Open Office Space Acoustical Trends

By Deb Britton, CTS, Principal and Founder K2  As open office space trends continue to evolve, design and construction teams must account for the various issues these spaces create in order to meet owner’s goals and satisfy end-users.  Understanding these demands for open offices and the resulting solutions necessary to…

Downtown Denver Partnership Plans to Engage Community with New Urban Trail
DENVER – The Downtown Denver Partnership (Partnership) announced today the beginning of the next phase of planning for the 5280 Loop, an initiative that will create a world-class urban trail and transform how the public right-of-way is used in Downtown Denver. The Partnership’s vision for the 5280 Loop to... Read more
Colorado Luxury Apartment Project Selects Alabama-Based Builder
View here Birmingham, Alabama-based Doster Construction Co. will build a new luxury 240-unit, 327,950-square-foot multifamily project in Longmont, CO. “Springs at Sandstone Ranch,” designed by architects Rosemann & Associates, will be the fifth project Doster has worked on for Wisconsin-based developer, Continental Properties. Image courtesy of Doster Construction Co.   Read more
Sterling Ranch Development Continues as Civic Center Breaks Ground
DENVER – Mortenson, a leading construction and real estate development company in Colorado, recently announced it has broken ground on its latest development project, a 30,000-square-foot civic center that will be the first commercial building within the Sterling Ranch master planned community, setting the standard for future commercial growth. “Mortenson... Read more
Redefining Architecture with (a)VDC
Vega Architecture pride themselves on their ability to think outside the box and push boundaries— so much so that back in 2009 they started the firm with the goal of redefining the architectural process itself. The firm set their sights on fully integrating exceptional design with rigorous budgetary and... Read more
Five Colorado Companies Among ENR’s Top 100 Design-Build Firms 2017
View here Colorado firms: Hensel Phelps, PCL Construction Enterprises, CH2M, Flatiron Construction, and Arcadis/Callison RTKL, are among Engineering News Record’s Top 100 Design-Build Firms for 2017. Read more
Dairy Block Announces First Retail Tenants
DENVER — Dairy Block — Denver’s newest micro-district redevelopment in the heart of Lower Downtown — is thrilled to announce its first retail tenants, an eclectic mix of retailers and cocktail crafters creating a unique experience in LoDo. These retailers will be sprinkled throughout Dairy Block including inside the lobby. Their... Read more
JE Dunn Construction Breaks Ground on the UCHealth Greeley Hospital and Greeley Medical Center
DENVER – JE Dunn Construction, a commercial general contractor, in partnership with UCHealth and BSA LifeStructures, broke ground on July 10, to begin building the new UCHealth Greeley Campus which will include a hospital and medical center. Numerous UCHealth executives, medical professionals, and City of Greeley officials attended the ceremony. The west... Read more
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