Opus Design Build Announces Two New Contracts in Kansas City Area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Opus Design Build, L.L.C. announced today that it was awarded two contracts with Caymus Real Estate in the Kansas City market. Opus will build a new office building at Park Place in Leawood, Kan., and a grocery-anchored retail project at The Crossroads at Belton in Belton, Mo.

The Park Place office building will feature 42,000 square feet of office space on floors two and three and 13,000 square feet of first-floor retail. Opus Design Build, L.L.C. will design and construct the three-story building in the Park Place development. Park Place is a high-density, mixed-use project that includes office, retail, restaurants, structured parking and an Aloft hotel. The office building is slated for completion by December 2011. 

The Crossroads at Belton retail center will include a 68,000-square-foot grocery store, 55,000 square feet for future retail and three pad sites. Opus Design Build, L.L.C will serve as general contractor for the project. Currently, the planned grocery store is scheduled to open in early 2012. 

“We are pleased to be working in partnership with Caymus Real Estate on these projects,” said Dave Bangasser, president and chief executive officer of Opus Design Build. “Office and retail are sectors in which our teams have years of experience and these are great opportunities to contribute to the popular Park Place project and provide retail options in Belton.”  

Opus AE Group, Inc. is providing architectural and engineering services for the Park Place project. 

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 www.opus-group.com.