Keith Gendreau is a Project Manager in Cushman & Wakefield’s Strategic Consulting group. Mr. Gendreau’s expertise is centered on corporate location strategy, site selection, labor market and demographic analyses. Based in Minneapolis, Mr. Gendreau joined C&W in 2010 and is responsible for managing industrial site selection projects ranging from several million to $1 billion+ capital investments.
Mr. Gendreau has over 12 years experience and conducted over 100 project-related assignments in locating both industrial and corporate office clients throughout North America. Recent manufacturing projects managed include siting an automotive assembly plant in Nevada, along with a variety of large and mid-sized production facilities for industries ranging from chemicals, neutracuticals, food production, plastics, glass, among others. Mr. Gendreau has also devised and led location studies for large-scale e-commerce and regional distribution centers for major retailers. Additionally, Mr. Gendreau has significant direct project experience in executing location screens for corporate headquarters, back office (insurance processing, customer service, billing & collection, etc.), data centers, and other business process outsourcing operations.
C&W Clients Served (representative sample)
AutoZone, Aptar Group, CABB Chemicals, Chewy.com, DirecTV, Faraday Future, Farmers Insurance, Gallo Glass, Greencore, Greenheck Fan, Kohl’s, Kraft Foods & Mondelez International, Lifetime Brands, Magna International, MARS, Inc., Medline, Petco, Pharmavite (Nature Made), Sage Software, SEPPIC, Inc., Vertafore, Zurich Global Life Insurance
Education and Memberships
Master of Science in Economic Development from the University of Southern Mississippi
Bachelor of Science in Economic Geography from the University of North Dakota
Phone: 952 893 8815