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Capstone Business Center Buildings Shaping Up

Posted on Mar 9, 2018 in Insights

Work continues on the East and West Buildings at the Capstone Business Center, and at a faster pace now the weather is warming.  The aerial photo, looking north across 93rd Avenue, shows that much progress has been made.  McShane Construction, the general contractor on the project, is working toward an early summer completion.

Construction Proceeding at Capstone Business Park

Posted on Jan 10, 2018 in Insights
Construction Proceeding at Capstone Business Park

Construction on the Capstone Business Center East and West buildings continues as the new year begins.  Precast panels that form the building’s perimeter are placed, and work to install steel structural components continues.  The following is a photo from the site camera:    

Ryan Business Park’s Initial TIF Presentation

Posted on Oct 18, 2017 in Insights

Capstone and Joint Venture partner General Capital Group  took the first steps toward creating a TIF district to develop Ryan Business Park, a Class A business park at 13th Street and Ryan Road, with a presentation to the Oak Creek common council on October 17, 2017.  The business park, which is situated just east of I-94 […]

City of Brooklyn Park, MN, Approves Buildings

Posted on Oct 17, 2017 in Insights

At its October 9th meeting, the Brooklyn Park City Council unanimously approved a site-plan review for the construction of two buildings as part of Capstone’s existing business park at the northwest corner of 93rd Avenue and Winnetka Avenue.  Capstone will begin construction on the two buildings, each about 110,000 SF, in late October.  McShane Construction […]

DRC Trade Show Video Highlights HQ

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 in Insights
DRC Trade Show Video Highlights HQ

Design Ready Controls, a Minneapolis-based Control Panel manufacturer, highlights their new headquarters in this video developed for trade shows and their website.  Capstone completed the building in late 2015, and DRC consolidated their operations from three locations to this new state-of-the-art facility.  Click here to view the video.

Capstone Proposes Pewaukee Medical Building

Posted on Sep 16, 2016 in Insights
Capstone Proposes Pewaukee Medical Building

Capstone proposes development of a 32,000 SF medical building adjacent to the ProHealth facilities on Highway 164.  This will be a singe-story facility located on 3.6 acres of land; with ample parking at 4.5 stalls per 1,000 SF.  Located at W239 N1690 Busse Road in Pewaukee, the multi-tenant building is marketed by Founders 3 (formerly RPF Commercial).  Architectural services […]

Recruitment & Growth Key Factors in DRC Facility

Posted on Aug 16, 2016 in Insights
Recruitment & Growth Key Factors in DRC Facility

Troy Schmidtke, President of Design Ready Controls, spoke about the company and its new headquarters with Cyndy Brucato of Greater MSP Business.  Troy stated recruitment and business growth were key factors in their HQ design and the Brooklyn Park location.  The company wanted a state of the art facility situated in a community  with schools to attract […]

Native Landscaping for DRC in Brooklyn Park

Posted on Jul 19, 2016 in Insights
Native Landscaping for DRC in Brooklyn Park

The Design Ready Controls headquarters in Brooklyn Park, MN includes extensive native landscaping, a feature requested by client and delivered by Prairie Restorations, Inc. This work has been summarized in an interview of Mike Faber by Erin O’Leary, project manager for Prairie Restorations, published on their web site.  INTERVIEW

Radiant Heating System Featured in Video

Posted on Mar 1, 2016 in Insights, Partners, Project Info
Radiant Heating System Featured in Video

Design Ready Controls’ production and office areas benefit from a state-of-the-art thermal radiant heating system that provides a more comfortable work environment while also reducing electrical costs.  The radiant heading system, manufactured and installed by Therma-Ray, is explained in detail in this: YouTube video.  For information on radiant heating systems, go to the Therma-Ray website (click […]

DRC Building Completed!

Posted on Jan 9, 2016 in Insights, Project Info
DRC Building Completed!

Design Ready Controls took occupancy of their new headquarters building, consolidating operations from three separate locations under one roof.  They are in full work mode, comfortable in their new accommodations.