Apartment Project Approved For Final Parcel at Sky Ridge Rail Station

A new 240-unit apartment complex has been approved for development on the last parcel of land at the Sky Ridge Station transit oriented development (TOD) site of the new RidgeGate community in Lone Tree. The seven-story apartment complex, which includes two levels of parking, is adjacent to various large employers in …


MG Revitalizes Presence and Casts Broader Benefit

Denver-based MG AEC Technology Partners (MG), process innovation specialists, has revitalized its brand and online presence at Formerly known as MasterGraphics.aec, the brand is easiest articulated as simply MG. “MG’s passion is founded on streamlining processes. Simplifying our brand reflects that,” says president Scott Bailey. Building on a platform of expertise …


Cañon City Middle School Tops Out

Earlier this week, GE Johnson held a topping out ceremony for Cañon City Middle School with students, teachers and administrators in attendance. The new middle school is part of a multi-facility repair, renovation, and upgrade project made possible by a successful bond and a Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) grant. The design-build …


Transforming a Complicated Site into Improved Guest Experiences

By Becky Zimmermann, president of Design Workshop. From a real estate and construction perspective, the redevelopment of the Zephyr Plaza at Winter Park Resort doesn’t get much more complicated. The plaza was originally constructed in 1999, as part of the base area development that included the Zephyr Mountain Lodge (230 condominium units) and …


Construction Begins on Speculative Industrial Development at Dove Valley Business Park

Construction has begun on a two-building industrial development totaling 264,000 square feet, at Denver’s Dove Valley Business Park. The development is the result of a joint venture between The Opus Group (Opus) and USAA Real Estate. Opus is the developer, design-builder and the architect and structural engineer of record. Doug Viseur and …


Grand Opening: McKinley Thatcher Elementary School Addition

The parents and students of McKinley Thatcher elementary school in Denver recently joined employees of GH Phipps for a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the opening of a new addition to their school. The school, which is part of Denver Public Schools, is located at 1230 South Grant Street and …


Sheltair Breaks Ground on $20M Complex at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport

Sheltair Aviation, one of the nation’s leading aviation services companies, recently broke ground on its new blue ribbon FBO service at Colorado’s Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport. Sheltair will provide the region with a 21 acre state-of-the-art, $20 million dollar complex that includes a new terminal, hangar and build-to-suit office space opportunities. …


First-ever Multifamily Community Opens in Timnath

Located in Timnath, Colorado, between Fort Collins and Denver, the newly built Riverbend at Timnath Trail Apartments are officially open. Developed by Rooney Properties and managed by Mission Rock Residential, the 176-unit community is already 50 percent pre-leased, indicating continued demand for rental units on Colorado’s Front Range, even outside of the main urban …


Hotel Proposed for Midtown Fort Collins Could Break Ground Next Spring

A new Marriott hotel planned for Fort Collins’ popular midtown area, is currently awaiting the go-ahead from the City of Fort Collins, to begin construction next spring. Property owner Les Kaplan is teaming with Saunders Development and Fort Collins developer Stu MacMillan to build a six-story, 149-room hotel at 105 W. Prospect …

Construction Career Day of Southern Colorado

ABC Members Volunteer at Construction Career Days of Southern Colorado

On Wednesday, September 18th more than 14 members of the Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter (ABCRMC) volunteered at the 11th annual Construction Career Days of Southern Colorado (CCD). CCD hosts more than 600 high school students for a day-long event where they rotate through a variety of stations …