Norris Design Opens New Office in Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS – Norris Design, a national planning, landscape architecture and branding firm, has opened an office in Fort Collins to serve the growing needs of northern Colorado. The office, located at 244 North College Avenue #130 in Fort Collins, is headed by Principal Ryan McBreen and will be staffed by planning …


Denver Zoo Breaks Ground on New Animal Hospital

DENVER — Colorado’s most visited cultural attraction, Denver Zoo, held its official groundbreaking on February 7 for its new animal hospital. The existing hospital was originally built 51 years ago, and the redesign will modernize its aging infrastructure and improve operating efficiencies. Led by Stantec, a global architecture, engineering, and consulting firm, the 22,000-square-foot …

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Construction Complete on Yale Station Apartments

DENVER — Construction is complete on the new Yale Station apartments located at 5121 East Yale Avenue in Denver. Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, provided civil engineering services for the project. Yale Station is a five-story, transit-oriented senior living apartment complex ideally located in the heart of Denver close …


Exploring the Thought Process Behind Englewood’s Most Exciting Redevelopment

By Kristoffer Kenton, AIA, NCARB, principal, director of Architecture, Galloway & Company, Inc. Englewood residents will soon see the corner of West Belleview and South Broadway come to life again. Beginning in April, the currently vacant 188,000-square-foot big-box shell, formerly a Kmart, will be transformed to a fully re-envisioned, multi-tenant shopping center …


Topping Out: One Snowmass Resort

SNOWMASS VILLAGE — Haselden Construction recently celebrated the topping out of One Snowmass in Snowmass Village. The new two-building resort will offer 41 whole and fractional ownership condos with sweeping views of the Roaring Fork Valley and an abundance of amenities. Scheduled to open in November 2019, the resort is part of the $600 million, 10-year …


Grand Opening: Boulder Valley School District Transportation Center

BOULDER — On January 25, the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of its new Transportation Center, the first of three major projects to support educational opportunities in the 31,000-student district. The $15.3 million transportation facility is the result of a master planning effort that …


Mixed-use Project to Break Ground in RiNo this Week

DENVER — Mass Equities, Inc. (MEQ), a private equity real estate investment firm based in Santa Monica, CA, and AECOM Capital, the investment arm of AECOM, are preparing to break ground this week on a huge mixed-use development on a 7.8-acre site along RiNo’s Brighton Boulevard. The partnership recently announced that “VARIO” …

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Multifamily Affordable Housing in Boulder Receives Financing

BOULDER — KeyBank recently provided $50.4 million in total combined financing for a tax-exempt bond transaction to support the construction of Alexan Diagonal Crossing, a 105-unit garden-style apartment community that is income-restricted for families earning at or below 60 percent AMI in Boulder. Diagonal Crossing broke ground in June 2017 and …


293-Unit Apartment Community Coming to Lakewood

LAKEWOOD — Denver-based investment and development firm Riverpoint Partners and Iron River Management, LLC are set to deliver Brickhouse at Lamar Station, a high-end 293-unit market rate apartment building by Fall 2021. The project will be located on a 3.75-acre site at 6300 W. 13th Ave., Lakewood, within walking distance to the Lamar Station light …


Denver’s Fentress Architects Reveals Design for New Global Terminal in Chicago

DENVER — Fentress Architects, a Denver-based architecture firm, is one of five firms that have been shortlisted to reimagine the design for Chicago O’Hare’s New Global Terminal and Concourse. As the architect for Denver International Airport, this international design competition is an important opportunity for Colorado’s Fentress Architects to design a world-class …