Thor HQ Project ‘powers through’ tough weather

As published on To read original article, click here.   Correction: A previous version of this story misstated the size and location of the building’s art gallery because of errors in the press materials. The 1,100-square-foot gallery is on the fourth floor. A snowy winter and spring did no favors for the construction workers, but Thor … Read More

Thor Cos. close to opening new headquarters in north Minneapolis

As published on To read original article, click here   An employee patio with an expansive view of the downtown Minneapolis skyline. Industrial finishes and walls of windows. A light-filled gallery primed to showcase a rotation of local artists. Construction crews worked through the humidity on Friday afternoon to build out the newest multimillion-dollar … Read More

Thor Cos. fills new office building in north Minneapolis

Developer Thor Cos.’ new building in north Minneapolis will be completely full when it opens in July. Thor’s 92,000-square-foot Regional Acceleration Center, at 1256 Penn Av. N., has office space for as many as 300 people. “Our intention for this project has been twofold all along,” Thor CEO Ravi Norman said. “One, to build a … Read More

North Minneapolis Revival On Track

THOR Cos. has made a committment to the long-neglected neighborhood and brought along other firms as well. The new $36 million Regional Acceleration Center is the most visible sign of the area’s comeback.

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.