LakePlacidSmallFounded in 1985 by John Fergus, The Fergus Companies are a full service real estate development group specializing in single tenant, build-to-suit and fee based retail development for companies primarily in the 5,000 – 20,000 square foot range. If you don’t have a prototype building or process, don’t worry, we can help you design and implement one.

We are a relationship developer that will go wherever our client needs us to go. To date we have completed over 100 projects for clients located in a geographic range from New York to Florida to Texas, which is why our motto is: “Have client, will travel.”

Experience, creativity, integrity and attention to detail set us apart as a preferred real estate development company. The Fergus Companies have earned a reputation of delivering high-quality real estate developments to clients including Advance Auto Parts, Tractor Supply Company, and CVS Pharmacy. With over 30 years of experience in the business, our principals have the necessary legal, zoning, site selection, acquisition, and construction management expertise to fast track your project and to provide the full compliment of development services at a cost-efficient price which matches the scale of our developments.

We are well capitalized and have numerous lenders who travel with us.

Collectively known as “The Fergus Companies”, our operating entities are:

J. Fergus, Inc.  [the developer]
The Fergus Company LLC  [the real estate holding company]
Fergus Construction, Inc.  [the general contractor]


J. Fergus, Inc.
The Fergus Company LLC
Fergus Construction, Inc.
8377 Green Meadows Dr. N, Suite A
Lewis Center, OH 43035