“Philosophically driven, technically competent”
Led design and construction for the second tallest building in Minneapolis as the project executive and vice president at Opus Corporation; led a team of 25 people over a two-year period to create a 58 story in downtown Minneapolis in cooperation with Opus real estate executives and the IBM corporate real estate group in Connecticut.
Fifth Street Towers
Led design and construction for the original Opus Corporation effort to build towers in downtown Minneapolis; led 2teams to build a 20 story and 40 story series of towers in downtown Minneapolis.
U.S. Bank executive offices in St. Paul
Supported the US bank real estate group in negotiations with Opus Corporation in connection with design and construction of S. Robert St. executive offices and administrative services.
Holland Partners Platform at Union Station apartments
Led site planning and development studies for a large urban tower built on an abandoned railroad yard; planning involved working with large national contractor for extraordinary industrial waste cleanup to prepare the site for development.
Holland Partners N. 16th St. Line 28 at LoHi apartments
Provided planning and development support for the emerging design and construction group at Holland Partners (Denver) for purposes of development of a luxury apartment complex in North Denver. The north Denver project was a vanguard project in Denver in which the Holland organization was the designer, builder, and developer.
Holland Partners Bellevue Station Milehouse apartments
Provided site layout support as well as planning leadership for selection of substructure, superstructure, and enclosure systems in a large luxury complex (over 500 units); provided cutting edge energy use planning. Concepts for efficient management of energy use in small spaces part of the comprehensive design and operations planning for the very large complex.
Bemidji State Birch Hall redevelopment
Supported the State of Minnesota predesign process to apply for capital bond funding (bi-annual Omnibus Capital Bonding bill) as well as program development; provided administrative support during the ongoing design and construction phases for revitalization of the treasured and oldest residential hall at BSU.
Bemidji State Linden Hall redevelopment
Supported the State of Minnesota predesign process to apply for capital bond funding (bi-annual Omnibus Capital Bonding bill) as well as program development; provided management oversight during design and construction phases of this innovative Suite style living for upperclassmen.
Proposed Pilot Project (concept)
Wilkinson Building Advisors is working on a demonstration project for several mixed use, mass-timber buildings in Minneapolis. If implemented, this project would support the mission of the WoodWorks Wood Products Council and the Softwood Lumber Board to further the use of timber products.