New office in Minneapolis marks CTA’s 18th location

CTA Architects Engineers is happy to announce the opening of a new office in Minneapolis, MN – the firm’s 18th location.

Adding a new space in the Twin Cities is a natural next step for the firm which employs nearly 400 professionals in 24 disciplines, chief among them architecture, and electrical, mechanical, and structural engineering. CTA specializes in providing services in six primary client markets: Commercial, Education, Government, Healthcare, Living, and Retail.

The Minneapolis office will build upon existing relationships and help the firm grow its Midwest market, CTA President Scott Wilson noted.

“MSP gives us a great opportunity to provide enhanced services to both current and new clients, and partners in the area,” he said. “Additionally, we are finding extremely talented and energetic professionals in MSP that we believe will play a key role in advancing CTA’s mission and vision – Pioneering Environments!”

Architect Shawn Pelowitz, CTA’s Minneapolis team leader, added: “It’s a busy area. There are a large number of Fortune 500 companies, two of the three largest hospital/insurance groups in the country, probably 15 universities within 100 miles, tech/data centers, and some notable corporate and retail headquarters.”

The group is temporarily working out of office space on Marquette Avenue in downtown Minneapolis, but will move into its permanent home on the first floor of the historic Nate’s Clothing Building on the corner of 4th Street and 1st Avenue this fall.

Team members include Pelowitz, architect Carolyn Berman and designer Eric Young, electrical designer Jake Lynch and senior electrical engineer Michael Engmark, mechanical/refrigeration designer Darren Johnson, and marketing coordinator Leah Elsham.

“The team is eager to get into our new building, a custom-designed space that fits CTA’s needs in the Cities,” Pelowitz said. “Our group is likely to expand quickly and this new office gives us room to grow and will serve our needs exceptionally well; especially with easy access to mass transit, local eateries, and Target Field [home of the Minnesota Twins].”

“We’re incredibly excited to be here,” he concluded.

Main image: The Minneapolis team includes (from L to R): Jake Lynch, Michael Engmark, Shawn Pelowitz, Leah Elsham, Darren Johnson, Eric Young, and Carolyn Berman.

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