Mark Bell Joins Opus Development Corporation as Real Estate Manager


CHICAGO, Ill. - ​Opus Development Corporation announced today the addition of Mark Bell as a real estate manager in the Chicago office.

Bell will assist in identifying and procuring opportunities in the industrial and residential sectors at the local, regional and national levels as well as support the student housing sector in Chicago and the Midwest. 

“We are pleased to add Mark to our team of professionals,” said Sean Spellman, vice president and general manager at Opus Development Corporation. “He is well-respected and his extensive network of contacts will be an asset to Opus as we continue to pursue new opportunities in Chicago and other Midwest markets.” 

Bell brings five years of industry experience to Opus. Prior to joining the company, Bell was an associate at Colliers International, where he represented corporations and institutions in the acquisition, disposition, leasing and development of industrial real estate. 

“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work as a real estate manager for Opus,” said Bell. “The company is a leader in the industry, and I’m proud to join the team and help drive development across various markets.” 

Mark Bell graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in communications and earned his master’s in business administration at DePaul University’s Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business with a concentration in real estate finance. 

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