History

Timelife

1946
George Adolfson & Gordon Peterson enter into house construction from the basement of George's Richfield, Minnesota home 

1947
The firm begins doing commercial construction and opens a new office in Richfield, Minnesota 

1950
Commercial jobs begin to outnumber residential; the company moves to a larger office in South Minneapolis 

1953
The partnership is incorporated and officers and directors are elected 

1962
The current corporate office is built in Minneapolis, Minnesota 

1964
AP makes the ENR nation's top 400 general contractors list 

1973
Largest single payroll to date 

1978
First year over $50 million in sales 

1979
Peterson sells to Adolfson 

1980
Denver, Colorado office opens 

1991
Phoenix, Arizona office opens 

2000
Dallas, Texas office opens; annual volume tops $250 million 

2006
AP reaches 2 million man hours without a lost time accident; achieves top 100 construction company ranking; builds LEED Silver certified high school expansion - one of only five in the world 

2007
Annual volume tops $500 million 

2008
Charlotte, North Carolina office opens

2010
AP reaches four million man hours without a lost time accident; recognized as "One of America's Safest Companies" by EHS Magazine

2011
AP listed by ENR as 31st largest U.S. General Contractor

2012
AP passes $1 billion mark in new projects awarded during fiscal year; listed by ENR Magazine as 22nd largest multi-family housing builder

2013
AP makes its first appearance on ENR's Top 250 Global Contractors list at #236