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Grand Junction Vies for “Outdoor Recreation Capital” Title with Opening of New Business Park

By Nicole Marshall Earlier this month, CEOs, Colorado government officials, executive directors, entrepreneurs, students, and leaders from across the state that represent different cross-sections of the outdoor economy in Colorado, gathered at the Colorado Outdoor Industry Leadership Summit (COILS) in Grand Junction. While there, visitors to the western slope city …


Catalyst: The Future of Health-Tech Innovation

By Katie Rapone Opening May 2018, the highly-anticipated Catalyst Health Tech Innovation development in RiNo will offer its tenants the mother of all office spaces, equipped with a restaurant, retail, workout facility,  conference rooms, and executive board room with some of the most spectacular views of downtown Denver and the Rocky …

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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 arts …

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Punch Bowl Social Nears Completion Inside the Former Stapleton Air Traffic Control Tower

DENVER — Construction of Denver’s second Punch Bowl Social — a growing chain of experiential restaurants, complete with table and arcade games, karaoke and bowling — is so close to completion that you can practically smell the southern fried chicken cooking in the open concept kitchen. Approximately a month away from its grand opening, …

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Denver Green Roof Initiative Meets Strong Opposition

An initiative that would require many buildings in Denver to feature environment-friendly “green roof” amenities, that will appear on the city’s ballot this November, has met strong opposition from the commercial real estate industry, concerned about the negative impact the proposed ordinance could have on Denver. The ordinance would require …

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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 zero …

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Page Strengthens Presence with Significant Investment in Denver

By Catherine Gavin, Senior Associate/Communications Director at Page Recognizing the dynamism of Denver and the Rocky Mountain region, Page — a multidisciplinary architecture and engineering firm — made a strategic decision to invest in a significant expansion of the capabilities of its Denver office. That investment comes in the form of new …

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Millennials’ Influence on the Multifamily Market: Analysis & Trends

By Keith E. Moore, AIA, Architect at RMG As the nation’s largest living generation, millennials stand to make quite an impact on the future of the multifamily commercial real estate market. Already at 76 million, their numbers are expected to peak in 2036 at 82.1 million, surpassing the baby boomers’ …

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Denver’s Evolving Retail Market: Stephanie Cegielski, Spokeswoman for ICSC Shares her Perspective

What does the world look like with the Amazon news to buy Whole Foods? Are shopping malls really going away with technology? Do millennials really shun the physical store? A city that is expected to be one of the hottest markets over the next few years, Denver and its surrounding …

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Redefining Architecture with (a)VDC

Vega Architecture pride themselves on their ability to think outside the box and push boundaries— so much so that back in 2009 they started the firm with the goal of redefining the architectural process itself. The firm set their sights on fully integrating exceptional design with rigorous budgetary and planning …