MINNEAPOLIS (March 21, 2016) — RJM Construction, a Minneapolis-based general contractor, has been selected by the City of Shakopee to oversee construction of a new two-sheet ice arena. The project is an extension to the Shakopee Community Center and will include a remodel of the existing recreational facility.
A groundbreaking ceremony is planned on April 1. Representatives from the City of Shakopee, local businesses and residents will be in attendance.
The project will be completed in multiple phases, beginning with construction of the ice arena. Renovations to the existing facility will include changing the current ice arena to an aquatic center, enhancing the fitness center and studios and adding an indoor play area, senior lounge and large community room. 292 Design Group is the City’s architectural partner.
“The focus of the project is create a community gathering place for all residents, where community members feel ownership of the facility and are proud to call it their own,” stated Jamie Polley, City of Shakopee Director of Parks & Recreation. “We are excited to bring this long-anticipated project to life.”
Hired as construction manager, RJM is currently assisting the City with complicated scheduling and coordination issues involved with the 13-month project. RJM is a recognized leader in delivering Construction Manager at Risk contracts in the Twin Cities, completing projects with municipalities including Eden Prairie, Maple Grove and Elk River.
About RJM Construction
RJM Construction has been providing general contracting services since 1981. Based in Minneapolis, Minn., RJM has more than 150 specialized staff members and an annual construction volume of approximately $200 million. RJM delivers on clients’ vision in ground-up construction, interior remodeling and long-term project planning. For more information, visit rjmconstruction.com or follow on Twitter at @rjmconstruction.