MINNEAPOLIS—Dallas, Texas-based Associa, a community association management firm, has acquired Community Development Inc., headquartered in Golden Valley, marking Associa’s entry into the Minnesota market.

Community Development is a recognized community manager in the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area. The company provides communities with financial services, collections, inspections, rule enforcement, emergency response and more.

Associa totals 8,000 employees and operated more than 150 branch offices throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada. The company has managed communities for more than three decades.