The Opus Group® Awarded Build-to-Suit Contract for New Worldwide Headquarters for The TriZetto Group, Inc.

4/5/2012
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DENVER, Colo. - Opus Development Corporation announced today that they have been awarded a build-to-suit contract to develop, design and construct the new 165,000-square-foot worldwide headquarters for The TriZetto Group Inc., in Denver. The $40 million construction project will generate between 400 and 500 construction jobs.

A ceremony was hosted at the site today with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Trace Devanny, chairman and CEO of The TriZetto Group, Inc., and Mike Fitzgerald, president and CEO of the Southeast Business Partnership, announcing TriZetto’s plans for its new worldwide headquarters, which will accommodate 550 – 750 new jobs over the next five years. 

“We are extremely pleased to be selected as a partner to work with TriZetto, a company that shows a commitment to Colorado and job growth, to design and construct a headquarters facility that suits the company culture and projected growth” said Marshall Burton, senior vice president and general manager for Opus Development Corporation. “The potential for rapid, sustainable growth over the next several years combined with a commitment to the state of Colorado speaks highly of TriZetto as a local company.” 

The four-story, single tenant building will be located in the Meridian International Business Center in Douglas County. Designed with a precast and glass exterior, the building will feature balconies and patios with mountain views, an employee cafeteria, approximately 740 parking spaces, and proximity to a golf course.  

Construction will be completed early next year and employees will move into the new facility in spring 2013.Opus Design Build, L.L.C. will construct the facility, Opus AE Group will serve as the architect and engineer of record and Open Studio Architecture is the design architect. 

Brokers Bill Benton and Mike Brown from Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank in partnership with Joe Sigdestad from the Denver office of Cassidy Turley Fuller Real Estate represented TriZetto in this build-to-suit contract. 

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 Opus Holding, Inc. and their operating subsidiaries, Opus Development Corporation, Opus Design Build, L.L.C. and Opus AE Group, Inc. 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.