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Pinkard Construction Awarded Highlands Ranch Service Center Renovation

Pinkard Construction has been awarded the Highlands Ranch Metro District’s renovation and addition to its service center facility. The existing 12,000-square-foot service center was constructed in 1999 for the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department and provides workspaces for Administration, Recreation, Planning, Facilities, Parks, Parkways, Park Services, Open Space, Forestry, and Fleet Sections. …

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Construction of $55M Workforce Housing Community Begins in Westminster

Denver-based St. Charles Town Company, LLC has closed on financing to construct St. Mark Village, a 216-unit workforce housing community on 97th Avenue and Federal Boulevard in the City of Westminster. The community will replace a vacant lot that is adjacent to the long-serving and much beloved Wishbone Restaurant. Construction has …

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30-Story Office Tower Proposed for 1901 Arapahoe

Chicago-based architecture firm Goettsch Partners submitted plans last week on behalf of the developer, Chicago-based Riverside Investment & Development, for a 30-story office tower to be built at 1901 Arapahoe. The undeveloped parcel of land is currently occupied by a surface parking lot owned by Paradise Land Company. Plans are preliminary …

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Architect of the Month: Dennis Humphries, AIA Principal, RATIO/HPA

Dennis Humphries, principal at RATIO/HPA has been practicing architecture for more than 40 years and designing award winning civic buildings for decades. Having been principal-in-charge for over 80 public library projects, he has completed more public library work than any other architect in Colorado. Dennis has also played an important …

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OZ Architecture Designs WellAge Greeley Senior Living Community 

Award-winning national architecture and design firm OZ Architecture has designed a new 71,000-square-foot senior living community in Greeley. OZ was selected for the architecture and interior design of the 92-unit community by Rocky Mountain Senior Housing, a leading developer of senior living communities. The Lodge at Greeley will be operated …

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New Apartments to Break Ground at 1,100-acre Mixed-use Community in Broomfield

Colorado-based real estate investor and developer, McWhinney, will break ground in early 2020 on Park 40, a new multifamily development consisting of 313 apartment homes at Baseline, the new 1,100-acre mixed-use community in Broomfield. Part of West Village at Baseline, situated at Highway 7/Baseline Road and I-25, Park 40 plans to feature 51 studio apartments, …

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Kipnis Architecture + Planning Open New Office in Boulder

Kipnis Architecture + Planning of Evanston, Ill. is expanding beyond the Chicago area to open a new office in Boulder. The new office in downtown Boulder opened Jan. 1, 2020 and will serve clients in and around Colorado. Nathan Kipnis, principal at the firm, earned his degree from the University of …

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AIA Colorado Announces 2020 Board of Directors

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Colorado has announced its 2020 Board of Directors. Following a two-month process, the 2020 Nominating Committee chaired by Past President, Carl Hole, AIA recommended a slate of candidates to serve on the 2020 Board of Directors. The recommended slate was officially confirmed at the AIA Colorado annual …

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Construction Update: McGregor Square (PHOTOS)

By Katie Rapone, editor of Mile High CRE. Last week, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Colorado provided a first-hand look of one of Denver’s most eagerly awaited projects: McGregor Square. Named in honor of the Rockies’ late president, Keli S. McGregor, the project is expected to reenergize LoDo upon its completion in January 2021. Project …

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Architect of the Month: Ned Kirschbaum, FAIA, Principal, Fentress Architects

Ned Kirschbaum has been principal, technical design director and a member of Fentress Architects for more than 20 years. As the design firm’s technical expert, Ned is responsible for quality assurance and control, design production, construction document standards, and implementing innovative strategies in the design of high-performance building. He has more than …

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