Wade Lau
President & CEO
Founders Properties, L.L.C.
Minneapolis, MN
Mr. Lau is responsible for the overall strategy, direction and operations of the company.
Professional Affiliations
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Minnesota Real Estate Journal, Editorial Advisory Board
Before the formation of Founders Properties, Mr. Lau was Vice President of Asset Management for Opus Properties, which he joined in 1999. Prior to that, he led CB Richard Ellis’ central region and was Chief Operating Officer for the Shelard Group, a Twin Cities-based real estate services firm. Mr. Lau also worked in Norwest Bank Minneapolis’ commercial real estate group. In all, Mr. Lau has more than 25 years of diversified commercial real estate experience.
Mr. Lau holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Harvard College, and a master's in business administration from Harvard Business School.