Golden Valley, Minnesota-based Mortenson Construction recently moved its Wisconsin offices from Brookfield to the fourth floor of the Honey Creek Corporate Center II building in Milwaukee.
Location is a big reason Mortenson chose to move from Brookfield, where it had been for 25 years, to Milwaukee’s west side. Scott Heberlein, Mortenson vice president and general manager, said it was key to find a central location for employees, many of whom travel regularly to job sites. The Milwaukee office has about 150 non-craft employees, about 80 of whom have a primary office at Honey Creek and another 70 of whom primarily work at job sites.
“The location here just really seemed to hit all the elements that made sense for us,” he said.
The modernized space has smaller private offices near the middle of the office floor, while cubicles are located closer to the exterior walls, meaning those workers enjoy more natural light than before.
Other features include sit-stand desks at workstations, a large training room with retractable glass wall panels, an open cafeteria area, numerous meeting rooms with Wisconsin-themed names, an area specifically set aside for employees who are in between field projects, multiple workspace options and an outdoor patio.
Owner/developer: Greywolf Partners
Architect: HGA Architects
Contractor: Mortenson Construction