Shaw Design Associates, Inc. is a full service Landscape design-build firm.


SDA provides landscape construction for small to medium sized public, institutional, commercial projects, and all residential. We have the proper equipment, resources and project management experience to efficiently execute the work. If you already have a design, just provide us with a solid set of construction documents and we will get you an estimate/bid within 72 hours.


  •  Landscape Design and planning
  • Finish Grading, and Drainage
  •  Low Voltage Lighting &Irrigation
  •  Natural Stone Walls
  •  Boulder &Timber Walls
  •  Segmental Block Walls
  •  Concrete and Brick Walls
  •  Truck spade plantings
  •  Deciduous and Coniferous Plantings
  •  Ground Covers and Seeding
  •  Fountains & Reflecting Pools
  •  Custom Decks, Arbors & Trellises


Commercial Design and Construction

Shaw Design Associates, Inc. can provide site analysis, concept design, design development, detailed design, and landscape construction management.  If a project has a quick timeline, we offer fast track design build service that can speed the process and get your project completed in a short time frame.

Partial list of some of our Private, Public and Commercial clients:

  • Welsh Companies (Minneapolis)
  • Dunwoody Institute of Technology (Minneapolis)
  • Locus Architecture, Inc. (Minneapolis)
  • Minnesota Governors Residence (St. Paul)
  • Redmond Construction Company (Minneapolis)
  • Veterans Administration Federal Credit Union (Minneapolis)
  • Jepsen Builders Inc., (Minneapolis)
  • Fresh Start Companies, Inc. (Stillwater)
  • J.W. Quinn Builders, Inc. (Minneapolis)
  • Conziemus Properties (St. Paul)
  • Cornelia School Playground (Edina)
  • Grandview Park Baptist School (Iowa)
  • Minnesota State Fairgrounds (St. Paul)
  • WellsFargo Bank (Branch Office Metro)
  • GreenStone Floral and Nursery (Minneapolis)
  • Faegre Properties (Minneapolis)