The Opus Group® Announces Start of Construction on Luxury Apartment Building in St. Louis

1/14/2015
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​ST. LOUIS – The Opus Group (Opus) in partnership with AIG Global Real Estate announced today the start of construction of a 12-story luxury apartment building in the historic Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis.

“We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to offer a modern, upscale living option in the Central West End,” said Joe Downs, senior director of real estate development, Opus Development Company, L.L.C. “The start of this project represents the culmination of a community effort in bringing this vision to fruition.”

Designed to be cohesive with the surrounding architecture, the building will include 217 apartment residences with a variety of floor plan choices, including alcove, one- and two-bedroom apartments as well as penthouses on the top two floors. Residences will feature high ceilings, abundant natural light, balconies, and high-end finishes including granite countertops and stainless steel appliances.

The convenient location and third-floor amenity deck will allow residents to enjoy a vibrant urban lifestyle. Amenities will include a fitness center with Fitness on Demand, pool terrace with outdoor grilling space and fire pits, bar and club rooms, a dog wash and underground parking. Other highlights will include guest suites, secure bike and resident storage with an area for bike maintenance, as well as full-time concierge services. The ground-level will have 10,000 square feet of retail space and parking for retail customers.

“It has been great collaborating with Opus on this project and we’re extremely pleased to have construction underway,” said Ward 28 Alderwoman Lyda Krewson. “These unique living options will reinforce the desirable nature of the Central West End neighborhood.”

Opus Development Company, L.L.C. is the developer and Opus Design Build, L.L.C. is the design-builder. Opus AE Group, L.L.C. is the architect and structural engineer of record. Conceptual design services were provided by Minneapolis-based ESG Architects. Completion is slated for fall 2016.

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 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 www.opus-group.com and follow @TheOpusGroup on Twitter.