Q1 Construction Costs Increase 3.2% in Denver

The construction market continued to experience significant inflationary challenges in early 2022, according to Mortenson’s Cost Index. Optimism for moderating costs in the latter half of the year has lessened and will be dependent on a variety of external factors including global stability, supply chain continuity, labor markets, and general …


Mortenson and Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver for Women’s Engagement Weekend

On May 6-7, women from across Mortenson’s Denver operating group came together for Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver’s Women’s Engagement Weekend. The event was part of Mortenson’s recently announced multi-year partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver to engage women leaders and provide construction skills training for women …


Lakewood General Contractor Expands to Arizona

Lakewood-based general contractor Alcorn Construction is expanding its team and operations with a new office in Tempe, Arizona. Founded in 2008 by Amy and Chris Alcorn, Alcorn Construction has since transformed into a construction company with regional significance in commercial office, light industrial, retail, multi-family, and senior living projects in the …


Suntec Concrete Delivers for Local Teachers

Every year, Suntec Concrete, the largest commercial concrete contractor in the Southwest, delivers care packages to nearly 100 teachers across Arizona, Utah and Colorado as part of its Teacher Appreciation Program. Since 2008, Suntec employees have been nominating deserving teachers by writing a brief narrative on how a teacher has positively impacted …


Snyder Building Construction Completes Tenant Build-Out for Rumble Boxing Cherry Creek

Snyder Building Construction recently completed the new Cherry Creek, Denver location of Rumble Boxing, a 45-minute intense strength and cardio workout set to custom hip-hop and house music with lighting to match the energizing vibe. Snyder Building performed the 3,200-square-foot build-out of the gym space, lobby, restrooms, and utility closet. The left side …


Mortenson to Transition to Safety Helmets to Increase Worker Protection

As National Construction Safety Week kicks off, Mortenson has announced that it will transition its entire U.S. craft workforce from traditional hard hats to safety helmets starting this year, to further increase worker protection on its projects. The modern design of safety helmets, which use chin straps and offer front, side, …


Lincoln Property Company to Bring Life Sciences Campus to Broomfield

In response to the increasing demand for life science space in the Boulder market, Lincoln Property Company and FCP®, a privately held real estate investment company, are set to begin construction of a 450,000-square-foot life sciences campus in Broomfield this fall, with delivery scheduled for early 2024. Located at 235 Interlocken …


Volatility in Construction Material Prices to Remain in 2022

According to Linesight’s quarterly Construction Commodity Report and price forecast (based on interviews with nearly 160 industry experts across the globe), prices for construction materials are projected to remain high and volatile in 2022, despite a predicted stabilization in the market many thought would come to fruition in Q1.   Leading up to the …


South Federal Flats Breaks Ground

On April 19, CO Investment LLC and Sustainable Design Build began construction on South Federal Flats, a multifamily commercial apartment complex, following a long process with Denver’s developmental services. South Federal Flats will be located near the intersection of Yale and Federal Blvd at 2720 S Federal Blvd, in Denver. The 57-unit apartment complex …


Built-for-Rent Homes Coming to Broomfield and Loveland

McWhinney and AHV Communities (AHV) are on track to deliver nearly 500 Built-for-Rent® homes at McWhinney’s 1,100-acre Baseline community in Broomfield, and at Kinston, within its 3,000-acre Centerra master-planned community in Loveland. The partnership expects to break ground on 240 homes within Centerra’s Kinston community this year and has plans to deliver 242 homes at Baseline. “In Colorado’s …