ALDI store completed in New Ulm

October 2016, by

The new ALDI grocery store in New Ulm, MN, received a warm reception at its opening on Thursday, October 20. Excited shoppers queued up for special prizes for the first 100 entering the store. This is the third ALDI store completed by Shingobee in Minnesota. Other locations were Baxter, completed 2015, and Fergus Falls, completed […]

Shingobee begins construction of first net-zero school on tribal land

October 2016, by

Shingobee Builders, in collaboration with the design team of DSGW Architects and Obermiller Nelson Engineering, has begun construction of a school in Fort Totten, North Dakota, that will be a net-zero energy building, the first of its kind on tribal land in the country. A net-zero facility is an energy-efficient building that produces more energy […]

Shingobee donates to HERO Foundation following Business After Hours event

October 2016, by

For the Waite Park Chamber “Business After Hours” event hosted by Shingobee Builders on September 21, Shingobee pledged a donation to the Nicholas P. Koenig HERO Foundation for each person attending the event. Thanks to the great turn-out at the Business After Hours, Shingobee donated $1,000 to the Foundation. Shingobee VP Tony Godlewski this week […]

Construction begins for two Prestige Preschools

September 2016, by

Shingobee has started construction of two new facilities for Prestige Preschool Academy, one in Maple Grove, and one in Minnetonka, MN. Update: Another Prestige Preschool location has been approved, in Eagan, MN. It was recently featured as a “Hot Property” in the StarTribune. Construction is planned to start in October. The single-story, 10,000 square foot […]

Thrifty White in Annandale under way

July 2016, by

Construction of the latest new store for Thrifty White Pharmacy has begun in Annandale, MN. The local newspaper, Annandale Advocate, covered the City approval process, which involved a comp plan amendment, rezoning, and site plan approval, and the start of construction. July 19, 2016: Thrifty White earns approval July 26, 2016: Thrifty White building begins This […]

Fulda Area Credit Union Groundbreaking

July 2016, by

Shingobee has begun construction on a new 4,700 square foot facility for Fulda Area Credit Union, to replace their existing building in Windom, MN. A Groundbreaking celebration was held on June 16. Credit union officials, along with representatives of the Construction Manager (SEH Design/Build), the architect (Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc.), and Shingobee, gathered to mark […]

Viking Savings Bank Groundbreaking

July 2016, by

Members of the Alexandria business community gathered on Monday, June 20, to celebrate Groundbreaking for Viking Savings Bank’s new location. Members of the City Council, Chamber of Commerce, Bank employees, and representatives of the Architect (HTG Architects) and Shingobee were on hand for the festivities.     Shingobee began construction of the Bank early in […]

Come See Us at the Minnesota Bankers Annual Conference

June 2016, by

Next week, Shingobee will be attending the 2016 Minnesota Bankers Association Annual Conference in Rochester, MN. The conference runs through Monday and Tuesday, June 13-14. Monday’s main event is a golf tournament at the Rochester Country Club, where Shingobee will be sponsoring one of the holes! Meet Business Development Director Elliot Christensen and Project Manager Jessica […]

Minnesota National Bank Groundbreaking & Remodel

May 2016, by

Groundbreaking for the new Minnesota National Bank location in Sauk Centre, MN was held on May 16th. The new building will replace their existing Sauk Centre main office. The building will be two stories (plus a basement) and 21,000 square feet in size. Construction will start in June and be completed February 2017. Check out […]

Office Trends: Creative Work Spaces

April 2016, by

“Creative office” is a recent trend in new office construction and renovations of older spaces. Perimeter-style offices are disappearing, floor plans are opening up, and trendy breakout areas and cafés are replacing the rigid, closed layouts of the past. More than ever, we are seeing designs with laid-back interiors, with adaptable furniture systems, and surprisingly […]