Lou Primak | Principal & COO

Lou Primak | Principal & COO

“Leadership, Industry Knowledge, Poise and Communication”

As Chief Operating Officer and Principal of AGATE CONSTRUCTION, Lou Primak is responsible for enhancing communication with customers and leading and managing construction professionals in the pursuit and execution of Agate’s customers’ building programs and construction projects. Previously in the positions of Vice President, Regional Director and Operations Manager, Lou drives results in safety management, programming, design, field operations, procurement, project management, preconstruction, close out, commissioning and the LEED Certification process.

Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor of Science, Building Construction Arizona State University | 1986
  • University of Phoenix “Financial Strategies for Operational Managers” | 2009
  • Associated General Contractors, Advanced Management Program
  • OSHA 30 Certification
  • MSHA Safety Certification
  • Design Build Institute of America Certification
  • UNR Advanced Management Program
  • NAIOP Development Series Program
  • Several FMI Classes and Programs
Professional Organizations
  • AGC Board of Directors, Nevada Chapters
  • National Association of Industrial and Offce Properties – President, Nevada Chapter | 2009
  • Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada, Board of Directors | 2009-2011
  • Nevada Mining Association, Government Affairs Committee
  • CITC Board Member | 2014
Notable Projects
  • Silver Legacy Resort and Casino | Reno, NV | $200M
  • Ken‘s Foods | Las Vegas, NV | $15M
  • America West Arena | Phoenix, AZ | $100M
  • Agua Caliente Spa Resort Casino | Palm Springs, CA | $70M
  • University of Nevada, Reno Student Union | Reno, NV | $50M
  • Reno Tahoe International Airport Parking Garage | Reno, NV | $26M
  • University of Nevada, Reno Math & Sciences Building | Reno, NV | $48M
  • Chapman Automotive Group Building Program (11 Projects) | Phoenix, AZ and Las Vegas, NV | $50M
  • John Ascuaga’s East Tower Room Remodel at JA Nugget Casino Resort | Sparks, NV | $9M
  • University of Nevada, Reno Athletic Academic Complex | Reno, NV | $8M
  • Hyatt Place Hotel | Boulder, CO | $20M
  • Hycroft Mine/Allied Nevada Gold Truck Shop | Winnemucca, NV | $7M
  • Kinross Mine Maintenance Facilities | Round Mountain, NV | $8M
Construction Market Sectors
  • Gaming
  • Hospitality
  • Structural Steel/Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings
  • Education
  • Mining Infrastructure
  • Multi Family
  • Healthcare
  • Mixed Use
  • Automotive Dealerships/Shops
  • Parking Garages
  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Tenant Improvements
  • Senior Living
Delivery Methods
  • Design Build
  • Design Assist
  • CMAR
  • Competitive Bid/Lump Sum
  • GMP, “Open Book”
Career Highlights
35+ years of experience

Over 30,000,000
of square feet of notable projects throughout
Nevada, Colorado, Arizona, California,
Iowa, North Dakota, and overseas.

BILLIONS of DOLLARS
in total value of successfully managed construction projects

4 Notable Awards
Top 40 Under 40
– Las Vegas Review Journal
“Excellence in Project Management”
– AGC Awards 2007, 2008, 2009


Contact Us
Arizona
AGATE CONSTRUCTION
2403 N. Country Club Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
(480) 994-9455
 
Nevada
AGATE CONSTRUCTION
5458 Longley Lane, Ste A
Reno, NV 89511
(775) 325-1037
 
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