Sterns & Associates, LLC - Project Development & Management, St, Paul, MN.  

Sterns & Associates, LLC was founded in 1999 by Teresa Sterns. Since that time, Sterns & Associates is proud to have managed more than forty five projects representing hundreds of millions of dollars in construction, offering full service support and experience in project development and management for both new construction and renovations.


Built on principles of creativity, professionalism, and teamwork, Sterns & Associates, help make every project stage a positive process that remains within budget restraints and concludes on time.

“Teresa is a detailed,
orderly project manager who regularly brings projects in on time and under budget. She is personable and creative from start to finish; she is also unusually personable and amenable. One could not find a better project manager in the twin cities, in Minnesota. She's the best!”

- Pam Clarke
St. Paul Academy

Teresa Sterns is the visionary leader and innovative manager behind Sterns & Associates, Project Development and Management. An expert and experienced hands-on executive, Teresa launched her career in St. Paul as an Economic Development Specialist & Project Manager. From 1985-1994, Teresa administrated a variety of projects including the City's "Cultural Corridor" Initiative, and was credited with luring the Children's Museum downtown. She led the refurbishment of 7th Place Mall, construction of Hamm Plaza and the St. Paul Companies expansion. She ignited many successful small businesses as Director of SPED-CO (St. Paul Enterprise Development Corporation) including Summit Brewing Company and Cossetta's Restaurant and Deli.


In March of 1994, Teresa left the City to take on the development, design and construction of the $100 million Science Museum of Minnesota. As Project Manager, Teresa negotiated development agreements with both the State of Minnesota and the City of St. Paul. She led site selection and negotiations with the city and state, administered the entire project budget and directed the Museum project team through selection, design, financing, construction, move-in, and Grand Opening. The nationally renowned facility opened on time and in budget in December 1999. In 1999, Teresa created Sterns & Associates, Project Development and Management. At Sterns, Teresa uses her talents and staff team to manage a broad range of projects in the private and public sector ranging in cost from $180 thousand to $180 million.


While continuing the success of Sterns & Associates, LLC, in 2004 Teresa formed a real estate development company, Gunflint Gals, LLC, undertaking her own development projects, including the 33-unit East Bay Suites vacation condominium project completed in 2006 in Grand Marais, MN on Lake Superior. In 2005 Teresa formed a hospitality Management Company to manage the Condotel, East Bay Suites, in Grand Marais.


Ms. Sterns is regarded as a smart and effective leader by clients, and colleagues alike.


ANN SCHLEY, Project Manager
Ann is a project manager with extensive new construction and renovation experience. She manages all aspects of construction from project planning and design through final construction and move in. Ann's specialties include scheduling, planning, negotiation, creative problem solving, and managing budgets. Owner's Representative in the planning, budgeting and building of new and renovated construction projects.

ANGELA STERNS, Project Manager
Angela comes with a background in non-profit management, marketing and real estate. She handles the day to day operations at the office. As a project manager, she fields inquiries and property management services for Sterns & Associates as well as bookkeeping functions.

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