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Q&A with Alicia Clark, Partner at Ballard Spahr

Across the country, those with investments in office buildings — owners, investors, tenants, lenders, and bondholders — are staring down a perfect storm of distress: rising interest rates, record-high vacancies and operating costs, constrained capital, and more than $900 billion in commercial real estate debt set to mature. Meanwhile, others …

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Saunders Construction Inc. Launches Saunders Concrete Structures

Saunders Construction, Inc. has announced a new corporate business unit: Saunders Concrete Structures, LLC, which will focus on cast-in-place, place and finish, architectural, and tilt-up concrete projects throughout the Rocky Mountain region. As a trade partner to local general contractors in the market, Saunders Concrete Structures increases speed to market …

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Q&A with Dave Espinosa, Mortenson Project Executive

A seasoned project executive with Mortenson in Denver, Dave Espinosa, LEED GAA has led some of the company’s most impactful projects locally, including the renovation of 1740 Broadway at the Atrium, and the construction of Modern Aviation’s FBO terminal and hangar and the Rocky Mountain Public Media Buell Public Media …

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Q&A with Andy Cullen, Tributary Real Estate

The availability of lab space is critical to the growth of the life sciences industry. Here in Denver, the life sciences development pipeline continues to grow, having reached over 930,000 square feet of lab space in Q4 of 2022. A strong STEM labor pool, favorable taxes and incentives, and capital/funding …

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Schnitzer West Expands Ownership Team

Schnitzer West, one of the Seattle and Denver area’s leading real estate investment, development, and property management companies, has added five executives to its ownership group as part of a strategic succession plan. Co-Founder of Schnitzer West Dan Ivanoff has sold minority interest ownership to five key members of the …

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Mile High Q&A: Jaymes Kralicek, Project Executive, The Opus Group

Jaymes Kralicek, project executive with The Opus Group, oversees a portfolio that typically includes large and complex projects. His responsibilities include leading the sales and marketing, negotiations, design, and construction processes on projects. He also has primary accountability for communicating with external clients, partners and vendors. Jaymes holds a Bachelor of Science in …

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CRE Veteran Mark Smith Named to 2023 Colorado Business Hall of Fame

Mark Smith, founding principal and managing partner of Slifer Smith & Frampton, as well as founding principal of East West Partners, has been inducted into the 2023 Class of the Colorado Business Hall of Fame, which honors outstanding individuals who have made legendary contributions to the free enterprise system and provide …

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EPS Group CEO Kathey Wagner Announces Plan to Retire; Company Launches Search for Successor

Arizona-based civil engineering firm EPS Group, Inc., with an office Loveland, CO, has announced the retirement of Chief Executive Officer Kathey Wagner. The company has launched a search for her replacement; Wagner will remain CEO until the board names her successor. Wagner began working in the AEC industry as a …

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CCY Architects Names First Female Principal

CCY Architects, a design studio in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, recently announced that Maura Trumble has joined the ownership of the firm, becoming the first female principal. Since joining in 2012, Trumble has played an increasingly integral role at CCY, providing progressive insights and leadership to some of the firm’s most important …

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Q&A with Aimee LaLone, Principal of Wold Architects and Engineers

‌A‌imee LaLone, AIA, LEED AP, BD+C, serves as a principal and founding member of the Colorado Office of Wold Architects and Engineers, a full-service planning, architecture and engineering firm in Denver, and one of the top 10 architecture and engineering firms in the state. In 2009, after only five years at Wold’s …