HEMPEL is a team of hard-working innovators who are passionate about enriching lives through meaningful development. We care about more than just providing exceptional commercial real estate services. We work hard to add value to each project.

Our Team

We have experience on every level of a real estate transaction. We build. We re-develop. We lease. We problem-solve.

Our Founder

Founded in 2001 by Jon Hempel, Hempel Companies has earned a reputation for a dynamic and fresh vision on real estate investment because of his vision.

Our History


Jon Hempel purchases his first office building and forms Hempel Companies


Josh Krsnak joins Hempel Companies as employee #1


Josh Krsnak buys ownership in Hempel Companies



A 100-year old bank is transformed into Hotel Minneapolis, a $60 million development



Completes purchase of Canadian Pacific Plaza and subsequently owns all three high rises on one city block in Minneapolis



Josh Krsnak becomes President of Hempel



Acquires The Shops of Grand Avenue in Milwaukee, which ultimately becomes a $100 million development



Develops Treasure Island Center, a $70 million project


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Hempel’s portfolio features a diverse collection of properties in

Minneapolis, St. Paul and Milwaukee. Get in touch with a Hempel broker today.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin