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Design-driven and community-focused real estate development. Everything from finding your first site to securing funding. But we’re not going to just talk about square feet, we’re going to talk about strategy. We’ll talk about zoning maps but also mindset.  

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A weekly design-driven and community-focused newsletter by Sean D. Sweeney mapping the moves and mindset that are crucial for both the seasoned and aspiring real estate developer.


Sean is the co-founder of Hall Sweeney Properties. Since 2017, Sean has been a general partner in the development of eight ground-up new construction multi-family projects in Minneapolis with a total value over $150 million.