Greg Osborne has been named director of civil engineering with Chicago-based design and construction firm Epstein. Osborne previously was senior project engineer with the firm. In his new role, Osborne is spearheading business in the areas of site development, transportation and infrastructure engineering.
Joe Downs has been named senior director of real estate development with Opus Development Corp.'s newly opened St. Louis office. Among other activities, Downs is responsible for pursuing business opportunities across a variety of sectors in the region, including office, industrial, multifamily, retail, higher education and government. A LEED-accredited professional, Downs previously spent more than eight years with Opus Northwest's design-build unit, first as a project manager in Minneapolis and later as director of construction and general manager in St. Louis.
Melissa Voigt has been promoted to the position of industrial project coordinator with Miron Construction Co.'s office in Wausau, Wis. In her new role, she assumes responsibility for cost code review, labor cost monitoring and communication with the firm's corporate operations.
James Zheng has been named president of Chicago-based architect Goettsch Partners, while James Goettsch, who previously held the position, has been appointed chairman and CEO of the firm. In their new roles, Goettsch and Zheng are working closely to develop and expand Goettsch's global operations.