Vertix Builders “Culture Code” Garnering Industry Attention

DENVER – Vertix Builders, Inc. recently established a ten point “culture code” for the company and its employees that is garnering industry attention.  The code is posted at the company’s jobsites and serves not only as a reminder, but as a way for employees to feel empowered to make sure …


Expanded Pueblo Convention Center Celebrates Grand Opening

PUEBLO – On May 3, H.W. Houston Construction and DLR Group celebrated the opening of the expanded Pueblo Convention Center with representatives from the city of Pueblo and the state of Colorado. H.W. Houston Construction and DLR Group partnered for the design-build delivery of the project. Located at 320 Central …


ABC Rocky Mountain Launches New Website & Job Board to Build the Construction Workforce

DENVER — With more than 440,000 jobs needing to be filled in the construction industry this year (US Department of Labor, 2019), Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is at the forefront of creating workforce development initiatives. They are building the workforce through the merit shop philosophy: that projects and personal advancement should …


TerraFirma Earth Technologies Tackles Complex Dewatering at Revé, Boulder’s Highly Anticipated Mixed-Use Community

BOULDER — TerraFirma Earth Technologies, a Houston-based dewatering firm with offices in Denver, has completed the installation of temporary dewatering and groundwater treatment systems for Revé, Boulder’s highly anticipated mixed-use development. The Revé project is located at 30th and Pearl St., across from the new Google complex. It has been four years in …


Colorado Woman-owned Firm Honored for Federal Contracting

MedVed Global, Inc., a woman-owned 8(a)-certified construction company, from Dolores, Colorado has been named the National Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration, for work in federal contracting. Admiral Engineering & Manufacturing Company, Inc., a high-quality precision manufacturing firm for the aerospace, defense, space medical …

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Vertix Builders Selected to Build Kabin in RiNo

DENVER –Zeppelin Development has selected Vertix Builders, a Colorado-based construction company, to build Kabin, 194 workforce housing units that broke ground last month in RiNo. Kabin will provide needed workforce housing to service industry and young professionals with a downtown location and amenities that work well for them. Designed by a collaboration including Dynia Architects, Barker …


Pinkard Construction is MOA’s Contractor of the Year

DENVER – Construction manager Pinkard Construction was honored on Tuesday as MOA ARCHITECTURE’s Dimensions Award Contractor of the Year winner for 2018. The ceremony, held at MOA’s 14th Street office in Denver, was attended by members of MOA’s and Pinkard’s project teams who have collaborated on two recent design-build projects for STRIDE Community Health …


JAG Logistics Center at DIA Breaks Ground

AURORA — JAG Logistics Center at DIA, a new 250-acre industrial park located immediately south of DIA in Aurora has officially broken ground. The approximately one million square foot initial phase is located on 75 acres that is part of the Porteos development and is one of the first new industrial …


Local Pre-Apprenticeship Program Answers Colorado Construction Labor Demand

DENVER — Construction Careers Now (CCN), a local construction pre-apprenticeship program, has answered the Colorado construction labor demand by graduating more than 1,000 students since the program’s inception in September 2016. Of the 1,035 graduates, 56 percent have been hired by local construction firms and 16 percent are continuing their education …


Haselden Completes Global Food Innovation Center at CSU

FORT COLLINS – Haselden Construction has completed construction of the JBS Global Food Innovation Center at Colorado State University (CSU). The $20 million state-of-the-art facility brings innovative technology and hands-on learning opportunities for students in then university’s animal sciences programs and will serve as a global hub for new product development, culinary …