Our company's strength is in redefining possibilities.

About The Commonwealth Companies

The Commonwealth Companies is a team of highly experienced developers, contractors, property managers and landscape professionals. Since 2001, we have been a leader in innovative real estate development of affordable housing, cost-efficient construction processes, state of the-art property operations, and creative landscape projects.

At the core of our business is the development of affordable housing. We’re proud of our reputation as a market leader responsible for the creation of over 5,850 affordable housing units across 14 states that known for their unique details and amenities. When our tenants start calling their rental unit their home, we know we have accomplished our goals.

Commonwealth projects reflect our commitment to communities. The adaptive reuse of existing buildings continues to lead us down the path of an expanding and diversified development portfolio. Reuse of existing buildings provides support and sustainability to existing communities. Our portfolio of adaptively reused buildings encompasses schools, churches, hospitals and factory buildings.

The foundation of our company’s continued success and growth is its employees. We insist on hiring and retaining the absolute best and brightest in every area and actively look for talent to strengthen our team. We’re optimistic about the future and know our exceptional employees, entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to community will continue to open doors to new opportunities.

As of 2018, Commonwealth was ranked the 7th largest affordable developer in the nation by Affordable Housing Finance (AHF) which is determined by experience and portfolio numbers.

News/Happenings

What is Affordable Housing?

WHAT IS THE HOUSE TAX CREDIT PROGRAM? In 1986, the federal government implemented the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC),…
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Former Mandan Junior High School Provides Textbook Case in Affordable Housing

The former Mandan Junior High School has been transformed into 39 units of affordable housing. To celebrate the completion of…
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Commonwealth was quick to respond to any need, both large and small, throughout the entire building process. It might sound too good to be true, but all we did was tell them what we wanted and they did it. Very simple and no surprises. It is easy to see why Commonwealth is a rapidly growing company.

Brian Lenz, President , Lenz Sales & Service, Inc.