Developing boutique urban infill projects

By Chris Arnold

Redefining boutique multifamily development

Transforming Cities welcomes Michael Pink, CEO and Managing Partner of Left Lane Ventures, which develops boutique multifamily urban infill projects ranging in size from 12 to 75 units. Michael began his career as an attorney serving in the roles of Associate, Partners, and then Of Counsel at Best & Flanagan where he practiced commercial and construction litigation for a decade.

In 2000, Michael became co-owner, CFO and COO for Mosquito, a designer and manufacturer of private label consumer goods for nationally known brands. Later he started West Emory, which sells home decor, stationary, yard games, and pet products through national retailers.

Michael earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and a JD from the University of Minnesota Law School. He lives in Minneapolis and is an avid backpacker, water sports enthusiast, and explorer of roads less traveled.

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