The Opus Group® Announces Completion of Avant at the Arboretum


​CHICAGO - The Opus Group announced today the completion of Avant at the Arboretum, a luxury mid-rise residential development in Lisle, Ill.

The four-story, 310-unit apartment building features in-unit washers and dryers, stainless steel appliances, private balconies, granite countertops, 9-foot ceilings, USB charging stations, deep kitchen sinks and 42-inch cabinets.

“We’re thrilled to have had the opportunity to partner with the village of Lisle to bring this project to fruition,” said Jim Caesar, vice president of Opus Design Build, L.L.C. “The building features a great location and high-end amenities that will attract a variety of residents.”

Located in close proximity to the Corporate Corridor, Avant at the Arboretum provides residents with convenient access to work and popular downtown locations. The development offers nine distinct living configurations and 310 indoor parking stalls, and features an outdoor heated swimming pool, relaxing patio area, communal gas grills, outdoor fire pit, fitness center, business center, conference center, multipurpose screening room with 106-inch projection screen TV, warming pantry, club room, bike storage area, dog park and free WiFi.

The building uses a unique structural system using a combination of materials typically not used together (precast concrete, wood trusses and metal studs) to comply with local building codes. The first residents moved in on August 31. The complex is managed by Lincoln Property Companies.

Opus Development Company, L.L.C. served as the developer, Opus Design Build, L.L.C. was the contractor and BSB Design, Inc. was the project architect.

About The Opus Group
The Opus Group® is a family of commercial real estate 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; sales and leasing. 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 office, industrial, retail, institutional, residential 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