Oscar Healy and Jim Caesar Promoted to Vice Presidents at Opus Design Build, L.L.C.

1/8/2013
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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - ​Opus Design Build, L.L.C. announced today that Oscar Healy and Jim Caesar have been promoted to the level of vice president.

“I am very pleased to recognize the long and successful track record Oscar and Jim have achieved at Opus that lead to these well-deserved promotions,” said Dave Bangasser, president and chief executive officer.

Healy is responsible for leading the design and construction in Kansas City and Caesar is responsible for leading the design and construction in Chicago.

Oscar Healy
Healy has more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry. He began his career with Opus as a co-op student in Minneapolis in 1984. During his tenure in Minneapolis, Healy proved his abilities in project management, and in 2001, Healy was tasked with establishing and leading the design-build operations in the Kansas City market. Since that time, he has helped lead many local projects, including: 51 Main, a mixed-use project consisting of 173 luxury apartments just south of the Country Club Plaza; the new headquarters for AMC Theaters at Park Place; the new headquarters for Freightquote.com and the Kansas Leadership Center in Wichita.

Healy graduated from Marquette University, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering.  

Jim Caesar
Caesar began working with Opus in 1996 and has led the design-build group in the Chicago office for the past five years. His ability to coordinate with Opus Development Company, L.L.C. has led to many recent successes in the Chicago market, including: Arboretum Landmark, a 310 unit luxury apartment development in Lisle, Ill; a food processing facility for Fresh Express; and a build-to-suit warehouse facility for Maxzone Vehicle Lighting Corporation. Prior to joining Opus, Caesar was an associate project manager at Ben A. Borenstein Co.

Caesar graduated from Bradley University, where he earned a bachelor of science in construction management.

Additionally, Opus Design Build, L.L.C. promoted Manish Gandhi to director of project management in Indianapolis and Jeff Walker to director of operations in Minneapolis. Gandhi has more than 20 years of experience in the construction industry and will be responsible for supporting business development in the Indianapolis market. Walker began his career with Opus as a co-op student in 1989 and in his new role will be charged with oversight of field operations in Minneapolis as well as other management and administrative duties throughout Opus Design Build, L.L.C.

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 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, 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.