Student Housing W Minnesota
Opus starts building first-year residence hall in St. Paul

Opus starts building first-year residence hall in St. Paul

The Opus Group has begun construction on a first-year residence hall at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, that will include 480 beds for incoming students. The five-story building will be located in the upper quadrant of the St. Paul campus and offer pods of double occupancy rooms with a shared bathroom area. The entire hall will total 210,000 square feet.

CRE W Minnesota
Camille Helou;Kraus-Anderson

Kraus-Anderson names director of Twin Cities operations

Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson Construction Company has named Camille Helou director of Twin Cities operations, succeeding Craig Francois who is retiring. Together with Terry Hart, who shares the role of director of operations, Helou will manage the day-to-day operations for the company’s Twin Cities office of KA Construction.

CRE W Minnesota
Midwest Commercial Hall of Fame: NKF's Jim Damiani

Midwest Commercial Hall of Fame: NKF's Jim Damiani

Each year, Midwest Real Estate News runs its Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame issue, highlighting the careers of the top CRE pros in our region. This year, we are also running these profiles online. Today, we look at the success of Jim Damiani, executive managing director of the Minneapolis office of Newmark Knight Frank.

Retail W Minnesota
Kraus-Anderson building CAT dealership in Minnesota

Kraus-Anderson building CAT dealership in Minnesota

Kraus-Anderson has begun construction on a 52,000-square-foot dealership for Ziegler CAT’s agriculture and construction equipment in Willmar, Minnesota. The company is expanding its equipment sales, rental and repair services in the central Minnesota market area and expects to have a significant employment and economic impact.