Crossroads Properties Newsletter-July 2017

It’s time to announce dates for our annual Tenant Appreciation Cook-outs!  See below for dates for each location. Email invitations will be sent out later in the month with additional details.  We also continue to expand our Crossroads Family by adding more tenants!  See below to see who has joined us recently.  Be sure to scroll to the bottom for information on protecting your IT equipment, Xcel Energy Saver Switchs, results from Comcast Cares Day and which of our tenants made the top places to work in MN.

New Tenants

Crossroads of Oakdale 1 – 7200 Hudson Blvd N, Oakdale

Hoya Vision Care – now occupies Suite 215 at 7200 Hudson Blvd.   For 75 years, Hoya Vision’s revolutionary optical and healthcare solutions have been pushing technological boundaries for customers around the world. Lens design has advanced considerably over the years, but one thing has remained unchanged: the dedication to quality and innovation for which Hoya Vision has become known.

Crossroads of Oakdale 2 – 7300 Hudson Blvd N, Oakdale

GlobeRunners will soon be occupying Suite 200 at 7300 Hudson Blvd.   GlobeRunners Inc. is a leader in the international shipping and freight forwarding market. 



Little Minds Learning Centers is relocating their corporate offices to Suite 290 at 7300 Hudson Blvd.  They have recently expanded to include a day care facility nearby as well.  Tucked back on 470 Imperial Drive North in Oakdale, LMLC is conveniently located just off I-94 and Radio Drive.  They are a premier children’s learning center that is both educational and affordable. 

Lake Elmo Bank Building – 600 Inwood Ave, Oakdale

Jim Gissel– Farmers Insurance agency is the most recent addition to the Lake Elmo Bank Building.  They just moved into Suite 255.  They provide both business and personal lines of insurance.


Crossroads Commerce Center- 650-710 Commerce Dr, Woodbury

We are constructing the headquarters for Boomerang at 670 Commerce Drive, Suite 210.  Boomerang is a new kind of loyalty app that rewards you for buying local.  Every time you shop with Boomerang, you earn rewards that you can redeem to buy whatever you want from businesses in the Boomerang network.



Express Employment will be occupying Suite 135 at 650 Commerce Drive this month!   They are a leading staffing provider in the U.S., Canada, and South Africa. Every day, they help job seekers find work and help businesses find qualified employees right here in our community.


F45 Training is up and running in Suite 120 at 650 Commerce Drive.  F45 is the new training technique leaving competition and clients gasping for air.  F45 is the most innovative, challenging and systemised team training workout in the world. They invite you to come and train like the stars at F45 Training.

Our new home

The Crossroads team is all settled in our new home!  We relocated down the hall to make room for Globerunners.  Our address has not changed – 7300 Hudson Blvd Suite 210.  We’d love to have you stop by and see us sometime to check it out.

Power Outages

As you know interruptions in power occur periodically in our area.  These outages are typically outside of our control.  It is important to report an outage to Xcel Energy directly at 1-800-481-4700 or via their website at  Xcel requests that each individual business contacts them directly in order to properly document the outage.

In order to best protect your IT equipment during outages, it is recommended that all computers and related equipment are plugged into a battery back-up or UPS (uninterruptable power supplies).  UPS units are like power strips that contain a big battery inside, providing a buffer against power supply interruptions. This buffer can range from a few minutes to an hour or more depending on the size of the unit.  These can be purchased from local retailers such as Batteries Plus and Best Buy, as well as several online retailers.  For additional information click this link

Saver Switches

As you may know, Xcel Energy offers the Saver Switch program for tenants with direct electric service.  By participating in the program you receive a discount on your cooling costs during the summer.  In exchange, Xcel may cycle your AC on and off during peak cooling times.   Your system fan will stay on and will circulate already cooled air throughout your space, but you may notice a slight increase in temperature.  For more information Click Here.

Tenant Appreciation Cook-outs

It is almost time for the Crossroads Properties Tenant Appreciation Cook-Outs, so mark your calendar with the appropriate date.  Invites with additional details will go out next week.

Monday, July 31st- Oak Ridge East Professional Buildings

Tuesday, August 1st– Crossroads Commerce Center

Wednesday, August 2nd – Crossroads of Oakdale/Crossroads Properties/Crossroads Business Centers

Thursday, August 3rd- Lake Elmo Bank Building

Comcast Cares Day

We had a great turn out at the Comcast Cares volunteer event.  Thanks to Comcast for their partnership and to all who participated.  We provided 100 dressers to families and individuals in need.

Top Places to Work

Several of our tenants and vendors have been ranked as top places to work by the Star Tribune and Minnesota Business.

  • Edward Jones
  • Twin Cities Orthopedics
  • Bell Bank
  • American Mortgage & Equity Consultants
  • Loffler Companies
  • Hammernick Decorating Center
  • Keyot

To see the full lists, click the links below.

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