Frank Jermusek

Lawyer and Commercial Real Estate Professional

Frank Jermusek discovered his interest in law while in college at The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. While studying Business at St. Thomas, Frank Jermusek was at the same time working for the Minnesota Investment Firm, Baker Investments. While his main work consisted of managing investments of the company, Frank began working on complex commercial transactions.

About Frank Jermusek

The Jermusek Law Firm, LLC

After studying law at William Mitchell, Frank Jermusek was hired immediately to work as an attorney at Leonard, Street and Deinard. In 2006, he founded his own law firm, The Jermusek Law Firm, LLC, which is based out of Minnesota.

The company is focused on providing sophisticated, creative, and practical solutions for clients dealing with real estate, business, and lending matters. Frank Jermusek has mainly focused his legal practice on business, real estate, lending, and golf/hospitality matters.

SVN | Northco

Working closely with his other Business, SVN | Northco, a real estate and investment firm also operating in the Minnesota area and Twin Cities, Frank Jermusek’s law firm will help individuals and companies across the greater Midwest handle legal work and strategies for real estate transactions, business transactions, and litigation for both.

In terms of real estate, Frank Jermusek’s firm will provide a practical solution to legal matters in purchase & sales, development & construction, debt & equity finance, leasing & property management, loan workouts & restructuring, commercial lending, 1031 Exchange, and, another speciality, Golf Course & Hospitality. In business, his firm will handle the legal work for business formation, contracts, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate finance.

In his work as a legal consultant and attorney at law, Frank Jermusek hopes to provide his clients with planning and preparation that will maximize the profit for their business or institution, and deliver the best possible results for that individual company or service.

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New Golf Course Construction in 2019

New Golf Course Construction in 2019

Although golf course construction and restoration are not as robust as it was several years ago, 2019 will still give golfers a chance to challenge their skills on several new courses. Here are some of the prominent course openings golfers can expect this year. ...

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A Look at Golf Courses Designed by Golf Pros

A Look at Golf Courses Designed by Golf Pros

There are a large number of golf course architects out there who have designed gorgeous golf courses around the world. These specialty architects have a love for the game that is evident in the courses they design. There are many characteristics of a golf course, such as beauty, setting, and challenge. Each course has its own personality, which includes the number of bunkers, green sizes, and turf types. All are meant to enhance the golf experience. No one knows the game better and what makes a golf course be part of the top 100 courses in the U.S. than a golf professional. Many golf pros have switched from player to architect, especially upon retirement. When watching the tournaments, we are treated to the views of courses that golf’s greatest players have designed. Let’s take a look at a few courses designed by golf legends.

  1. Muirfield Village Golf Course — Located in Dublin, Ohio, this course was designed by Jack Nicklaus (Nicklaus Design) in the early 1970s. It received the honor of being #17 of “America’s 100 Greatest Courses.” A key feature of a Jack Nicklaus course is that Nicklaus elevates areas and puts greens on them, providing a challenge for golfers. Muirfield has 71 bunkers and 11 water hazards. The first event was a Columbus Pro-Am. Also, the Memorial Tournament has been held at Muirfield since 1976.  
  2. Bluejack National Golf Club — This course was designed by Tiger Woods (TGR Design). Although Woods has not retired, the opportunity to design courses gives him another view of the game. This was the first course he designed, located in Montgomery, Texas. Golfers enjoy the 755-acres on rolling hills with pines and hardwoods that has no roughs and provides wide landings. The key elements of the course are “playability, shot-making, and enjoyment of the game.”
  3. Shanty Creek – The Legend — Winner of the Michigan Golf Course of the Year in 2014, this signature Arnold Palmer course in Bellaire features numerous elevated areas and blind spots as well as water hazards and doglegs. At the center of these pristine greens is Lake Bellaire. Palmer designed the course to be challenging, but everyone can play to their handicap. The course includes championship tees among others, such as blue and white tees.

A golf course is a work of art through its lines, topography, colors, and textures. Golf pros recognize this and work with the natural landscape to create a great golf experience. There is nothing like playing on a golf course designed by a golf legend.

Understanding Sustainability in Real Estate

Understanding Sustainability in Real Estate

The word “sustainable” has become a buzzword in real estate development. Whether you are building a home, office building or apartment building, sustainability is fast becoming a factor in making or breaking a deal. What exactly is sustainability in real estate? Is it just using solar panels or energy-efficient appliances? It is much more. A sustainable real estate project has a number of elements that reduce emissions and save money in the long run. Some of these elements include:

  1. Solar Panels — Although they have been around for some time, the technology behind them has greatly improved in the past ten years. Solar panels, also called photovoltaics, are made up of two layers of semiconductor materials. They are a non-polluting and inexhaustible source of solar energy. There is a cost up front, but the savings will be well worth it in the long run. The panels work best at a 90-degree angle and tilted south (U.S. northern hemisphere). It’s important to note that there must be a backup source, which is utilized during inclement weather and/or during the night.
  2. LEED Certification — LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. A building is given this type of certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. There are four levels: certified, platinum, gold and silver. A building is awarded LEED certification when it has been constructed with sustainable materials and is operating at a high-level of sustainability.
  3. Repurpose Buildings — When builders are able to reuse a building, it is called repurposing or adaptive reuse. The building’s original materials are salvaged and there is no cost for demolition. By reusing the structure, the land is not disturbed as it would be if the structure were torn down. This maintains the woodlands around the building, saving trees (and young forests) from being cut down and animals losing their homes. Also, the building still maintains its character.
  4. Programmable thermostats — Homes (and buildings) today are built with smart technology. There are programmable thermostats to help maintain a comfort level, such as increasing the temperature during the night when people are home and decreasing it when people are at work.
  5. Low-flush toilets — These toilets reduce water wastage due to the number of liters they use. Traditional toilets use about 6 liters, whereas low-flush use 4.5. They are especially beneficial in commercial buildings and resorts. 

There are many ways to build sustainable homes that will save homeowners (or property management companies) money as well as support our environment through sustainable methods. Sustainability is changing the real estate landscape by how real estate projects are built and where. This is not a passing trend and should be embraced by real estate developers.