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ABC Rocky Mountain Chairman Testifies in Support of Bill Limiting Mobile Devices While Driving

Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter (ABCRMC) Chairman, Shane Fobes with Milender White, testified in front of the Colorado State Senate Transportation & Energy Committee yesterday at the Capitol in support of SB20-065 to limit mobile electronic devices while driving. “The widespread epidemic of distracted driving effects our fleet …

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AGC of Colorado Advocates Workforce Development & Diversity with 2020 Board of Directors

The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC of Colorado) appointed a new board of directors for 2020 with a focus on workforce development at the high school level and greater diversity within the industry. The seven-member management committee that leads the over 600 members of AGC of Colorado includes: Byron …

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Thornton Charter School to Develop New Athletic Facility

Pinnacle Charter School in Thornton, has completed the purchase of 11.4 acres of land just west of I-25 & 84th Avenue in Thornton, to develop new athletic facilities for the school, as well as a mixed-use community property for the general public.. “We are very excited to build this vision …

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One Platte Breaks Ground

One Platte, a 5-story mixed-use project located at 1701 Platte Street in downtown Denver’s vibrant Central Platte Valley neighborhood, has officially broken ground. The project is being developed by Nichols Partnership, in a joint venture with Shorenstein Properties, LLC, an owner and operator of high-quality office, residential and mixed-use properties across the …

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Construction Update: 6900 Layton

As you drive along I-25 near Belleview, it is hard not to notice the shiny new office building taking shape. 6900 Layton at Belleview Station, located at the southeast corner of Newport Street and Layton Avenue in DTC, officially broke ground way back in 2018 but the glass facade of the LEED …

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Morrison Camp Barracks to Undergo $1M Rehabilitation

By Melanie Short, AIA, LEED AP, senior associate, RATIO/HPA In 2019 RATIO | HPA, was hired by the City and County of Denver Parks and Recreation, to design the rehabilitation of the 2,500-square-foot barracks building located near Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado. The overall vision for the property is to …

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125-Acre Industrial Park Announced for Aurora

Mortenson, a top-20 U.S. builder and developer with operations in Denver, in partnership with Minneapolis-based Hyde Development, has announced the purchase and planned development of a 2.2 million-square-foot, Class A industrial park in Aurora. The undeveloped 125-acre site is ideally located along E-470 at 64th Avenue in Aurora, east of the …

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Arvada’s Largest Spec Industrial Development Breaks Ground

Los Angeles-based Cale Enterprises has broken ground on Mountain Gateway, a two-building industrial park in Arvada totaling 142,180 square feet, expected to be completed in Q3 2020. The project will be the largest speculative industrial project built in Denver’s supply-constrained west submarket in more than 15 years, where only 370,500 square feet of …

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Construction Costs in Denver Increased 4.9% Last Year

With the presidential race taking shape, the conversation about how the outcome of the election will affect the construction industry is warming up. The 2019 federal budget deficit totaled $984 billion, and the Treasury Department estimates it will hit $1 trillion in 2020. Recent developments on the international stage, such …

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Majestic Realty Refinances Part of its Commercenter Industrial Portfolio

Allianz Real Estate, the world’s largest investor in real estate, has signed an agreement with Majestic Realty Co. to finance part of their 9-building industrial portfolio at Majestic Commercenter in Aurora. The nine non-crossed collateralized loans amount to $135 million and follow eight additional loans already provided to Majestic. “As …

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