The Opus Group® Announces Appointment of Pete Carlson as Senior Vice President


MINNEAPOLIS – The Opus Group announced today that Pete Carlson has joined Opus Development Company, L.L.C. as senior vice president in the Minneapolis office.

A 32-year veteran in the development industry, Carlson will focus on a range of sectors, including industrial, office and retail.

“Pete is a great addition to our already solid team,” said Dave Menke, executive vice president of Opus Development Company, L.L.C. “His extensive development experience across multiple product lines and knowledge of markets throughout the Midwest will serve us well as we grow our platform.”

Carlson was a co-founder and partner of Chesapeake Companies, a Minneapolis-based development company, since 1989. In his time with Chesapeake Companies, Carlson developed, financed and leased more than 6 million square feet of commercial real estate projects across the United States.

Carlson is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA) and NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.

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