Mile High Trendy Office: CCIG Headquarters (PHOTOS)

CCIG, one of Colorado’s leading insurance brokerages, has proudly operated for the past 36 years as a family-run business. As the firm continues to grow, so has the need to establish a new headquarters to be passed on to the next generation of owners. To this aim, CCIG purchased an …


Denver’s Largest High-Rise For-Rent Apartment Community Breaks Ground Near Sloan’s Lake

Metro Denver’s largest for-rent high-rise apartment and hotel development broke ground last week at the intersection of 26th Avenue and Alcott Street in Denver’s Jefferson Park neighborhood. The 15-story, 626-unit property will include 533 apartment units and 93 apartment-style hotel units. Scheduled for completion in spring of 2024, 26th and Alcott will …


Five-Story Speculative Office Project Coming to LoHi

2926 Umatilla, LLC, an entity of Generation Development, is developing a speculative office building located at 2926 Umatilla Street in the LoHi neighborhood of Denver. The planned five-story property will be situated on a small infill lot formerly used for parking. The building will total 32,734 square feet and will …


UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital to Undergo $76.5M Renovation

Integrated design-build firm The Beck Group has started work on its multi-million-dollar renovation of UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital, a 303-bed regional medical center in Fort Collins. Poudre Valley Hospital is part of Aurora-based UCHealth’s network of healthcare facilities serving parts of Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming. The hospital’s $76.5 million renovation project …


Groundbreaking: Prospect Valley Elementary

GH Phipps recently joined Jefferson County Public Schools officials and educators to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Prospect Valley Elementary School in Wheat Ridge. The new school will replace the existing structure that was built in 1967. The project architect is MOA Architecture. The new $20 million dollar school is an outcome of …


$3.1B Mixed-Use Development Coming to Aurora

A new $3.1 billion dollar development coming to the E-470 corridor in Aurora will bring nearly 5,000 new homes and 53 acres of parks and open space to the area. Located along 56th Ave. and E-470 in Adams County, the proposed development—Windler Public Improvement Authority—will include nearly 5,000 residential units, …


Block 162 Earns LEED Certification

Block 162, a 30-story, 606,000-square-foot Class A speculative office building designed by Gensler, has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4 Gold Core and Shell status. It is the largest project in Colorado to receive this status, as well as the largest LEED v4 BD+C: CS project in …


Denver-Based Architecture and Engineering Firm Acquires Utah-Based Firm

Galloway & Company, Inc., a national architecture and engineering firm, has acquired Utah-based JRCA Architects, which specializes in the design of healthcare, public works, and public safety facilities, as well as government and justice centers. The firm’s expertise in these markets will complement Galloway’s extensive portfolio in the commercial, multifamily, industrial, and federal …


Jeffco Schools Foundation to Hold Fundraising Event to Help Grow Local Design and Construction Talent Pipeline

The Jeffco Schools Foundation (JSF) Gala is fast approaching and will help to support over 84,000 Jeffco students to thrive and to access their bright futures. Funds are needed to continue this history of support for Jeffco students. Efforts supported through JSF, in partnership with Jeffco Public Schools programs such …


Nominate a Project for the 2021 Mayor’s Design Awards

After a one-year pause, the Mayor’s Design Awards are returning in 2021 to highlight the best in urban design in Denver. Since 2005, the Design Awards have honored projects throughout the city for excellence in architecture, exterior design and place-making. The awards are presented to Denver homeowners, business owners, nonprofits, artists …