ConstructionDevelopmentIndustrialOffice

Class A Industrial/Flex Campus EDGE 470 Breaks Ground

Colorado-based Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners broke ground today on Phase I of EDGE 470, a new 334,000-square-foot Class A industrial/flex campus located near E-470 and Chambers Road in Parker. Slated for completion in Q3 2020, Phase I includes the development of two approximately 80,000-square-foot buildings on 12.8 acres. Additional …

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Brinkman Celebrates Start of Fort Collins Church Expansion

It wasn’t your typical groundbreaking at The Genesis Project in northeast Fort Collins. Brinkman Construction gathered with design partners and the congregation for a prayer to celebrate the groundbreaking of the church’s renovation and expansion at 400 South Link Lane. This expansion comes five years after the original 7,400-square-foot renovation …

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Transforming the Experience of Project Work with Lean

By Susan Pratt Reinhardt, AIA, associate principal, Lean Project Consulting, Inc. A construction project is an organization composed of approximately 600 individual companies (including suppliers) with separate contracts, fees and scopes of work, invented to build a single, very expensive product that is then instantly disbanded. It should be no surprise that …

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Design Build Institute of America, Rocky Mountain Region Contributing Design and Construction Services to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver  

The Design Build Institute of America, Rocky Mountain Region (DBIA-RMR) will donate design and construction services to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver to make needed improvements to the organization’s Johnson Boys & Girls Club in the West Colfax neighborhood. More than $30,000 worth of professional and construction services …

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ConstructionReports

Third Quarter Construction Economics: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

For the third quarter of 2019, the Marcum Commercial Construction Index finds the construction industry in overall good health as 2020 approaches, despite some causes for concern. Entitled The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, the report is produced by Marcum LLP’s Construction Services Group. The Good On the positive side, …

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Denver Developer Planning 342-Unit Condo Project in Arapahoe Square Closes on Land

According to public records, Denver-based Ubuntu Partners purchased 838 Park Avenue West and 2250 Champa St. in Arapahoe Square on Friday, for 5.5 million. The developer is planning to build one of Denver’s largest condo projects that will also aim for net-zero certification. Ubuntu Partners is a new development firm …

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Affordable Housing in Vail Valley Begins Construction

Modular builder Nashua Builders recently began construction on the first phase of Spring Creek Apartments, an affordable housing development being built in Gypsum, Colo., 25 miles west of Vail. Edwards-based Polar Star Development, doing business as Spring Creek Apartment LLC, is the developer and management company for the project. This first …

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Construction

ABC Partners with DPS to Recruit Contractors to Join CareerConnect

ABC Rocky Mountain Chapter (ABC) has partnered with Denver Public Schools (DPS) in an effort to encourage ABC contractor members to participate in CareerConnect. ABC and DPS hosted an informational session on Wednesday morning at CEC Early College with more than 15 members interested in becoming CareerConnect Business Partners. The event featured a welcome …

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Brinkman Construction Breaks Ground on Townhome-Style Apartments in Colorado Springs

Brinkman Construction broke ground on their latest Colorado Springs project last week, a 12-building townhome-style apartment community. Springs at Foothill Farms, owned, developed and operated by Continental Properties, will include 264 two-story loft-style units. The 354,000-square-foot luxury community offers amenities such as a resort-style swimming pool, community clubhouse and a state-of-the-art fitness …

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USGBC Launches New Data-driven Tool for Green Buildings

Today, at the annual Greenbuild conference in Atlanta, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) launched Insight, a new data-driven tool that highlights building project design features that can lead to better performance. Insight is available as a feature of the Arc platform and provides information on the design attributes of …

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