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CU Denver’s New City Heights Residence Hall Tops Out

CU Denver recently celebrated its official “topping out” for its new City Heights Residence Hall and Learning Commons. The 182,000-square-foot residence hall, which will represent the first on-campus student housing complex for the university, will add approximately 555 beds to the center of the urban campus. The project is being …


Boulder-based Interior Design Firm Introduces New Business Model

Front Range Design Center, a Boulder-based team of interior design experts for the residential and commercial real estate industry, has evolved its business model to provide critical procurement and logistics support to general contractors, architects developers and designers.  The approach is enabling companies in the built environment industry to ease …


Etkin Johnson Completes First Phase of EDGE 470

Etkin Johnson has completed Phase I of EDGE 470, a new 364,474-square-foot Class A industrial/flex campus located on 32 acres near E-470 and Chambers Road in Parker. The Phase I includes two approximately 80,000-square-foot buildings on 12.8 acres. “Southeast Denver attracts high-caliber companies looking to tap into an educated workforce …


Residences at RiNo Breaks Ground

Construction of the Residences at RiNo is now underway within North Wynkoop’s 1.25 million-square-foot mixed-use development. The 11-story, mid-rise residential building will provide 397 units to the RiNo neighborhood, ranging between 542 and 1,715 square feet. Hines and investment partner Cresset-Diversified QOZ Fund have partnered on the project, marking their fourth …


Support Center Opens at The Denver Hospice

Colorado-based Fransen Pittman General Contractors and MOA Architecture recently marked the completion of the Amy Davis Hospice Support Center in the Lowry neighborhood of Denver. The new facility is an addition to The Denver Hospice’s Inpatient Care Center at Lowry, a project also designed by MOA and one of the firm’s …


Renovation of Boulder’s Crystal Building Complete

Unico Properties has completed a $4 million renovation of the four-story, 71,216-square-foot Crystal Building along Boulder’s famed Pearl Street Mall. Avanti, a local food hall, recently opened its second location in the building. “Pearl Street Mall continues to be the social heartbeat of Boulder, and the Crystal Building has long been a …


Construction of Cherry Creek’s First Micro-Apartments Complete

Cherry Creek North is now home to 37 micro-apartments at the new 5-story Studio 135 property at 135 Adams Street in the heart of Cherry Creek North. Studio 135 is the first micro-apartment project in Cherry Creek and the second for the principal development team of Barry Hirschfeld and Pando Holdings. They also …


Waterfront Community Breaks Ground in Denver

Local Denver developer, Highland Development Company (HDC), local architect, KGA Studio Architects, and local general contractor, DIRC Homes, broke ground last week on Berkley Shores, Denver’s newest waterfront community. The community is nestled between Berkeley and West Highlands, adjacent to Lake Pomponio and Clear Creek Valley Park, and just 20 minutes …


Denver-Based Construction Tech Firm Launches New Cloud-Based Estimating Tool

Denver-based construction estimating firm, Eos Group, announced today the launch of their newest cloud-based technology solution called Cortex 365. This project history and estimating tool brings what has been a very sophisticated system, exclusively accessible to large enterprise-scale construction groups, now to the small and mid-sized business marketplace for the first time. …


ULI Examines Benefits of Creative Placemaking in Denver

The benefits of creative placemaking, along with best practices and successful case studies in cities throughout the United States, is explored in the latest Urban Land Institute (ULI) report, Creative Placemaking: Sparking Development with Arts and Culture. In short, Creative Placemaking integrates arts and culture with good design. It offers insights …