First Integrated Mixed-Use Property to be Built in Wheat Ridge

DENVER — A new mixed-use property called West End 38 Apartments is to be built in Wheat Ridge, Colorado that is expected to serve as a catalyst for further re-development along the 38th Avenue corridor. The new property will feature 165 apartment units, 7,269 square feet of retail space, and a mix of outdoor public courtyards …


Denver’s Oxford Hotel Completes Major Renovation

DENVER— The Oxford Hotel – Denver’s most historic hotel in the heart of the LoDo district – recently completed a major renovation. Denver-based Sage Hospitality is the manager of the hotel and oversaw the renovation. The general contractor for The Oxford guestrooms, lobby, spa, fitness, meeting rooms, and Cruise Room was Solid …


Design Workshop Redesigns Winter Park Plaza

WINTER PARK, CO — Construction has started in Winter Park to reconstruct the Zephyr Mountain Lodge plaza for the Winter Park Village Company Master Association, the home owner’s association for Winter Park. Design Workshop has been working on the design alongside the Village Association for the past few years. The project is …


Boulder-based Firm Designs New Golf Clubhouse at TPC Colorado

BERTHOUD, CO — Boulder-based Z Design Group, recognized worldwide for creating extraordinary golf and resort experiences, has designed the new clubhouse at TPC Colorado championship golf course in Berthoud, Colorado. The Art Schaupeter-designed course is distinguished as the first new golf course built in Colorado since 2009 and first in the PGA …


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 …


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 …


Hensel Phelps Donates Time, Resources for Teachers

DENVER — In May the Hensel Phelps Colorado offices collaborated with Denver non-profit Amp the Cause for a community day benefiting local organizations. The results supported 634,338 kids and families at 50 non-profit beneficiaries. Overall, there were 750 volunteers at the community day and together they used thousands of items …


Groundbreaking: New Pikes Peak Summit Complex

COLORADO SPRINGS – RTA Architects of Colorado Springs (Architect of Record) and GWWO, Inc./Architects of Baltimore (Design Architect) today held a groundbreaking for the new Pikes Peak Summit Complex (PPSC). The new facility will be constructed next to the current Summit House which will remain open to visitors through the end of construction in …