Vice President of Construction


Polinsky III

Alex joined Alatus in 2013.

As the VP of construction, Alex oversees all aspects of the construction process. With thirty years of experience in the industry, Alex brings a wealth of knowledge. His team is committed to excellence and takes a thorough approach, ensuring all projects live up to Alatus’ “best-in-class” standard.

After 17 years with Edward R. James Homes, Polinsky joined Engelsma Construction Inc. as a Manager of Business Development and Project Manager, bringing years of management and development experience in both the Chicago area and Minnesota. Having participated in a leadership role in construction, project management, purchasing, design coordination, receivership, and property management, Polinsky has the knowledge and background to efficiently manage a wide-range of assets and situations.

In 2002, Alex helped to establish and grow E.R. James Homes Minnesota, LLC, where, as Managing Director, he was responsible for project management coordination and execution of five residential construction developments comprised of over 950 units and $380 million dollars of construction activity for various clients, including Opus Northwest, a nationally-known development firm. Polinsky grew the Minnesota division by recruiting and managing a team of twelve real estate professionals in the areas of residential construction, interior design, and project management.

Alex is passionate about health and wellness and is an active volunteer with the Anaphylaxis & Food Allergy Association of Minnesota, and the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN). In addition, Alex is a member of the Knights of Columbus, and active volunteer at a local homeless shelter for women and children, People Serving People, in Minneapolis. Alex is a member of the National Home Builders Association and the Home Builders Association of the Twin Cities.