Groundbreaking: Cherry Creek Innovation Campus

DENVER – A groundbreaking ceremony was held last month for The Cherry Creek Innovation Campus (CCIC), which is slated to open for the 2019-2020 school year. The facility, which was funded by a voter-approved bond referendum in November 2016, is located on a 42-acre site near East Broncos Parkway and South Chambers Road, near the Denver …

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Q&A with JHL’s James Torres

By Liz Gibbons In May, JHL Constructor’s James Torres was awarded Project Manager of the Year by the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Colorado at their 33rd Annual Construction Industry and Excellence in Safety Awards. Facts about James: James grew up with his grandfather, father and uncle all working in the construction industry. James …


Texas-Based Crescent Real Estate Purchases Denver’s Brown Palace Hotel

DENVER — Crescent Real Estate LLC has purchased Denver’s iconic 241-room Brown Palace Hotel and Spa, as well as the adjacent 231-room Holiday Inn Express that is part of the Brown Palace hotel complex for $125 million, according to Denver County deed records. Crescent has plans for significant capital investments and …


Transactions Report Week Ending 06.08.18

Pinnacle Announces Sale of 2324 Federal Boulevard Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors, LLC announced the sale of 2324 Federal Boulevard in Denver for $1.2 million ($300,000 per unit; $243 per square foot). Principals Robert Lawson and Jim Knowlton, and Associate Advisor Chris Knowlton represented the buyer. The value-add 4-plex, built in 1947, is …

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Movers and Shakers Week Ending 06.08.18

CBRE Announces Manufactured Housing Vice President CBRE announced that Jon Shay has joined its Denver office as a Vice President with CBRE Manufactured Housing, which serves the commercial real estate needs of the manufactured housing and RV resort sector. Previously with ARA-Newmark, Shay specializes in investment sales and has been …


FIRMSPACE Denver Celebrate Grand Opening

By Catherine Gavin Page Senior Associate / Communications Director FIRMSPACE Denver is celebrating its grand opening and Pagers Jen Bussinger, Elena Cutshall, Matt Edmonds, Wendy Dunnam Tita and Chet Weber joined the festivities. Located in the heart of Lower Downtown Denver, FIRMSPACE is a co-working space for professionals seeking a refined …


Construction Firm Skender Release Report: “101 Ways to Build Smarter”

DENVER — In response to rising construction costs Skender, a design and advanced manufacturing and construction firm with offices in Chicago and San Francisco, just released their report “101 Ways to Build Smarter.” The 18-page eBook, available for download is a resource filled with quality-enhancing and value-optimizing possibilities for building owners, …


New Beauty Bar to Open Inside Cherry Creek’s Steele Creek Building

DENVER — PūrLuxe Beauty Bar will make its debut later this month in a 1,400-square-foot space inside Cherry Creek’s Steele Creek Building, next to sushi restaurant Matsuhisa. A 10-year lease has been signed with building owners, UDR Inc. and construction is in progress. Le Enterprise Construction is the general contractor for the project. PūrLuxe Beauty Bar is a …


Internet Distribution Company Signs Long-Term Lease in DTC

DENVER — Northstar Commercial Partners has signed a long-term lease agreement with Pax8, a leading internet distribution company, for 74,068 square feet of space at Northstar’s 5500 South Quebec building in the Tech Center. Pax8 will fill the majority of the property’s entire remaining vacancy. Northstar acquired the asset in 2015 when it was expected that …


New Condo Development Coming to Denver’s LoHi

DENVER – The Edge LoHi, a 44-unit, upscale condominium development is set to deliver in 2019 in one of Denver’s favorite neighborhoods, the Lower Highlands. Condos will be available for purchase from the low $400,000’s to $1.75 million. HFF directors Leon McBroom and Brock Yaffe worked exclusively on behalf of the developer, Alpine …