The Opus Group® Announces Contract for Improvements at Cicero Business Center

CHICAGO, Ill. - The Opus Group announced today that Opus Design Build, L.L.C. has been awarded a contract from the County of Cook, Illinois, to design and build-out their interior space located at the Cicero Business Center. The improvements will consist of an office and records storage area accommodating 75 employees.

The 260,725-square-foot building will receive several modifications including a multi-level catwalk racking system that will allow the County of Cook to consolidate multiple storage facilities into one and provide for their future storage needs.

“Opus is thrilled to be working with the collaborative and organized staff at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Office,” said Jim Caesar, vice president, Opus Design Build, L.L.C. “We have enjoyed partnering with their team thus far to help create a facility that will better support their staff and storage needs in an efficient central location.”

Illinois Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises interested in bidding on this project should contact Melanie Herbst at 847.318.1615 for more information on the subcontractor qualification and bid process.

The racking systems and office build-out are expected to be completed in December 2013.

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