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Graettinger Middle/High School construction continues with new addition

Location: Graettinger, IA Contractor: Sande Construction Architect: CMBA Architects Engineer: RISE Structural Associates Inc. The Graettinger Middle/High School location construction continues on a new addition to the south of the existing school building. The new construction includes a secure main entrance through the administration offices, a new science classroom and laboratory spaces, in addition to… Read more »


Element Hotel project joins the family of Bloomington, MN hotels with more than 800 pieces of precast concrete

Element Hotel Location: Bloomington, MN General Contractor: Tech Builders, Inc. Architect: Shea Architects Engineer: Ericksen Roed and Associates, Inc. Owner: Terratron Hotels Another hospitality project is coming soon to hotel-rich Bloomington as Utah-based Terratron began construction in November 2018 on a 144-room extended stay hotel as the final phase of its Alpha development near the… Read more »


The Standard at Ft. Collins with Katerra Construction / Dwell / Landmark continues to come in on schedule

The Standard Parking Garage Location: Fort Collins, CO General Contractor: Katerra Construction Architect: Dwell Design Studio Engineer: M2 Structural Owner: The Standard at For Collins LLC Wells is erecting precast concrete on a parking garage for two new student housing buildings of Colorado State University; the 570-spot parking garage also includes some underground parking. A pool,… Read more »


Graco doubling size of its plant and training center in Rogers, MN

Location: Rogers, MN Contractor: Mortenson Construction Architect: RSP Architects Engineer: ERA Owner: Graco Description: Graco Inc. will more than double the size of the company’s David A. Koch Center in Rogers to create the largest construction project in the city’s history.  The project will expand manufacturing and training, as well as creating better space to… Read more »


LM WindPower expands production in Grand Forks facilities with 41 pieces of precast concrete

LM WindPower 2019 Building[Bay 2 / Multi Bay Expansion] Location: Grand Forks, ND General Contractor: ICS, Inc. Architect/Engineer: EAPC Architects Engineers Description: LM Wind Power will expand its Grand Forks facilities to increase production and manufacture longer blades in a $2.5 million project. The city Job Development Authority (JDA) approved an expansion for the wind… Read more »

Colorado State’s new 570-spot parking garage is on schedule

The Standard Parking Garage Location: Fort Collins, CO General Contractor: Katerra Construction Architect: Dwell Design Studio Engineer: M2 Structural Owner: The Standard at Fort Collins LLC Description:  Wells is erecting precast concrete on a parking garage for two new student housing buildings of Colorado State University; the 570-spot parking garage also includes some underground parking. A… Read more »

TCO’s Waconia’s new building is taking shape with precast concrete

Twin Cities Orthopedics Waconia Location: Waconia, MN General Contractor: RJM Construction Architect: Sperides Reiners Architects, Inc. Engineer: BKBM Engineers Owner: TCO Real Estate Description:  Twin Cities Orthopedics is building a premier physical therapy and sports performance center in Waconia, MN; scheduled to open in fall 2019. With more than 18,000 square feet of space, TCO’s… Read more »

825 stalls and 810 pieces of precast concrete make up the new Swedish Medical Center Parking garage

Swedish Medical Center Parking Location: Englewood, CO General Contractor: JE Dunn Construction Architect: Path21 Architecture Engineer: Martin/Martin Inc. Owner: HCA Hospital  Corporation of America Description:  Functioning as a hospital first and a construction site second has become a mastered art form at the 100-year-old Swedish Medical Center. An acute care hospital with 368 licensed beds,… Read more »

Innovation with Research & Development

Precast Innovators is not just our tagline, we live it every day. We have been spending time with our clients, listening to their questions and concerns regarding the use of wall systems. In addition, we are developing solutions and answers in the form of testing and various innovative efforts to improve overall building enclosure systems. … Read more »


The PRL Department is expanding the England Park Greenhouse in Westminster, CO

England Park Greenhouse Center Location: Westminster, CO General Contractor: Golden Triangle Construction, Inc. Architect: D2C ARchitects Engineer: Raker Rhodes Engineering Owner: City of Westminster Description:  The Parks, Recreation and Libraries (PRL) Department is expanding the England Park Greenhouse Center in Westminster, CO. Improvements include building a second greenhouse (6,000 square feet), a small office building… Read more »


Erection continues on the Broomfield Recreation Center with 108’ double tees. 

Broomfield Recreation Center Location: Broomfield, CO General Contractor: Adolfson & Peterson Architect: Davis Partnership Architects Engineer: Martin/Martin, Inc. Owner: City and County of Broomfield Description:  Erection continues on the Broomfield Recreation Center with 108’ double tees.  Our field crew makes it look easy, well done team. The Broomfield Community Center reconstruction project involves a complex… Read more »


First double tees installed on Block 9 Parking Ramp in downtown Fargo

Block 9 Parking Structure Location: Fargo, ND General Contractor: McGough Construction Architect/Engineer: Collaborative Design Group, Inc. Owner: Block 9 Partners, LLC Description:  Block 9, is a $117 million dollar project consisting of an 18-story mixed use tower along with a total precast parking ramp in the heart of downtown Fargo, North Dakota. The 290,000-square-foot building… Read more »