Pratt Ordway Properties is a full-service real estate firm specializing in property management and construction services. Properties include a variety of office, retail, industrial and residential buildings across the Twin Cities area.
Realizing each of our properties' maximum potential includes developing custom marketing, leasing and management services.
We strive to meet the diverse needs of our tenants by providing total quality management through a personalized, professional approach. Our staff is prepared to address and react to a wide range of situations.
The talented team of professionals at Pratt Ordway is led by John Ordway, Len Pratt, and Lowell Pratt.
John Ordway’s career spans over 30 years in real estate development and construction. A 1970 Duke University graduate, John’s resume includes Assistant Superintendent during construction of Minneapolis’ IDS Building and owner of a custom home construction business. Since 1983, he has been involved with the development, construction, leasing and management of over 400,000 sq. ft. of suburban office, retail and industrial properties. John has been a member of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities for over 25 years, serving on its Board of Directors for many years. He serves on several boards and volunteers his time and construction expertise to clubs, schools and non-profit organizations.
Len Pratt has been an active member of the Twin Cities real estate, building and development industry for over 30 years. A University of Minnesota graduate, Len has helped guide and build Pratt Homes into one of the Twin Cities' most sought-after custom home building companies. Since 1980, he has been on the Builders Association of Minnesota's Board of Directors, serving as Secretary, Vice-President and President, as well as serving on numerous committees. The Minnesota Building Industry Foundation inducted Len into their Hall of Fame in 2001. On the national level, Len is a Life-Director with the National Association of Home Builders, serving on a variety of committees.
Lowell Pratt has dedicated over 30 years of his life to the building and development industry. A University of Minnesota graduate, Lowell has been President of Construction at Pratt Homes since 1973. He pioneered Minnesota builder licensing, which instituted specific guidelines to increase the ethical standards of the professional building industry in the state of Minnesota. Lowell has served as past-President of Builders Association of St. Paul and the Builders Association of the Twin Cities. Lowell served on the Minnesota Building Industry Foundation Board and the Builder Association of Minnesota. In 1996, Lowell was inducted into the Minnesota Builders Industry Foundation Hall of Fame.