Hines Secures Key Tenant for Top Floor of 1144 Fifteenth Street
DENVER — Hines, a privately owned global real estate investment firm, recently secured a key tenant for the top floor of 1144 Fifteenth, the largest speculative office building built in downtown Denver in more than 30 years. Unicom Capital LLC, a privately held investment management firm, signed a long-term lease for... Read more
Construction Worker Shortage: Company Culture Improvements
View here The construction industry in metro Denver is struggling to employ a sufficient number of construction workers, including concrete workers and electricians. As many as 96,000 jobs are needed to be filled by 2025. As a solution to the problem, the industry is focused on building a culture with employee... Read more
Vertix Builders Selected to Renovate Swedish Medical Center-Southwest Emergency Room
DENVER – Vertix Builders, a culture-focused construction company, has been selected to provide renovations to the Swedish Medical Center-Southwest Emergency Room. The work will include updates to the main waiting room and reception desk (which will be highlighted by a new, wood ceiling and custom casework) and renovations to the patient... Read more
MOB: A Valuable Commodity
By Katie Rapone Healthcare providers are facing increasing pressure to reduce costs in the face of uncertain reimbursement rates from both Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies, and to improve patient outcomes. According to a CBRE Research report, one way in which healthcare providers are attempting to reduce costs, is by... Read more
New 7-Story Hotel Coming to Downtown Denver
View here Element Denver Downtown, a new 7-story, 28,934-square-foot hotel that is part of the Starwood/Marriott brand of hotels, will be built at 1314 Elati St., across the street from the Denver Justice Center’s parking garage. The site is currently occupied by a bail bond office. Atlanta-based The Beck... Read more
Topping Out: Collegiate Peaks Bank, RiNo
DENVER — The ever changing skyline of the vibrant and eclectic River North district is about to glow with an exciting new structure. Located on Brighton Boulevard near 38th Street, the new home of Collegiate Peaks Bank can now be seen rising two and one half stories above the street level.... Read more
Former Colorado Lieutenant Governor Selected to Oversee NWC Overhaul
View here Joe Garcia, former Colorado lieutenant governor and current head of a regional higher-education group, will oversee the overhaul of the National Western Stock Show complex in north Denver, serving as volunteer chair of the National Western Center Authority Board. When complete, the new NWC complex is expected... Read more
Official Groundbreaking: National Western Center Project
DENVER — Mayor Michael B. Hancock and partners Colorado State University and Western Stock Show Association broke ground Friday, on phases 1 and 2 of the National Western Center. The ceremony marked the two year anniversary of Denver voter approved Ballot Measure 2C, which provides funding for the future... Read more
Pinkard Construction Begins Sierra Vista Affordable Housing Renovation
DENVER— Pinkard Construction, with owner Sierra Vista Housing Partners, owner’s representative ITEX Group, and WORKSHOP8 architects, has commenced construction activities on the $9.8 million Sierra Vista Affordable Apartments renovation in Denver. The 40+ year old, 209-unit facility, which consists of four, three-story wings radiating from a central clubhouse-hub is... Read more
DIA Plans to Increase Gate Expansion by 50%
View here Denver International Airport (DIA) is increasing its number of gates across all three of its concourses, by 39 gates — 50 percent more than its original proposal for 26 gates. For $1.5 billion, the improvements will increase the airport’s total gate count to more than 145 — DIA expects... Read more