2017 Awards of Excellence Recipients


Presented at the 34th annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony on September 28 at Nicollet Island Pavillion.

2017 PROJECT NOMINEES

Awards of Excellence

Recognizing exceptional developments by NAIOP members.

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Downtown & North Loop Office

T3 (Timber, Transit & Technology) (Minneapolis)
Entered by: Kraus-Anderson



Developer: Hines
Owner: BIT T3 Investors LLC 
Architects: Michael Green Architecture, DLR Group
General Contractor: Kraus-Anderson
Structural Engineer: Magnusson Klemencic
Mechanical Engineer: Horwitz Mechanical
Civil Engineer: Loucks & Associates
Electrical Engineer: Al's Electric
Interior Designer: DLR Group
Landscape Designer: Damon Farber & Associates
Broker for Owner: JLL
Title Company: First American Title Company


Hospitality

AC Hotel Minneapolis Downtown by Marriott
Entered by: Mortenson


Developer: Mortenson Development, Inc.
Owner: AIG / Mortenson (joint venture)
Architect: ESG Architecture & Design
General Contractor: Mortenson Construction
Structural Engineer: Meyer Borgman Johnson
Mechanical Engineer: Horwitz
Civil Engineer: Landform
Electrical Engineer: Parsons Electric Company
Interior Designer: Design Force Corporation
Landscape Designer: Landform
Title Company: Guaranty Commercial Title
Financial Institution: First National Bank of Omaha


Industrial Build-to-Suit

Streamworks - Lexington Preserve Business Center (Plymouth)
Entered by: CSM Corporation


Developer: CSM Corporation
Owner: K&Z Properties
Architect: CSM Corporation
General Contractor: R.J. Ryan Construction, Inc.
Structural Engineer: Nelson Rudie and Associates
Civil Engineer: Alliant Engineering
Interior Designer: CSM Corporation
Landscape Designer: Alliant Engineering
Broker for Owner: Cushman & Wakefield
Broker for Occupant: Cushman & Wakefield
Title Company: Commercial Partners Title
Financial Institution: North American Banking Company


Light Industrial - High Finish

Midway Business Center (St. Paul)
Entered by: United Properties


Developer: United Properties
Owner: Brandon Champeau
Architect: LHB Architects
General Contractor: R.J. Ryan Construction, Inc.
Interior Designer: DLR Group
Broker for Owner: Cushman & Wakefield
Broker for Occupant: Assembly
Special Contributor: Fabcon


Light Industrial - Low Finish

MacQueen Equipment Group Corporate Office (St. Paul)
Entered by: Mohagen Hansen Architecture | Interiors


Developer: MacQueen Equipment Group & St. Paul Port Authority (joint venture)
Owner: MacQueen Equipment Group
Architect: Mohagen Hansen
General Contractor: R.J. Ryan Construction, Inc.
Structural Engineer: Ericksen Roed & Associates
Mechanical Engineer: Gilbert Mechanical
Civil Engineer: SRF Consulting Group, Inc.
Electrical Engineer: Egan Company
Interior Designer: Mohagen Hansen
Landscape Designer: Damon Farber
Title Company: Old Republic
Financial Institution: Anchor Bank
Special Contributor: Jack Engberg, Legal Council


Medical Office

HealthPartners Neuroscience Center (St. Paul)
Entered by: Kraus-Anderson


Developer: HealthPartners
Architect: BWBR Architects
General Contractor: Kraus-Anderson
Structural Engineer: ERA (Erickson Roed & Associates)
Mechanical Engineer: Dunham
Civil Engineer: Loucks & Associates, Inc.
Electrical Engineer: Dunham
Interior Designer: BWBR
Landscape Designer: Loucks & Associates, Inc.


Mixed Use

Downtown East Development (Minneapolis)
Entered by: Ryan Companies US, Inc.


Developer: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Owners: Wells Fargo Bank, City of Minneapolis, Downtown East Investors, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Ryan Companies US, Inc., Minneapolis Sports Facility Authority
Architects: Ryan A+E, Perkins+Will, ESG Architecture & Design, RSP Architects, Graven, VJAA
General Contractor: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Structural Engineers: Ericksen Roed & Associates, BKBM Engineering, Bakke Kopp Ballou & McFarlin
Mechanical Engineers: Michaud Cooley Erickson, SR Mechanical, Master Mechanical, Hallberg Engineering, Horwitz
Civil Engineers: Ryan A+E, Pierce Pini & Associates
Electrical Engineers: Michaud Cooley Erickson, Manor Electric, Egan Company, Illumination Arts, Commercial Aquatic Engineering, Elliott Contracting, Parsons Electrical
Interior Designers: Perkins+Will, Ryan A+E, Graven, ESG Architecture & Design
Landscape Designers: Ryan A+E, Hargreaves Associates, Damon Farber Associates
Brokers: JLL (owner); CBRE (owner & occupant)
Title Companies: First American Title, Old Republic Title
Financial Institutions: Wells Fargo Bank, Associated Bank, Artis REIT
Special Contributors: Star Tribune, NTH, City of Minneapolis, Excelsior Group, Walker Parking Consultants, Liesch Associates


Multi-Family Apartments / Condos (≤5 Stories)

2700 University
Entered by: Kraus-Anderson


Developer: Flaherty & Collins Properties
Owners: David Flaherty, Jerry Collins, Ryan Cronk
Architect: UrbanWorks Architecture
General Contractor: Kraus-Anderson
Structural Engineer: BKBM
Mechanical Engineer: Steen Engineering
Civil Engineer: Landform
Electrical Engineer: Steen Engineering
Interior Designer: G2 Group
Landscape Designer: Landform
Financial Institution: BMO Harris
Special Contributors: LISC, Met Council, City of St. Paul, National Equity Fund, HUD


Multi-Family Apartments / Condos (6+ Stories)

Maverick North Loop (Minneapolis)
Entered by: Ryan Companies US, Inc.


Developer: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Owner: Shorenstein Properties, LLC
Architect: ESG Architecture & Design
General Contractor: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Structural Engineer: Meyer Borgman Johnson
Mechanical Engineers: Steen Engineering & 3D Mechanical, Inc. 
Civil Engineer: Kimley-Horn
Electrical Engineer: Steen Engineering
Interior Designer: ESG Architecture & Design
Landscape Designer: Kimley-Horn
Title Company: Chicago Title
Financial Institution: Wells Fargo
Special Contributor: Energy Design: The Weidt Group


Office Build-to-Suit

Solutran Headquarters (Plymouth)
Entered by: Pope Architects, Inc.


Developer: Solutran
Owner: Pope Architects, Inc.
Architect: R.J. Ryan Construction, Inc.
General Contractor: BKBM Engineers
Structural Engineer: Loucks
Interior Designers: Pope Architects Inc., Vivid Interior
Landscape Designer: Loucks


Repositioned / Renovated (New Use)

Custom House (St. Paul)
Entered by: Exeter Group LLC


Developers & Owners: Exeter Group LLC (apts) & Nelson Construction (hotel)
Owner: SPMU, LP (hotel)
Architects: BKV Group (apts, hotel) & INVISION Architecture (hotel)
General Contractors: Frana Companies (apts) & Stahl Construction (hotel)
Structural Engineer: BKV Group
Mechanical Engineer: BKV Group
Civil Engineer: Loucks
Electrical Engineer: BKV Group
Interior Designer: BKV Group
Landscape Designer: BKV Group
Title Company: Commercial Partners Title
Financial Institutions: TCF, Dougherty Financial, First National Bank of Omaha, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, U.S. Bank, Enhanced Historic Credit Partners
Special Contributors: City of St. Paul, Met Council, State of Minnesota DEED


Repositioned / Renovated (Tenant Improvements)

Highlight Center (Minneapolis)
Entered by: Hillcrest Development, LLLP


Developer: Hillcrest Development, LLLP
Owner: 807 Broadway Revival, LLC
Architect: Tanek Architects, RoehrSchmitt Architecture
General Contractor: 807 Broadway Revival, LLC
Structural Engineer: VAA
Mechanical Engineer: NAC Mechanical (Design Build)
Civil Engineer: Pierce Pini & Associates
Electrical Engineer: Aid Electric (Design Build)
Interior Designer: Tanek Associates
Landscape Designer: Field Outdoor Spaces, Aune Fernandez Landscape Architects
Broker for Owner: Hillcrest Development, LLLP
Title Company: First American Title
Financial Institution: Sunrise Banks


Special Purpose

Zvago Glen Lake (Minnetonka)
Entered by: bdh+young interiors | architecture


Developer: One Two One Development
Owner: One Two Development
Architect: Kaas Wilson Architects
General Contractor: Frana Companies
Structural Engineer: BKBM Engineers
Mechanical Engineer: Ken Kendle
Civil Engineer: BKBM Engineers
Electrical Engineer: Wunderlich-Malec
Interior Designer: bdh+young architecture | interiors
Landscape Designer: Calyx Design Group
Financial Institution: HUD


Suburban Office Multi-Tenant

OATI Microgrid Technology Center (Bloomington)
Entered by: Pope Architects, Inc.


Developer: Open Access Technology International
Architect: Pope Architects, Inc.
General Contractor: Kalway Construction Company
Structural Engineer: Ericksen Roed & Associates
Mechanical Engineer: Dunham Associates
Civil Engineer: Sunde Engineering
Electrical Engineer: Dunham Associates
Interior Designer: AECOM
Landscape Designer: Damon Farber
Broker for Owner: Colliers International

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