Aulik Design Build on Kare11 TV

Pat Evans of Kare11 tours our Edina Rambler project in search of some how-to's on selecting a remodeler and some keys to defining your scope of work.

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Gary Aulik & Family in Edina Magazine

Edina View Master Gary Aulik Remodels His Rambler
Gary Aulik remodels his rambler and keeps his eye on the view out the back door
BY: NANCY EIKE | FROM THE ISSUE: JULY 2012

PHOTO: AMANDA GAHLER
From their remodeled rambler, Gary Aulik, his wife Laura and their children Sarah and Gage, have a beautiful view of Minnehaha Creek.


When Gary Aulik first came upon the mid-century brick Rambler with its outdated iron columns, disheveled entry porch, front-and-center garage, and all-around sad façade, he knew this was the place for him, his wife Laura, and their four kids. He knew that in the core of his soul because just out back,… READ MORE

Aulik Design Build in Southwest Journal

Aulik Design Build remodeled this beautiful Lake Harriet home several years ago.  Today the home remains timeless and true to it's architectural core.  Read more about the home's stunning Master Bath and how a thoughtful design can bring a home back to life.  

Renovated to its Roots

When the owner of a 1920s home near Lake Harriet called Aulik & Associates about a remodeling project, the homeowner and Gary Aulik, owner of Aulik & Associates, sought out to lead the house back to its architectural roots.  They were pleased when the project’s crowning jewel of the project turned out to be an inspired, second floor master bath.

HONORING DESIGN

The renovation project began with a… READ MORE

Aulik Design Build on Fox9 News with M.A. Rosko

Gary and M.A. tour another Aulik project.  This time the two discuss selecting the right paint colors for your home, and Gary offers some great advice for home owners on how to prioritize your project.

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Aulik Design Build on Fox9 News with M.A. Rosko

Gary Aulik had the opportunity to spend the morning with the incomparable M.A. Rosko of Fox9 News.  In this segment, M.A. and Gary visit this Edina Rambler.  They discuss a variety of topics including some valuable tips on selecting the right remodeler for your project.

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Aulik Design Build in the Star Tribune

As builder healed, his firm grew stronger, too


• Article by: TODD NELSON , Special to the Star Tribune

Gary Aulik, president of a Twin Cities design and remodeling-construction company, has faced down a cancer diagnosis and the recession.

A diagnosis of cancer turned out to be a blessing for builder-remodeler Gary Aulik, president of design and construction firm Aulik and Associates.
First, Aulik said, the colon cancer diagnosis early last year wasn't terminal. After surgery and six months of chemotherapy that ended in January -- and missing work only for those procedures -- Aulik, 52, pronounces himself in "outstanding health."


But the hands-on Aulik, who's been actively… READ MORE

Gary Aulik in Finance & Commerce

Builders say economic, demographic trends indicate business rebound coming
Posted: 4:33 pm Wed, September 8, 2010
By Scott Carlson


Stonework around fireplace was installed by Gary and his daughter. (photo by Bill Klotz)

At a house in a quiet little Edina neighborhood abutting Minnehaha Creek, Aulik & Associates is on a tight timeline to complete a mammoth remodeling project.

For Gary Aulik, CEO of Aulik & Associates, the makeover at 4610 Cascade Lane is more than just an ordinary job. The house is slated to become the new digs for Aulik and his family.

And the redone 1950s rambler will be featured in… READ MORE

Gary Aulik in Finance & Commerce

This article was originally written in 2010, when Gary Aulik was the President of the Builder's Association of the Twin Cities (BATC).

Municipal variance standard has received industry attention
Posted: 3:22 pm Thu, September 23, 2010
By  GARY AULIK


Gary Aulik
Association: Builders Association of the Twin Cities

Earlier this summer, the Minnesota Supreme Court rendered a decision that has had a dramatic effect on the homebuilding and remodeling industry. The decision, Krummenacher v. City of Minnetonka, alters the standard for municipalities approving variances.

Variances are sought by homebuilders and remodelers to approve projects and uses that aren’t specifically contemplated by local ordinances. Under the new standard handed down by… READ MORE

Gary Aulik in Finance & Commerce

This article was originally written in 2010, when Gary Aulik was the President of the Builder's Association of the Twin Cities (BATC).

Preparing for a stronger housing market
Posted: 4:36 pm Fri, October 22, 2010
By  GARY AULIK


Gary Aulik
Association: Builders Association of the Twin Cities

There have been increasingly encouraging signs over the past year for the local home building and remodeling market. Just Tuesday, October 19th, reports from the U.S. Department of Commerce showed new housing starts nationally rose higher than expected in September, largely due to single-family construction. Locally, permit figures have stabilized over the past year, especially in the single-family sector. Reports from the fall Parade… READ MORE

Gary Aulik in Finance & Commerce

This article was originally written in 2010, when Gary Aulik was the President of the Builder's Association of the Twin Cities (BATC).

This year marked a turning point for new residential construction
Posted: 1:06 pm Mon, December 20, 2010
By  GARY AULIK


Gary Aulik
Association: Builders Association of the Twin Cities

Editor’s note: Any viewpoints expressed in Association Update columns are not necessarily those of Finance & Commerce.

Like most Americans, those of us in the housing industry are hopeful that the coming year will confirm that the worst of this recession is behind us. In the Twin Cities, 2010 was a turning point for new residential construction. With permits… READ MORE