Thor’s new headquarters touted as a ‘beacon of hope’ for North Side

PHOTOS BY DAVID JOLES • DAVID.JOLES@STARTRIBUNE.COM — Regional Acceleration Center designed as catalyst for prosperity and growth Business and community leaders Friday celebrated the opening of the new headquarters for contractor Thor Cos., a $36 million building they say is ushering in a revitalization of Minneapolis’ North Side. The company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and … Read More

New North Mpls. THOR HQ Building Represents Beacon Of Hope

  MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — State leaders are hoping a new business brings more life to north Minneapolis. As the ribbon was cut at the new THOR Companies’ Regional Acceleration Center, it meant more than just the opening of a business. “This has been a collaborative effort that highlights the extraordinary work that is happening right here in north Minneapolis,” said Minneapolis … Read More

North Minneapolis celebrates grand opening of new Thor Companies facility

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KMSP) – More than a year after breaking ground on the corner of Plymouth and Penn avenues in North Minneapolis, the Regional Acceleration Center has opened its doors. For Richard Copeland, the founder and chairman of Thor Companies, it’s been a long time coming. “It seemed to be such an inspiration just talking about relocating down here, but we … Read More

Thor headquarters and business accelerator launches Friday in North Minneapolis

Thor CEO Ravi Norman   Thor Cos. and partners will inaugurate a new headquarters and Regional Acceleration Center (RAC) at Penn and Plymouth avenues N. on Friday afternoon. Hennepin County, which is moving some offices into the complex, is the single-largest investor. “We want to play a role, through the building and our company, in … Read More