Maurice Harris is the Research Manager for Transwestern Real Estate's Minneapolis office. At Transwestern he conducts research supporting the efforts of the team on a range of real estate, demographic, and related research topics. Prior to Transwestern Maurice was the research manager at GREATER MSP Partnership, where his roles included conducting research to support economic development and market research efforts for the recruitment, retention, and attraction of businesses to the region. He is also responsible for the development and maintenance of intelligence directly related to supporting regional economic development efforts. Originally from St. Louis, MO, he obtained his master’s degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in Public Affairs, specializing in public policy analysis and regional development, and his bachelor’s degree from Knox College majoring in political science and history.