The Opus Group
One of the pioneers of the single-source concept in the United States, The Opus Group, Minnetonka, MN, is composed of full-service companies that offer vertically integrated services and expertise in real estate development, architecture, engineering, construction, property management, financing, leasing, and sales. The company reports involvement in more than 215.3 million square feet of space: 71.5 million square feet in 575 office buildings; 20.3 million square feet in 152 retail buildings; 17 million square feet in 3,715 institutional buildings; and 106.5 million square feet in 943 industrial buildings. With 1,136 professionals involved full-time in facilities, The Opus Group reports that 25 million square feet of space is currently planned or under development.
[Editors’ Note: The Opus Group is truly all things to all people, offering professional services from project concept to final occupancy. This unique collaborative approach – single and all-encompassing – ensures that design and construction of facilities for clients are completed on time and within budget. Opus’ design-build approach ensures an even closer working relationship, emphasizing better control of quality, costs, schedules, and final delivery. “Accountability” is at the heart of the organization’s commitment, and its success. Even the property management members at Opus Management Cos. add value by participating in the design of building elements that might impact efficient operation and maintenance of a property.]