Surpassing Expectations on Each and Every Assignment

At Gaughan Companies, we care for people's real estate interests through development, construction, brokerage, management and maintenance. Our Core Values are:

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Positive / Solution Based
  • Priority Focused / Accountable
  • Hardworking
  • Strong Communication
Our History

Our History

Our company founder, Patrick J. Gaughan, established Gaughan Companies in 1969. Patrick J. led the Construction, Development and Management company for 28 years with a steadfast commitment to quality, safety, timeliness and budgetary priorities. The company prospered, and Gaughan Companies developed a reputation for sustainable, consistent and reliable results.

During the time of Patrick J.’s leadership, Gaughan Companies became one of the top Commercial Construction companies in Minnesota. The company developed and constructed Industrial, Retail, Medical, Multifamily Apartments and Office buildings across the state, won many Reggie Awards, and was awarded the first TIF project of Washington County.

A Hardworking Family Tradition

A Hardworking Family Tradition

In 1997, the youngest of Patrick J.’s children, Patrick M. Gaughan, bought the company after his father’s passing. Under Patrick M.’s leadership, Gaughan Companies continued as a Construction General Contractor and Commercial Real Estate Developer; the company continued to diversify by offering related services, such as Commercial Brokerage and HOA Management.

For many years, Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal has named Gaughan Companies as one of the Top 25 Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Firm, Property Management Firm, Developer and General Contractor.

Our mission is to care for people’s real estate interests through development, construction, brokerage, management and maintenance. Gaughan Companies will continue to offer an exceptional level of professionalism and service for years to come.

" I approached Gaughan Companies in 1988 because I needed a rental space to start my wealth management business. Gaughan Companies helped me by finding a great location and building out my space to my needs. The result was a home run! Since 1988 I… "

– Dave E. Purdy, Founder & CEO, Wealth Management Midwest, Inc.

THE GAUGHAN BLOG

25 2017

Spring is finally here! Here are a few reminders that might be helpful in your spring cleaning. Pull out the refrigerator, clean up the back, and vacuum under to remove any dust and food particles that have accumulated. If you have an older fridge, be car… [+ MORE ]

12 2017

In Minnesota, summer is a coveted season, and in the construction industry, it is the busiest season. There aren’t too many months out of the year when building can be done outside. In order to maximize the benefits of this season, general contractors nee… [+ MORE ]

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