Let's

Let's do this right.

Development

As a real estate developer and owner of retail, office and multi-family properties, our decades of experience in design, construction and management services provide the leadership and vision our clients need for a successful project.

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make

make it stand out.

Architecture

With a passion for creativity and collaboration, our 20+ member architectural team includes veteran designers with broad experience and the expertise needed to bring projects from conception to completion.

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something

something to be proud of.

Construction

One of the fastest-growing general contracting companies in the Midwest and the 2015 and 2016 Minnesota Construction Association General Contractor of the Year, the Doran Construction team boasts some of the most respected problem-solvers in the business. Their experience and professionalism ensure the integrity of everything we build.

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great.

great places to live, work and play.

Property Management

With over 3 million square feet of multi-family, office, retail, and mixed-use properties under our management, Doran Management’s focus is on building relationships with residents and tenants to enhance asset values for property owners.

Commercial

Residential

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Encore

Minneapolis, MN

Sq Ft: 246,000 Units: 123

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The Moline

Hopkins, MN

Sq Ft: 470,000 Units: 241

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Mill & Main

Minneapolis, MN

Sq Ft: 579,000 Units: 338

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Latitude 45

Minneapolis, MN

Sq Ft: 409,000 Units: 319

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Bringing it all together.

Creative thinkers. Accomplished doers.

Doran Companies was founded in 2007 by Kelly Doran. Under his leadership, teams have accomplished a remarkable track record of award-winning projects in a broad range of development and construction categories. Our strong team of talented professionals in

the development, architectural, construction and property management fields has led us to experience growth every year and helped to establish Doran Companies presence as a trusted and respected service provider in today’s market.

Doran Companies was founded in 2007 by Kelly Doran. Under his leadership, teams have accomplished a remarkable track record of award-winning projects in a broad range of development and construction categories. Our strong team of talented professionals in the development, architectural, construction and property management fields has led us to experience growth every year and helped to establish Doran Companies presence as a trusted and respected service provider in today’s market.

At Doran, we believe success is driven by delivering exceptional services and forming lasting relationships. We bring passion and creativity to everything we do, and hold ourselves accountable for the results. Doing what’s right for our partners and our projects is what earns us customer loyalty, community respect and industry recognition.

Doran Companies is fortunate to develop and build projects in many different communities and one way we show our appreciation and respect for these communities is to incorporate original public art into the exterior design and landscape.

Doran Companies’ employees spend thousands of hours each year helping at many schools, associations and non-profits. In addition, Doran Companies contributes financially to community projects, causes and charities as a way to share our talents and resources in an effort to strengthen the fabric of our communities.

Examples of recent contributions: U of MN Marching Band, Carlson School of Business, Gopher Athletics, Hiawatha Academies, Free Bikes 4 Kidz, and Feed My Starving Children.

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Significant accomplishments.

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  • 2010

    Minnesota Shopping Center Association
    STARR Award – Mixed Use – Redevelopment
    Sydney Hall and Dinkydome

    Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
    Best of Real Estate Awards Best Overall
    Sydney Hall

  • 2011

    Minnesota Construction Association
    Awards of Excellence Project of The Year
    Sydney Hall

  • 2012

    Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
    Best of Real Estate Awards Best in Real Estate
    The Edge on Oak

  • 2013

    Finance & Commerce
    Progress Minnesota Company Award

    Finance & Commerce
    Top Projects Award of Excellence
    Mill & Main

  • 2014

    MN Daily
    Grapevine Awards – Best Apartment Complex
    The Knoll

  • 2015

    Minnesota Construction Association
    General Contractor of the Year

    Star Tribune
    Top Workplace

  • 2016

    Minnesota Construction Association
    General Contractor of the Year

    Twin Cities Business Magazine
    Best of Business – Commercial General Contractor

    MPLS/St. Paul Magazine
    RAVE (Residential, Architects, Vision, and Excellence) Award
    Mill & Main

  • 2017

    Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal
    Top 100 People to Know
    Kelly Doran, Chief Manager and Founder

    Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal
    CFO of The Year
    Ryan Johnson, Chief Financial Officer

    Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal
    Top Real Estate Developers (#2)

    Minnesota Multi-family Housing Association
    MADACS Award Market-Rate Community Manager
    Ali Bichler, Property Manager, Mill & Main

    MN Daily
    Grapevine Awards – Best Property Management Company
    The Bridges and The Knoll

    Twin Cities Business Magazine
    Best of Business – Best Commercial General Contractor

    Twin Cities Business Magazine
    Best of Business – #2 Commercial Real Estate Developer

    Twin Cities Business Magazine
    Best of Business – #2 Commercial Property Manager

    Finance & Commerce
    Reader Rankings – Best Commercial Property Management, Best Commercial Real Estate Developer, Best Office Interiors, Best Large Contractor, Best Architect

    Star Tribune
    Top Workplace

  • 2018

    Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal
    40 Under 40
    Anne Behrendt, Chief Operating Officer

    Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal
    Women in Business Award
    Anne Behrendt, Chief Operating Officer

    Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal
    Most Admired CEOs
    Kelly Doran, Chief Manager and Founder

    Minnesota Real Estate Journal
    Best Suburban Multifamily
    The Moline

    Minnesota Real Estate Journal
    Executive of the Year
    Kelly Doran, Chief Manager and Founder

 

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Doran is EOS certified