Our team prides itself on our consistent delivery of the highest standards of craftsmanship and personalized service. Regardless of size and level of amenities, your senior living project will be comprehensively managed with fastidious attention to detail. The goal is to create more than a structure: It’s to create an experience, one that reflects the way people actually live by ensuring not just function but comfort, sustainability, and ease of use.

MICHAEL MIREAU | Senior Living Specialist

Named as one of Minnesota’s top state-licensed physical environment subject matter experts, he was responsible for creating the assisted living physical environment program and the MN Department of Health team that oversaw plan reviews, inspections, and surveys. Michael has been a licensed architect in Minnesota since 2013 and was the first-ever architect hired by the Minnesota Department of Health.

Since leaving MDH in late 2022, Michael formed his own consulting company, The Source Assisted Living Consultants.  The Source is the premier consulting company providing expertise for senior care.  In 2023, Bauer Design Build and The Source combined their experience to address the construction challenges facing the senior housing industry across the nation.

Michael is passionate about ensuring care providers successfully develop, maintain, and revitalize physical environments that enable health, safety, and well-being for those they serve.

Our goal with this value added offering is to provide support within our pre-construction approach by mitigating the struggles during MN Department of Health processes.

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  • Elim Care Center
    60 unit new construction/restoration
    MC & AL Combination
    Fargo, ND
  • Havenwood
    134 unit Senior Living center
    Buffalo, MN
  • Havenwood
    134 Unit Senior Living center
    Burnsville, MN
  • Risor 55+
    169 unit new construction
    Maple Grove, MN
  • Southbridge Senior Living
    150 unit Senior Living center
    Des Moines, IA


  • Augustana Health Care Center
    Multiple renovation projects
    Apple Valley, MN
  • Cassia Redeemer
    Mechanical system separation & upgrade live remodel
    MC & AL Combination
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Cassia Apple Valley
    35 unit live remodel
    MC & AL Combination
    Apple Valley, MN
  • Wright County Hospice House
    5,000 SF Project
    Single story addition to existing Lakeridge care facility
    Buffalo, MN

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