Residential

Stillwater Capital pic copyStillwater Capital is highly engaged in the acquisition and construction of its residential properties to ensure high-end results.

By Janice Hoppe-Spiers

Stillwater Capital began a decade ago specializing in acquiring and managing a spectrum of real estate products. The company has a range of experience in managing unique properties, such as infill multifamily communities, mixed-use properties, build-to-suit properties and high-end single-family homes.

The Dallas-based company decided a few years ago to bring the construction of its residential projects in-house to ensure greater quality. “We started Stillwater Construction because we felt we could better control the process, quality and schedule by bringing it in-house,” Principal Aaron Sherman adds. “We are hiring the project managers and superintendents directly, which makes the process much more efficient and better overall in terms of production.”

Knutson picKnutson Construction applies its philosophy of teamwork to two apartment projects in Iowa.
By Jim Harris

At the beginning of all its jobs, Knutson Construction’s project managers ask their clients to tell them the top five things “that keep them up at night” regarding a project. “This could include price, subcontractor management or a tight schedule,” says Wade Hiner, director of business development for the Iowa City branch of Knutson Construction.

Knutson then asks its clients to rate the company based on how it responds to those factors. “We want to know what the most important things to our clients are and how we are doing when it comes to those items,” Hiner adds, noting the company will take corrective action if necessary to keep a project on track.

II BY IV DESIGN picII BY IV DESIGN’s work on Toronto’s Residences of 488 University Avenue is earning accolades.
By Jim Harris

The Residences of 488 University Avenue, a mixed use tower in downtown Toronto, won’t officially open until summer 2018, but it is already considered a new city landmark. The retrofit of an existing 18 storey office tower, the final building will be 55 stories of glass and steel that ascends from a radiant podium. The building’s underground parking was excavated, its perimeter footprint was extended and its  exterior was completely re-clad, making it a feat of engineering. A new 37-story condominium with 453 luxurious units will rise above the office component; with construction occurring all while the offices below remain open.

Toronto-based II BY IV DESIGN’s work on the 55-story commercial and residential project has earned it multiple awards since it became involved in the project five years ago.

Walsh pic copyWalsh Construction is building an eye-popping residential high-rise in Chicago’s South Loop. 

By Kat Zeman

A well-known general contractor that specializes in high-rise housing, Chicago-based Walsh Construction is bringing another high-profile project into the city’s South Loop neighborhood.

A 48-story luxury apartment building is under construction on Chicago’s posh Michigan Avenue. The 580,000-square-foot building, that will include roughly 7,500 square feet of retail on the ground floor, broke ground in April. The apartment tower is being developed by Chicago-based Murphy Development Group and Los Angeles-based CIM Group.

“This is an exciting project that’s going to bring a new and modern look to the South Loop,” Project Manager Dave Dunlap says. “It will change the face of South Michigan Avenue.”

Peterson Companies pic copyThe Peterson Company’s customer-first mentality has been key to its success.
By Bianca Herron

Tim Peterson founded The Peterson Company in 2010 as a firm specializing in new construction, property maintenance and tenant improvements.  As part of formalizing the company, Peterson tapped five industry experts and longtime associates – Larry Siegler, Bret Stallcop, Don Piggush, Brett Dalton and David Charron – to join the organization as managing partners.

“We had all been completing new construction and property maintenance for the Peterson family for more than 20 years, so it was natural to join forces with Tim in this new venture,” COO Larry Siegler says. “Tim is CEO and is very well respected in the city of Indianapolis. While the five of us work in the day-to-day operations, Mr. Peterson serves as our mentor and leader.”

Vice President of New Construction Bret Stallcop agrees. “Tim is the reason why we do things with integrity and performance,” Stallcop says.  “That is what the Peterson family has stood for in this community for over 50 years, and we are determined to model ourselves in the same character moving forward.

“We aim to protect the Peterson name because if it weren’t for Tim and his father before him, none of us would be doing what we’re doing,” he adds.

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