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Northmarq Sponsors Project Destined in Twin Cities

Northmarq is sponsoring Project Destined in the finance and investment sales firm’s Twin Cities home base. Since its founding in 2016, Project Destined has worked with more than 3,500 participants in 35 cities in North America and Europe. 

As the first sponsor to commit resources to Project Destined in the Twin Cities, Northmarq recognized and acted upon the need to bring diverse talent and backgrounds in the industry. Northmarq’s partnership will support Project Destined and its mission to provide training in financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and real estate to students from underserved communities. 

“With diversity rooted in our company’s core values of integrity, respect, and community, we couldn’t be more thrilled to help open a new market for Project Destined’s crucial work,” said Jeff Weidell, CEO – Northmarq. “We believe in giving back and contributing the success of the communities in which we operate and broadening the pipeline of incoming talent is a mutually beneficial goal for Northmarq and the industry.” 


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About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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