ConstructionDevelopment

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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Howell Construction Completes IHS Markit Consolidation

Howell Construction has completed IHS Markit’s 72,000-square-foot office consolidation project, located at 15 Inverness Way East, in Englewood. The London-headquartered global information provider consolidated offices to bring their employees together in a freshly renovated space. Gensler’s unique architectural design added interest to the transformed office that consists of restroom enlargements and refreshers, the creation of additional …

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Construction Industry Survey Conveys Positive Outlook

The first annual Marcum National Construction Survey reflects a positive outlook for the current and future state of the industry, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Influencing the optimism is the ability to secure financing for new projects and to find new sources for building materials, the respondents said. In addition, while job …

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92 Affordable Condominiums in Lincoln Park Neighborhood Break Ground

On July 1, Mayor Michael B. Hancock and other officials celebrated the groundbreaking of 92 affordable condominiums located in the Santa Fe Arts District. Developed by the Elevation Community Land Trust (ECLT) and Shanahan Development, the La Tela condominiums will include 64 studio homes, 24 two-bedroom homes, and four three-bedroom …

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McKinstry, Denver Public Schools Launch Energy Performance Contract Project

McKinstry and Denver Public Schools, in consultation with the Colorado Energy Office, have started work on an Energy Performance Contract project to upgrade 27 schools in the district — totaling more than 3.8 million square feet — to improve the learning environment, address maintenance challenges, reduce utility costs through efficiency improvements, …

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CIM Group Completes Upgrades to LoDo Towers

CIM Group recently completed a number of renovations at the LoDo Towers office buildings, including the addition of a 10,000-square-foot tenant amenity center and comprehensive common area upgrades. LoDo Towers consists of the 13-story, approximately 225,000-square-foot tower at 1331 17th Street (“1331”) and the 16-story, approximately 196,000-square-foot tower at 1401 …

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Greystar’s First “Active Adult” Community Opens at 9th + Colorado

Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC (“Greystar”), a global leader in the investment, development, and management of high-quality rental housing properties, today announced the completion of construction with move-ins commencing at Overture 9th + Co – a luxury 55+ community by Greystar that is part of the 26-acre 9th + Colorado …

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Unico Properties Completes Platte Street Plaza

Unico Properties, a subsidiary of Unico Investment Group LLC, recently completed Platte Street Plaza, a community amenity space at the base of the Highland Bridge. The project was made possible through a public/private partnership between Unico Properties LLC and the City & County of Denver, with the $1.7 million in …

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