Surpassing Expectations on Each and Every Assignment
- Honesty / Integrity
- Positive / Solution Based
- Priority Focused / Accountable
- Strong Communication
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
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 Associations 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.
" We used Gaughan Companies to find our space for our new CrossFit gym. We worked with Dave and couldn't have found our perfect location without his guidance and leadership. I would recommend this company day in and day out. They relieved the stress… [more] "– Vanessa Biernat, Owner of CrossFit Osiris
" The Gaughan Companies have been a wonderful account to do business with. They have been very straight forward and honest with all of the opportunities and projects that I have been a part of. It is also refreshing to work with a company whose… [more] "– Bruce Quitter, VP Commercial Sales CAP Carpet & Flooring LLC
" Making the move to owning our own space and renovating that space was the biggest thing that our non-profit agency has contemplated in its 40 year history. I had no idea how to begin the process. So when we met with Gaughan Companies, it was like a… [more] "– Jeanne Walz, Executive Director Lakes Center for Youth and Families
" We can go to Gaughan Companies, and they will have somebody in their shop whose expertise is in the area we need. They know our different real estate needs from development to site-selection to ground-up construction. Gaughan Companies has been a… [more] "– Rich Smith, Family Pathways Executive Director
" 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… [more] "– Dave E. Purdy, Founder & CEO, Wealth Management Midwest, Inc.
" Our association of 61 units has been working with Gaughan Association Management since March of 2016, and they have helped us transform our community into one of open dialogue, cooperation, and excellent board management practices. When we started… [more] "– Kitty Cheesebrow, Crown Cove Condominium Association President
" The Gaughan Companies have been extremely helpful while searching for a suitable location for our proposed business. Our initial business plan has undergone several changes resulting in considerable work for Dave- our Gaughan Companies… [more] "– Paul Volker, Sambusa City and originator of Our Family Wizard
" We are pleased with Gaughan Management as they have been helpful to our association in so many ways. They are a local business that understands our needs. They provide educational workshops for our board members, guidelines to hiring contractors and… [more] "– Orlin Lewis, President of Clover Leaf IV Townhomes
" Working with Gaughan Companies, and Lucas in particular, was an awesome experience! I've never purchased property before, personal or commercial, and it couldn't have gone smoother. Lucas explained to me everything that I need to do, and he made… [more] "– Peter Follese- CLCS, Insurance Advisors - Follese Agency