Official Groundbreaking: National Western Center Project
DENVER — Mayor Michael B. Hancock and partners Colorado State University and Western Stock Show Association broke ground Friday, on phases 1 and 2 of the National Western Center. The ceremony marked the two year anniversary of Denver voter approved Ballot Measure 2C, which provides funding for the future... Read more
CU Boulder Breaks Ground on New $82.5 million Aerospace Engineering Building
Boulder, CO — The University of Colorado Boulder broke ground last week on a new $82.5 million aerospace engineering building, complete with an indoor flight environment for unmanned aircraft that will ensure the nationally ranked program continues to drive innovation into the future. The state of Colorado is a hub... Read more
GH Phipps Mark Dedication for Largest Carbon-Neutral, Net-Zero Library in U.S.
Greenwood Village, CO — The Tutt Library Renovation and Addition project was in the spotlight during Colorado College’s Homecoming Weekend, with a ribbon-cutting on October 14 celebrating the completion of a project that moves the school further in its goals for sustainability. The school describes Tutt as the largest carbon-neutral, net-zero energy... Read more
The MILL National Training Center Addresses Skilled Labor Shortage
By Sue Rose The MILL National Training Center opened this month in a 46,600-square-foot factory renovated by RTA Architects near the Colorado Springs Airport. This first-of- its-kind training center is preparing high school students, college students, active military, and Wounded Warriors for lucrative careers in the skilled trades. There are also programs for industrial... Read more
AGC Colorado Supports Colorado Construction Careers Month
DENVER  —  The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC) demonstrates solidarity with Governor John W. Hickenlooper’s latest proclamation for October as “Colorado Construction Careers Month,” with three construction employment training opportunity programs. These programs offer construction career pathways beginning with advocacy to high school guidance counselors to pre-apprenticeship training... Read more
MEP Engineering to Provide Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Design Services for Three Denver Public Schools
DENVER – MEP Engineering (MEP) has been selected to provide mechanical, electrical and plumbing design services for three Denver Public Schools: Smedley Elementary School, Fairview High School and Jefferson High School. The work is being completed on behalf of the Denver Public Schools, and will include replacing the hot water tank and... Read more
In an Era of the Disappearing Mid-Sized Firm, 4240 Architecture Opts to Grow from Within
DENVER — 4240 Architecture, a Denver-based 35-person architecture and planning firm, recently expanded its leadership team with several internal advancements. These advancements include Michele Decker, CPSM, to Principal, Marc Snyder and Brandon Mixon to Associate Principal, and Ian Wilson and Ken Roberts to Associate. “In a firm where titles carry... Read more
Brighton Boulevard to House Future Denver Police Museum
DENVER – Denver Police Museum Development Group has purchased 4700-4712 Brighton Boulevard for $1 million, or $4 million per acre, the highest price-per-acre land sale in the Elyria Swansea neighborhood in more than a decade. The site will be home to a new Denver Police Museum. Newmark Knight Frank (NKF)... Read more
Industry RiNo Station Signs New Long-Term Lease
DENVER — INDUSTRY RiNo Station, a 152,000-square-foot office project in the River North neighborhood of Denver, developed by Q Factor, LLC, recently announced the lease of 3,000-square-feet of office and classroom space to General Assembly, Inc. — a global education company empowering students both in Denver and around the world, with the technical skills... Read more
Colorado Schools Strive for Zero Net Energy
An increasing number of schools in Colorado are pursuing zero net energy — a term used to describe ultra-efficient new construction and deep energy retrofit projects that consume only as much energy as they produce from clean, renewable resources. Perhaps the biggest incentive for a school to pursue net... Read more