Commercial Real Estate

Planning & Development

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About Us

Hovde & Hovde Inc. has over four decades of experience in commercial real estate.

A family business of three generations, the Hovde family has greatly influenced commercial and residential development in the Greater Madison area.

Hovde Development and Hovde & Hovde Inc. have built more than 25 buildings in Dane County, over 500,000 sq. ft. of warehouse and manufacturing space and developed over 150 acres of land. Projects include the Manchester Place, on the capitol square, and Odana Plaza in Madison’s west side.


Land Development

We can help you from looking at a property prior to purchase to evaluating the site potential, obtaining development approvals, and preparing finished lots for sale to builders. We obtain the correct zoning and permits necessary for your project.

Property Management

We focus on tenant relationships to ensure a longer partnership duration. We can advise you weather repair or replacement on a recurring issue, and the best cost-effective approach while minimizing disruption to tenants.


With decades of experience and building relationships and networks in the Greater Madison area, we can help you weather you are selling, buying or developing commercial or residential real estate.

Investment Services

Our first step in any engagement is to fully understand your objectives and requirements for an investment property. Property investments vary widely in returns, risk profile, the amount of hands-on attention required, development potential and liquidity.