Kilbourne Group is built on RESPECT for the past, GRATITUDE for the present, and INSPIRATION for the future.
Founded in 2006, Kilbourne Group has a deep passion for urban spaces and an experienced understanding of how design and amenities can respond to today’s demand for walkable, mixed-use, urban cores in communities.
Our team is guided by the knowledge that vibrant neighborhoods create smart, healthy cities. To date, we have focused on historical redevelopment and mixed-use infill projects in downtown Fargo, aiming to create a vibrant 18-hour city that offers unique experiences and places designed for people. Today, downtown Fargo is thriving with a retail district of more than 300 unique retail stores, more than 2,400 apartments, and more than 2 million square feet of office space.
Both history and economics hold that a city’s downtown is the source of its vitality and strength. That’s why we aim to breathe new energy into, and expand, downtown residential, commercial, and retail spaces, and the spaces in between by creating infill projects that allow residents and visitors to walk, bike, live, work, play, shop, learn, explore and create.
As a vertically integrated development firm, Kilbourne Group has proven expertise in:
- Fundraising and Fund Management
We are experienced in raising private capital for the projects we build, successfully funding more than $400 million in projects with over 100 investors. By shepherding private investment to fund new development and create spaces for locally owned businesses to grow roots, we create long-term sustainable growth in the communities we build in.
- Development Services
We are ready to put our talents to work in your community, offering expert resources in entitlements, zoning, incentive packages, preliminary site analysis, highest and best use, market analysis, test fits and pro forma financials analysis, and public-private partnerships.
- KCM (Construction Management)
Kilbourne Construction Management (KCM) is a full-service construction management company specializing in mixed-use urban development and historic renovation. The team applies a breadth of experience in commercial, retail, and multi-family projects, and specializes in problem-solving on tight, urban construction sites. Services include project planning, pre-construction services, construction management, and custom fit-up.
- KCR (Real Estate Brokerage)
Kilbourne Commercial Real Estate (KCR) is a full-service commercial brokerage specializing in finding the perfect match between business and space. With exceptional expertise in the dynamic market forces of downtown Fargo, alongside decades of experience and relationships in the Midwest commercial leasing and sales market, we are your partner in identifying and attracting the best tenants to a project. KCR has the full breadth of experience of Kilbourne Group behind it, with unparalleled development and real estate problem-solving expertise.
- Centric Management (Residential Property Management)
Centric Management is a residential property management company with nearly 1,000 units currently under management. Founded by Kilbourne Group, Centric is committed to providing an exceptional resident experience.
Kilbourne Group is a catalyst of inspiration and action for vibrant downtown communities.
Respect | Curiosity | Collaboration | Passion
Kilbourne Group believes vibrant neighborhoods create smart, healthy cities. We seek to be a leader in the evolution of downtown Fargo and to help shape that evolution in a way that benefits the common good. We are committed to operating as a good neighbor and to working to ensure vibrant, healthy, and growing downtowns. Kilbourne Group focuses its philanthropic efforts in these areas.
Community Health and Culture
- Housing, healthy activity initiatives/events, art, diversity, etc.
- Workforce attraction efforts, downtown events, tenant support etc.