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Covid-19 Update from Wells

Over the past several weeks, there have continued to be new developments surrounding the Coronavirus and we want to provide a brief update on how Wells is addressing them. Specifically, the Governors in both states of Colorado and Minnesota have issued variations of stay-at-home mandates, which have similar implications for us at Wells. Construction in… Read more »


South Suburban Bleachers

Location: Centennial, CO Contractor: Adolfson & Peterson Construction Architect: Perkins+Will Engineer: Martin/Martin Owner: South Suburban Parks & Recreation South Suburban Parks and Recreation (SSPR) is building a new recreation complex; the District’s newest facility in nearly twenty years. The 206,000- square-foot recreation complex will include a fieldhouse with two synthetic turf fields and two gymnasiums… Read more »


Odin-NordHaus II

Location: Minneapolis, MN Contractor: Weis Builders, Inc. Architect: ESG Architects Engineer: Meyer | Borgman | Johnson Owner: Lennar Homes Odin continues to move skyward with nearly 100 pieces of precast concrete.  This mixed-use project will eventually become home to a 12-story residential and retail space. Once complete, in late 2020/early 2021, the project will include… Read more »


CLT Comes Up Short

Don’t be fooled by all the sustainability messaging you hear about cross-laminated timber (CLT). The wood industry claims that CLT is better for the environment than precast concrete.  Proponents tout wood’s capacity to sequester carbon, but the reality is an eye opener: the wood industry is actually the largest sector contributing to carbon pollution. To… Read more »


Twin Cities German Immersion School

Location: St. Paul Contractor: RJM Construction Architect: Rivera Architects, Inc Engineer: Ericksen Roed and Associates, Inc. Owner: Twin Cities German Immersion School The Twin Cities German Immersion School first opened in 2005. It was then and remains now the only German-language charter school in Minnesota and one of only a few nationwide. By the time… Read more »


Rochester North Police Station & Service Center

Location: Rochester, MN Contractor: Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. Architect/Engineer: BKV Group, Inc. Owner: City of Rochester The City of Rochester bought the former Think Bank building in 2016 to accommodate the police department as space grew limited in the downtown Government Center. The goal is to add new space for the police department and move the… Read more »


Silverthorne Parking

Location: Silverthorne, CO Contractor: Milender-White Construction Co. Architect: Neostudio, LLC Engineer: Monroe Newell Owner: Milender-White Construction Co. The new heart of downtown Silverthorne, 4th Street Crossing is a $100M mixed-use development that features a 29,000 sq. ft. Market Hall, the 115-key Hotel Indigo, for sale condos and townhomes, and 6,600 sq. ft. of retail along… Read more »


RMS 4th Addition

Location: Coon Rapids, MN Contractor: TDB Builders Architect: Progressive Architects Engineer: AST Engineers Owner: Cretex Corp Another expansion for RMS in Coon Rapids RMS is adding 60,000 sq. feet to its 275,000-square-foot Coon Rapids manufacturing facility. This marks the fifth building expansion since RMS moved to its current Coon Rapids location in 1992. Within three… Read more »


Henry Sibley High School Aquatics

Location: Mendota Heights, MN Contractor: Construction Results Corporation Architect: LSE Architects, Inc. Engineer: Ericksen Roed and Associates, Inc. Owner: ISD #197 – West St. Paul / Mendota Heights-Eagan With the City of Mendota Heights’ blessings, a new aquatics center is currently under construction at Henry Sibley High School. The 21,000-square-foot aquatics center is part of… Read more »


Andover Community Center

Location: Andover, MN Contractor: RJM Construction Architect: 292 Design Group Engineer: Meyer | Borgman | Johnson Owner: City of Andover The Andover Community Center is expanding to include a new multipurpose room for seniors and teens, an additional field house gymnasium, and expanded sports complex with an additional sheet of ice.  The building will have… Read more »


Ball Corporation

Location: Westminster, CO Contractor: Swinerton Builders Architect: Stantec Engineer: Martin/Martin Owner: Ball Corporation Ball Corporation is making construction progress on its new headquarters building, as well the refresh and expansion of its Packaging Office Center (POC), on its existing campus in Westminster, Colorado. The campus will have a flexible, cooperative work environment between the new… Read more »