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The State of Construction Post COVID-19

The State of Construction Post COVID-19June 17, 2021 Due to the unique circumstances surrounding the market, there is a greater need than ever for savvy, innovative construction managers like Donlar Construction. The US economy might be in the process of bouncing back from COVID-19, but the construction industry is still experiencing adverse effects. The problem is [...]
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Donlar Joins The Culture of Care Program

Donlar Joins The Culture of Care ProgramJune 25, 2021 Donlar Construction is thrilled to have taken another step towards a safer and more inclusive work environment by joining the AGC’s Culture of Care Program. Our President/CEO Jon Kainz took the pledge on behalf of our company, and we are now more committed than ever to [...]
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Project Highlight: Henry Sibley Aquatic Center

Project Highlight: Henry Sibley Aquatic CenterMay 28, 2021 The Finished Product: The Henry Sibley Aquatics Center is a newly constructed Aquatic Center that houses an 8-lane swimming pool complete with a high dive and movable bulkhead. The brand-new facility serves both the Henry Sibley swim team and community as well as the Concordia swim and [...]
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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness MonthMay 19, 2021 Mental Health Awareness in Construction May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it's time to shine a light on mental health in construction. Construction workers have a higher suicide rate than almost any other industry, and the rate is more than three times that of the general population. Did [...]
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Project Highlight: Ponemah Fire Hall

Project Highlight: Ponemah Fire HallApril 19, 2021 The Need: Ponemah and the surrounding areas did not have an operational firehall on hand prior to construction, making this project extremely important for the community. The nearest firehall before this construction project was approximately 45 minutes away, making any firefighting in Ponemah a serious challenge. This new [...]
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Project Highlight: Red Lake Fire Hall

Project Highlight: Red Lake Fire HallApril 2, 2021 The Finished Product: The Red Lake Fire Hall is a 10,000 sq. ft. pre-engineered metal building with 4-vehicle bays that is attached to a wood frame office structure including offices for fire personnel, a fitness center, gear turnout room, decontamination shower room, training room, a kitchen, and [...]
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Project Highlight: Toppan Merrill Office and Warehouse Addition

Project Highlight: Toppan Merrill Office and Warehouse AdditionFebruary 26, 2021 The Finished Product: The Toppan Merrill Office & Warehouse Addition was a renovation and expansion of Toppan Merrill’s Sartell location. The project consisted of a new 56,519 Sq. ft. expansion to their warehouse and an 13,500 SF office addition. The addition includes conference rooms, office [...]
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Project Highlight: MCTC Student Affairs Renovation Phase 1 and 2

Project Highlight: MCTC Student Affairs Renovation Phase 1 and 2February 19, 2021 The Finished Product: The Minneapolis Community and Technical College Student Affairs Renovation is a 43,000 sq. ft. remodel. Located in downtown Minneapolis, this multi-phase project includes offices, presentation spaces, student service counters and help center, accounting and onboarding services, and customer services.   [...]
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A Tribute To Donlar’s Co-Founder, Donald A. Kainz

A Tribute To Donlar’s Co-Founder, Donald A. KainzFebruary 12, 2021 We at Donlar Construction are saddened to announce the recent passing of Donald A. Kainz. Don was a co-founder of Donlar Construction; He is the “Don” in “Donlar”. He is the father of Jon Kainz who is now the Principal in Charge as well as [...]
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2020 Project Highlight – Lakeside Elementary

Recent Posts The State of Construction Post COVID-19 Donlar Joins The Culture of Care Program Project Highlight: Henry Sibley Aquatic Center Mental Health Awareness Month Project Highlight: Ponemah Fire Hall 2020 Project Highlight – Lakeside ElementaryJanuary 29, 2021 The Finished Product: Lakeside Elementary is a newly constructed elementary in Chisago Lakes that shares the name [...]
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