MEDA will move to new THOR HQ

MEDA will move to new Thor Construction’s North Minneapolis project         As published online at  Minneapolis/St Paul Business Journal The Metropolitan Economic Development Association is selling the building it’s called home for 20 years and will move to North Minneapolis this summer. MEDA has signed a seven-year lease to become a tenant in the new … Read More

Fencing Launches to Fill Void

THOR Fencing Launches to Fill Void in Market for Union Fencing Contractors. MINNEAPOLIS – (March 7, 2018) THOR Cos. announces the launch of THOR Fencing, a new company to provide commercial-grade fencing installation and maintenance in both its home state of Minnesota and throughout the nation. The company kicked off with a contract to install … Read More

Exploring new-to-market modular construction

Thor Cos. exploring new-to-market modular construction for its first multifamily development Thor Cos. has built its name in the Twin Cities as a construction firm, but it’s branching off with a plan to develop its first multifamily apartment project in South Minneapolis that might use modular construction. Thor Living, a new subsidiary of the Minneapolis … Read More

Hollingsworth Architects a Winning Design Solution

Brazilian-born Damaris Hollingsworth Architects a Winning Design Solution For a Brazilian Hotelier’s Plunge into the U.S. Marketplace. Just as first-time visitors to a foreign land can be baffled and bewildered by the local customs, so did a Brazilian hotel developer run up against a seemingly indecipherable set of building rules when it set forth to … Read More

THOR Salutes Black History Month

During Black History Month, THOR salutes those who have paved the way for recognizing the giants in our community who help us all remember. While Carter Woodson was earning a Master’s Degree at the University of Chicago and a PhD from Harvard, he noted that when it came to the role of blacks in American … Read More

African American-owned THOR Companies is Super Bowl activities sponsor

THOR Companies, Minnesota’s largest minority-owned firm, is playing in the big leagues of Super Bowl sponsorships. THOR has contributed $1.3 million to be one of 23 “founding partners” of the event. “As a founding partner, THOR Companies joins with other major Minnesota companies in contributing to the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee’s efforts to make … Read More

Mayor Jacob Frey promises action on economic inequality in north Minneapolis

So far, there are few details. The new Minneapolis mayor said his office is “generating input.” People of color have been left behind amid the Twin Cities’ prosperity, and Mayor Jacob Frey was in north Minneapolis on Friday to “hear from the community” and commit to doing something about it.

Never Waste a Good Crisis

Making the leap from good to great is not an easy one. Ravi Norman Over the past three years, I have had the pleasure of accompanying many of Minneapolis-St. Paul’s civic, philanthropic and business leaders on an annual inter-city leadership visit to peer cities to learn about common challenges, innovative ideas and best-practice outcomes. Simultaneously, … Read More