Timely announcements of various matters potentially affecting our clients.
October 1, 2022
Sunday, 9/25/22, 10:38 am
Bold Theft in Broad Daylight.
Among the many reasons our clients are drawn to peaceful enclaves in Edina and adjacent neighborhoods is the perceived feeling of safety. However, in these tumultuous times—or in fact, at any time— it’s best not to take safety for granted. If anything, upscale neighborhoods are likely to be targeted because, as the saying goes, “That’s where the money is.”
Our doorbell camera caught this theft across the street, in broad daylight last Sunday morning. We provided the affected neighbor and the police with the footage and hope it may help catch the perpetrator. However, the best way to prevent property crime is to stop it before it happens. Please don’t indulge a false sense of security: Day or night, lock your car and house doors. And keep safe and aware.
May 27, 2020
Change, Challenge, Opportunity
With construction deemed essential during the recent stay-at-home orders, we’ve been fortunate to continue accomplishing work for clients, while keeping our workforce somewhat employed. To maintain safe practices, we've restricted projects to unoccupied properties, while limiting the number of subcontractors on-site. Now as orders ease, we’re taking thoughtful steps towards working in occupied settings again. Read More
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