Global Design Firm Stantec Acquires Denver-Based RNL Design
DENVER – Global design firm Stantec will strengthen the coast-to-coast reach of its US Buildings practice while broadening its civic and commercial capabilities through the acquisition of RNL, a Denver-based, 134-person integrated architectural, interior and urban design firm.  A recognized industry authority in transit facilities, urban design, workplace, civic, higher... Read more
Minnesota Developer Chooses Denver to Expand
View here Doran Cos. has selected Denver for its first office outside of the Minneapolis market. Denver’s appeal as a hot transit-hub was the biggest draw for the company. Kuechle said that magnetic effect convinced his company, which also does construction and architecture, to open a Denver office. Image courtesy of Flickr. Read more
JLL secures $31.8M in Construction Financing for Alta SoBo Station
DENVER — JLL’s Capital Markets experts have secured $31.8 million in construction financing on behalf of a joint venture between Stockbridge and Wood Partners. The loan will be used for the development of Alta SoBo Station, a 187-unit, transit-oriented multifamily community located three miles from downtown Denver in the South Broadway submarket.... Read more
Mixed-Use Development to Transform Eight RiNo Acres
DENVER — Six city blocks of Denver’s River North Arts District (RiNo) adjacent to the 38th and Blake transit station will soon be one of the most interesting destinations in Denver to live, work, innovate, design or visit. The planned mixed-use development is being called Giambrocco and its mix of existing... Read more
Design-Build Team Breaks Ground on CSU’S Natural Resources Building
Fort Collins, CO — Design-builder Pinkard Construction Company  and 4240 Architecture, has begun construction on CSU’s Michael Smith Natural Resources Building addition. Located on the main campus, the Michael Smith Natural Resources (MSNR) building addition and renovation adds four stories and approximately 42,800-square-feet of new space to the south of the existing Warner College of... Read more
Award Winning Arch11 Designs Eco-Friendly Pizzeria in Aurora
DENVER — When Denver restaurateur Jeff Rogoff was invited to open a second, larger incarnation of his successful Sazza super-sustainable pizzeria in Stanley Marketplace – an intriguing food-centric collective developing in a converted former aviation manufacturing plant in Aurora, Colorado – he turned to Arch11. The award-winning Boulder/Denver architecture... Read more
Houston Architecture Firm Planting Roots in Denver
View here At a time when Denver is experiencing great interest from out-of-state architecture firms, Studio Red Architects, a Houston-based firm known for its work in the nonprofit and education sectors, are expanding into the Denver market. The firm is reportedly actively hiring for its Denver office and currently has... Read more
$27M Eating Recovery Center Coming to Lowry
View here Westside Investment Partners will soon break ground on a three-story, 62,000-square-foot treatment center for eating disorders. Westside is budgeting $27 million for construction and has reportedly hired Brinkman Construction as general contractor. Farnsworth Group are the architects for the project. Eating Recovery Center already operates six other facilities in Denver, thanks to funding... Read more
Luxury Apartments on Speer Appeal to Live/Work Tenants
DENVER — KTGY Architecture + Planning, an international award-winning architecture firm, recently revealed details behind the design of TriVista on Speer, a 322-unit luxury apartment building currently under construction on Speer Boulevard between 13th and 14th Streets. The seven-story community, adjacent to Denver’s Golden Triangle neighborhood, is slated for... Read more
Denver Attracting Expanding Architectural Firms
View here Several smaller architectural firms are expanding into the Denver market because of its development boom and young workforce. Firms include Houston-based Abel Design Group, who opened an office in January, Indianapolis-based BSA LifeStructures who recently moved into a bigger Denver office, and Milwaukee-based Eppstein Uhen Architects who recently opened in... Read more