Grand Opening: Aurora YMCA at Wheatlands

On Saturday, May 15, the YMCA of Metro Denver, in partnership with the Wheatlands Park and Recreation Authority and Wheatlands Metropolitan District, will host a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the Aurora YMCA at Wheatlands, a state-of-the-art wellness center that is the first YMCA of Metro Denver to be built in more …


Multifamily Development Near Sloans Lake Secures Additional Construction Financing

To help bridge a financing gap caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, developer Highland Development Co. has secured $9.3 million in financing for Signalmen Apartments, a 52-unit multifamily project in Denver’s West Colfax neighborhood. Tributary Capital arranged an $8 million construction loan through First Western Trust with a 75% loan-to-cost ratio and provided $1.3 …


Emily Griffith Technical College Announces New Construction Pathway

Emily Griffith Technical College just announced a new construction pathway, Virtual Design Construction Academy, which will launch in Fall 2022. Virtual design construction is a new, fast-growing process in the construction industry that uses advanced technology to create virtual models of buildings to improve the construction process. The school is holding …


385-Unit Multifamily Community Planned for Denver’s Fox Street Corridor

CBRE recently secured construction financing for Fox Iron Works, a planned 385-unit, transit-oriented multifamily development in Denver’s Globeville neighborhood. Brady O’Donnell and Jill Haug of CBRE in Denver originated the non-recourse construction loan on behalf of the borrower, a partnership between RangeWater Real Estate and Marble Capital. Craine Architecture, Inc. is …

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Building a Workforce Through Community Engagement

By Callie Morris Many high school students are constantly asked the dreaded question, “What are your plans after high school?” It is a monumental decision that is not to be taken lightly; should they follow in their parents’ footsteps and become doctors? Should they take a year off and travel the world? …


Multifamily/Mixed-Use Project to Break Ground in Platt Park

Narrate Companies, Shaw Construction and OZ Architecture will celebrate the ground breaking of 1230 S Pearl next month. Located along old South Pearl Street, the project will consist of 72 for rent units over approximately 6,000 square feet of prime retail and restaurant space. According to Shaw, this project will provide …


Colorado’s First NextGen Agriculture High School Tops Out

The first building on the STEAD School L.C. Fulenwider Campus, officially topped out on Thursday, April 29. The school, located in the Reunion neighborhood of Commerce City, offers a new Science, Technology, Environment, Agriculture and Design learning environment that uses a blended education model to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurially …

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Healthcare Industry Driving Demand at 3D Systems Tech Center

Bartell and Company Real Estate, a professional real estate services firm, has successfully leased-up two buildings at the 3D Systems Technology Center in Southwest Denver. The announcement comes upon the completion of construction of a third, 50,000-rentable-square-foot building, which is now ready for occupancy. Planned and conceptualized by Denver-based design/build …

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17-Story Apartment Community to Break Ground at 38th & Blake

McWhinney, in a joint venture with PGIM Real Estate, plans to break ground on FoundryLine this month, a new 17-story lifestyle-driven and luxury apartment community in the heart of Denver’s RiNo. Located on a 1-acre site adjacent to the RTD’s 38th & Blake A-Line commuter rail station, FoundryLine will feature …


HomeAid Colorado Accepting Donations to Builders for Babies Diaper Drive

HomeAid Colorado, an organization bringing together building-industry professionals to complete construction projects and provide critical resources to nonprofit care providers, has announced that its annual “Builders for Babies Diaper Drive” will be accepting donations now through May 15.  Over 38 percent of Colorado infants and toddlers are living in low-income …