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Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company

Minnesota Farm Bureau Center
Minnesota Farm Bureau Center
Minnesota Farm Bureau Center

Construction Completed: 1997
Project Data: 24,000 SF
Construction Cost: $2.6 million

Client Need:
The Farm Bureau Center in Eagan, Minnesota is a 24,000 square foot, slab-on-grade single story office building. The project is located on a hillside site overlooking a residential lake, and utilizes prairie grass extensively in its landscaping plan.

BBS Approach:
The design team was actively involved in programming and planning sessions with the owner and users of the building. The team worked with a construction manager and local contractors, using a fast-track design process to start construction within one month after beginning construction documents  The building was occupied nine months later.

Project Results:

  • Construction of natural materials: brick, metal shingles and ribbon windows.
  • Building contains:
    • Open and private offices
    • Conference and meeting rooms
    • Wellness Center
Memorial Union Food Court
Camp Dodge Urban Assault Course
Reid “E” Research Facility
Lance and Ellie's Sandwich Shop
Iowa Events Center
New Office
New Facility
IADA Office Renovation
Extension 4-H Youth Building
ETRC Hoover Hall
VRAC C6 and Office Suite
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MacKay Hall Auditorium Renovation
Hub Tower Office Tenant Improvement
Hospital Emergency Room Renovation & Expansion
Kemin Food Sciences Lab Renovation
Executive Suites Renovation
Home Office Building with Expansion
ETRC Howe Hall
Camp Dodge Pool Campus Improvements
Arizona Farm Bureau Center
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Utah Farm Bureau Center
Dodge House Renovations
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Covered Walkway
Food Sciences Building - Room 2379 Renovation
Coover Hall Infrastructure Study
Sabin Hall Renovation – LEED Gold
Levitt Center for University Advancement
Beardshear Hall Remodeling
Corporate Headquarters Renovation
Chemistry Building Addition & Renovation
College of Human Sciences
LeBaron Hall Replacement Study
Biological Sciences Facility
Corporate Highrise
Hub Tower Conference Center
Catholic Pastoral Center Rehabilitation
ABC - Office Build-Out
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Office Renovation
Geoffroy Residence Hall
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