2021 Awards of Excellence Recipients


Presented at the 38th annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony on September 22.

2021 PROJECT NOMINEES

Awards of Excellence

Recognizing exceptional developments by NAIOP members.

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Office Multi-Tenant

10 West End (Minneapolis)
Entered by: Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Developer: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Owner: 10 West End, LLC (Ryan Companies and The Excelsior Group)
Architect: Ryan A+E, Inc.
General Contractor: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Structural Engineer: ERA
Civil Engineer: Ryan A+E, Inc.
Electrical Engineer: Gephart Electric
Mechanical Engineer: Master Mechanical
Interior Designer: Ryan A+E, Inc.
Landscape Designer: Margolis Company
Title Company: First American Title
Financial Institution: ACORE & Whitestar
Broker for Owner: Mike Honsa, Transwestern
Special Contributors: Chris Culp, The Excelsior Group

Mixed Use

Bridgewater Corporate Center (St. Louis Park)
Entered by: Bridgewater Bank

Owner: Bridgewater Bank
Architect: DJR Architecture
General Contractor:IronMark
Structural Engineer: DCI Engineers
Civil Engineer: Civil Site Group
Interior Designer: Art Partners Group

Hospitality

Omni Viking Lakes Hotel (Eagan)
Entered by: Kraus-Anderson Construction Company

Developer: MVE Hotel, LLC
Owner: MVE Hotel, LLC
Architect: ESG | Architecture & Design
General Contractor: Kraus-Anderson
Structural Engineer: Thorton Tomasetti
Civil Engineer: EVS Engineers
Electrical Engineer: Hunt Electric
Mechanical Engineer: MMC
Interior Designer: ESG | Architecture & Design
Landscape Designer: Damon Farber

Industrial Build-to-Suit

Digi-Key Electronics Product Distribution Center Expansion (Thief River Falls)
Entered by: McShane Construction Company

Owner: Digi-Key Electronics
Architect: Widseth
General Contractor: McShane Construction Company
Structural Engineer: Widseth
Civil Engineer: Widseth
Electrical Engineer: Widseth
Mechanical Engineer: Widseth
Special Contributors: JLL

Industrial - Bulk Distribution

Canterbury Distribution Center (Shakopee)
Entered by: United Properties

Developer: United Properties
Architect: Lampert Architects
General Contractor: RJ Ryan Construction
Structural Engineer: Stroh Engineering
Civil Engineer: Westwood
Interior Designer: Lampert Architects
Title Company: First American Title
Financial Institution: State Farm
Broker: Kris Smeltzer, Cushman & Wakefield
Special Contributors: State Farm

Light Industrial - High Finish

Kurita America (Brooklyn Park)
Entered by: Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Developer: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Owner: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Architect: Ryan A+E, Inc. - Core/Shell, Warehouse, Production Planning // PlanForce Architecture + Design - Office/Lab
General Contractor: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Structural Engineer: AST (Advanced Structural Technologies)
Civil Engineer: Ryan A+E, Inc.
Electrical Engineer: NEI Electric
Mechanical Engineer: NAC
Interior Designer: Fluid Interiors
Landscape Designer: Ryan A+E, Inc.
Title Company: First American Title Insurance Company
Brokers for Owner: Mike Bowen & JP Maloney, CBRE
Brokers for Occupant: David Buyse & Rory Johnson, CTA

Light Industrial - Low Finish

Schwieters Building 6 (Hugo)
Entered by: BDH

Developer: Hugo Real Estate LLC
Owner: Hugo Real Estate LLC
Architect: BDH
General Contractor: Crawford Merz
Structural Engineer: GRAEF
Civil Engineer: Carlson McCain
Interior Designer: BDH
Landscape Designer: Carlson McCain
Title Company: Attorneys Title Group
Financial Institution: Hiway Credit Union

Medical (>75,000 SF)

Regions Hospital Birthing Center (St. Paul)
Entered by: Kraus-Anderson Construction Company

Owner: HealthPartners
Architect: BWBR Architects
General Contractor: Kraus-Anderson
Structural Engineer: Ericksen Roed & Associates
Civil Engineer: Kimley-Horn
Electrical Engineer: Dunham Associates
Mechanical Engineer: Dunham Associates
Interior Designer: BWBR Architects
Landscape Designer: Kimley-Horn

Medical (<75,000 SF)

Shakopee VA Clinic (Shakopee)
Entered by: Pope Architects

Developer: SDA
Owner: SDA
Architect: Pope Architects
General Contractor: Anderson Companies
Structural Engineer: KOMA
Civil Engineer: Carlson McCain
Electrical Engineer: Michaud Cooley Erickson
Mechanical Engineer: Michaud Cooley Erickson
Interior Designer: Pope Architects
Landscape Designer: Pope Architects
Special Contributors: Photographer: Nate Johnson Studio

Multi-Family Low-Rise (1-4 stories)

The Lorient (Edina)
Entered by: United Properties

Developer: Orion Investments, United Properties
Owner: Orion Investments, United Properties
Architect: ESG | Architecture & Design
General Contractor: Stevens Construction
Civil Engineer: Sunde Engineering
Interior Designer: ESG | Architecture & Design
Landscape Designer: Damon Farber
Financial Institution: Bremer Bank

Multi-Family Mid-Rise (5-7 stories)

Daymark Uptown Apartments (Minneapolis)
Entered by: Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Developer: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Owner: Weidner
Architect: Ryan A+E, Inc.
General Contractor: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Structural Engineer: BKBM
Civil Engineer: Ryan A+E, Inc.
Electrical Engineer: Steen Engineering, Inc.
Mechanical Engineer: Steen Engineering, Inc.
Interior Designer: Ryan A+E, Inc.
Landscape Designer: Ryan A+E, Inc. & Aune Fernandez Landscape

Multi-Family High-Rise (8+ stories)

City Club Apartments CBD (Minneapolis)
Entered by: BKV Group

Developer: City Club Apartments
Owner: City Club Apartments
Architect: BKV Group
General Contractor: Frana Companies
Structural Engineer: Odeh Engineers
Civil Engineer: Loucks
Electrical Engineer: BKV Group
Mechanical Engineer: BKV Group
Interior Designer: City Club Apartments; BKV Group
Landscape Designer: Damon Farber

Repositioned / Renovated (New Use)

The Dayton's Project (Minneapolis)
Entered by: Transwestern

Developer: 601W
Owner: 601W
Architect: Gensler Minneapolis
General Contractor: Gardner Builders
Mechanical Engineer: MEPC
Interior Designer: Gensler Minneapolis
Financial Institution: JP Morgan Chase
Brokers for Owner: Brian Whiting & Mercedes Barsh, Telos Group LLC; Erin Fitzgerald, Jim Montez & Alex Baron, Transwestern
Special Contributors: Historic Preservation - New History; Owners Representative – Hightower Initiatives

Repositioned / Renovated (Tenant Improvement)

Two22 (Minneapolis)
Entered by: NELSON Worldwide

Developer: Lingerfelt/Commonwealth Partners
Owner: Lingerfelt/Commonwealth Partners
Architect: NELSON Worldwide
General Contractor: Gardner Builders
Structural Engineer: ERA Structural Engineering
Civil Engineer: Michaud Cooley Erickson Engineering Solutions
Interior Designer: NELSON Worldwide
Title Company: Two22 Tower
Financial Institution: Lingerfelt/Commonwealth Partners
Brokers for Owner (sale): Sonja Dusil, Tom Holtz, Ryan Watts & Judd Welliver, CBRE
Brokers for Owner: Tom Tracy & Katie Tufford, Cushman & Wakefield

Special Purpose

Jardín Spanish Immersion Academy (Apple Valley)
Entered by: Frauenshuh Inc.

Developer: Frauenshuh, Inc.
Owner: Frauenshuh, Inc.
Architect: CNH Architects
General Contractor: Copeland Building
Structural Engineer: Tekton Engineers
Civil Engineer: Rehder and Associates
Interior Designer: CNH Architects
Landscape Designer: HKGI
Title Company: First American Title
Financial Institution: Bell Bank
Brokers for Occupant: Ross Hedlund & Dean Williamson, Frauenshuh, Inc.

Senior Housing

Haven Homes Senior Health & Living (Maple Plain)
Entered by: Pope Architects

Owner: Cassia
Architect: Pope Architects
General Contractor: Anderson Companies
Structural Engineer: Sandman Structural Engineers
Civil Engineer: Otto Associates
Electrical Engineer: Electrical Contractor: Berd Electric; Low Voltage: Collins Electrical
Mechanical Engineer: J-Berd Mechanical
Interior Designer: Pope Architects
Landscape Designer: Water in Motion
Special Contributors: Furniture: Banko Design; Food Service: R.L. Mather Design & Boelter Premier; Photographers: Nate Johnson Studio & Jeff Placzek

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