August 2017 – Mallory Carey joins Terra General Contractors

Mallory has joined Terra General Contractors as an administrative assistant. She has many years of experience in customer service and sales in industries such as staffing and recruiting, health and wellness, and insurance. We are excited to have Mallory join the team!

August 2017 – Amazing Lash Edina

Amazing Lash has awarded its Edina tenant build-out to Terra. Terra will be working with Planforce Architecture on this project.

August 2017 – Edina Library

Terra has completed the Edina Library modification for Hennepin County Library. The library reopened on Saturday, August 26th at 9:00 a.m., featuring a new design and floor plan that is more open, with its large windows bringing in more natural light. Children’s areas from preschool to teens will include interactive learning elements, quiet study rooms, and collaborative spaces. New reading spaces include an enclosed area around the fireplace and reading nooks near windows and among the shelves.

August 2017 – Hennepin County Medical Center - Central Processing

The Central Processing lab project at HCMC in Downtown Minneapolis has been completed. This was a five phase renovation in the lower level of the Orange Building directly below the surgery rooms. The Central Processing Department comprises the service within the hospital in which medical and surgical supplies and equipment are cleaned, prepared, processed, stored, and issued for patient care. The Central Processing Department was in full operation at all times during the construction.

August 2017 – Hennepin County Medical Center - Crisis Residential Center

Terra has completed the Crisis Residential renovation for HCMC. This project converted a large home in South Minneapolis into a 16-bed facility for patients who are in transition. The Crisis Residence is the newest addition to the psychiatry continuum of care and will provide short-term intensive treatment for individuals as an alternative to hospitalization or as a transition after hospitalization. Click here to see more

August 2017 – Carleton College - Johnson House

Terra has finished the Johnson House renovation for the new Carleton Career Center space at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. The Career Center assists students with ongoing self-assessment and skill and knowledge building, and provides access to employers and graduate programs.

July 2017 – Jaimie Szurek and Scott Butler join Terra General Contractors

Jaimie has joined as a project manager for Terra’s tenant improvement projects. Having grown up in the construction industry working with her dad at Merrimac Construction for years, she has a great deal of experience bidding, supporting and managing construction projects of all types. Scott graduated from Minnesota State University Mankato in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management. He has six (6) years of experience working in the field and four (4) years working in the office as a project manager working on commercial retail and restaurant projects. Welcome aboard!

July 2017 – Metropoint Waypoint

Terra has been awarded a buildout project for Waypoint Capital at the Metropoint building in St. Louis Park, MN. Terra is working with Cushman & Wakefield and Nelson.

July 2017 – Sandvold Crescent Ridge II

Terra was awarded an interior renovation project for Sandvold Financial Group at Crescent Ridge II in Minnetonka, MN. Terra will be working with Nelson and Piedmont.

June 2017 – Hennepin County Family Justice Center Admin Relocations

Hennepin County has awarded Terra the renovation of the Family Justice Center in downtown Minneapolis, MN. This is a multi-phased project on the main and lower levels of the facility. For the duration of the project, this facility will remain in full operation. Terra is working with Hennepin County and Wold Architects and Engineers.

June 2017 – St. Cloud State Eastman Hall

Lawmakers recently approved over $18.5M in bond funding for a comprehensive renovation Eastman Hall at St. Cloud State University. As the Construction Manager on the project, Terra General Contractors will renovate the 1929 building into the School of Health and Human Services which will provide Student Health Services, Health & Human Services, Counseling & Psychological Services Center as well as UCHOOSE.

June 2017 – Guardian Life at Crescent Ridge II

Terra has completed the renovation project to build the new office space for Guardian Life at Crescent Ridge II.

June 2017 – Johnson Controls/TYCO

Terra has been awarded the Johnson Controls/Tyco 28,000 sq ft phased interior renovation project in Plymouth, MN. Terra will be working with CBRE and Nelson Architects.

June 2017 – Angels Learning Center

Terra has been awarded the Angels Learning Center renovation in Brooklyn Park, MN. This project includes converting a Discount Tire facility into a childcare center. Terra is working with Angels Learning Center and the Goodman Group to complete this project.

June 2017 – Cisco Systems, Inc.

Hines has awarded Terra the multi-phased office renovation for Cisco Systems, Inc. at International Plaza in Bloomington, MN.

June 2017 – Newell Brands

Terra completed the office renovation for Newell Brands in the US Bancorp Center in downtown Minneapolis.

June 2017 – Rogers Library

Hennepin County has awarded Terra the Rogers Library exterior renovation, located less than a mile from Terra’s offices. In addition to the County, Terra will be working with Miller-Dunwiddie Architecture for this project.

June 2017 – Zac Syverson, Victoria Moorhead, Stacey Gruett, Teresa Jenson and Brandt Tousignant join Terra General Contractors

Zac is a student at NDSU and will be working at the Salk Middle School Renovation project this summer before heading back to school for his junior year. Victoria graduated from the Summit Academy OIC program in Minneapolis with a Pre-Apprentice Carpentry Certification and will be working at the Hennepin County project in Edina and Minneapolis. Stacey has worked as an Executive Assistant most recently at ExpressPoint Technology and prior to that at RiboCor, Inc. She has also worked in our industry in the past for Ellerbe Becket (now AECom), Semper Development and Ryan Companies. Teresa has worked for different accounting firms in the Twin Cities in the past and comes to Terra to support our accounting department. Brandt is a student and will be working at Carleton College this summer before heading back to school in the fall. Brandt has worked for Terra for the past two summers at Carleton for Terra. Welcome to the team!

May 2017 – Hennepin County Detox and Mental Health Updates

Hennepin County has awarded Terra the renovation of the 1800 Chicago Avenue Detox and Mental Health Facility in Minneapolis, MN. This project is multi-phased and will remodel many areas of the existing facility and add a Mental Health component. The existing Detox Facility will always remain in reduced operation during the renovation. Terra is working with the staff from Hennepin County and Leo A Daly.

May 2017 – College of Saint Benedict

Terra has been awarded Phase II of the new multi-purpose athletic complex being constructed on former farmland near campus. The project includes a new athletic complex with facility improvements, two soccer fields, two softball fields and three spaces for intramural sports and recreational activities. Terra is working with the staff at St. Ben’s, Anderson-Johnson Associates and Veit Contracting (Phase I Earthwork Contractor). CLICK HERE to read more.

May 2017 – Carleton College Project Awards

Carleton College has awarded a number of project to Terra to be completed during the summer of 2017. These projects include the remodeling of five (5) student housing townhomes; Utility Master Plan upgrades to Myer’s Hall, James & Cassat Halls and Faculty Club & Annex and the Radio Telescope Relocation. Terra is also working on the Johnson House renovation as part of the Scoville – Johnson project. Terra continues to work with the staff at Carleton, LHB Architects, Collaborative Design Group and MEP Engineers.

April 2017 – Amazing Lash Studio

Terra has been awarded the tenant improvement project to build a new retail space for Amazing Lash in Woodbury, MN. This 2,500sf build-out is one of many that will be opening in the Twin Cities. Terra is working with the franchisee and Planforce Architecture Interiors.

April 2017 – Diamond Surface Maintenance / Fabrication Shop Expansion

Terra has been awarded the design-build project to expand Diamond Surfaces maintenance and fabrication shop in Big Lake, MN. The project will add 6,600sf of shop space to the existing facility. Terra is working with the staff at Diamond Surface and GLTA Architects.

April 2017 – Meadowvale Elementary Security Improvements Project

Terra has been awarded the Meadowvale Elementary School Security Improvements for ISD728 in Elk River, MN. The project includes renovations to the main office to enhance the secured entrance to the elementary school. Terra is working with the staff at ISD728 and Wold Architects and Engineers.

March 2017 – Edina Library Renovation

Hennepin County has awarded Terra the renovation of the Edina Library in Edina, MN. The library will close during the renovation that will completely renovate the existing library facility. The existing Edina Senior Center located in the lower level of the facility will remain in operation during the renovation. Terra is working with the staff from Hennepin County, Edina Library and Paul Gates Architects.

March 2017 – Miscellaneous Projects at US Bancorp

Terra has been awarded a number of renovation projects at the US Bancorp Building in Minneapolis, MN. Terra is working with Piedmont Office Realty Trust on the various projects that are being completed to update common areas on a number of floors and also prepare some vacancies for potential new tenants.

March 2017 – Guardian Life at Crescent Ridge II

Piedmont Office Realty Trust has awarded Terra the 3,000sf renovation project to build the new space for Guardian Life at Crescent Ridge II. Terra has completed a number of projects in CRII and is working with the staff of Guardian Life, Piedmont and Nelson Architecture. .

February 2017 – Minnesota Subcontractor Association Awards

Terra received the 2016 General Contractor of the Year award for the second time in three years from the Minnesota Subcontractors Association. Also, Ben Newlin of Terra received the Project Manager of the Year award for 2016. This award recognizes best practices in the construction industry using specific criteria including; contract terms and conditions, bidding practices, project safety and security, reasonable schedules, competent project managers, timely payment and others.

January 2017 – Newell Brands at USBancorp

Terra was awarded the tenant improvement for Newell Brands new space on the 7th floor of the USBancorp Building in Minneapolis, MN. Newell Brands is a brand-led company representing various brands including Sharpie, Coleman, Oster, Rubbermaid, Graco and others. Terra is working with the staff at Newell Brands, Perkins + Will and the Piedmont Office Realty Trust.

January 2017 – Avalon School Expansion

Terra completed the original Avalon School project for Wellington Management in 2011. Avalon School is a tuition free public charter school who’s curricular focus is project based learning. Wellington Management has awarded Terra the renovation project to expand Avalon School in the summer of 2017. Terra is working with the staff at Avalon School, Wellington Management and Collage Architects.

December 2016 - European Wax Center – Maple Grove and Eagan, MN and Menomonee Falls, WI

Terra General Contractors was selected to complete three projects for European Wax Center. Terra has completed multiple projects for European Wax Centers throughout the upper Midwest in Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota.

November 2016 – ISD 728 District Office Improvements

Terra was selected to complete the construction on the renovation of the former Minnesota School for Business in Elk River, MN for the Independent School District 728. The project will also include a remodeling of the existing facility for the consolidation of multiple departments within ISD 728. Terra will be providing Construction Management services on this project that will start construction in the Spring of 2017. Terra will be working with Wold Architects and Engineers and the staff from ISD728.

November 2016 – ISD 728 Salk Middle School

Terra was selected to complete the construction on the renovation of Salk Middle School in Elk River, MN for the Independent School District 728. The project will also include a remodeling of the existing facility for mechanical and electrical improvements, kitchen improvements and science classroom additions. Terra will be providing Construction Management services on this project that will start construction in the Spring of 2017 and be completed over two summers in 2017 and 2018. Terra will be working with Wold Architects and Engineers and the staff from ISD728.

November 2016 – HCMC Psychiatry Family Resource Center

Terra recently completed the construction services on the Hennepin County Medical Center Psychiatry Family Resource Center remodeling project at HCMC’s facility in Minneapolis, MN. Terra worked with HGA, Vara Kamin and the staff from HCMC. The project was featured in the Star Tribune. CLICK HERE to see the article

October 2016 – Marlena Williams and Mike Ellingson join Terra General Contractors

Marlena Williams recently joined Terra as receptionist and administrative assistant at our Rogers, MN offices. Mike Ellingson spent many years working for another firm and joined Terra in October. Mike will be providing the project management on our growing number of Healthcare projects. Welcome to the team!

September 2016 – Mill City Museum – Baking Lab Renovation

Terra was recently awarded the construction for the Mill City Museum – Baking Lab Renovation. Terra is working with the Minnesota Historical Society and MacDonald & Mack Architects. The project is a renovation of the existing demonstration kitchen in the Historic Mill City Museum.

September 2016 – University of Minnesota - Fay Thomson Center

Terra was recently awarded the construction for the remodeling of the Fay Thompson Center at the University of Minnesota - Minneapolis Campus. Terra is working with the staff at University of Minnesota and Leo A. Daly Architects.

September 2016 – Hennepin County Medical Center – Central Processing Remodel

Terra has been selected to provide construction services for HCMC to complete the remodeling of the Central Sterilization spaces in the lower level of the Orange Building on the HCMC Campus in Minneapolis, MN. Terra is working with Wold/Horty Elving Architects and the staff at HCMC.

September 2016 – Hennepin County Medical Center Crisis Residential Center

Terra was recently awarded the construction services on the Hennepin County Medical Center Crisis Residential Project. This facility will repurpose a large home on Chicago Avenue in South Minneapolis into a 16-bed recovery home for mental health patients who are in transition. Terra is working with LHB Architects and the staff from HCMC. This project was featured recently in the Star Tribune. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ARTICLE.

August 2016 – Carleton College Physics and Geology Remodel

Terra is providing construction services for the construction of the new spaces, labs and classrooms for the Physics and Geology Departments for Carleton College. Terra is working with Collaborative Design Group and the staff from Carleton College.

July 2016 – Firefly Credit Union – Maple Grove Branch

Terra was recently awarded the construction for the new Firefly Credit Union – Maple Grover Branch to be constructed in Maple Grove, MN. The project is a new 3.500sf facility that will be located within the The Fountains at Arbor Lakes. Terra is working with the staff at Firefly Credit Union, TEGRA Group, R.W. Larson Architects, Weber Marketing Group and Karpinski Engineering. The project is scheduled to start in July 2016 and be complete by the end of the year.

June 2016 – Alex Couette, Dalton Hauer, Ryan Kunz, Brendan McNamara and Brandt Tousignant join Terra General Contractors

Dalton Hauer recently graduated from Iowa State University in Civil Engineering and is the Field Engineer on the remodeling project of Carleton College Scoville Hall. Ryan Kunz will be providing the Project Supervision on a variety of tenant improvement and healthcare projects. Alex Couette is a current student at Minnesota State University - Moorhead and recently joined Terra as an intern working on the project at Rogers Elementary School. Brendan McNamara recently graduated from the Minnesota State University - Mankato with an degree in Construction Management and joined Terra as a Field Engineer working at Roger High School. Brandt Tousignant, student at Minnesota State University – Mankato, joined Terra for his second summer as an intern working in the field on a variety of Carleton College projects. Welcome to the team!

June 2016 – HCMC Psychiatry Family Resource Center

Terra was recently awarded the construction services on the Hennepin County Medical Center Psychiatry Family Resource Center remodeling project at HCMC’s facility in Minneapolis, MN. Terra is working with HGA and the staff from HCMC.

May 2016 – Yellow Brick Road Child Care

Terra is completing the construction on the new yellow Brick Road Daycare in Plymouth, MN. This remodel of an existing property will have classrooms for infants, wobblers, early preschool, pre-k and preschool. Terra is working with Paul Meyer Architects and the staff at Yellow Brick Road Child Care.

May 2016 - European Wax Center – Rochester and Shakopee

Terra General Contractors was selected to complete two projects for European Wax Center in Rochester and Shakopee, MN. Terra is working with Planforce Group Architecture & Interiors and the projects have started construction. Terra has completed multiple projects for European Wax Centers.

April 2016 – Anya Beck, Jeff Johnson, Ryan Grauf, Rob Atkins and Scott Schwab join Terra General Contractors

Anya Beck joined Terra in March and is the Project Manager on the new Eagan Fire Station. Jeff Johnson recently joined Terra and will be providing the Project Supervision on the Eagan Fire Station. Ryan Grauf is a current student at Dunwoody Institute and recently joined Terra as an intern working on the projects at Rogers High School. Rob Atkins recently graduated from the University of Minnesota with an degree in Architecture and joined Terra as an Assistant Project Manager. Scott Schwab joined Terra this month as a Project Manager working on the Rogers Elementary School project. Welcome to the team!

April 2016 – Newscycle Solutions office recognized as a Cool Office also!

Terra constructed Newscycle Solutions new office in 2014. This is the 3rd project completed by Terra that has been recognized as a cool office. Another real cool space with cool people. CLICK HERE to view the article

April 2016 – Carleton College Davis Hall and Severance Hall Roof Replacement

Terra is providing construction services on the replacement of the roofing systems on Davis and Severance Halls. Davis Hall, built in 1923 and Severance Hall, built in 1928 will be the 3rd and 4th historic roof replacements that Terra has completed for Carleton College. Terra will complete the projects in 10 weeks during the summer of 2016. Terra is working with Collaborative Design Group and the staff from Carleton College.

March 2016 – Eagan Fire Station

Terra has been awarded the new Fire Station No. 1 in Eagan, MN. The new two story facility will house five apparatus bays, offices and support space for the fire department. The project is located at the corner of Diffley Road and Blackhawk Road. Terra is working with CNH Architects and the staff at the City of Eagan.

March 2016 – “Terra’s on Solid Ground”

Terra was featured in a piece published in the Star Tribune on Sunday March 13th.
CLICK HERE to see the article.

February 2016 – Hennepin County Medical Center

Terra has been selected to provide construction services for Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) to construct a backup holding tank for the fire protection systems at HCMC in Minneapolis, MN in the sub-basement of the Shapiro Building on the HCMC Campus. Terra is working with Wold Architects and Engineers and the staff at HCMC.

February 2016 – Media Minefield’s offices recognized as a Cool Office too!

Terra constructed Media Minefields new office in 2015…it is a real cool space with cool people. CLICK HERE

January 2016 – Ben Newlin elected to MBEX Board of Directors

Ben Newlin has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Builders Exchange for the term 2016 through 2018. Thanks for your willingness to commit your time to this important organization that supports the Minnesota construction industry so well.

January 2016 – Hennepin County HSPHD Minneapolis Offices

Terra has been selected to provide construction services for Hennepin County’s HSPHD Offices in Minneapolis, MN. The project will start in February and construction will be completed through May/June 2016. Terra is working with Broadway Center Associates, LLP, Blumentals Architecture and the staff at Hennepin County.

December 2015 – Krista Tippett’s ‘On Being’ Studios recognized as a Cool Office!

Terra constructed KTPP’s office in 2013…it is a real cool space with cool people. CLICK HERE to see the article.

December 2015 – Carleton College Scoville Hall and Johnson House Renovation

Carleton College selected Terra to provide Construction Manager at Risk services on the renovation of Scoville Hall and Johnson House. Scoville Hall, originally called Scoville Library, was originally constructed in 1896 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The project will include a complete remodel of Scoville Hall and some minor remodeling of Johnson House. Terra will start construction in the Spring of 2016 and complete by Fall 2017. Terra is working with Pegasus Group, LHB Architects, MEP Engineers and the staff from Carleton College.

December 2015 – Hennepin County

Terra is providing construction services for the Public Defenders offices, IT Departments and a new Conference Center at the 701 Building in Minneapolis, MN. The project will be bid in December 2015 and construction will occur from the end of January through June 2016. Terra is working with BDH & Young, Hallberg Engineering, CBRE and the staff at Hennepin County.

November 2015 – Tenant Improvement Projects Awarded

Terra was recently awarded a number of projects that are underway…

· Moet at Moneygram Towers in St. Louis Park, MN
· Traverse Counseling and Consulting in St. Louis Park, MN
· Miscellaneous Tenant Improvements at Metropoint in St. Louis Park, MN
· TYCO Tenant Improvements in Waite Park, MN
· Safeway Drivers School in Roseville, MN
· Anoka Ramsey Community College Biology Research Lab in Coon Rapids, MN
· Newscycle NOC in Bloomington, MN

November 2015 – Rogers ECFE and Elementary Improvements

Terra was selected to complete the construction on the New Early Education Addition at the Rogers Elementary for the Independent School District 728. The project will also include a remodeling and updating a variety of areas within the school. Terra will be providing Construction Management services on this project that will start construction in the Spring of 2016. Terra will be working with Wold Architects and Engineers and the staff from ISD728.

October 2015 – Bemidji State University Academic Learning Center

Terra is providing Construction Management at Risk services for the Academic Learning Center Project and Renovations at Bemidji State University (BSU). The project will complete various remodeling in Bensen Hall, A.C. Clark Library, Bangsberg Fine Arts and Sattgast Hall of Science. Upon completion of the various remodeling, Hagg-Sauer Hall will be demolished to make room for the new 26,000sf Academic Learning Center. The project will be designed in 2015 and construction will start in the summer of 2016. Terra will be working with Bentz / Thompson / Rietow Architects, Obermiller Nelson Engineering, MnSCU and the staff at BSU.

October 2015 – Media Minefield Headquarters

Terra was selected to complete the construction of the new headquarters for Media Minefield (www.media-minefield.com) located in Minnetonka, MN. Terra will be working with Studio Hive and Media Minefield staff on this fast moving project. Terra is also working on the common area improvements that will coincide with the construction on Media Minefield’s space and is working with BDH & Young on these improvements.

September 2015 – Carleton College Work Completed

Terra was very busy this summer at Carleton College and completed the renovations to Musser Hall, West Gym, Nourse Hall, Burton Hall and Skinner Chapel for the beginning of school this fall. Thank you to everyone who contributed to these great projects!

September 2015 – Deerfield Care Center

Presbyterian Homes has selected Terra to complete the improvements to the Deerfield Care Center in New Richmond, WI. Terra will be working with Presbyterian Homes staff and InSite Architects.

August 2015 – 333 South 7th Lobby (Accenture Tower) Lighting

Terra has completed the installation of the new LED Lighting at the 333 South Seventh Street Tower in Minneapolis, MN. Terra worked closely with CBRE, Horton Lees Brogden (HLB) Lighting Designers and Fraser Morris Electric.

August 2015 – Good Luck to our Interns

Brendan McNamara worked this summer in the field at the Rogers High School 3rd Wing Addition. Brendan is headed back to Minnesota State University – Mankato to finish up his studies in pursuit of a degree in Construction Management.

Brandt Tousignant worked this summer in the field at Carleton College on the various projects underway. Brandt is headed to North Dakota State University as a freshman and will be pursuing a degree in Construction Management.

July 2015 – UBER

Cushman Wakefield / Northmarq has selected Terra to complete the improvements for Uber Technologies (UBER) space located in Roseville, MN. Terra will be working with Cushman Wakefield and CM Architecture.

June 2015 – Saint Cloud State University Project Award

Terra has been awarded the Construction Management at Risk contract for the Student Health and Academic Renovation Project at Saint Cloud State University (SCSU). The project will relocate existing services on campus into Eastman Hall which was originally built in 1929 and is currently vacant. The services being relocated will include Student Health Services (SHS), Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), U Choose and the Human Performance Labs (HPL). The project will be designed in 2015 and construction will start in the summer of 2016. Terra will be working with RSP Architects, Dunham Associates, Pegasus Group and the staff at SCSU.

June 2015 – Hennepin County Internal Audit

Terra was selected to complete the construction on the new space for Hennepin County Internal Auditors on the 10th floor of the 701 Building in Minneapolis, MN. Terra will be working with Hennepin County staff, CBRE, BDH & Young and Hallberg Engineering.

May/June 2015 – Welcome New Employees

Stephanie Foster joined Terra General Contractors (Terra) in May of this year as a Field Engineer after receiving her degree in Construction Management from North Dakota State University. Stephanie will be working in Thief River Falls, MN and Moorhead, MN on the projects under construction in those locations.

Brendan McNamara recently joined Terra as an intern and will be assisting in the field at the Rogers High School 3rd Wing Addition. Brendan is attending Minnesota State University – Mankato and is pursuing a degree in Construction Management.

Cory Kaminski joined Terra General Contractors in June of this year as an Assistant Project Manager. Cory received his degree in Construction Management from Bemidji State University. Cory will be assisting the various project managers and estimators from the offices in Rogers, MN.

Brandt Tousignant joined Terra as an intern and will be assisting our staff in the field at Carleton College on the various projects underway. Brandt will be attending North Dakota State University this fall and will be pursuing a degree in Construction Management.

Welcome to the team!

May 2015 – Twin City Moving

Terra was recently awarded the renovation project for Twin City Moving in Eagan, MN for Meritex Enterprises. Terra will be providing the general construction services that will be completed during the summer of 2015. Terra will be working with Meritex and Pope Architects.

May 2015 – Westwood Elementary School Improvements

Terra was recently awarded the renovation project at Westwood Elementary in Zimmerman, MN for the Independent School District 728. Terra will be providing the general construction services that will be completed during the summer of 2015. Terra will be working with Wold Architects and Engineers and the staff from ISD728.

May 2015 – Carleton College CANOE House Renovation

Terra was selected to complete the construction on the Hill House / CANOE House Renovation Project for Carleton College. Terra will be providing Construction Management services on this project that will start construction in the Fall of 2015. Terra will be working with LHB Architects, the staff from Carleton College and the members of the Carleton Association of Nature and Outdoor Enthusiasts (CANOE) House. The project is being completed to honor the life of Wade B. Johnson a 2007 graduate of Carleton who earned Phi Betta Kappa honors as a chemistry major.

May 2015 – Anoka Ramsey Community College – Central Services Renovation

Terra was recently awarded the renovation project at Anoka Ramsey Community College (ARCC) in Coon Rapids, MN. Terra will be providing the general construction services that will be completed during the summer of 2015. Terra will be working with DLR Group and the staff from ARCC.

April 2015 – Rogers High School Auditorium

Terra was selected to complete the construction on the New Auditorium at the Rogers High School for the Independent School District 728. Terra will be providing Construction Management services on this project that will start construction in the Fall of 2015. Terra will be working with Wold Architects and Engineers and the staff from ISD728.

April 2015 – Mike Abel and Don Sollom join Terra General Contractors as Project Superintendents

Mike Abel joined Terra General Contractors (Terra) in January of this year and has been working on projects for Terra located in Thief River Falls, MN and Moorhead, MN. Mike will be providing the Project Supervision on the Minnesota State University – Moorhead Comstock Memorial Union Project. Don Sollom recently joined Terra as a Project Superintendent and will be providing supervision on Terra’s project in Thief River Falls for Northland Community and Technical College. Welcome to the team!

March 2015 – Carleton College West Gym Pool AHU Replacement

Terra was awarded the contract to complete the replacement of the pool AHU at West Gym at Carleton College. The work will be completed during the summer of 2015. Terra will be working with Carleton staff, MEP Associates and Collaborative Design Group.

March 2015 – Optum CRAC Unit Installation

Terra was selected to complete the installation of the new Computer Room Air Conditioning Unit for UnitedHealth Group (UHG) for Optum in their facility in Eden Prairie. Terra will be working with UHG, Jones Lang LaSalle, RSP Architects and Michaud Cooley Erickson Engineers.

February 2015 – Carleton College Nourse Hall Roof Replacement

Terra was awarded the contract to complete the replacement of the roofing systems at Nourse Hall at Carleton College. The work will be completed during the summer of 2015. Terra will be working with Carleton staff and Collaborative Design Group.

February 2015 – Rogers High School 3rd Wing Addition

Terra was selected to complete the construction on the 3rd Wing Addition project at the Rogers High School for the Independent School District 728. Terra will be providing Construction Management services on this $11.5M project that will start construction in the spring of 2015 and be completed prior to school in the Fall of 2016. Terra will be working with Wold Architects and Engineers and the staff from ISD728.

January 2015 – Carleton College - Musser Hall Heating System Replacement

Terra was selected to complete the Heating System Replacement project at Musser Hall at Carleton College. Terra has been hired as the Construction Manager at Risk for this project that will replace the existing steam and hot water heating system and complete other miscellaneous modifications. Terra will be working Carleton staff, MEP Associates and Collaborative Design Group.

January 2015 – Carleton College - Skinner Chapel HVAC Replacement

Terra was selected to complete the HVAC Replacement project at Skinner Chapel at Carleton College. Terra has been hired as the Construction Manager at Risk for this project that will restore the ventilation systems, replace the existing house lighting and specialty lighting and complete other miscellaneous modifications. Terra will be working Carleton staff, MEP Associates and Collaborative Design Group.

December 2014 – UnitedHealth Group Renovation

Terra completed the construction on the refresh of 2 East and a segment of B2 at 9900 Bren Road for UnitedHealth Group (UHG). Terra worked with UHG, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), RSP Architects, Parsons Electric and Torrini Companies.

December 2014 – McKesson Distribution Center

Terra recently started the 90,000sf remodel for McKesson Medical - Surgical in Rogers, MN. McKesson is the world largest national medical supply distributor. Terra is working with CBRE, Meritex Enterprises, KSS Architects of New Jersey, PRES Services of New York and McKesson.

December 2014 – Pitch2Pitch Training Facility

Terra has begun the fast track project for Pitch2Pitch for their new facility located in Rogers, MN. Pitch2Pitch is a nationally recognized training facility for baseball and softball players. The facility will be set up to allow for hitting, defense, catching, pitching and performance training. Terra is working with Pitch2Pitch, Meritex Enterprises and Pope Architects.

December 2014 – Siemens Expansion

Terra was awarded the tenant interior remodeling project at Crescent Ridge II for Siemens. Terra has completed numerous projects at Crescent Ridge II and will be working again with Piedmont Office Realty Trust, AECOM and the staff from Siemens.

November 2014 – Ribbon Cutting at Anchor Bank Wayzata

Terra recently completed the new Wayzata, MN branch bank for Anchor Bank. Terra worked with Mohagen Hansen and Anchor Bank to replace their facility demolished to make way for the new Walgreens.CLICK HERE for image from event.

November 2014 – Hennepin County Public Defender Remodel

Terra was recently awarded the renovation of the 11th and 13th floor of 701 Building for Hennepin County Public Defenders. Terra will be working with CBRE, Hennepin County and BDH & Young. .

November 2014 – UnitedHealth Group Renovation

Terra has started construction on the refresh of 2 East and a segment of B2 at 9900 Bren Road for UnitedHealth Group (UHG). This is Terra’s first project with UHG and we will be working closely with Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), RSP Architects, UHG and our partners from Parsons Electric and Torrini Companies..

October 2014 – Shoemaker Hall Completion

In May of 2014, Terra completed the St. Cloud State Shoemaker Hall renovation. Terra renovated the North wing in 2011 and then the East/West wing in 2013-2014. CLICK HERE to see a video of the completed project. .

August 2014 – Dr. Harrington Plastic Surgery Addition

Terra was recently awarded the expansion for the Harrington Plastic Surgery addition in the West Health Facility in Plymouth, MN. The expansion will add 1,680sf to the existing clinic that Terra constructed approximately three (3) years ago. The new addition will add recovery rooms, offices, a surgery suite and some support spaces. Terra will be working with the buildings property manager Cushman & Wakefield, Project Management Consultants and Harrington Plastic Surgery. .

August 2014 – HCMC Be Well Clinic

Terra has been selected to complete the construction on the new Be Well Clinic for Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) to be located in the 701 Building in Minneapolis, MN. This new 3,300sf clinic will contain a waiting room, 600sf pharmacy, laboratory, exam rooms and support space. The new clinic is being designed by HGA. Terra will also work with the staff from HCMC, Hennepin County and CBRE.

August 2014 – East Metro Public Safety Training Center – City of Maplewood

Terra was recently awarded the Phase II project for the East Metro Public Safety Training Facility for the City of Maplewood. The project is a two story addition to the Burn Tower, concrete paving and possibly a Simulation Training Building. Terra will be working with city staff and SEH Architecture to develop the project documents and start construction this fall.

August 2014 – Inver Hills Community College

Terra was recently awarded and started construction on the Inver Hills Community College (IHCC) - 2nd Floor Library Learning Center. Terra is working with IHCC staff, RRTL Architects and MnSCU on this remodeling project. It is anticipated that this project will be completed in October 2014.

June 2014 – Anchor Bank - Wayzata

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Anchor Bank Wayzata Branch was held of the existing bank in Wayzata, MN that will be demolished for a new Walgreens. The new bank is designed by Mohagen Hansen Architectural Group.

June 2014 - Anchor Bank - 1600 Moneygram Tower

Terra has been awarded the tenant improvement for Anchor Bank for the staff that won't be located at the new branch location within the Moneygram Towers in Saint Louis Park, MN. The project will be completed in time to allow staff to move prior to the demolition of their existing facility in Wayzata, MN

June 2014 - West Shoemaker Hall Completion

Terra recently completed the $14.5M renovation of East - West Shoemaker Hall on the campus of Saint Cloud State University (SCSU). The project will be occupied starting in June for Hockey camps.

June 2014 – Carleton College - Northfield, MN

Terra was recently awarded the Olin Lab Remodel, Gould Library Remodel and the Burton Hall Interiors remodeling projects on the campus of Carleton College. Terra is working closely with Carleton staff and Collaborative Design Group on all of these projects this summer. br />
April 2014 – Maplewood Fire and Police Department South Station Groundbreaking Ceremony

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Maplewood Fire and Police Department South Station will be held on Monday, April 14th. The new station site is located on the east side of McKnight Road south of Minnehaha Avenue on the 3M campus. The new station will replace the existing Fire Station No. 1 currently located at 1177 North Century Avenue. It will include four apparatus bays, departmental offices, and a police substation. Construction is expected to be complete in late 2014. The project recently gained all necessary approvals and Terra General Contractors has started the site clearing. A notice regarding the groundbreaking can be found at HERE

April 2014 – Minnesota State University - Moorhead Project Award

Terra has been awarded the Comstock Memorial Union Renovation & Addition Project at Minnesota State University – Moorhead (MSUM) in Moorhead, MN. The project will add a new entry and remodel a portion of the existing facility. The project will be designed in 2014 and construction will start in the spring of 2015.

April 2014 – Shoemaker Hall – Saint Cloud State University

Terra is nearing completion of the $14.5M renovation of East – West Shoemaker Hall on the campus of Saint Cloud State University (SCSU). The project will move into the punch-list phase this month and will be ready for use during summer programs at SCSU.

April 2014 – Cretex Concrete Products – Hawley, MN

Terra has been working through the difficult winter in northern Minnesota and has enclosed the new manufacturing plant for Cretex building in Hawley, MN. The batch plant, structure and building envelope, crew quarters, and aggregate conveyors have been constructed through the winter. It is anticipated that the project will be completed this summer for Cretex to start using immediately to manufacture concrete piping and box culverts.

March 2014 – Hennepin County D.O.C.C.R. Relocation

Terra has been awarded the project to relocate Hennepin County’s Department of Community Corrections Rehabilitation to the 701 Building in Minneapolis, MN. This project will require the remodeling 6,555sf on the 10th floor. Terra is working with CBRE, Collaborative Design Group, Hallberg Engineering, Inc. and Hennepin County Property Services.

March 2014 – Newscycle Solutions

Terra was recently selected for the Newscycle Solutions Project. The project consists of a 36,000sf remodel of the 8th floor and portion of the 7th floor at International Plaza where Newscycle will relocate their offices from their existing location in Roseville, MN. Terra is working with Perkins + Will, CBRE, Hines Properties and Newscycle Solutions.

March 2014 – Carleton College Project Awards

Terra has been awarded three (3) projects at Carleton College in Northfield, MN. The projects are the Burton Hall Roof Replacement, West Gym Bridge Repairs and the Cowling Gym Deck and Step Replacement. All three projects will be completed during summer break 2014. Terra is working with Collaborative Design Group and Carleton College.

February 2014 – Health & Wellness Center Wins MCA Project Excellence Award

The Minnesota Construction Association (MCA) has awarded a Project Excellence Award for the new Heath & Wellness Center at Minnesota West Community & Technical College. The Project Excellence Award was for a Government Construction Project, including Public Schools, Local, State and Federally funded projects. Congratulations to all team members including Terra, Hay Dobbs, Minnesota West Community & Technical College and MnSCU!

January 2014 – Hockey Day Minnesota

Terra recently sponsored the Hockey Day Minnesota Event held at the Historic Handke Pit in Elk River, MN.

January 2014 – Maplewood Fire Station

Terra has been awarded the new Fire Station No. 1 in Maplewood, MN. The project consists of a 28,000sf facility that will house four apparatus bays, office and support space for the fire department and a lower level Emergency Operations Center. Terra is working with Kimley Horn Associates, SEH and the City of Maplewood.

December 2013 – 1st Scribe Project Award

Terra has been recently awarded the renovation project for 1st Scribe for Carlson Real Estate in Minnetonka, MN. The project consists of an interior renovation of a 4,600sf suite in an existing facility. Terra is working with Carlson Real Estate and BDH & Young.

December 2013 – Krista Tippett Public Productions – On Being Renovations Complete

Terra recently completed the interior construction for the Krista Tippett Public Production studio in Minneapolis, MN. Terra worked with CBRE and Cuningham Group. The space renovated a vacant tenancy into a studio for Krista and her staff. Krista recently tweeted “Terra Contractors have created the most beautiful, hospitable place to work and create – I am grateful for you.” We are pleased to have been involved in such a rewarding project!

December 2013 – 5-8 Grill & Tap

Terra has recently completed the estimating for the new 5-8 Grill & Tap to be located in West Saint Paul, MN. The project will start in January 2014 and be completed in June 2014. The 5-8 also has locations located in Minneapolis, Champlin and Maplewood. The project consists of the renovation of an existing abandoned restaurant facility and adding another home of the “Juicy Lucy” to the East side.

November 2013 – University of Minnesota Arboretum Award

Terra has been awarded a project for the University of Minnesota – 3 Mile Rest Stops at The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska, MN.  The arboretum is known for its 3-mile Drive that showcases different flower gardens, outdoor exhibits in art and environmental design, plant collections, and restored native plant communities.  An increasing number of visitors are regular walkers on the Arboretum's pedestrian pathways, and the three mile drive.  This project will add three (3) rest stops along the 3-mile Drive.   Terra is working with U of M’s Facilities Department, Firm Ground Architects & Engineers, Inc. and the Arboretum Staff.

November 2013 – Carleton College – Leighton Hall Classrooms Completed

Terra recently completed the construction for the Leighton Hall Interior Classroom Renovation for Carleton College in Northfield, MN. Terra worked with Carleton College, The Collaborative Group and Sebesta Blomberg.  The spaces incorporated many energy savings features including chilled beams for cooling and daylight sensors for lighting and shade control.

November 2013 – Carver County Justice Center – Weapons Screening Addition

Terra has been recently awarded the Weapons Screening Addition project for Carver County at the Justice Center in Chaska, MN.  The project consists of the construction of a building addition of approximately 800 square feet and the remodeling of adjacent spaces for the purposes of security improvements.  Terra is working with Carver County and CMA.

September 2013 - Safety is Job One at Shoemaker Hall Project

A full service safety hazard survey was conducted by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (OSHA Consultation) on the East West Shoemaker Hall Project. Participating in the opening conference, site walk-through and closing conference were six (6) of Terra's subcontractors performing work on the project, Travelers Insurance Sr. Risk Control Specialist and Terra's superintendent, assistant project manager and safety director. Terra received the highest rating (exemplary, industry best practice): daily work-site surveillance of hazard controls and work activities.

September 2013 - 5-8 Grill and Tap

Terra has been recently awarded the project for 5-8 Grill and Tap's new restaurant to be located in West Saint Paul, MN. This project is a remodel of an abandoned restaurant building along South Robert Street. Terra is working with 5-8 Grill & Tap and RT Design. The project will be constructed this winter with a Spring 2014 Grand Opening.

September 2013 - European Wax Center - Burnsville

Terra General Contractors was selected to complete another project for European Wax Center's new space in Burnsville, MN. Terra is working with WCL Architecture and the project has started construction. Terra has completed multiple projects for European Wax Centers.

August 2013 - Krista Tippett Public Productions

Terra has been recently awarded the project for Krista Tippett Public Productions new space for their public radio program 'On Being' to be located in Minneapolis, MN. This project is a remodel of a space within the historic CITILIGHTS building across the street from the Basilica of Saint Mary on Hennepin Avenue. The project consists of a new entry area, restrooms, open offices, multi-purpose space, control room and tracking room. Terra is working with KTPP, CBRE and Cuningham Group on this very exciting project in downtown Minneapolis. The project will be bid in August 2013 and will commence construction immediately.

August 2013 - European Wax Center - Stadium Village

Terra General Contractors was selected to complete another project for European Wax Center's new space in Minneapolis, MN on the campus of the University of Minnesota. Terra is working with WCL Architecture and the project has started construction. Terra has completed multiple projects for European Wax Centers and will be working on a number of projects in 2013.

August 2013 - 701 Building Minneapolis

Terra recently bid and awarded the construction for two (2) spaces on the 3rd and 7th floors for Hennepin County within the 701 Building in downtown Minneapolis. Terra has worked closely with CBRE, Hennepin County and BDH & Young on the development of these new office spaces for Hennepin County.

July 2013 – 333 South 7th Street

Terra has been recently awarded the Lobby Remodel Project for CBRE at 333 South 7th Street. This project is a three phased remodel of the two story lobby that consists of an active elevator lobby and escalators, three skyway connections, three street entrances, an active fitness center and a full service restaurant and bar. Terra is working with CBRE and AECOM on this very visible project in downtown Minneapolis. The project will be bid in July/August 2013 and will commence construction immediately.

July 2013 – Carleton College – Northfield, MN

Terra has been selected to provide construction services for the Leighton Hall Interior Classroom Renovation for Carleton College in Northfield, MN. Terra will be working with Carleton and The Collaborative Group. The project has started and will be completed in the Fall 2013.

July 2013 – OTC Café Renovation – Plymouth, MN

Terra has been selected to provide construction services for the OTC Café Renovation in Plymouth, MN. Terra will be working with Carlson Real Estate Services and BDH & Young.

June 2013 – University of Minnesota Project Award

Terra has been awarded a project for the University of Minnesota - Vet Med Surgery Teaching Suite Remodel on the U of M’s campus in St. Paul, MN. This project is for the College of Veterinary Medicine located in the Veterinary Medicine Center South Building and replaces the existing surgery tables, upgrades the lighting, relocates the power and med gases, adds video cameras and monitors and provides for some finish upgrades. Terra is working with U of M’s Facilities Department, Oliver Architects and LKPB Engineers. The project will start at the end of June 2013 and will be completed at the end of August 2013.

June 2013 – More Moneygram Tower Projects

Terra has been awarded two (2) additional tenant improvement projects located in the Moneygram Towers in St. Louis Park, MN. These projects include a Fitness Room Remodel and improvements to the 1st Floor Restrooms. Terra is working with CB Richard Ellis and BDH & Young.

June 2013 – OSHA 30 Training & Certification

Roger Oxborough recently completed his OSHA 30 Training and Certification. Kirk Lau, Kevin Smith, Mitch Hueman, Dale Bentley and Ben Newlin will also have their OSHA 30 Certification by the end of June 2013.

June 2013 – Interns Join Terra for the Summer

Zack Holm has rejoined Terra General Contractors as construction management intern for a third summer. Zack will assist on many projects and will be graduating in December 2013 from Bemidji State University with a degree in Construction Site Management. Hannah Brown also joined Terra part time to assist with administrative tasks in the main office in Rogers, MN. Hannah just finished her second year at MSU Mankato and is studying Communicative Disorders.

May 2013 – Kory Reiners Joins Terra!

Kory Reiners has joined Terra General Contractors as a Field Engineer. Kory will be located at the Shoemaker Hall Renovation Project at Saint Cloud State University for the next year. Kory is a recent graduate of North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management.

May 2013 – Certified Health Care Constructor

Tom Brown recently attended American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) Region 6 Conference and the Certified Health Care Constructors Exam Review Course conducted by ASHE. Tom succesfully completed the course and after passing the exam is now a Certified Health Care Constructor (CHC) as recognized by the American Hospital Association (AHA).

May 2013 – Shoemaker Hall – Saint Cloud, MN

Terra recently opened bids publicly for the balance of the bid categories on the $14,500,000 renovation of Shoemaker Hall in Saint Cloud, MN at our offices in Rogers, MN. The bids received were within budget and the project has started.

May 2013 – Moneygram Tower Projects

Terra has been awarded two (2) tenant improvement projects located in the Moneygram Towers in St. Louis Park, MN. These projects include the BMC Software Project and the 4th Floor Corridor Improvements. Terra is working with CB Richard Ellis, Gensler and WCL Associates. The projects have started and will be completed in July 2013.

April 2013 – Minnesota West Community & Technical College – Worthington, MN

Terra’s project in Worthington, MN was recently featured in an article regarding the 2012 Fieldhouse Renovation & Addition at Minnesota West Community & Technical College.
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April 2013 – Shoemaker Hall – Saint Cloud, MN

Terra recently opened bids publicly for Mechanical, Electrical and Fire Protection on the $14,500,000 renovation of Shoemaker Hall in Saint Cloud, MN at our offices in Rogers, MN. The bids received were within budget and the balance of the project will be bid in early May 2013. The project is scheduled to be constructed from May 2013 through Summer 2014.

April 2013 – Terra General Contractors Office Remodel – Rogers, MN

Terra recently completed the remodeling of our offices in Rogers, MN. The remodeling included improvements to our bidding, resource and copy center, new break room for employees and guests and a new training room and conference area. Also, technology improvements were made that will allow Terra to utilize visual and audio technology as necessary to enhance the services that we provide to our clients, customers and vendors.

March 2013 – MSP International Airport Restrooms Completed

Terra recently completed the new men's and women's restroom in Concourse F at Terminal 1 located at the MSP International Airport.  Terra worked closely with the Metropolitan Airports Commission and Architectural Alliance on this first of many restroom improvement projects at MSP International.

March 2013 – Carleton College – Northfield, MN

Terra has been selected to provide construction services for Burton Hall Phase III Exterior Improvements and Sayles Hill Exterior Improvements for Carleton College in Northfield, MN.  Terra will be working with Carleton and The Collaborative Group. The project is scheduled to start in June 2013. These projects will coincide with the Goodhue Hall project that will also be completed this summer.

March 2013 – 701 Building Minneapolis

Terra recently completed the demolition of the 5th and 6th Floors of the 701 Building in downtown Minneapolis. Terra worked closely with CB Richard Ellis and Hennepin County on this first phase in preparation for the remodeling of new office spaces for Hennepin County.

March 2013 – Pioneers & Soldiers Cemetery

Terra has been selected to provide construction services for Phase III of the Pioneers & Soldiers Cemetery Improvements in Minneapolis, MN. Terra has completed the first two phases of this project. Terra will be working with The City of Minneapolis and the project is scheduled to start in April 2013.

February 2013 – Colonnade Projects Completed – Golden Valley, MN

Terra recently completed a number of Tenant Improvement Projects located in The Colonnade in Golden Valley, MN. The projects included Alan Anderson, Bruno Law Office, HNTB, Executive Title and Stifel Financial. Terra worked closely with CB Richard Ellis and the different design firms involved in all of the projects.

February 2013 – Presbyterian Homes – New Richmond, WI

Terra has been selected to provide construction services for The Commons Remodel for Presbyterian Homes at their Deerfield Campus in New Richmond, WI. Terra will be working with Presbyterian Homes and in-site architects. The project is scheduled to start February 11th.

February 2013 – Dr. Nelson Expansion - Minnetonka, MN

Terra was recently awarded a project at 301 Carlson in Minnetonka, MN for Carlson Real Estate. The project was designed by BDH & Young and has started construction. The project will be complete by the beginning of March 2013.  

February 2013 – 601 Carlson Projects Completed – Minnetonka, MN

Terra recently completed a number of Tenant Improvement Projects located in the 601 Carlson Tower in Minnetonka, MN. The projects included 14th Floor Restrooms, 14th & 15th Floor Demolition, RPL Holdings, MLA, and Aerwulf. Terra worked closely with CB Richard Ellis and the different design firms involved in all of the projects.

February 2013 – Metropoint Office Tower Projects Completed – Minnetonka, MN

Terra recently completed a number of Tenant Improvement Projects located in the Metropoint Office Tower in St. Louis Park, MN. The projects included Greenberg & Johnson, Grab & Go, Curran and Nelson Woodis & Sullivan. Terra worked closely with Cushman & Wakefield/North Marq and WCL Associates.

January 2013 – Cretex Concrete Products – Hawley, MN

Terra is providing Design – Build Construction Services for Cretex Concrete Products on their new concrete pipe facility to be located in Hawley, MN. Terra is be working with Cretex Concrete Products, EAPC Architects & Engineers and Moore Engineering. The project design has just started and will continue through spring 2013. Bidding will occur so that construction activities can commence in May 2013. The project is scheduled to be constructed from May 2013 through April 2014. The scope of the project will be to provide a new concrete pipe manufacturing facility to replace Cretex’s existing aging facilities in Fargo, ND and Grand Forks, ND. Terra previously remodeled Cretex Companies Headquarters in Elk River, MN.

January 2013 – Terra Announced as T.O.P.S. Finalist

The Minnesota Subcontractors Association (MSA) recently announced that Terra General Contractors is one of three finalists for the Contractor of the Year T.O.P.S. Award 2013 in the under $50M sales category. The winner will be announced at MSA’s Annual Banquet on January 29, 2013.

January 2013 – Century College Writing Lab Expansion

Terra recently completed the remodeling and expansion of the writing lab at Century College in White Bear Lake, MN during holiday break. The project needed to be completed on a fast track basis while the students were off for the holidays. The project was completed on time and is ready for the students return on January 14, 2013.

December 2012 – Jason Whiting Joins Terra!

Jason Whiting has joined Terra General Contractors as a Project Manager.  Jason will assist in the management of current projects underway and look to expand Terra’s presence in other markets.  Jason comes to Terra after spending 10 years at Weis Builders and is a graduate of North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management.

December 2012 – Animal Humane Society Kindest Cuts – Golden Valley, MN

Terra is providing Construction Manager at Risk services for the Animal Humane Society (AHS) on their new Surgery Center to be located in Golden Valley, MN.  This facility will be shared with Kindest Cut and The University of Minnesota Veterinary School.  Terra is be working with AHS, U of M Vet School, BWBR Architects and Cresa Partners. The project design will continue through the end of the year and bidding will occur so that construction activities can commence in January 2013. The project is scheduled to be constructed from January 2013 through May 2013.  The scope of the project will renovate portions of the existing facility and will provide new surgery rooms, pet hold areas, recovery and lab space.  It will also require reconfiguring bathrooms, main lobby, and upgrading mechanical, electrical and life safety systems to accommodate the improvements.  Terra constructed the surgery addition at the Woodbury, MN Animal Humane Facility in 2010.

December 2012 – Bruno Law Offices – Golden Valley, MN

Terra has been awarded the Bruno Law Office Tenant Improvement Project located on the 10th floor in The Colonnade in Golden Valley, MN.  This project will renovate this 3,200sf project is scheduled to begin immediately.  Terra is working with CB Richard Ellis and WCL Associates. 

August 2012 – Colonnade Improvements – Golden Valley, MN

Terra was recently awarded a number of projects at The Colonnade in Golden Valley, MN. Terra will be working with CB Richard Ellis, WCL Associates and HNTB to deliver these projects at various locations within the occupied facility.

August 2012 – Comcast Parking Improvements - Minnetonka, MN

Terra General Contractors will complete the parking improvements for Comcast's new call center located in Minnetonka, MN. Terra worked with the staff at Comcast and MFRA on this project and coordinated the project the United Health Group's new facility located directly adjacent to this project.

August 2012 – Metro Mold & Design – Rogers, MN

Terra has started the design and planning phase for a new manufacturing area within Metro Mold & Design's (MMD) Building 4 Facility located in Rogers, MN. Terra will with MMD and Miller Dunwiddie Architecture to develop designs, costs and schedules for the various modifications. Terra will be completing the improvements while the building remains fully occupied and in production. These improvements will be completed by November 23, 2012.

August 2012

Congrats to Terra employee Tim Hansen and his wife on their new baby girl!    

June 2012 – Carleton College Goodhue Hall – Northfield, MN

Terra General Contractors (Terra) was recently awarded the Deck Repair Project at Goodhue Hall to go along with the Burton and Nourse Hall projects just started at Carleton College. Terra will be working with I&S Group and the staff at Carleton College to deliver this project during the summer of 2012. Goodhue Hall is another residence hall on the campus of Carleton College.

June 2012 – Tristar at Metropoint

Terra General Contractors was selected by Tristar and Cushman & Wakefield to complete the interior renovation project for their space in St. Louis Park, MN at Metropoint, The Center for Business. Terra is working with BDH & Young Space Design on this project.

June 2012 – Metro Mold & Design – Rogers, MN

Terra General Contractors (Terra) has started the construction phase of multiple areas within the manufacturing area of Metro Mold & Design's (MMD) Building 4 Facility located in Rogers, MN. Terra has worked for months with MMD to develop designs, costs and schedules for the various modifications. Terra will be completing the improvements while the building remains fully occupied and in production.

April 2012 - MAC Terminal Skyway Phase II

Terra General Contractors was recently awarded the construction improvements for the Terminal 1 Skyway Phase II for the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC). Terra will be working with the MAC, Architectural Alliance and Kraus Anderson (Construction Manager). The project is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2012.

April 2012 – Thrivent Financial

Terra General Contractors (Terra) was recently selected to complete the tenant improvements for Thrivent Financial in the Crescent Ridge II facility located in Minnetonka, MN for Piedmont Office Realty Trust. The project will start at the beginning of May 2012 and will be completed at the beginning of June 2012.

April 2012 - RAZR Marketing

Terra General Contractors was selected to complete the tenant improvement project for RAZR Marketing's new headquarters on the 3rd floor of their building located in Minnetonka, MN. Terra is working with BDH & Young and RAZR Marketing. The project has started and will be completed in July 2012.

March 2012 – State Bank & Trust – Golden Valley, MN

Terra General Contractors (Terra) is completing the tenant improvements for State Bank & Trust in their new branch office located in The Colonnade located in Golden Valley, MN.  Terra is working with CBRE and Genesis Architecture.  The project has started and will be completed in April 2012.

March 2012 – Anchor Bank Remodel – Blaine, MN

Terra General Contractors (Terra) was recently selected to complete the tenant improvements for Anchor Bank in their branch office located in Blaine, MN.  Terra is working with Mohagen Hansen Architectural Group.  The project will start at the end of March 2012 and will be completed at the beginning of May 2012.

March 2012 – MoZaic Building Projects – Minneapolis, MN

Terra General Contractors (Terra) was recently selected to complete the tenant improvements for Concordance Capital in The Ackerberg Group's new MoZaic Building located in Minneapolis, MN.  Concordance Capital will be located on the 8th floor of this new building in Uptown and will require Terra to complete the common area improvements as well.  Terra is working with Studio Hive and the staff from Ackerberg.  The project will start at the end of March 2012 and will be completed at the beginning of May 2012.

March 2012 – Carleton College Deck Repairs – Northfield, MN

Terra General Contractors (Terra) was recently awarded the 2012 Deck Repair Projects at Burton Hall and Nourse Hall at Carleton College. Terra will be working with Collaborative Design Group and the staff at Carleton College to deliver this project during the summer of 2012.  Burton Hall and Nourse Hall are residence halls on the campus of Carleton College.

February 2012 – Delta Building J Generator Addition – Eagan, MN

Terra General Contractors (Terra) was recently selected to complete the Delta Air Lines Building J Generator Addition located in Eagan, MN.  Terra is working with Miller Dunwiddie Architecture and Michaud Cooley Erickson on this critical data center project for Delta Air Lines.  The project has started and will be completed by the end of May 2012.

February 2012 – Terra announces new employee Mark Butler

Terra General Contractors recently hired Mark Butler as an Assistant Project Manager at the Rogers, MN Office - Mark is a 2007 graduate from Minnesota State University - Mankato with a degree in Construction Management.

February 2012 – Metro Mold & Design – Rogers, MN

Terra General Contractors (Terra) has started the design & construction documents to evaluate various options for improving Metro Mold & Design's facilities located in Rogers, MN.  Terra is working to develop designs, costs and schedules for office renovations and production/manufacturing modifications in various locations within the facility.  Terra will be completing the improvements while the building remains fully occupied and in production.

January 2012 – PepsiCo Headquarters

Terra General Contractors was selected to complete the tenant improvement project for PepsiCo's new headquarters on the 5th floor in the Historic Essex Building located at Nicollet Mall and 10th Street South in Minneapolis, MN. Terra is working with BDH & Young, CB Richard Ellis and Ryan Companies. The project has started and will be completed by the end of February 2012.

January 2012 – Minnesota Allergy & Asthma Clinic, PA

Terra General Contractors recently completed a project for Minnesota Allergy and Asthma Clinic, PA for their new space in Burnsville, MN. The project normally would have taken eight (8) weeks, however, Terra completed the work just prior to the end of the year within a three (3) week period of time. Terra worked with WCL Associates on this fast track project.  

December 2011 – MSP International Airport

Terra General Contractors will be awarded the construction for three (3) projects for the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) in December 2011. The projects are the MAC 2011 Restroom Upgrade, MAC Wayfinding Signage and MAC EUFIDS & EVIDS. Terra will be working with the MAC, Architectural Alliance and Kraus Anderson (Construction Manager). The projects are scheduled to begin in early 2012.

November 2011 – Wayzata Country Club

Terra General Contractors has started work on a project in the main clubhouse at Wayzata Country Club to repair areas damaged last winter from a broken water pipe. The project includes carpet replacement, wood floor refinishing, painting of ceilings, walls and woodwork, lighting replacement and miscellaneous other repairs. Terra is working with the staff from the club. The project has started and will be completed in February 2012.

November 2011 – European Wax Centers

Terra General Contractors was selected to complete two (2) more projects for European Wax Center's new spaces in Minnetonka, MN at Ridgedale Mall and in Roseville, MN. Terra is working with WCL Architecture. The projects have started and will be completed by the end of 2011.

October 2011 - Bloomington Aquatic Center Remodel

Terra General Contractors was recently awarded a 8,000sf addition and renovation to the Bloomington Family Aquatics Center Bath House for the City of Bloomington. The project, designed by Kodet Architects, includes a complete new addition which houses the offices for first aid and the renovation includes all new men's and women's locker-rooms, offices and finishes throughout.

October 2011 - Stillwater Main Street Restroom Facility

Terra General Contractors was recently awarded the construction of the new Main Street Restroom Facility.  The project was designed by Cuningham Group and overlooks the Saint Croix River in Historic Stillwater, Minnesota. 

October 2011 - Minneapolis Community & Technical College

Terra General Contractors recently was awarded the remodeling of the 1st and 2nd floors in Kopp Hall at Minneapolis Community & Technical College (MCTC) in Minneapolis, MN.  The project includes remodeling of executive suites and the project was designed by Bentz/Thompson/Rietow.

August 2011 – Shoemaker Hall Opens!

Terra General Contractors recently completed the Shoemaker Hall Renovation and Addition Project on the campus of Saint Cloud State University. More than $6 million in renovations were completed in fourteen (14) weeks on time for the start of Fall Semester.

North Shoemaker improvements included a new elevator tower, new furnishings, new closet storage, resurfaced hardwood floors, upgraded ventilation, plumbing and electrical systems and new energy efficient restrooms.

The remodeled lower level includes a technology center, multipurpose rooms, activity lounge and theater-style video room. Safety upgrades include card-access entry and surveillance cameras. Shoemaker Hall's north wing, built in 1915, is named for Waite A. Shoemaker, the university's seventh president. Leading the renovation team were JLG Architects or Alexandria, MN, the university departments of Residential Life and Facilities Management and Terra General Contractors of Rogers, MN.

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August 2011 – The Colonnade

Terra General Contractors has been awarded the tenant improvements for CSC at The Colonnade in Golden Valley, MN.  Terra also has been awarded the remodeling for the 1st, 5th and 6th floor lobbies and common corridors, spec suite and remodeling of the building maintenance office in The Colonnade.  All these projects are being completed in occupied spaces.  The project is scheduled to begin in July 2011 and be completed in October 2011.

August 2011 – European Wax Center

Terra General Contractors was selected to complete the tenant improvements for European Wax Center's new space in Plymouth, MN.  Terra is working with WCL Architecture.  The project is scheduled to begin in August 2011 and be completed in October 2011

August 2011 – Continental/UAL Integration Project

Terra General Contractors was recently selected by Continental and United Air Lines to complete the remodeling required to integrate the two (2) airlines at MSP International Airport. Terra is working with Continental/United Air Lines and Miller Dunwiddie Architecture to complete this project. The project is scheduled to begin in August 2011 and be completed September 2011. 

June 2011 – MAC Terminal 1 Skyway HVAC/Flooring

Terra General Contractors will be awarded the construction for the Metropolitan Airports Commission Terminal 1 (Lindbergh) Skyway HVAC and Flooring Improvements.  Terra will be working with the Architectural Alliance and Michaud Cooley Erickson.  The project is scheduled to begin in July 2011 and be completed in November 2011.

June 2011 – University of Phoenix

Terra General Contractors was selected by University of Phoenix to complete the interior renovation project for their new space in St. Louis Park, MN at Metropoint, The Center for Business.  The project is scheduled to begin in June 2011 and be completed in September 2011

June 2011 – Comcast 9705

Terra General Contractors was recently selected by CB Richard Ellis to complete a interior renovation and parking lot construction project for Comcast in Minnetonka, MN. Terra is working with Houwman Architects, CB Richard Ellis and Comcast to complete this multi phase project in an occupied building that will accommodate Comcast's new call center. The project is scheduled to begin in June 2011 and be completed in the first quarter of 2012. 

June 2011 – Carleton Burton-Davis Addition

Terra General Contractors was recently awarded the construction of the new elevator link addition to Burton Hall and Davis Hall in Northfield, MN at Carleton College (www.carleton.edu).  Terra is working with Professional Design Group (PDG) on this important project. The project is scheduled to begin in June 2011 and be completed in December 2011.

June 2011 – Terra Selected for Dugsi

Terra General Contractors was selected by Wellington Management (www.wellingtonmgt.com) to complete the interior renovation project for Dugsi Academy in Saint Paul, MN. Terra is working with Rivera Architects, Inc. to provide Dugsi Academy their home. The project is scheduled to begin in June 2011 and be completed in September 2011.

May 2011 – Metro Mold & Design

Terra General Contractors was selected by Metro Mold & Design (www.metromold.com) to complete a interior renovation project for their new production facility in Brooklyn Park, MN. Terra is working with WCL Associates to provide Metro Mold & Design their new leased facility. The project is scheduled to begin in June 2011 and be completed in September 2011.

April 2011 - Terra General Contractors Announces New Employees!

Tim Hansen - Field Assistant at SCSU Shoemaker Hall Project - Tim recently graduated from MSU Mankato with a degree in Construction Management
Steven Abbring - Assistant Project Manager at Rogers, MN Office - Steve is completing a one (1) year internship at Metro Transit and is a recent graduate from the U of M with a degree in Construction Management
Zack Holm - Summer Laborer at SCSU Shoemaker Hall Project - Zack is completing his sophomore year at Bemidji State University

March 2011 - Terra Awards Subcontracts on SCSU - Shoemaker Hall Addition and Remodeling

Terra received and opened the bids for thirteen (13) bid categories on the $4.8M Shoemaker Hall Project on March 13, 2011 at our offices in Rogers, MN.  The bids received were within budget and all bid categories have been awarded subcontracts.  The project has started on the lower level and will be complete by the opening of school in August 2011.  Terra is working closely with the staff at SCSU and JLG Architects.

February 2011 - Harrington Plastic Surgery and GR8 Skin

Terra General Contractors was recently selected to complete the tenant improvements for Harrington and GR8 Skin in the West Health Facility in Plymouth, MN.  The project has already started and is scheduled to be completed by the end of February 2011.

February 2011 - Metropolitan Airports Commission

The Metropolitan Airports Commisson (MAC) has awarded the contract for the MAC Energy Program - Phase 14, 15 & 16 to Terra General Contractors.  Terra recently completed the Phase 12 & 13 Energy Program.  Terra will be working again with the MAC, Kraus Anderson, Architectural Alliance and Michaud Cooley Erickson to provide mechanical, electrical, lighting and architectural energy improvements to Terminal 1 (Lindbergh) and Terminal 2 (Humphrey) at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.

December 2010 - Royal Bank of Canada

CB Richard Ellis and the Royal Bank of Canada has selected Terra General Contractors to complete the Restack of floors 12, 20 and 21 at the Dain Plaza in Minneapolis, MN. Terra is working with RBC, CBRE and Walsh Bishop to develop a schedule to complete the work on this $700,000 project while the floors remain fully occupied. The work requires moving staff, demolition, re-cubing, re-carpeting and replacement of all finishes. The project is scheduled to be completed from January 2011 through June 2011.

November 2010 - Schawk!

Terra General Contractors was selected by CresaPartners and Schawk to complete a $1.6M - 30,000sf interior renovation project for their new headquarters in Minneapolis, MN. Terra is working with 20 Below Studio to provide Schawk the ability to relocate from a leased facility in Roseville, MN. The project is scheduled to begin in January 2011 and be completed in May 2011.