Under Construction - Carver Ridge Sr. Living, Carver, MN

A new two story 74,172 S.F. assisted living facility with a 10-stall attached parking garage at grade.

Earthwork subcontractor is starting to export materials, dig the pond and grade around the building. Siding and stone are now complete. Concrete crews poured apron and installed bollards. Flooring subcontractor is finished installing vinyl on 2nd floor. Cabinets are currently being installed on 1st floor and 2nd floor. Electrical subcontractor is starting to install devices in units on the 1st and 2nd floor. Hood in commercial kitchen has been installed and acoustic ceiling started in the Kitchen. Finished fog/texture/paint on 1st floor and fog/texture on 2nd floor common areas – painting to follow on 2nd floor. 

Under Construction - Urbana, Brooklyn Park, MN

There are two (2) separate components to this development:

  • Completion - Urbana Place Senior Living

    Urbana Place Senior Living is located in Brooklyn Park, MN. It is a vibrant senior living community that provides the comfort and convenience of home with luxurious lifestyle options, state of the art amenities, and individualized services. The facility includes a combination of 75 Assisted living units and 20 memory care units. Plus, a substantial amount of common area space, a cozy bistro and pub, spa/salon, walking paths, an outdoor courtyard, and MORE!

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  • Urbana Court Apartments - 314,782 SF three story wood framed 207-unit apartment over a 77,864 SF underground parking structure.

Under Construction - Vincent Woods, Rogers, MN

A new eighty-eight (88) unit, three (3) story, 87,239 GSF market rate apartment with an underground parking garage.

  • CIP or CMU foundation, wood framed w/ pitched roof

  • Large rectangular shaped apartment community development

  • Amenities include fitness center, business center, community room, among others.

HVAC crews are working on hanging ductwork on the 1st floor and mechanical subcontractor is tying in electrical, plumbing and sprinkler system in the basement. Finish carpenters are working on hanging sheetrock on the 1st floor, taping and sanding units on 2nd floor, and painting on 3rd floor. Roofers are in the process of hanging soffits in corridor. Siding and stone on the backside of the building are complete.

Under Construction - Cedar Creek Sr. Living, East Bethel, MN

A new seventy (70) unit, three (3) story, 80,427 GSF senior living facility.

Plumbers are complete with drain, waste and vent. They have started on water piping and showers are being installed. Remaining trusses are being set, wrapping up sheathing and 3rd floor wall insulation. Roofers are now complete with shingling and siding subcontractor is complete with siding. Concrete crews are working on completing curbs - asphalt to follow. Finish remaining site work and sub-grade for parking.

Completion - Lake Jonathan Flats Apts, Chaska, MN

Lake Jonathan Flats Apartments in Chaska, MN is a new four story, 117 unit, with two levels of below grade parking. Spacious studio, 1, and 2 bedroom apartments have luxury finishes like stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, plank flooring, and custom cabinetry. “Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy lakeside living every day at Lake Jonathan Flats.”

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Under Construction - Bluff View Estates, Winona, MN

A new seventy-six (76) unit, four (4) story, 128,225 GSF senior apartment building with two enclosed parking garages.

Concrete crews poured the parking lot pavement. Finish carpenters are working on mudding, taping and sanding common area on the 1st floor, trimming and millwork on the 3rd floor, installing cabinets on the 4th floor and Sheetrocking Garage C. Flooring subcontractor is starting to install vinyl on the 2nd floor, 3rd floor and 4th floor.

Fall Protection Training

Keeping fall protection as a priority, we had fall protection training to help our superintendents and project managers better understand the fall protection requirements for construction.

Completion - Cielo 3 Apartments, Fridley, MN

The Cielo is located in Fridley, MN and is compromised of 3 Phases; this is the third and final phase consisting of three stories, 67 units and has 87,239 gross square feet of spacious studio, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. “Whether you desire to escape or connect, The Cielo is the clear choice for upscale living.”

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Excellence in Construction Award Banquet 2018

Lyon Contracting recently attended the Excellence in Construction Award Banquet to receive two (2) Pyramid Awards; one for Remington Cove Apartments in Apple Valley, MN and the other for Yorkshire of Edina Senior Living in Edina, MN. We are very proud of both these projects and couldn’t have been successful without the help of our Subcontractors, Owners, and Architects. Thank you to everyone involved in each of these projects.



Contact: Jennifer Ankeny, VP of Business Development & Membership   952-941-8693 or jeni@mnabc.com


Eden Prairie, MN. 1 February 2019 – On January 24, 2019, the Minnesota/North Dakota Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) honored recently completed member projects at the 2018 Excellence In Construction Banquet at The Metropolitan in Minneapolis, MN.

Lyon Contracting, Inc., St. Cloud, MN received a top award from the Minnesota/North Dakota Associated Builders and Contractors for its Remington Cove Apartments & Yorkshire of Edina Senior Living in the Multi-Family Projects and Condos Over $5 Million & Healthcare Over $5 Million.

ABC's awards program is designed to publicly recognize the quality and innovation of merit shop construction and to honor all the members of the construction team, including the contractor, the owner and the design team responsible for the project. The winning projects were selected from entries submitted across the state and were judged on complexity, attractiveness, unusual challenges, completion time, workmanship, innovation, safety, and budget.

Lyon Contracting, Inc. was the general contractor on the design-build team that built this creative and contemporary municipal project. The project entailed proper scheduling of materials and sequencing of subcontracting work.  In the end, this project was both functional and aesthetically appealing.  Lyon Contracting, Inc. completed the project on time and on budget. 

“This project is a clear example of the high-quality work merit shop contractors perform every day,” 2019 MN ABC Chairman Michael Winiecki said at the awards event.

The MN/ND Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors is part of a national association representing more than 21,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms in 70 chapters across the United States. ABC is dedicated to providing legislative representation, networking, safety, and education opportunities for professionals in the construction industry.  For more information, contact the ABC Office at (952) 941-8693, email jeni@mnabc.com, or visit www.mnabc.com.

Completion - Territorial Woods Apts, Maple Grove, MN

Territorial Woods Apartments in Maple Grove, MN is open for the holidays! This apartment is truly a place to call home and you’ll feel that the moment you walk in.

This is a new three (3) story, 98 unit, wood-framed building with a 40,345 square foot underground parking structure, 40,345 square foot first floor, 40,981 square foot second and 41,981 square foot third floor; with a combined total of 162,652 square feet.

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