The Opus Group® Announces Appointment of Mark Winschel as Senior Project Manager in St. Louis


​ST. LOUIS – The Opus Group (Opus) announced today that the St. Louis office has hired Mark Winschel as senior project manager, Opus Design Build, L.L.C.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Mark to our team and apply his expertise and local knowledge to continue growing our presence in St. Louis,” said Joe Downs, vice president, real estate development, Opus Development Company, L.L.C. “His history of winning construction business and managing successful projects with major local firms will add immense value to the work we do.”

In his new role, Winschel’s responsibilities will include growing Opus’ design-build portfolio and team in the St. Louis area, as well as overseeing projects from project pursuit and design through construction and completion.

With more than 15 years of business development and project management experience, Winschel’s most recent position as director of business development at S. M. Wilson & Co. followed a 10-year term as construction project manager within the company. His impressive resume of major project completions will prove a valuable asset as Opus executes projects such as the luxury apartment project currently under construction in St. Louis’ Central West End neighborhood.

“I’m looking forward to using my familiarity of the St. Louis area to expand Opus’ portfolio of work in Missouri,” said Winschel. “This team has a strong pipeline of projects in the area and I’m excited to share my expertise with this organization and our clients.”

Winschel earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the Missouri University of Science & Technology. He is also a Construction Leadership Institute graduate from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

Involved in many organizations, Winschel is a member of the Association of General Contractors (AGC) of Missouri Membership Committee, Housing Committee Chair of Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity Housing Corporation Board and a volunteer with Big Brother, Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri.

About The Opus Group

The Opus Group® is a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis with offices and projects across the country. Opus operates as an integrated, multidisciplinary team with expertise in development, capital markets and finance; project management and construction; architecture, engineering and interior design. The Opus Group includes Opus Holding, L.L.C. and its operating subsidiaries: Opus Development Company, L.L.C., Opus Design Build, L.L.C. and Opus AE Group, L.L.C. Specializing in healthcare, residential, office, institutional, industrial and retail 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 and follow @TheOpusGroup on Twitter.