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KEPHART Project Denizen Achieves Top Honors for Sustainable Design

DENVER – Denizen, a mixed-use, 275-unit, multifamily project with ground level retail, developed by D4 Urban and designed by KEPHART architects, has been recognized by the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) as one of the most sustainable multifamily communities in the nation. Denizen received top honors in the category of Best Example …

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Denver’s Most Famous Block to be Revitalized

By Katie Rapone Pending approval from the city, Denver’s iconic Larimer Square will undergo a major revitalization over the next several years that will include work to preserve the existing infrastructure as well as the addition of two new buildings, to be built in the alleys behind Larimer Square. Jeff Hermanson, in …

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New Climbing and Food Concept Coming to RiNo

DENVER — A first-of-its-kind shared fitness and food concept will open in RiNo this summer.  The 50,000-square-foot space — designed by local firms J Logan Architects and Oz Architecture — will feature both Movement Climbing + Fitness (the gym’s third location) and Improper City, a new hybrid food truck park-beer garden, much …

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Denver Property Managers Voice Green Roof Concerns

View here The new Denver ordinance that requires buildings more than 25,000 square feet to dedicate a percentage of their roof to green, vegetative space, has many property managers concerned about the impact the ordinance may have on the cost of running their buildings. In particular, the increased water costs associated …

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Platte Fifteen: One of the First Buildings in Denver to Use CLT

DENVER – Platte and 15th  Streets, formerly the home of Natural Grocers and Confluence Kayaks, will soon become the site for Platte Fifteen — a 151,736-square-foot mixed-use retail and restaurant space and 7,000-square-foot rooftop deck. Designed by OZ Architecture, developed by Crescent Real Estate, LLC and to be built by Adolfson …

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Colorado Falls to No.10 on USGBG List of LEED Buildings

DENVER — This week, The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the world’s most widely used green building rating system. The list ranks states in terms of certified square feet per resident in 2017. Colorado …

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Boulder Commons Welcomes Initial Tenants, Phase II in the Works

BOULDER – CBRE and Morgan Creek Ventures (MCV) recently announced that Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), Lathrop and Gage, CoreLogic, Meriwether, Morgan Creek Ventures, Andrea’s Salon and Vasu have joined Boulder County’s first aspiring net-zero commercial project as the first tenants in the building. The Boulder Commons project recently delivered with many of these tenants already occupying the …

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Spec Office and Retail Development Platte Fifteen Receives Construction Financing

DENVER – Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) today announced construction financing for Platte Fifteen, a 152,000-square-foot spec office and retail development in Denver, located at 2373 15th Street on the corner of Platte and 15th just minutes from downtown’s Union Station. The HFF team worked on behalf of the borrower, Lionstone Investments, a …

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Stapleton Parks Honored with 2017 ASLA Colorado Award

DENVER – With the catastrophic storm flooding in Houston and Florida again sounding the alarm about development patterns and ever-expanding impermeable urban surfaces in cities across the U.S., the sustainable design strategies for one Denver neighborhood stand out. Denver-based urban design and landscape architecture firm Civitas has been instrumental in …

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