Educational

Winkelman Building Co. LLC has partnered with numerous public and private school districts on the design and construction of nearly 100 new, expanded and renovated educational facilities in the following communities:

Akeley
Alexandria
Annandale
Appleton, WI
Arden Hills
Barnum
Becker
Bemidji
Black River Falls, WI
Blaine
Brooklyn Center
Buffalo
Clear Lake
Clearwater
Cold Spring
Columbia Heights
Cromwell
Dassel-Cokato
Eau Claire, WI

Elk River
Green Bay, WI
Holdingford
Howard Lake
Lake Benton
Layton, UT
Lindstrom
Long Lake
Madison, WI
Maple Grove
Maple Lake
Meridian, ID
Middleton, WI
Milaca
Monticello
Moorhead
New London-Spicer
Onalaska, WI
Onamia

Orem, UT
Otsego
Paynesville
Pierz
Rochester Rogers
Royalton
St. Cloud
Sartell
Sauk Rapids
Sioux Falls, SD
St. Joseph
St. Michael-Albertville
Swanville
Waite Park
Watertown
Wausau, WI
Woodbury
Zimmerman

Over the years, WBC has been recognized by the Minnesota Construction Association and Minnesota Associated Builders and Contractors with Awards of Excellence for Annandale Elementary School, Kennedy Community School, Minnesota School of Business, Globe University, Swanville Public Schools, Oak Hill Elementary School, Annandale High School, Little Mountain Elementary School and the Ardolf Science Center at the College of St. Benedict.

Representative Projects

Bethel University

Needing space to expand their kinesiology program combined with a wellness center, Bethel University in St. Paul hired WBC to coordinate the development of an in-fill project to create a new space between existing buildings. The three-story, 23,160 square foot facility consists of weight training, cardiovascular and biokenetic floors all connecting to three existing buildings. Read more

Kennedy Community School

The Kennedy Community School is a 138,000-square-foot, PK-8 school that received Gold LEED certification. Designed to accommodate the needs of 750 students, this building incorporates a geothermal heating and cooling system, wind and solar electricity generators, light sensors and motion detectors, energy efficient lighting, solar tubes for hall lighting, daylighting with light shelves, rain gardens, native prairie grasses, rain sensors, low volume plumbing fixtures, recycled materials, and more. Designed to earn the Energy Star rating from the U. S. Government, this building was constructed to operate using 49 percent less energy than a typical school building of the same size. Read more

Annandale Elementary School

This is a new 146,300-square-foot elementary school built to Silver LEED standards. The building consists of a 111,300-square-foot main level with a 35,000-square-foot upper level. It has a capacity for 1,000 students; 900 kindergarten through fifth grade and 100 pre-schoolers with the ability to easily expand the building. This $22 million project incorporates numerous energy-saving features as well as several upgraded safety and security features over the former elementary school. One main safety element is the separation of bus traffic and parental drop-off traffic. All bus traffic was located at the rear of the building with drop-off traffic and parent/teacher parking limited to the front of the building. Another is a lockdown button at the main office that allows all outside doors to be secured from an outside threat at the touch of one button. Read more

Annandale High School

Annandale High School is a 130,000-square-foot facility serving 700 students. The building consists of masonry walls with brick veneer, steel joists and metal roof decking. The design encompasses classrooms, gymnasium, media center, cafeteria, and administrative offices. Read more

Ardolf Science Center - College of St. Benedict

The College of St. Benedict selected Winkelman Building Corporation to construct the Ardolf Science Center. This three-story building consists of a structural steel frame with block and brick veneer exterior walls, steel stud interior walls, a metal roof deck and a shingled roof with copper trim. Read more

Globe University

Globe University ‘s corporate headquarters were moved to a new business school campus in Woodbury. The first phase of the campus is a new 68,000-square-foot business school. Although the building appears to be a brick and limestone structure, it is actually constructed of Wells Concrete pre-cast wall panels with in-laid brick. This is the first building of what is planned to be a four-building campus. Read more

Little Mountain Elementary School

Little Mountain Elementary School is a 102,000-square-foot facility with six individual wings to serve 700 students in kindergarten through grade five. The school's design encompasses classrooms, gymnasium, cafeteria, media center, and administrative offices. Read more

Maple Lake Elementary School

The Maple Lake Elementary School is a 70,000-square-foot facility consisting of masonry and steel stud walls with cast concrete colored block accent areas. The school’s design encompasses classrooms, gymnasium, cafeteria, computer room, media center, and administration offices. Read more

Minnesota School of Business - Waite Park

Minnesota School of Business is a 40,000-square-foot, two-story educational facility located in Waite Park, MN. This unique building features cast-in-place concrete “tilt-up” wall panels with in-set brick veneer. The upper wall area utilizes a textured spay applied paint finish. Due to a tight time schedule, this building was constructed in 120 days from the start of site work to client occupancy. Read more

Minnesota School of Business - Rochester

Minnesota School of Business is a 40,000-square-foot, two-story educational facility located in Rochester, MN. The building is constructed of cast-in-place insulated concrete “tilt-up” wall panels with in-set brick veneer. The upper wall area utilizes a textured spay applied paint finish. The roof utilizes an EPDM roofing system. Read more

Oak Hill Elementary School

The St. Cloud School District chose Winkelman Building Corporation to construct Oak Hill Elementary School, a 92,000-square-foot facility that serves 850 students in grades kindergarten through six. The building is constructed of masonry exterior walls with metal joist and a deck roofing system and features demountable partition classroom walls. The school’s design includes classrooms, gymnasium, cafeteria, media center, and administrative offices. Read more

Swanville K-12 School

The Swanville School project incorporated demolition of a 1938 portion of the building, addition of 25,000 square feet of new educational, commons, and recreational spaces as well as a total cosmetic upgrading of the entire 75,000-square-foot school. New utilities were installed, the mechanical system was converted from steam to hot water heat, the entire building was re-roofed and a fire protection system was added to previously un-served areas of the building. Several other upgrades were undertaken including a major makeover of the auditorium and gymnasium, window replacement and exterior tuck-pointing. Read more

Weaver Lake Elementary School

Weaver Lake Elementary School is a 98,000-square-foot facility which serves 850 students in grades one through six. The building is constructed of masonry exterior walls with metal joists and a deck roofing system and features demountable partition classroom walls. The school’s design includes classrooms, gymnasium, cafeteria, media center, and administrative offices. Read more