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How Gen Z will Impact Hospitality Design

By Holly Welles Generation Z, the younger siblings of the tech-savvy millennials, has never known a world without technology such as cell phones and smart devices, making them even savvier than their millennial counterparts. Generation Z, also known as iGen, is made up of roughly 65 million people, depending upon …

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ConstructionContributed ArticleEducation

Construction Careers Now Provides Solution to Colorado’s Construction Labor Shortage

DENVER —  Despite having already broken ground on the highly-publicized $1.2 billion Central-70 project on August 3, 2018, the construction workforce shortage in Colorado continues to remain at the forefront of local contractors’ top concerns. According to the Associated General Contractors of America 2018 Construction Outlook Survey for Colorado, 73 percent …

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ConstructionContributed ArticleFeatureTechnology

Smart Technology Revolutionizing the Construction Industry

By Brian Zinkel Technology is an ever-present entity in countless industries, but for the construction industry, it’s becoming truly revolutionary, especially when it comes to digital and smart technologies. From 3D printing to drone use and countless mobile capabilities, it seems as though there are no limits to what smart technology …

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Platte 15: Denver’s First CLT Mid-rise Sits on Dry, Uncontaminated Soil

By Sue Rose DENVER — The highly anticipated Platte 15 multi-use mid-rise structure, located at 15th and Platte streets in Denver, has reached its final depth of 28 ft. below ground surface. The installation of the temporary dewatering system by TerraFirma Earth Technologies is complete, and is in the maintenance phase. The General …

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Contributed ArticleDevelopmentFeatureOffice

Northern Colorado Office Market is Ripe for Change

By Ashley Stiles, Northern Colorado vice president of development at McWhinney Similar to most markets across the state, Northern Colorado is experiencing an undeniable boom. One area we are not seeing evidence of this is in the office development market. Northern Colorado is reported as the fastest-growing region in the …

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ArchitectureAwardsContributed ArticleDesign

Colorado Architects Receive Top Regional Design and Honor Awards

DENVER — The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Western Mountain Region recognized the design achievements of Colorado architects during the 2017 AIA Western Mountain Region Design and Honor Awards Gala in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, Oct. 14. Each year, the Western Mountain Region Design and Honor Awards programs honor members’ long-standing volunteer …

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Page Strengthens Presence with Significant Investment in Denver

By Catherine Gavin, Senior Associate/Communications Director at Page Recognizing the dynamism of Denver and the Rocky Mountain region, Page — a multidisciplinary architecture and engineering firm — made a strategic decision to invest in a significant expansion of the capabilities of its Denver office. That investment comes in the form of new …

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Water and Coal Tar Remediation at Confluence Park Complete

By Julie Wanzer, LEED AP, Construction Writers Collaborative Denver, CO—Ebb and flow, words usually used to describe water movements, serve a dual purpose in describing the actions necessitated by the construction team for the Confluence Park Soil and Water Remediation project. Unforeseen site conditions and weather fluctuations forced the construction …

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ConstructionContributed ArticleFeature

Seeing the Need for Small, Specialized Construction Projects

By Steve Kovach, Manager, Special Projects Division, PCL Construction  While massive construction projects are underway throughout the Denver metro area, as evidenced by the number of cranes lining the skyline, companies still have smaller-scale construction projects needs. These particular projects can be complex, requiring a high level of expertise, however …

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