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…

Chicago App Designer Planting Roots in RiNo
View here ORA Interactive, a growing Chicago-based digital studio that designs and builds web and mobile applications, will open an office inside INDUSTRY, a popular coworking environment that more than 70 companies call home, at 3001 Brighton Blvd. in RiNo. The move is part of the company’s expansion into the... Read more
Colorado Tech Footprint Continues to Ramp Up
DENVER – Colorado’s tech industry footprint is continuing to grow according to CBRE Research’s 2017 Colorado Tech Book. At least 40 tech companies expanded their presence in Colorado in the past year, with 400,000 square feet of positive net absorption from Q2 2016 to Q2 2017. At least 14 companies, including three... Read more
Multidisciplinary Design Firm Rebrands to Align with Industry Needs
DENVER — K2, formerly K2 Audio, rebrands as a multidisciplinary firm to better align with architectural needs. In addition to acoustics and audio-visual design, K2 has expanded their service offerings to include tele/data and electronic security systems. The latest AIA Business of Architecture 2016 Firm Survey Report indicates a trend... Read more
Walker & Dunlop Launches New Website
DENVER– With offices nationwide, including one in Denver, Walker & Dunlop, Inc., announced today that it has launched a new website as the capstone of its comprehensive rebranding efforts. Walker & Dunlop is one of the largest commercial real estate services and finance companies in the United States providing financing... Read more
JLL to Identify Denver Locations for Zero Emissions Vehicle Charging Stations
DENVER – Electrify America has committed to invest $2 billion over the next 10 years to build out and strengthen zero emissions vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure across the United States, and the company has contracted JLL to source qualified locations and provide site feasibility studies for this effort. Electrify America’s plans call for the installation of charging... Read more
Denver Housing Authority Office Tower to Anchor Mariposa Redevelopment
View here The Denver Housing Authority’s Collaborative Resource Center recently broke ground at the 17-acre Mariposa District, just north of the West 10th Avenue and Osage Streetlight rail stop. The 11-story building, designed by Davis Partnership Architects will serve as the Housing Authority’s headquarters when it opens in 2019. The center... Read more
Online Booking Software Company ​to​ ​Expand​ HQ ​into​ ​Downtown​ ​Denver
DENVER​ – FareHarbor, the world’s largest reservation platform for activity providers and concierge desks, today announced plans to move its Denver-based corporate headquarters from Capitol Hill into a 25,000-square-foot space at 1515 Cleveland Place in Downtown Denver. The fivefold increase from the present location in Capitol Hill was prompted by FareHarbor’s... Read more
Denver-Based CRE Software Company Named One of 2017’s Fastest Growing Companies
DENVER – Apto, the leading web-based software for commercial real estate brokers — with Global Headquarters on Blake Street in Downtown Denver — has been ranked #401 by Inc. magazine on its list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States. In the 36th annual Inc. 500 list released this... Read more
Denver Climbs to #12 on CBRE’S Annual Tech Talent Scorecard
DENVER – Jumping six spots to #12 on CBRE’s Tech Talent Scorecard, part of its fifth annual Scoring Tech Talent Report, which ranks 50 U.S. and Canadian markets according to their ability to attract and grow tech talent. The report, which can be viewed in detail by market in the interactive... Read more
Lab Space is Scarce in Denver
View here According to the latest JLL Life Sciences Outlook for Denver, it’s hard for growing life sciences companies to find available lab space in Denver. According to JLL, the Denver area has 27,666 people employed in the life sciences industry, working at 1,189 establishments, where as Boston — the top... Read more