Open Office Space Acoustical Trends

By Deb Britton, CTS, Principal and Founder K2  As open office space trends continue to evolve, design and construction teams must account for the various issues these spaces create in order to meet owner’s goals and satisfy end-users.  Understanding these demands for open offices and the resulting solutions necessary to…

Bid for Amazon’s 2nd HQ Continues
View here It’s a well-known fact that Seattle-based Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) is searching for a city to build a second headquarters — where it expects to invest $5 billion to build and hire 50,000 people. Denver’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters is due by Oct. 16. and will reportedly feature... Read more
Shops at Northfield Stapleton Get a New Owner
View here QIC, an Australian investment firm, is buying The Shops at Northfield Stapleton, owned by Forest City Realty Trust Inc., the master developer of the nearby Stapleton neighborhood. The share is valued at $1.55 billion and is part of a larger deal to buy out 10 malls in the... Read more
CBRE Releases Q3 Reports for Office, Industrial and Retail
DENVER — CBRE  just-released Q3 reports for metro Denver’s office, industrial and retail sectors. Denver Office, Q3 2017: New deliveries spark record high lease rates The Denver office market reached new heights in Q3 2017 as direct average asking lease rates climbed 3.0% year-over-year to $26.38 per sq. ft. full service gross (FSG), a... Read more
Luxury Apartment Community in Cherry Creek Trades for $141.5M
DENVER – A Class AAA+ Cherry Creek property that offers “ultra” amenities and spectacular mountain views has traded for $141.5 million. ARA, A Newmark Company (ARA Newmark) just announced the trade of the 12-story, 218-unit Steele Creek apartments in the exclusive Cherry Creek neighborhood. The mixed-use property’s location and unmatched views of... Read more
Dairy Block to Feature Milk Market Food Hall
DENVER – Dairy Block Denver’s newest micro-district redevelopment in the heart of Lower Downtown – has announced that three additional tenants are joining the eclectic mix of shops and restaurants on Denver’s first pedestrian-only Alley opening early 2018. Denver Chef Frank Bonanno will open Milk Market at Dairy Block,... Read more
Denver Makers to Open Brick-and-Mortar Shop
DENVER – Two of Denver’s homegrown makers, Craft Boner and Moore Collection, are teaming up to open their first brick-and-mortar store – Yes Please – with a grand opening celebration on Friday, September 29 at 7 p.m. in North Denver. The self-taught creatives will bring craftsmanship to the forefront... Read more
Construction Begins on $200M Market Station Project
DENVER – Continuum Partners, a Denver-based firm specializing in building urban, mixed-use developments, announced today that construction will begin on the highly anticipated Market Station project, formerly the site of the central Regional Transportation District (RTD) bus terminal, Market Street Station. Construction fencing will go up on the site beginning September 29,... Read more
Search for Amazon’s Second HQ: Is Bigger Better?
View here  Key criteria identified by Amazon in its Request for Proposal (RFP) suggests that the retail giant will look for a large metro city with the ability to meet Amazon’s need for office space. According to the RFP, the proposed investment by Amazon in its new HQ2 project is... Read more
Proposed Skyscraper will be Denver’s Tallest Building
View here New York-based Greenwich Realty Capital announced on Wednesday, their intentions to build a 90-story spire featuring 248 luxury condominium residences, 22,000 square feet of retail space and 500 parking spots. According to the project’s website, 650 17th Street in downtown Denver, designed by internationally acclaimed architect Carlos Ott,... Read more
Groundbreaking: S’PARK in Boulder Takes Shape with Two New Premier Parcels
Boulder, CO — The highly anticipated 10.5 acre S’PARK redevelopment project in Boulder is beginning to take shape, and officially broke ground on its second phase of residential development last week. Together with partners, Element Properties, The John Buck Company, and Kinship Capital the team celebrated the start of construction... Read more