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New High School in Thornton Opens for First Day of School

THORNTON — Hundreds of excited students, parents and community members came out to celebrate the official opening of Riverdale Ridge High School (RRHS) on August 7 at a ribbon cutting ceremony. The first official day of school is August 14. Located at 13380 Yosemite Street in Thornton, Riverdale is the third …

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ENR Mountain States Announces Colorado’s Best Projects

DENVER — ENR Mountain States has announced the winners of its 2018 Best Projects competition across a seven-state region, which includes Utah, Idaho, Montana, Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota. This year’s competition featured 124 entries, the largest number of entries in the contest’s 18-year history. Projects will be covered …

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GE Johnson Completes Two School Projects

COLORADO SPRINGS – GE Johnson Construction Co. recently completed two school construction projects in School District 49, which serves northeast Colorado Springs and the Falcon area of El Paso County. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held last week at Bennett Ranch Elementary School and Falcon High School in preparation for the new school year. …

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“Exploration of Flight” Museum Now Open at Centennial Airport

DENVER — Wings Over the Rockies’ Exploration of Flight, a unique to the nation attraction, is now open at Centennial Airport in Englewood. Designed to incorporate future-focused aviation and space centers, Exploration of Flight is a 15-acre campus located on the south side of Centennial Airport in Englewood. The sister facility …

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Revitalization of Former Mile High Greyhound Park on Track to Begin Q2 2019

COMMERCE CITY, CO— The former site of the Mile High Greyhound Park is set to become a vibrant, mixed-use area in the coming years, combining residential, retail/commercial, civic and educational spaces that will hopefully help revitalize Commerce City. The urban renewal plan was recently approved by the planning commission, Commerce City Urban …

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UCCS Expanding into Downtown Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS — The University of Colorado Colorado Springs recently announced that it will expand its campus downtown this fall. UCCS is one of the state’s fastest-growing universities  and the new location at 102 S. Tejon St. will allow tailored certificate and degree programs to take place in coordination with …

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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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