bill would authorize the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to create a program allowing architecture students to work with Community Design Centers in exchange for assistance with their student loans. As a result, communities will receive a broad range of architecture services that may not have otherwise been available, and architecture graduates will be induced to stay in the profession.
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National Design Services Act Offers Architects Student Debt Relief

View here The National Design Services Act (NDSA) is a bill that was recently brought forth to the House and Senate to offer young architects relief from student debt while benefiting local, under-served communities with architectural design. The bill would authorize the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to create …

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HFF Arranges $25.9M in Construction Financing for Loveland Office Building

Denver, CO – Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) recently announced that it has arranged $25.991 million in construction financing for the development of Rangeview V, a 120,000-square-foot, single-tenant office building in Loveland, Colorado. McWhinney was the developer for the property. HFF worked on behalf of the borrower, RVABTS, LLC, an …

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Market Perspective: Why Mixed-Use Developments So Popular?

View here Mixed-use developments have dominated the commercial real estate market in the past few years and continue to sprout up all over the metro Denver area. From the Steam on Platte to DriveTrain to Dairy Block, mixed-use developments are revitalizing neighborhoods in Denver, adding pedestrian-friendly spaces with office, retail, residential, …

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Pinkard Starts Up on Three Low Income Housing Tax Credits Projects

Lakewood, CO –  Pinkard Construction Company is kicking-off preconstruction services on three Denver-area affordable housing projects that were recently awarded Federal and state Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) by the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA). The Village at Westerly Creek 3, developed by the Aurora Housing Authority, Boulevard …

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Hyder Wraps Up the New FirstBank Headquarters Office Building

Denver, CO – Hyder Construction has completed the new $34 million two-phased FirstBank Headquarters Office Building. The first phase was a new 600-stall precast concrete parking garage behind the office, and the second was a 126,000 square-foot Class A office building. Project highlights include a top-of-the-line board room, fitness center, rooftop …

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Denver’s Dairy Block Development ‘Blends New with the Old’

by Julie Wanzer, LEED AP Denver, CO – The project development team for Denver’s Dairy Block project, consisting of McWhinney, Sage Hospitality and Grand American, Inc., recently released a video to tell the Dairy Block story recounting the project’s history and the overall vision for the revitalized LoDo space. Mark …

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OLC White Paper Healthy Urbanism_Denver CO
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White Paper: Healthy Urbanism – Planning for Population Health Management

Local architecture firm, Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative (OLC) partnered with Davis Wince , on this white paper that addresses design strategies for a healthier built environment. TrueIntegration is a partnership comprised of OLC and Davis Wince. The report examines the challenges America faces with non-communicable diseases and where healthy urbanism can take …

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CO Developer Unveils Plans for 211-Unit Apartment Complex

View here McWhinney will break ground on a 12-story, 211-unit apartment complex in the Capitol Hill area in Denver later this year. Craine Architecture is designing the project that will include 211 parking spaces and 100 spaces for bikes. Rendering courtesy of McWhinney

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AIA Colorado Announces 2016 Young Architects and Designers

Denver, CO – The American Institute of Architects Colorado Chapter (AIA Colorado) presented ten awards and five honors during its annual Young Architects Awards Gala (YAAG) program, held on Friday, June 3 at Gensler in Denver. The event marks the 17th anniversary of this awards program recognizing emerging professionals.  Juried Awards The …

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Smart Grid Standard Published: Key Piece Supporting Modernization of Global Grid

Atlanta, GA – The smart grid effort underway around the globe will transform the fundamental structure of the grid by combining an intelligence infrastructure with the grid, which will enable two-way flow of both information and electricity. A key piece needed to support that modernization and transformation is a newly …

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