A new jail for Becker County

Becker County Jail Location: Detroit Lakes, MN General Contractor: McGough Architect: Klein McCarthy Engineer: Paulson & Clark Engineering Owner: Becker County Description:  The county was under state order to either close or replace its 43-bed maximum security jail at the courthouse. A decision was made to construct the new jail on a nearly-17-acre pie-shaped piece… Read more »

Prime Therapeutics builds in Eagan with nearly 800 pieces of precast concrete

Boulder Lakes Office Location: Eagan, MN General Contractor: RJ Ryan Construction Architect/Engineer: HGA Owner: United Properties Description:    Wells Concrete is proud to be part of the future home of Prime Therapeutics’ 410,000 square foot campus, being developed by United Properties, R.J. Ryan and designed by HGA. Prime Therapeutics worked with United Properties to develop… Read more »

Fairview’s two school buildings to become one in new project

Fairview School Location: Fairview, MT General Contractor: Jackson Contractor Group Architect: Ackerman-Estvold Engineer: CW Structural Engineers Inc. Owner: Fairview School District Description:  This $6.22 million project will connect the Fairview school’s two buildings, improve office space and add a practice gym. The old gymnasium and administration office were demolished in order to add the practice… Read more »

Basin Electric gets a new Transmission System Maintenance facility

Basin Menoken TSM Shop Location: Menoken, ND General Contractor: Roers Construction Architect: JLG Architects Engineer: Heyer Engineering PC Owner: Basin Electric Power Cooperative Description:    Construction is underway at Basin Electric’s new Transmission System Maintenance facility site.  The shop will replace the current Transmission System Maintenance shop located in Mandan, ND, which was built in… Read more »

Fridley Civic City Hall is moving along nicely

Fridley Civic City Hall Location: Fridley, MN General Contractor: McGough Construction Architect/Engineer: BKV Group, Inc. Owner: City of Fridley Description:  Most recently, crews have been working on installation of the first floor for police, fire and city hall offices. Stair and elevator cores are going up, and mezzanines and office floor areas are taking shape… Read more »

Eagan gets some corporate expansion with White House Custom Colour

White House Custom Colour Location: Eagan, MN General Contractor: Zeman Construction Architect: Sperides Reiners Architects, Inc. Engineer: Ericksen Roed & Associates Owner: White House Custom Colour Description:  More corporate expansion coming to Eagan as White House Custom Colour builds and increases its workforce. Eagan-based photo lab White House Custom Colour has taken a big step… Read more »

The Westonka Activity Center is well on its way to completion

Mound Westonka High School Auditiorium / Fieldhouse Addition Location: Mound, MN General Contractor: Kraus Anderson Construction Architect: Wold Architects & Engineers Engineer: BKBM Engineers Owner: Mound Westonka High School ISD #277 Description:  The new $22.95 million Westonka Activity Center and Performing Arts Center at Mound Westonka High School project is well on its way with precast… Read more »

Kanabec County gets its first year-round community center

Mora Wellness Center Location: Mora, MN General Contractor: Foster, Jacobs & Johnson Architect: Wold Architects Engineer: Northland Consulting Engineers Owner: Mora Public School District #332 Description:  Mora Public Schools and FirstLight Health System collaborated to build Kanabec County’s first year-round community wellness center. At a cost of approximately $10.5 million, the two-story wellness center will… Read more »

New Theater for Hanson Family Fine Arts

Hanson Family Fine Arts Theater Location: Forest City, IA General Contractor: Kingland Construction Architect/Engineer: ISG Group Owner: Forest City CSD Description:  The new Hansen Fine Arts center is a $10 million, two-story, 29,743 square foot, state-of-the-art fine arts facility. When completed in the fall of 2018, the facility will be used for university, school and… Read more »

District 8 gets a new school with room for expansion

District 8 School Location: Williston, ND General Contractor: FCI Constructors Inc. Architect/Engineer: EAPC Owner: Williams County School District #8 Description:  The school board for District 8, formerly named New Public School District 8, voted to build a new middle school to replace Stony Creek Middle School. The $16.9 million school project, which the board voted… Read more »

A new jail for Clay County

Clay County Jail Location: Moorhead, MN General Contractor: Construction Engineers Inc. Architect: Klein McCarthy Architects Engineer: Paulson & Clark Engineering, Inc. Owner: Clay County Description:  The County has outgrown their existing jail, as well as the joint Law Enforcement Center County Sheriff and City Police Department and therefore needed to make plans for an expansion.… Read more »

Proving our mettle at Wells Concrete

A lot of Minnesota manufacturers proved their mettle with how they responded to the economic ravages of the 2009 recession, but probably none more than the executives at Wells Concrete, who transformed what could have been a devastating blow to their growing business into a product shift that has since nearly quadrupled their annual revenue at… Read more »