Shingobee Real Estate Company, LLC, a business unit of Shingobee Builders, Inc., has added Jon Fahning as Vice President – Real Estate Development to assist the regionally acclaimed construction and development firm grow its business segments in the Midwest Region of the United States.


Jon Fahning has been involved with many high-profile mixed use development projects throughout the world, bringing 20-plus years of progressive achievement in real estate development and improving a project’s profitability, performance, and value to Shingobee. Jon was the founder and president of Diversified Development Services LLC, a Phoenix-based consulting firm focused on solutions-based services within the real estate development, leasing, design, and construction communities. His industry and client experience includes commercial, retail, residential, and land development organizations via his involvement in the acquisition, entitlement, design, development, construction, leasing, and disposition of projects ranging from 1/2-acre to well over 9,000-acres located domestically and internationally. Jon maintains a hands-on approach in all levels and types of developments that makes him a unique member to any team or project.


“Jon is a very dynamic personality,” said Keith McDonald, Shingobee President and CEO. “He will be extremely helpful growing the real estate development group while complementing the construction teams.”


Jon is a 1992 graduate of Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture and Land Planning (BLA), with an emphasis in urban planning and real estate development. He is involved with many professional organizations, including the American Society of Landscape Architects, International Council of Shopping Centers, and Urban Land Institute.


Through an integrated approach, Shingobee Builders and Shingobee Real Estate ( offer a full range of construction and real estate services spanning from land and facility planning to construction, start-up, leasing, tenant representation, and property management.