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Howell Construction Completes Office Tenant Improvement at the Prism Building in Downtown Denver

Howell Construction recently completed the tenant improvement project for the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), a 6,000-square-foot project located on the second floor of the Prism building on 17th and Curtis in downtown Denver. In 1974, IASLC held their first formal meeting in Florence, Italy, having recruited more than …

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Hensel Phelps Awarded $212M Design-Build Contract for Convention Center Expansion

The Denver City Council approved last week a $212 million design-build contract with Greeley-based Hensel Phelps Construction for the Colorado Convention Center expansion project. The expansion includes a new 80,000-square-foot multi-purpose room and outdoor rooftop terrace with sweeping views of the city skyline and mountains. On the ground floor, there …

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City Proposes Equity Driven Community Solar Garden Project

The City and County of Denver is partnering with McKinstry, a national construction and energy services firm, to install, build and maintain up to 15 MW of community solar gardens on municipal rooftops, over parking lots, and on vacant land. As part of the Renewable Denver Initiative, this project will propel the City even closer to reaching …

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National Western Center to Source Recycled Thermal Energy to Meet Clean Energy Goals

In pursuit of its long-term goal of becoming a net-zero energy campus, the future National Western Center announced this week that it will source nearly 90 percent of its heating and cooling from an underground sewer pipeline — a recycled source of thermal energy — through an agreement with EAS Energy …

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Howell Construction Completes Pipefitters Local Union #208 Apprentice School Expansion

Howell Construction recently completed the 15,775-square-foot Pipefitters Apprentice School Expansion in Denver, a design-build project with partner Archcentric. Pipefitters Local Union #208 has been providing industry training programs since 1902. This project consisted of expanding the existing campus by adding two new buildings consisting of a 5,400-square-foot lab/shop space and a 5,187-square-foot pipe welding lab …

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Pilot Program Launches to Support Sustainability and Affordable Housing

Denver Community Planning and Development (CPD) is launching a pilot program that will incentivize five 100 percent affordable housing projects and five projects that build according to the new Denver Green Code. The pilot was announced at Mayor Michael B. Hancock’s annual State of the City address on Monday. “With …

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Mortenson to Develop SCL Health Anchored MOB in Arvada

Mortenson Development, Inc., has partnered with real estate investment management firm Seavest Healthcare Properties, LLC to develop a new 43,732-square-foot Class A medical office building at the intersection of West 91st Place and Candelas Parkway within the rapidly growing Candelas master-planned community in Arvada. The project team anticipates breaking ground on the new …

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AGC of Colorado’s Diversity Committee Launches Inclusivity Program 

The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC/C) is launching a Colorado-focused Culture of CARE campaign, August 3 – 7, 2020 to focus on inclusivity and diversity in the construction industry. The AGC/C Diversity Committee is leading this effort and challenges construction industry professionals to take the pledge on the buildculture.org …

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Buell Public Media Center Opens at 21st and Arapahoe

Rocky Mountain Public Media (RMPM) announced today the official opening of its new building, the Buell Public Media Center, located at 2101 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO, 80205. RMPM, the parent company of Rocky Mountain PBS, KUVO JAZZ and THE DROP, is Colorado’s largest statewide, member-supported multimedia organization with 90,000 members and …

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ConstructionReports

Denver Construction Costs Above National Average, says Report

Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) has released its latest Quarterly Cost Report (QCR) for North America. With data current to April 1, 2020 and featuring construction cost information for 14 U.S. and Canadian markets, the QCR provides a statistical view of the state of the construction industry. In April, Denver construction …

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