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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
Richard Bolling Federal Building Study and Arc Flash Assesment
Ames Laboratory Metal Development and Wilhelm Hall Electrical Upgrades
Geoffroy Residence Hall
Corporate Highrise
Hub Tower Office Tenant Improvement
Memorial Union Food Court
ETRC Howe Hall
Camp Dodge Pool Campus Improvements
Corporate Headquarters Renovation
Federal Building Study and Arc Flash Assessment
Dodge House Renovations
Camp Dodge Chapel Addition and Renovation
Beardshear Hall Remodeling
Reid “E” Research Facility
MacKay Hall Auditorium Renovation
Camp Dodge Urban Assault Course
Sabin Hall Renovation – LEED Gold
Food Sciences Building - Room 2379 Renovation
College of Human Sciences
Executive Suites Renovation
Hub Tower Conference Center
Extension 4-H Youth Building
Coover Hall Infrastructure Study
Hub Tower Elevator Modernization
IADA Office Renovation
Kemin Food Sciences Lab Renovation
219 Eighth Street
Biological Sciences Facility
Wyoming Farm Bureau Center
Parking Garage
Iowa City Federal Building - VHA Renovations
Chemistry Building Addition & Renovation
Office Renovation
Union Drive Community Center Renovations
Catholic Pastoral Center Rehabilitation
Home Office Building with Expansion
BBS at 219 8th Street
Utah Farm Bureau Center
New Office
Covered Walkway
Science Center - New Facility
Levitt Center for University Advancement
Iowa Events Center
Hospital Emergency Room Renovation & Expansion
ETRC Hoover Hall
Ames Laboratory TASF and Spedding Hall Arc Flash Study
Lance and Ellie's Sandwich Shop
LeBaron Hall Replacement Study
Ames Laboratory Metal Development and Wilhelm Hall Electrical Study
Arizona Farm Bureau Center
ABC - Office Build-Out
VRAC C6 and Office Suite
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