Saunders Construction and Norwood Form a Construction Company

Saunders Construction and Norwood Development Group recently announced the formation of a construction company, SNC, focused solely on building within the Pikes Peak Region including the counties of El Paso, Teller, Fremont, Pueblo, Huerfano and Las Animas. The partnership creates a pioneering approach to address the community's growing needs while fulfilling the Promise of Colorado. 

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SNC HQ at Plaza of the Rockies


Headquartered in Colorado Springs,
SNC will offer construction management, general contracting and design-build services for commercial, institutional, K-12 and higher education, healthcare, municipal, non-profit, infrastructure, and residential projects. This partnership builds upon Saunders’ nearly 50-year history of successful projects throughout Colorado including over 2 million square feet in the Pikes Peak Region. 


SNC will begin construction on the Residences at Park Union located in the recently announced Park Union neighborhood of Downtown Colorado Springs. Adjacent to America the Beautiful Park, the 12-story luxury residential community will feature 163 well-appointed residences - 68 of which will be for sale condos.

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Ryan Balakas

Ryan Balakas will serve as the General Manager of SNC.  Born and raised in Colorado and with 18 years of experience, Balakas recently led the successful growth and diversification of Saunders’ portfolio in workplace, healthcare, science and technology, and hospitality markets. Daily operations of SNC will be supported by Sean Kennedy, Director of Operations and Greg Morgan, Senior Preconstruction Manager. 

The SNC offices are located at Plaza of the Rockies,
111 S. Tejon Street, Suite 200, Colorado Springs, CO