RTA Architects Selected to Lead the Design of the New Southern Colorado Ronald McDonald House

COLORADO SPRINGS — RTA Architects, an award-winning Colorado Springs-based architectural and interior design firm, has been selected to lead the design of the new Southern Colorado Ronald McDonald House, which will be located on the corner of North Union Blvd. and Royal Pine Dr., in northern Colorado Springs on the same medical campus as …


Skyline Beer Garden Returns to Downtown Denver this Summer

DENVER — Celebrating Colorado’s dynamic craft beer culture, with a focus on Colorado and hand-crafted brews, The Skyline Beer Garden will open for its third year at Skyline Park in downtown Denver on June 8th and will be open daily through October, weather permitting. Produced by the Downtown Denver Partnership and Downtown Denver Business Improvement District, the family-friendly …

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Affordable Family Housing Opens in Boulder

BOULDER — Element Properties, with Pinkard Construction and Sopher Sparn Architects, celebrated the grand opening of SPARKwest, Element Properties’ 45-unit permanently affordable multifamily flats and townhomes project in Boulder. On Wednesday, May 9, grand opening festivities included a ribbon cutting and facility tours with remarks from Kurt Firnhaber, the City of Boulder’s deputy …


First Residential Building Opens at 9th and Colorado Project  

DENVER — Residents have begun moving into the Theo Apartments, the first market rate residential building at 9th & Colorado, a 26-acre urban infill project at the site of the former University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.  The brand new nine-story apartment building by developer 9th Avenue (Denver) Land, LLC — a joint venture …


Denver-based Developer Introduces Enterprise Coworking Brand to South Suburbs

DENVER — Focus Property Group (FPG), a Denver-based property investor and developer purchased a 70,000-square-foot office building this month, at 5500 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard in Greenwood Village for $10 million. Existing tenants of the building will be joined in August by Enterprise Coworking, a Focus-affiliated shared workspace whose flagship location in Denver’s RiNo neighborhood …


CORHIO Joins Ranks of Innovators Locating at Catalyst HTI

DENVER — In an initiative to centralize Colorado’s most innovative leaders in the healthcare industry, Colorado Regional Healthcare Information Organization (CORHIO) will open a branch office and workspace this summer at Catalyst HTI, a health technology innovation center, by Denver-based developer Koelbel and Company. The expansion will place CORHIO at the …


City Council Votes to Curb Development of “Slot Homes”

DENVER — On Monday night, Denver City Council voted unanimously to approve major changes to the Denver Zoning Code that will curb the development of “slot homes” throughout Denver. Slot homes are thought by many to be boxy, multi-unit residential buildings, arranged perpendicular to the street that often feel disconnected and out …


iBrands to Construct Cannabis Grow Facility Near Durango-La Plata Airport

DURANGO, CO — According to iBrands Corporation, Inc. (“the Company”), a diversified holdings company, legal cannabis sales topped $1 billion in Colorado last year. From 2009 to 2014, 36 percent of new industrial tenants were marijuana businesses there and nearly four million square feet of industrial space in Denver was being …


Industrial Build-to-Suit Facility Under Construction Near DIA

DENVER — Becknell Industrial has purchased a 39.8-acre site in Nexus at DIA in Commerce City. A new 540,800-square-foot build-to-suit industrial facility is slated for completion in January 2019. The site is strategically located at Quintero Road and East 81st Avenue, which is immediately adjacent to the Denver International Airport. …


U.S. Senior Housing Market Facing a Supply Shortage

DENVER — Seniors in the United States are facing a housing dilemma stemming from the diminishing unit supply as well as climbing rent rates nationwide. The growth of the U.S. senior population is continuously outpacing the development of unit supply – a gap that may grow significantly year over year. This is creating …