John Bauknight Joins Opus Development Corporation as Real Estate Manager


DENVER, Colo. - ​Opus Development Corporation announced today the addition of John Bauknight as a real estate manager in the Denver office.

In his new position, Bauknight will assist with the execution of current projects in the Denver market, such as the TriZetto worldwide headquarters and Delgany apartments. He will also play an integral role in securing new business as Opus continues to expand its presence in Denver. 

“We are thrilled to welcome John to the Opus team. He brings a winning combination of real estate and construction knowledge that will help bridge our growing organization,” said Marshall Burton, senior vice president and general manager at Opus Development Corporation. “This knowledge joined with his passion, collaboration and integrity make him the perfect addition to our organization.”

Bauknight brings five years of relevant industry experience to Opus Development Corporation. Prior to joining Opus, Bauknight worked at The W.W. Reynolds Companies, providing financial analysis and project management for a variety of projects. Additional experience includes work as a project manager, consultant and owner at Costen, LLC and as an engineer at Turner Construction. 

Bauknight holds a Master of Business Administration in real estate and finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Leeds School of Business and earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in construction management from Clemson University.

About The Opus Group
The Opus Group® is a family of national commercial real estate companies headquartered in Minneapolis, with expertise in development, project management and construction, architecture and engineering, finance, sales and leasing. The Opus Group includes Opus Holding, L.L.C. and Opus Holding, Inc. and their operating subsidiaries, Opus Development Corporation, Opus Design Build, L.L.C. and Opus AE Group, Inc. Specializing in office, industrial, retail, residential living, institutional and government projects, The Opus Group has broad capabilities, deep experience and a proven design-build model that delivers solutions for customers on time and on budget. For more information, visit