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Michael RyanMichael Ryan
North Region President
Ryan Cos.

“Our backlog is pretty strong for next year, so, timeline wise, everyone is saying we should be near the end of the [growth] cycle, but people are still asking for our services, so we are cautiously optimistic.,” Ryan says.

“The number one market, by a significant clip, is the multifamily residential market. Number two is that there is a very intense industrial building environment going on, so lots of projects in that world. Office is a little cooler. There’s the occasional big consolidation or corporate project that gets done [such as] an expansion to a headquarters.”

Firm in Focus

Ryan Cos.
533 South Third Street, Suite 100, Minneapolis
CEO: Brian Murray
Employees: 1,250
Founded: 1938
What’s New: Ryan Cos. has developed 10 West End, an 11-story office building that’s part of a larger side office and residential development. The 315,000-sq-ft project is valued at $100 million.