First For-Sale Condos in Union Station Neighborhood Open Sales Center
DENVER – East West Partners, a Denver-based developer devoted to building, selling, and managing high-quality real estate, and its partner Ascentris, a Denver-based real estate private equity firm,  just announced that the sales center for The Coloradan will open on July 15. With the startling lack of condominium inventory in downtown Denver, The Coloradan —... Read more
Denver Named Nation’s Seventh-Greenest City in CBRE Study
DENVER – For the fourth year in a row, Denver has ranked among the top 10 U.S. cities for the percent of its office space qualified as green certified, according to the annual Green Building Adoption Index study by CBRE and Maastricht University. Interestingly the study showed more “Green” in cities with... Read more
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
GE Johnson Break Ground on United States Olympic Museum
Colorado Springs, CO – On Friday, June 9, GE Johnson Construction Company broke ground on the United States Olympic Museum (USOM) – the future home of Team USA’s legacy. The ceremony was attended by many state and local officials – including Governor John Hickenlooper, Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, members... 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
WELL Building Standard: A Peek Through Lakehouse’s Glass Façade
Green, energy-efficient and sustainable have become real buzzwords in recent years — thrown around in the commercial real estate industry like baseballs at a ballpark — but the latest standard in building certification measures — not how environmentally friendly a building is — but rather, how human friendly it... 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
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
Top 5 Reasons Carriage Units are Becoming Popular in the ‘Burbs
View here The need for traditional two-story homes has waned over recent years and a demand for non-traditional apartment living has increased. Carriage units — apartments constructed on top of a garage, to maximize space — offer an alternative living style that adds character, transforming a building into townhome-like residences.   Read more