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Groundbreaking: Cherry Creek Innovation Campus

DENVER – A groundbreaking ceremony was held last month for The Cherry Creek Innovation Campus (CCIC), which is slated to open for the 2019-2020 school year. The facility, which was funded by a voter-approved bond referendum in November 2016, is located on a 42-acre site near East Broncos Parkway and South Chambers Road, near the Denver …

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The Commons on Champa Celebrates Three Years of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Downtown Denver

DENVER — The Commons on Champa, a nationally-recognized public entrepreneurship center led by the Downtown Denver Partnership, celebrated its third anniversary last week. In conjunction with the anniversary, the Partnership released the 2017-2018 Commons Impact Report: Another Year at the Intersection of Risk & Reward and honored six individuals and organizations …

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U.S. Labor Shortage Impacting CRE Industry, JLL Report Says

DENVER — A JLL report called “Where are all the workers?” states that the country’s current labor shortage is having a significant impact on the commercial real estate industry, resulting in higher vacancy rates, lower asking rents and greater concessions across markets. As of January 2018, roughly 6.3 million positions remained …

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Studio PBA Finalize Preliminary Design of TOD in Aurora

AURORA — Situated directly adjacent to RTD’s R Line, which runs along the I225 corridor in Aurora, Studio PBA’s Alta Fitzsimons is a transit-oriented development poised to serve as a catalyst for development in the surrounding neighborhood. The site, formerly home to a storage facility, is located within walking distance of the Fitzsimons …

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ACEC Colorado Scholarship & Education Foundation Awards $40,500 to College Students

DENVER — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado’s Scholarship & Education Foundation (ACEC Colorado Foundation) recently awarded $40,500 in college scholarships to 14 students during a reception at Maxson Engineering, in Littleton. The 2018 scholarships recipients were selected from a pool of 50 applicants representing eight Colorado colleges …

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Parker’s Hess Ranch Development, Begins with $41M Sale

DENVER – The development of Parker’s first large-scale, fully integrated master-planned community has begun with the $41 million sale of Hess Ranch. Stroh Ranch Development sold Hess Ranch to JEN Colorado, an affiliate of New York-based JEN Partners. Stew Mosko of Cushman & Wakefield represented Stroh Ranch Development in selling the 1,133-acre parcel …

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Haselden Construction Tops Out Two CSU Projects

FORT COLLINS — The last several weeks represented major milestones for both Haselden Construction and Colorado State University. Both the AZ (Anatomy/Zoology) Addition and the JBS Global Food Innovation Center — in honor of Gary and Kay Smith — topped out. The JBS Global Food Innovation Center is a design-build project with …

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GE Johnson Celebrates Groundbreaking of Two School Improvement Projects in Brighton

BRIGHTON – On Thursday, Mar. 22, GE Johnson Construction Company joined School District 27J to celebrate the dual groundbreaking of much needed improvement projects at Overland Trail Middle School and Northeast Elementary School in Brighton. Both facilities are situated on a shared campus, with a combined enrollment of more than …

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Northstar Commercial Partners Welcome New Public Charter School Tenant

DENVER — Today, New Summit Charter Academy was approved by the local District 20 school board to open in a building owned by Denver-based commercial real estate investment company Northstar Commercial Partners. New Summit is set to open in August 2018 for the new school year at 7899 Lexington, in the heart of …

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Saunders Construction Celebrates Women in Construction Week with Women’s Summit

DENVER – Saunders Construction, Inc., a leading construction manager and general contractor in Colorado, held a Women’s Summit in honor of National Women in Construction Week on Wednesday, March 7, to celebrate diversity in the construction industry. Saunders put together a panel of speakers that consisted of both women and men …

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