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Metro Self Storage

Location: Coon Rapids, MN Contractor: Langer Construction Architect: CNH Architects, Inc. Engineer: TEKTON Engineers, LLC Owner: Metro Storage This new the three-story building will contain 1,084 self-storage units, adding to Coon Rapids’ industrial and storage building inventory.  Metro Self Storage, based in Lake Forest, Illinois is building this 138,000-square-foot self-storage facility on a 2.73-acre vacant lot… Read more »


Ridgegate Office Parking Garage

Location: Lone Tree, CO Contractor: Kiewit Building Group Architect: Stantec Kiewit, a construction, engineering, and mining company, is constructing a new regional headquarters in the RidgeGate development of Lone Tree, CO on approximately 12.6 acres of land, offering easy access to public transportation and a convenient location adjacent to the highway.  The project will be built in two phases… Read more »

Announcing Infinite Facade

Wells Concrete Announces Availability of its Complete Building Envelope System, Infinite Facade, Through Partnership with Clark Pacific and the Facades Consortium Group, LLC Infinite Facade extends the benefits of a single source for a complete building envelope system to owners and design-build teams in markets across the U.S. June 24, 2020 | ALBANY, MN –Wells Concrete… Read more »

Carver Elementary

Location: Maplewood, MN Contractor: Adolfson & Peterson Construction Inc. Architect: LHB Engineer: Sandman Structural Engineers Owner: ISD 622 N St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Public Schools Carver Elementary School was originally built in 1958, Wells is currently working on the addition and renovation for the most recent update of the Pre-K – 12 facility. The current project will… Read more »

Coborn’s Marketplace

Location: Otsego, MN Contractor/Architect: Rice Companies Engineer: Larson Engineering Owner: Coborn’s Inc. For nearly a century, Coborn’s Inc. has had its roots in the St. Cloud area, but over the years the employee-owned grocery company has expanded into the western suburbs of the Twin Cities for the first phase of an 18.04-acre retail and apartment… Read more »

Legacy at Fitzsimons

Location: Aurora, CO Contractor: Catamount Constructors, Inc. Architect: Davis Partnership Architects Engineer: FDG, Inc. Owner: Legacy Partners, Griffin Capital Company, LLC Legacy at Fitz in Aurora, Colorado is a five-story 363-unit apartment community is Colorado’s first large-scale residential development to break ground under the newly created Opportunity Zone program. Designed by architecture firm Davis Partnership,… Read more »

Water Works Pavilion

Location: Minneapolis, MN Contractor: Northland Concrete & Masonry Co. | H+U Construction Architect: HGA Architects and Engineers Engineer: Kimley-Horn Water Works is a transformative park development project overlooking St. Anthony Falls and the Stone Arch Bridge that will bring significant new historic, cultural, and recreational amenities to one of the most iconic locations in Minneapolis… Read more »


Wells Concrete Opens New Office and Manufacturing Facility in Brighton, CO

New Facility Meets the Growing Demand for Building Enclosure Systems Throughout the Region BRIGHTON, CO – Wells Concrete, one of the top five precast providers in the U.S., announces the grand opening of its new office and production facility in Brighton, CO. This state-of-the-art manufacturing facility will enhance current capability, flexibility, and increase capacity with long line prestressing forms for the Denver… Read more »

Total Precast Building Structures

Upcoming Webinar June 10, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. CST | Designing Total Precast Office Buildings  Dan Parker will explain how total precast systems can be used on many types of commercial applications beyond parking garages, including but not limited to office buildings. This presentation will address what a total precast concrete structure is, how a… Read more »

Benson High School Addition

Location: Benson, MN Contractor: Breitbach construction Company Architect: ISG, Inc. Engineer: Innovative Structural Solutions, P.A. Owner: ISD #777 This $26 million construction and renovation project includes demolishing 112,000 square feet of existing space, building 55,000 square feet of new space and repurposing 23,000 square feet of existing space to better meet the educational needs of… Read more »


Boston Scientific Expansion

Location: Maple Grove, MN Contractor: Mortenson Construction Architect/Engineer: HGA Architects and Engineers Owner: Boston Scientific Corporation Boston Scientific is expanding its Maple Grove campus by 107,000 square feet. The two-story addition would be tacked on to the company’s Building 2, which is used for office staff and manufacturing.  The expansion will allow for increased production,… Read more »


Arvada High School

Location: Arvada, CO Contractor: Saunders Construction, Inc. Architect: Hord Coplan Macht Engineer: Anderson & Hastings Consultants, Inc. Owner: Jeffco School District Thanks to the passage of Ballot Issue 5B in November 2018, many improvements are being made to the Arvada High School.  Currently construction is in progress on a new auxiliary gym built on the… Read more »