The Blugold Real Estate Foundation Inc. is the legal owner of all real estate acquired for the benefit of UW-Eau Claire. Blugold Real Estate was organized by the UW-Eau Claire Foundation Inc. in 2015 and is tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Blugold Real Estate was created to serve as a supporting organization for the UW-Eau Claire Foundation to receive gifts of real estate, purchase and develop real estate, and/or hold real estate for investment or future development that will benefit the university.
Current Blugold Real Estate projects include:
- Confluence Project
- Sonnentag Event and Recreation Complex
- The Priory (current home of UW-Eau Claire's Children's Nature Academy and Priory Hall student residence)
Blugold Real Estate Board of Directors
Neil Lipinski '80, Chair
Irvington, N.Y., Independent Business Owner
Terry McMahon '78, Vice President
Milwaukee, Wis., Co-owner/Principal, Boerke Company
Tim Hoeppner '82, Secretary
Arlington Heights, Ill., Real Estate Manager, MacArthur Foundation
Kimera Way, Executive Director
President, UW-Eau Claire Foundation
William "Chops" Hancock
Winona, Minn., Retired
Steve Semingson '68
Huntington Beach, Calif,, President, Civic Partners Inc.
Chief Financial Officer, UW-Eau Claire FoundationGeorge F. Stroebel '74
Chair, UW-Eau Claire Foundation Board of Directors
Minneapolis, Minn., Chief Financial Officer, CommunityLeader Inc.