Mpls/St. Paul Business Journal: Cool Offices: Hybrid Medical Animation’s office is an ode to midcentury design

Hybrid Medical Animation went with a midcentury modern office design to match the aesthetic of the Pentagon Park business campus in Edina. Duluth-based architecture firm LHB Inc. was tasked with making the office more playful and colorful…

Mpls/St. Paul Business Journal: Optimism is returning to construction industry as pandemic disruptions persist

Construction firms are still dealing with higher material costs, supply chain disruptions and project delays one year into the pandemic, according to a recent survey by the Associated General Contractors. “One year after the pandemic struck,…

Star Tribune: COVID will leave lasting changes in Minnesota office and apartment projects

COVID-19 is altering Minnesota commercial real estate in subtle ways — from a boost in office subleases to quick construction pivots to adapt offices and apartments to allow tenants to safely gather outside in the winter or toil away indoors. Doran…

Star Tribune: St. Anthony to replace shuttered Walmart with 492 apartments

The site of a long-vacant Walmart store in St. Anthony will soon be replaced by nearly 500 rental apartments. Twin Cities developer Kelly Doran said last week that he has secured a $49 million loan from Bremer Bank to build the project,…

Mpls/St. Paul Business Journal: Doran lands financing for nearly 500-apartment development in St. Anthony

Kelly Doran’s redevelopment of the Silver Lake Village shopping center in St. Anthony got a boost as he announced Tuesday that he's landed $49 million in financing for the first phase of the 492-apartment project.  With financing…

Mpls/St. Paul Business Journal: Apartment development keeps booming during pandemic with no signs of bust … yet

The last eight months have brought a mercurial rise in unemployment and a devastating blow to many small businesses. Developers have pulled back on hotels, retail centers and office complexes.  Yet one thing has remained almost constant…

Mpls/St. Paul Business Journal: Refrigerators run short as pandemic slows supply lines

Planning to replace your kitchen refrigerator or add a stand-alone freezer to the basement for extra storage? Be prepared to wait. Appliance retailers say their industry is one of many feeling the effects of the pandemic, with supply chain…

Mpls/St. Paul Business Journal: Doran Cos. partnership begins construction on Tonka Bay apartments

Doran Cos. has broken ground on what it says is the first multifamily residential development in the history of the west metro suburb of Tonka Bay. The 86-unit project is expected to cost $30 million. The project was announced by Doran RE…

Doran RE Partners breaks ground on a new multifamily development in the Western suburbs of Tonka Bay

The Doran Companies design-build community will include 86 one-of-a-kind townhomes and apartments in a prime location along the southern edge of Lake Minnetonka. Bloomington, MN – Doran RE Partners, a trio of executives from Doran Companies,…

RE Journals: Minnesota’s Doran Companies names COO

Bloomington, Minnesota-based Doran Companies has promoted longtime real estate leader Traci Tomas to Chief Operating Officer. Working closely with president and CEO Anne Behrendt, Tomas will chart a strategic path forward for Doran…