As a reminder, the 2011 Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is being held at the University of St. Thomas Minneapolis campus on Wednesday, October 26, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Adapting to the current market conditions is something that Kelly Doran, Principle of Doran Companies has been successful in doing. Transitioning from the development, construction, and management of retail mixed-use properties to student and urban residential housing, Kelly Doran will share his experience.
Kelly Doran is the founder and principal of the Doran Companies, a diversified commercial real estate company that provides development, finance, construction, and property management services. Doran has been involved in the real estate development business for nearly twenty-five years, after an earlier career in commercial banking. In the past twenty years Doran has developed, constructed, leased and managed many projects that comprise millions of square feet of commercial real estate, including projects such as Woodbury Commons and Tamarack Village, in Woodbury, the Village of Blaine, in Blaine, Silver Lake Village, in St. Anthony and many others. Currently, Doran owns in whole or part several million square feet of commercial space. Most recently, Kelly developed the Sydney Hall Apartments and renovated the historic Dinkydome building adjacent to the University of Minnesota. His second student housing development, near Dinkytown at the University of Minnesota, will open this fall.
UST’s Executive Insight Series events are free, but please register here.