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2015 Regional Awards Competition Winners Announced

The DBIA - Upper Midwest Region recognized the winners of the 7th Annual Awards at the Midland Hills Country Club on March 18, 2015. Awards were presented to:

Excellence Award – Commercial Buildings - Best Project
The Nic on Fifth
Owner: Nicollet Residences, LLC
Design-Build Contractor: Opus Design Build, LLC
Architect: Opus Architecture and Engineering Group, LLC
Mechanical Design Builder: Horwitz/NSI
Electrical Design Builder: Collins Electrical Construction Co.
Civil Engineering: RLK, Inc.
The Nic on Fifth

From left: Grant Peterson (The Opus Group), Luke Albers (The Opus Group)
Excellence Award - Rehabilitation/Renovation/Restoration
Chicago Tube & Iron – Remodel & Addition
Owner: Chicago Tube & Iron
Design-Build Contractor: Opus Design Build, LLC
Architect/ Structural Engineer: Opus AE Group, Inc.
Mechanical/Electrical Engineer: Hallberg Engineering
Civil Engineer: McCombs Frank Roos Associates

Mortenson Construction

From left: Grant Peterson (The Opus Group), Christianne Roach (The Opus Group)
Excellence Award – Educational Facilities
Visitation Convent & School - Heart & Mind Project
Owner: Convent of the Visitation School
Design-Build Contractor: Opus Design Build, LLC
Architect/ Structural Engineer: Opus AE Group, Inc.
Mechanical/Electrical Consultant: AKF Engineering
Civil Engineer: Sambatech, Inc.

The Opus Group

From left: Bill Beyer (The Opus Group), Mike Lebler (The Opus Group)
Merit Award – Commercial Buildings
Windsong Farm - Murphy House
Owner: Sindsong Farm Golf Club
Design-Build Contractor: Nor-Son, Inc.
Architect: Nor-Son, Inc.
Structural/Civil Engineer: Nor-Son, Inc.

The Opus Group

From left: Brian Lubbueen (Nor-Son, Inc.), Todd Lampinen (Nor-Son, Inc.), Pat Schumacher (Nor-Son, Inc.) and Mark Strelnieks (Nor-Son, Inc.)


Congratulations to the award winners! Entries for the 2016 Awards will be open in October 2015. Check back for details.

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