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CO Ranked #2 in USGBC Top 10 States for LEED Green Building

Washington, D.C. — Today, USGBC announced the Top 10 States for LEED, an annual ranking that highlights states throughout the United States that made significant strides in sustainable building design, construction and transformation over the past year. LEED is the world’s most widely used and recognized green building rating system. Colorado ranked #2 …

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Almost 1/3 of Spec Office Tower in Downtown Denver Leased Out

View here The 40-story office tower located at 1144 15th Street, known as the Hines building, has now leased out nearly one-third of its office space. The office was built speculatively, but JLL‘s team has already leased out 200,000 SF of space with 470,000 SF left to be claimed. The Hines …

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Heath Construction, a Saunders Company, Announce Changes to Leadership Team in Northern Colorado

Fort Collins, CO –  Fort Collins-based Heath Construction, LLC in collaboration with parent company, Saunders Construction, Inc., announced today the transition of key leadership roles that will ensure continued growth and market presence in northern Colorado. Dave Sandlin has been named president of Heath Construction and Randy DeMario, who has …

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Landmark Memory Care Phase I Completed

Lafayette, CO — Pinkard Construction Co. has completed Landmark Memory Care Phase One, a new 18-unit memory care facility. Architecture and construction administration is being provided by Clear Creek Architects. The project reached substantial completion in early November and opened for residents shortly after. As “The place where our family takes care …

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New Architecture/Engineering/Construction Industry Salary Report Reveals Surprising Results

In the Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry, technology, best practices and other topics are freely shared between colleagues, yet compensation is often considered a “taboo” subject, causing a serious lack of data on which to benchmark one’s salary. To combat this lack of data, ClearEdge3D surveyed more than 6,500 executives throughout the …

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The Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (PESCO) facility is the first vertical construction project to be built at Peña Station NEXT, Denver's "Smart City" development located at the 61st Avenue and Pena Boulevard rail stop on RTD's new University of Colorado A-Line. Mortenson delivered this 112,500-square-foot facility for Westfield Company. The project is part of Fulenwider's larger 400-acre Peña Station NEXT development, where Mortenson is also providing solar and battery storage services. Designed by Farnsworth Group, the building allows PESCO to attain best-in-class facility performance and minimizes waste and environmental impacts. The primary building systems are investment-grade, tilt-up concrete panels and structural steel with extensive glazing in the office areas. Specialty electrical systems were constructed to service the testing and development needs of the ECO lab inside the warehouse and the roof-mounted solar panels. The project is pursuing LEED Gold certification. The facility accommodates 100+ PESCO engineers, scientists and management personnel of the Energy Solutions Group and Sensory Solutions Group of PESCO, as well as Panasonic CityNOW, which is Panasonic's smart city initiative in North America. This facility also includes a 24/7 network operations center that monitors a nationwide network of large-scale solar photovoltaic installations. Mortenson is also part of the team installing the patented dual incline canopies from Solaire on the carport, currently under construction, and owned by Denver International Airport. Mortenson is also building its first battery storage project at the site, as part of the Panasonic and Xcel Energy team bringing the Peña Station NEXT microgrid to life. Learn more about Mortenson's just-released study on the Rise & Future of Energy Storage or contact Gene Hodge, vice president, project development.
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Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (PESCO) Operations & Technology Center at Peña Station Now Open

Denver, CO  – The Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (PESCO) facility is the first vertical construction project to be built at Peña Station NEXT, Denver’s “Smart City” development located at the 61st Avenue and Pena Boulevard rail stop on RTD’s new University of Colorado A-Line. Mortenson delivered this 112,500-square-foot facility for Westfield Company. The project …

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NCGBCS White Paper Explores How Codes Can Be Used to Transform Nation’s Building Stock

The National Institute of Building Sciences National Council of Governments on Building Codes and Standards (NCGBCS) recently issued a white paper focused on one of its priorities, “The Role of Existing Building Codes in Safely, Cost-Effectively Transforming the Nation’s Building Stock.” Existing buildings define the main streets and the skylines of …

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Castle Rock Town Hall Commemorated with Groundbreaking

Castle Rock, CO— After a brief ceremonial groundbreaking for the Town of Castle Rock’s Town Hall Addition, the director of development services gave a presentation that explained what the project entails, then lauded GH Phipps. The January 4th ceremony was quick because the ground was frozen, though members of the …

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Historic Denver Hose Building No. 1 Part of $69M Hotel Project

Denver, CO – CBRE Hotels announced that it has arranged a $69.0 million construction loan for the development of a 12-story, Hilton Garden Inn in Denver, Colorado. The hotel, located at 20th street and Chestnut Place, adjacent to Denver’s Union Station, is being built around the historic Denver Hose Company No. …

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Ziggi’s Coffee to Open First Franchise Location in Northern Colorado

Loveland, CO – Ziggi’s Coffee will be expanding its presence in Colorado with its first franchise location to be built in Loveland, Colorado starting in early 2017. Additional details for the official grand opening have yet to be determined at this time. The new 450-sqaure foot double-sided drive-thru location will be …

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