The Opus Group® Announces Matt Kurucz and Michael Stimac Join Chicago Office

6/17/2014

​CHICAGO – The Opus Group (Opus) announced today the additions of Matt Kurucz as real estate manager of Opus Development Company, L.L.C. and Michael Stimac as project manager of Opus Design Build, L.L.C. in the Chicago office.

Matt Kurucz
Kurucz has nearly a decade of experience in real estate development, leasing, and asset management and is returning to Chicago where he previously worked with IDI, Inc. Kurucz was most recently an asset manager at World Class Capital Group, L.L.C., a real estate private equity firm based in Austin, Texas. In his new role, Kurucz will pursue industrial projects in the Chicago market, supporting Opus Development Company L.L.C.’s new business and redevelopment efforts in the area.

“We’re excited Matt has chosen to return to Chicago and join our Opus team,” said Mike Yungerman, vice president of Opus Development Company, L.L.C. “Matt’s proven talent for development, strong relationships in Chicago and understanding of the Chicago submarkets from his years with IDI, Inc. are great benefits.”

In addition to his tenure with IDI, Inc., Kurucz’s experience in Chicago includes work with Serious Energy, Inc. where he was a business development manager. Kurucz is an LEED® accredited professional and has served as project administrator for four LEED® Silver projects during his career.

Michael Stimac
Stimac brings more than 15 years of project management experience to Opus Design Build, L.L.C. Stimac has experience leading every aspect of a project lifespan, from proposals, estimates and approvals to schematic design, scheduling and construction execution. In his new role, Stimac will support new business and project management efforts in the Chicago market.

“Mike’s past experience on large-scale office and multi-family projects and his understanding of Opus’ design-build process are great assets,” said Jim Caesar, regional vice president of Opus Design Build, L.L.C. “We’re thrilled to have him on our team as a major contributor toward continued growth in multiple sectors.”

Stimac was most recently senior project manager and head of estimating for Best Quality Builder of IL, Inc. He has also served in project management roles with Damac Properties, Opus South L.L.C., Boran Craig Barber Engel (BCBE) Construction Co., Inc., and McDonough Associates, Inc.

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; 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 www.opus-group.com and follow @TheOpusGroup on Twitter.