The Opus Group® Announces Healthcare Division Partnership with JE Dunn Construction


​MINNEAPOLIS – The Opus Group (Opus) announced today a strategic partnership between Opus Healthcare® and JE Dunn Construction Company (JE Dunn) on major healthcare construction projects. The partnership will allow the two companies to leverage each other’s strengths to drive outstanding results for the healthcare industry’s unique facility and real estate needs.

“We’re excited to integrate JE Dunn’s capabilities into the Opus design-build delivery model as we grow our combined presence in the ever-evolving healthcare sector,” said Tom Shaver, president, healthcare division, Opus Development Company, L.L.C. “Collectively, we possess a vast amount of experience across the real estate spectrum, positioning us well for any healthcare project, no matter the size or scope.”

“The healthcare industry is rapidly changing and calls for an evolved approach to quickly and nimbly meet the real estate development and construction needs of the industry,” Shaver continued. Opus and JE Dunn will combine their respective strengths and employ innovative design and building techniques that ultimately lower health system costs. Clients also will benefit from project timeline and cost efficiencies realized when working with a skilled integrated team.

“As one of the nation’s largest healthcare builders, we are an excellent fit to align with Opus Healthcare. Our firms have a strong relationship and have come together in this unique partnership to bring healthcare providers a cohesive team with unparalleled expertise and resources,” said Jim. R. Miller, executive vice president of JE Dunn Healthcare.

To learn more about Opus Healthcare®, visit More information about how real estate can be a part of healthcare solutions is included in Opus’ white paper.

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. 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 healthcare, residential, office, institutional, industrial and retail 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 and follow @TheOpusGroup on Twitter.

About JE Dunn

JE Dunn Construction was founded in 1924 in Kansas City, Missouri. Today JE Dunn is the 11th largest domestic general building contractor in the United States with offices in 20 locations. JE Dunn provides construction services in a professional manner to exceed the expectations of our clients. We maintain a commitment to integrity, collaboration, wisdom, quality, value, sustainability, and safety; the philosophy and principles of our business operation. The JE Dunn organization is family and employee-owned, and provides an environment of challenge, opportunity, and growth for all employees.  JE Dunn strives to be the best client-centered building partner in the United States in its pursuit of building perfection.

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