Entries by Ashley Groves

Mpls/St. Paul Business Journal: CFO of the Year: Ryan Johnson | Doran Cos.

Ryan Johnson studied to become a band director, but an entry-level job as an accounting clerk grew from a way to make extra cash into a full-fledged career in finance. Today, Johnson is the chief financial officer at general contractor Doran Cos. He has put down his baton, but he still conducts a busy cast of […]

Doran Companies Closes Purchase of Calhoun Village

Press ReleaseAugust 31, 2016Contact:  Anne Behrendt, 952.288.2000 (Bloomington, MN) Doran Companies, the trend setting developer of high end student housing at the University of Minnesota and numerous luxury multi-family apartment projects in Minneapolis and its western suburbs, announced today that they have closed on the $24.9 million purchase of the 90,000 square foot Calhoun Village […]

Doran Moves Dirt at Maple Grove Development Site

(Bloomington, MN)  Doran Construction began making site improvements this week at their 40 acre development in Maple Grove’s Arbor Lakes’ area where plans have been approved to construct over one million square feet of commercial and residential properties. Building construction is expected to start this fall on an initial phase of a village concept with […]

Graves Hospitality selects Doran Construction

(Bloomington, MN)  Doran Construction has been chosen as general contractor for the initial phase of Graves’ Uptown, a Graves Hospitality luxury condominium development at the northeast corner of Holmes and 31st Street South, one block west of Calhoun Square in Minneapolis’ Uptown neighborhood. The six-story project consists of nine units above grade with one level […]

Finance & Commerce: Doran digs in on luxury rentals in Hopkins

Doran Cos. is digging in on a 241-unit luxury apartment project in Hopkins near a planned Southwest light rail transit stop, kicking off the city’s plan for a revitalized art- and amenity-filled station area. The Moline, at 810 First St. S., will be a six-story building with one-, two- and three-bedroom units and a long […]

Doran Construction Honored as General Contractor of the Year

At its Awards of Excellence gala on January 27 at the Minneapolis Golf Club, the Minnesota Construction Association (MCA) honored Bloomington-based Doran Construction as General Contractor of the year for 2015. In presenting the award, the MCA recognized Doran Construction’s rapid growth in the industry and its stellar reputation for excellence in building large multi-family […]

Doran Commences $12M Depot Renaissance Renovation

(Bloomington, MN) Doran Construction, the Bloomington, Minnesota-based general contracting company, has begun construction on a $12 million renovation of the Depot Renaissance Hotel in downtown Minneapolis. The owner, CSM, Corp. first developed the hotel in 2001 when it purchased the Milwaukee Road Depot at 300 Washington Avenue South and constructed the hotel adjacent to the […]

Doran Promotes Current General Counsel to COO

(Bloomington, MN) Doran Companies announced today the promotion of their current General Counsel, Anne Behrendt, to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO).  Behrendt, who has been in the General Counsel role at Doran for four years, will assume the newly created position immediately while continuing to supervise the companies’ legal affairs. A Cum Laude […]