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Taber Sweet joins the organization as development executive in Denver

January 28, 2015

We are happy to announce Taber Sweet as a development executive for our Denver office.  He brings more than 16 years of commercial real estate experience to Mortenson and is focused on growing the our development business along the Front Range. He will lead development projects from project feasibility analysis, site selection and acquisition, planning and financing through completion. Sweet joins the...

By: Nancy Kristof

SunShare and Mortenson Announce Strategic Agreement to Develop and Build Community Solar Gardens in Minnesota

January 13, 2015

Minneapolis, MN – SunShare, a rapidly growing community solar company with offices in Minneapolis and Denver, and Mortenson, one of the nation’s top construction firms, today announced a strategic relationship to develop and build solar gardens in Minnesota.  The announcement comes just a week after Xcel Energy announced its plan to more than double its renewable energy by 2030, including...


Denver Recruits Leader for Environmental Market

January 13, 2015

Mortenson Construction announces the addition of Larry Catalano to Denver's leadership team as construction executive. Larry was most recently the manager of the Capital Projects Division for Aurora Water where he managed delivery of water, wastewater and stormwater projects for the City of Aurora, including the award-winning Prairie Waters Project. He has more than 30 years of experience managing,...

By: Lauren Surbrugg

MN Business Journal Breakfast Forum: Expert Panel Discussion on Community Solar

January 12, 2015

Community Solar is an innovative clean electricity solution that brings affordable solar energy to businesses and individuals. It requires no upfront costs - or roofs because the systems are located offsite. Recent state legislation has greatly incentivized commercial solar use and Minnesota’s solar generation is expected to increase more than 30x by 2020. Mortenson's Trent Mostaert will be offering his...


Mortenson Wisconsin Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

January 01, 2015

As we ring in 2015, our Wisconsin office celebrates its 25th anniversary. Over the past 25 years, our office has built some of Wisconsin’s most notable and innovative buildings. We are grateful for our customers who have enabled our exceptional team members and our partners to build in Wisconsin since 1990. Our team has grown to more than 230 members and we look forward to years of future...


Mortenson Installing Solar on Landfill

December 10, 2014

Construction is well underway on the first solar array in Westfield, MA. This project is being built on the top of a closed landfill. The project will transform the used land into a green energy producing solar array at the Twiss Street Transfer Station in Westfield. Watch video from 22 News below to learn more. Credit: WWLP-22 News

By: Nick Bannin, WWLP-22 News