Gaylord Rockies Expands Marriott’s Meeting Space Offerings & Boosts Colorado’s Construction Workforce
by Julie Wanzer, LEED AP Denver, CO – The Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center was highlighted by Marriott International, Inc. in a speech given by Brian King, the company’s Global Officer, Brand Management & Global Sales, at the Global Business Travel Association’s annual convention in Denver on July 17,... Read more
Market Perspective: Opposition to Affordable Housing Development Fees
View here After only a week of the release of Mayor Hancock’s plan for affordable housing, opposition is already mounting on the affordable housing development fee on new construction projects in order to pay for the 6,000-unit, $150 million affordable housing plan. Naysayers conclude that the fee will result in... Read more
Mortenson Raises $39K for Firefly Autism
Denver, CO – Mortenson held its 10th annual golf tournament on June 17 at Fox Hollow Golf Course in Lakewood, Colorado. This year, proceeds benefited Firefly Autism, a Denver-based non-profit that offers center-based services for children ages 18 months to 21 years in Denver and Grand Junction, as well as home-based... Read more
3rd Annual Haselden Shoot Raises Nearly $80K for Disabled Veterans
Centennial, CO – Last month Haselden Construction held their 3rd annual clay shoot raising nearly $80,000 for Homes for Our Troops, an organization providing mortgage-free, specially adapted housing for veterans disabled in Afghanistan and Iraq. This year’s proceeds will go towards building a home in Golden, CO for Marine... Read more
Sergio Ortiz at Neenan Company Appointed to CSU Emerging Leaders Council
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Sergio Ortiz, project manager at The Neenan Company, was recently appointed to the Emerging Leaders Council for Colorado State University’s College of Health and Human Sciences. As a council member, Ortiz will assist in the advancement of the university’s College of Health and Human Sciences... Read more
MorningStar Senior Living, Confluent Development Break Ground on Arvada Senior Living
Arvada, CO – Co-developers MorningStar Senior Living and Confluent Development have broken ground on a new senior living community in Arvada. With an anticipated completion in Fall 2017, and an information center onsite by January 2017, the project will open under the name MorningStar Senior Living of Arvada, delivering 141... Read more
Mortenson Construction Breaks Ground on Civic Center Station Renovation
Denver, CO  – Mortenson Construction broke ground on Civic Center Station on Thursday, July 7, marking the start of a $26M renovation project that was approved by Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) in March. The architect for the project is SEH.  The renovations will include a new structure that is... Read more
Haselden Construction Breaks Ground On New Eastbank PK-8 School
Glenwood Springs, CO – Earlier this month, Haselden Construction held the ground breaking ceremony for the new, $23 million Eastbank PK-8 School in Glenwood Springs. The event was well attended by the students, staff, and community members who are eager to see the new facility come to fruition. “We’re... Read more
AGC CO President Continues Workforce Development Advocacy
Denver, CO — Michael Gifford, President and CEO of the Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC/C), was recently appointed to the Pinnacol Foundation Board of Directors. The Foundation was created in 2000 and provides support for children of Colorado workers who have been injured or killed in compensable work-related... Read more
Alliance Construction Solutions Promotes Greg Conger to Vice President
Denver, CO –  Greg Conger has been promoted to Vice President at Alliance Construction Solutions. Greg earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from Colorado State University and has spent the last 29 years in the construction industry building relationships throughout the Colorado and Wyoming region. Greg leads... Read more