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Central Park Commons

      Location: Eagan, MN General Contractor: Weis Builders Architect: RSP Architects Engineer: Clark Engineers Description: In the spring of 2015, CSM Development began planning to redevelop the vacant 50-acre Lockheed-Martin corporate office site in Eagan, MN. The idea was to build an upscale, unique and pedestrian friendly shopping designation that would include restaurants,… Read more »


Centerpoint Parkade

Location: Hargrave Street, Winnipeg, MB General Contractor: Nova-Con Projects Ltd. Architect: Stantec Engineer: Crosier Kilgour & Partners LTD Owner: 310 Donald Inc. Precast Products: Spandrels, Double Tees, Wall Panels, Beams, Columns Description:  Wells Concrete collaborated early on with the design and construction team, all located in Winnipeg MB, prior to selection for insight on the architectural… Read more »


Richfield Honda

Location: Richfield, MN General Contractor: Reiner Construction Architect: Architectural Alliance Engineer: Shirk & O’Donovan Consulting Engineers, Inc. Owner: Woods Automotive Group Precast Products: Beams, Columns, Double Tee, Insulated Wall Panel Finishes: Sandlbast   Time-Lapses Project Video Description:  This total precast project is extremely unique and therefore dubbed the ‘jewelry box’ on 494 as it feature… Read more »


Red River High School Performance Hall – Grand Forks, ND

Location: Grand Forks, ND General Contractor: Gast Construction Company Architect/Engineer: EAPC – Grand Forks, ND Owner: Grand Forks School District Precast Products: Wall Panels Finishes: Formliner Description:  Grand Forks Red River High School’s new $9.4 million 33,000 sf performing arts facility includes a 700 seat auditorium with back-of-house support spaces, event lobby, orchestra rehearsal room,… Read more »


United South Central – Wells, MN

Location: Wells, MN General Contractor: Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. Architect: SGN/Wendel Engineer: ULS Engineers Owner: USC Public School District ISD 2134 Description:  A new United South Central School in Wells, Minn., just west of Albert Lea was completed in September 2014. The 155,000-square-foot pre K-12 school replaces the former school, portions of which were originally built… Read more »

Skye at Arbor Lakes Phase II

Location: Maple Grove, MN General Contractor: Stonebridge Construction Inc. Architect: Humphrey’s Partners Architects Florida LLC Structural Engineer: Humphrey’s Partners Architects LLC Description:  Located in Maple Grove, Sky at Arbor Lakes consists of a rectangular, total precast concrete parking structure which is completely surrounded by a wood-framed, four-story apartment complex. This style of building is called… Read more »


Water Resource Recovery Facility – Williston, ND

Location: Williston, ND General Contractor: Rice Lake Construction Group Architect: Hulsing & Associates Structural Engineer: AE2S   Description: A $105 million water treatment plant project scheduled for September 2017 completion. Wells Concrete provided the precast for eight separate buildings, which included insulated architectural walls with a sandblast finish; double tees for the roof where possible. The… Read more »


Cardiovascular Systems Inc. – New Brighton, MN

Location: New Brighton, MN General Contractor: Ryan Companies Architect: Mohagen Hansen Architectural Group Structural Engineer: Advanced Structural Technologies, Inc. Description: The development of the Cardiovascular Headquarter project involved months of negotiations and hurdles as the property for this project required considerable land-use approvals and redevelopment agreements with associated costs in public improvements and environmental remediation.… Read more »


Penn and American – Bloomington, MN

Owner: United Properties Contractor: RJM Construction Architect: Elness Swenson Graham Architects Inc Engineer: Ericksen Roed and Associates Description: Located at the South East Corner of Penn Avenue and American Boulevard, this new mixed use development will enhance this already bustling area of Bloomington, MN. A total precast system using precast foundation wall, columns, beams, double… Read more »


Burleigh County Shop – Bismarck, ND

 Location: Bismarck, ND General Contractor:  Capital City Construction Inc.  Architect:  ülb design group Structural Engineer: CWSTRUCTURAL Engineers  Description: When Burleigh County decided to move forward with their new County Shop 52,000-sq. ft. building to replace their aging existing structure, precast quickly became the system of choice. As the design team worked through the overall aesthetics of this… Read more »


Home of Economy – Minot, ND

Owner:                        Home of Economy, Inc. General Contractor: Innes Construction Co., Inc. Architect/Engineer: Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN) Description: When Home of Economy moved into Minot, ND to better accommodate the growth in western North Dakota they needed a FASTTRACK building type that could accommodate a faster construction schedule. Home of Economy was also interested in increasing the… Read more »