Pinkard Construction Begins Thornton Recreation Center Renovation

The City of Thornton, Pinkard Construction and Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative (OLC), have begun renovations of the Margaret W. Carpenter Recreation Center. The newly renovated recreation center will total 11,873 square feet, with an estimated design and construction cost of $13 million. The completed facility will include a new six-lane lap pool with …

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Vacant Office Building in Lakewood to be Converted into Affordable Housing for Local Artists

Construction is currently underway on Notable, a 5-story, 218-unit affordable community in Lakewood that will provide artists, teachers and others that serve the community, the ability to live in the area they work. Zocalo Community Development will serve as the developer, general contractor and property manager. The project is reported to …


Saunders Construction a Top Workplace

Saunders Construction has been awarded a Top Workplaces honor by the Denver Post, ranking No. 17 in the large companies category. The anonymous survey is based solely on employee feedback and uniquely measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any organization: including alignment, execution, and connection, …


Bonfils-Stanton’s New HQ Design Lets Art Shine in the Santa Fe Arts District

Elsy Studios, a Denver‐based full-service commercial interior design firm, has completed Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s new 2,764-square-foot headquarters at 1033 Santa Fe Dr. in Denver. Bonfils-Stanton is the leading arts funding foundation in Denver. “We collaborated with Hyder Construction on the adaptive reuse of this building a couple of years ago, so we …


City of Brighton Approves Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

Environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell has been approved by the City of Brighton to design improvements and expansions to the city’s drinking water treatment plants (WTPs). Serving more than 41,000 citizens over a 27-square-mile area, the city owns and operates two WTPs; the Reverse Osmosis (RO) WTP …


The Unfound Door Achieves Several Business Enterprise Certifications

The Unfound Door, a Denver-based a creative consulting agency specializing in the design and construction industry, recently achieved several distinguishable certifications at the local, state and federal levels including MWBE – Women Business Enterprise; DBE – Disadvantaged Business Enterprise; EBE – Emerging Business Enterprise; SBE – Small Business Enterprise; and …


CFC Helps to Reimagine Downtown Denver’s “The 410”

Colorado-based CFC Construction has started work on the repositioning of the 410 17th Street lobby, mezzanine, and elevator lobbies. The project formally kicked off in August 2020. CFC Special Projects Manager Autymn Rubal and Project Manager Wyatt Breum are helping to lead the project. CFC is collaborating with SteelWave (developer …


Plans for Ridgegate Community Moving Forward

The RidgeGate community in Lone Tree continues to see significant forward momentum despite the many challenges faced this year due to the pandemic and economic conditions. Thanks to a growing appreciation for many of its core community foundations established as part of the master plan more than 20 years ago, …


Waterfront Community Breaks Ground in Denver

Local Denver developer, Highland Development Company (HDC), local architect, KGA Studio Architects, and local general contractor, DIRC Homes, broke ground last week on Berkley Shores, Denver’s newest waterfront community. The community is nestled between Berkeley and West Highlands, adjacent to Lake Pomponio and Clear Creek Valley Park, and just 20 minutes …


Teaching the Next Generation: Mentorship Programs & Workplace Training

By Heather Dolan It is no secret that for many, this year has not gone as planned. We’ve all had to regroup, pivot, and persevere. One thing that seems to be a common thread in every industry though, is that people are spending more time learning and listening to others. Pandemic or not, …