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 / 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.

" 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… "

– Kitty Cheesebrow, Crown Cove Condominium Association President

THE GAUGHAN BLOG

01 2018

This Fall, Gaughan opened Lighthouse Lofts Luxury Apartments, a new multi-family property in downtown Forest Lake, Minnesota. This 5-story, multi-use building is the newest luxury apartment community in the neighborhood. As General Contractor and Develope… [+ MORE ]

24 2018

Our team of commercial real estate professionals attended the 12th annual MNCAR Expo yesterday at The Minneapolis Depot. We were excited to share more about the projects that our construction and development teams are working on, while making new connecti… [+ MORE ]

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