BREEAM Training_November 9 - 10_Denver CO
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BREEAM USA In-USE Assessor Training: November 9 – 10

Starting in October, a U.S. version of BREEAM – a third-party green building certification system that preceded LEED – will be available to benchmark and certify existing buildings.  The Institute for the Built Environment (IBE) at Colorado State University is hosting a training course November 9 – 10, 2016 where participants, …

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Haselden Gives Back (packs!) as Fort Morgan Middle School Opens its Doors

Centennial, CO – For Fort Morgan, their new middle school isn’t just a school. It’s a community center that residents and neighbors, old and young, can take advantage of. Because of this, it wasn’t just the students and staff that were excited at the prospect of replacing the 88-year-old middle …

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ISEC & AGC Support Workforce Development through Colorado Funded Intern Program

Denver, CO — The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Innovative Industries Internship program allowed ISEC to continue to support workforce development and educating future leaders in construction. ISEC, a prime trades contractor or construction and architecture firms, utilized this state program that supports industries critical to Colorado’s economic future, …

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Industry Spotlight: Relationship-Based “Concrete Contractor”

According to Downtown Denver Partnership’s 2016 State of the Downtown Denver Report, $2.5 billion of investment is under construction or planned for Downtown Denver in 2016. In addition, as of the mid-way point of 2016, 18 projects are under construction and 14 more projects are planned for development in Downtown …

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DBJ Crane Watch Updated

View here The Denver Business Journal’s Crane Watch was recently updated to include several new projects including the one pictured here – Flight, the $50 million office project by Zeppelin Development. Rendering by Dynia Architects, courtesy of Zeppelin Development  

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Gardner Capital Development Awarded Colorado Low Income Housing Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Targeted to Homeless Youth

Boulder, CO – The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority has awarded a reservation of 9 percent low-income housing tax credits to Gardner Capital Development for the creation of a 40-unit affordable housing community targeted to transition-age youth (age 18-24 years at time of entry) who are experiencing homelessness, aging out of foster care, and are victims …

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Denver Receiving National Attention for Affordable Housing Reform

View here Denver was specifically mentioned as an area facing high rents and in need of affordable housing in the Housing Development Toolkit, a document released by The White House that targets regulations for affordable housing reform. Photo by Ryanmoritz (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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First Colorado Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Project Receives Financing

Denver, CO – The New Energy Improvement District (NEID) announces financing for Colorado’s first Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) project. NEID, with Colorado Energy Office (CEO) support, oversees the development of Colorado C-PACE projects. The Boulder County project is a 42,000 sq. ft. commercial and industrial facility owned by Urban …

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Aurora VA Hospital Project Subject of Further Scrutiny

View here The U.S. Office of the Inspector General recently released a report detailing reasons for $1 billion project budget overage of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Aurora. Logo courtesy of va.gov

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Affordable Housing Fund Approved by Denver City Council

View here The Denver City Council voted to approve the $150 million affordable housing fund this week. No public vote was needed to raise property taxes. Photo: Stapleton Affordable Housing project by Northeast Denver Housing Center, Palace Construction & Cunningham Group Architecture; Photography by The Unfound Door  

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