Barry took over the completion of the initial renovation and lease up of the University Technology Enterprise Center (UTEC) located in Dinkytown next to the U of M Campus in February of 1987 and was the president and general manager of the facility until April of 1998. Under Barry’s leadership, UTEC became one of the largest and most successful Business Incubator and Enterprise Center operations in the United States. Barry supervised a $2M+ renovation/expansion in 1987-88, acquisition of the UTEC East facility located in Stadium Village in 1989 (including renovation and lease-up), acquisition and renovation of what became the Minnesota Daily Building addition to UTEC East. Under his management of what became over 250,000 SF of complex space UTEC enjoyed very high occupancy, overall continuous profitability and excellent working relationships with the business communities of Dinkytown and Stadium Village and with the Real Estate Department and various faculty groups of the University of Minnesota.