member of the NAIOP Minnesota chapter and also dedicates his time to mentorships at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and several other community organizations.