Stantec Leading Transformational Design of Great Hall Project

In alignment with its 25th anniversary, Denver International Airport (DEN) recently announced that construction has recommenced on the Great Hall Project, with Stantec—a global integrated design firm—serving as lead designer. The work will include a renovation of the airport’s Jeppesen Terminal to create an airport for the future with enhanced safety and security, …


Encore Electric Wins AGC Build America Award for Gaylord of the Rockies

Encore Electric has won a 2020 Associated General Contractors (AGC) Construction Risk Partners Build America Award in the category of Specialty Contractor, for their work on the Gaylord of the Rockies Resort in Aurora. This is the first national project award Encore Electric has received from the National Associated General …


Howell Construction Celebrates 85 Years

This year Howell Construction celebrates its 85th anniversary. James Robert Howell founded the firm in Denver during the Great Depression in 1935. He was deeply committed to thriving and growing in any economic situation. The firm has continued his legacy through his philosophy of creating client-for-life relationships, never outstretching company resources, and principal involvement from …

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Bank of Colorado and UMB Bank Provide Funding for McGregor Square

UMB Bank and Bank of Colorado today announced the origination of the credit facility for the construction of the McGregor Square project. Principal Owner of the Colorado Rockies, Dick Monfort, strategically made the decision for Bank of Colorado and UMB to be equal lead funders of the project because both banks know …


Newly Constructed Residential Tower in Downtown Denver Refinanced

The Quincy, a newly constructed, Class A, 359-unit, high-rise residential tower located in downtown Denver’s financial district, has received $125 million in financing that will be used to refinance the borrower’s construction loan. JLL worked on behalf of the borrower, a joint venture between 1776 Curtis, LLC and Pacific Life Company, to secure …


Thornton Recreation Center to Undergo $13M Renovation

Pinkard Construction has been awarded the $13 million dollar renovation of the Margaret W. Carpenter Recreation Center in Thornton. The project will be an occupied renovation and is expected to begin construction in early spring of this year. Architectural design services will be provided by long-time Pinkard collaborator Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative (OLC), a …


Howell Construction Completes AHEC | Metro State University Renovation Project

Howell Construction and Perkins+Will recently completed the State of Colorado’s, Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC)| Metropolitan State University Locker Room and Bleacher renovation project located in downtown Denver. The project was built in the occupied PE Building on the AHEC campus. The 18,000-square-foot locker room renovation was a total gut and re-build. The overall …


Kiewit’s Regional Headquarters Tops Out

Today, Kiewit Corporation, one of the largest construction and engineering organizations in North America, celebrated the topping-out of its new 252,000-square-foot regional headquarters in Lone Tree’s RidgeGate community. The new headquarters will provide a central hub for the company’s existing Colorado-based staff of 900, who are currently spread out across …


Construction Job Openings Declined in 2019 but Remain Historically High

Accounting and advisory services firm Marcum LLP, today released its annual analysis of construction employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Openings and Turnover Survey (JOLTS). The analysis is produced by Marcum’s national Construction Industry Group to uncover changes and identify emerging trends in construction hiring and jobs …


USAFA Cadet Chapel to Undergo Extensive Four-Year Renovation

A $158 million renovation of the famous United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) Cadet Chapel in Colorado Springs is currently underway, led by general contractor JE Dunn Construction. Decades of leaks have severely damaged the interior of the chapel. The renovation is extensive, requiring the structure to be closed to …