DesignDevelopmentLandscaping

City of Arvada Selects Dig Studio to Lead Olde Town Arvada Strategic Reinvestment Plan

The City of Arvada has engaged Denver-based landscape architecture, urban planning and design firm Dig Studio on a Strategic Reinvestment Plan that includes the development of a shared 20-year vision for Olde Town Arvada, as well as a study into the feasibility of permanently maintaining street closures that have created a …

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ArchitectureDesignReports

Architecture Billings Index Moderates Slightly, Remains Strong

For the fifteenth consecutive month, architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services in April, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index score for April was 56.5 compared to 58.0 in March. Any score above 50 indicates an increase in …

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ConstructionDesignDevelopmentMultifamily

Ryan Companies Starts Construction on Apartment Building in Lakewood Opportunity Zone

Ryan Companies US, Inc., a national commercial real estate solutions provider, has started construction on a 151-unit multifamily project in partnership with a private developer. Located at 1288 Wadsworth Blvd in Lakewood, the project is located near one of the busiest intersections in the area and is adjacent to an RTD light …

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DesignFeatureOffice

Mile High Trendy Office: Pear Workplace Solutions

Pear’s “hybrid” offices have become a destination for their employees and clients to see a positive and rewarding return-to-work model. With a 40 percent reduction in space, but a 100 percent increase in comfort and livability in their new hybrid work environment, the design not only saved Pear Workplace Solutions …

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DesignDevelopmentTransit

DIA Adds 16 Gates for Southwest Airlines

Last week, Mayor Michael B. Hancock joined Denver International Airport (DEN) and Southwest Airlines for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of 16 new gates on Concourse C. The new gates are being leased by Southwest Airlines and will allow the airline to continue growing its operations at DEN. “Denver …

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ArchitectureDesignDevelopmentRetail

Experiential Sportsman’s Club Opens in Lakewood

The Gallery Sportsman’s Club & Range, a new state-of-the-art facility featuring a high-tech shooting range, gear shop, coffee bar, restaurant and lounge, held its grand opening on Friday, April 29 at 1350 Colorado Mills Parkway in Lakewood. The project, owned by Mark Hymanson LLC, began construction in May 2021 and delivers …

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DesignDevelopmentRetail

The Neenan Company Celebrates Grand Opening of Premier Members Thornton Branch

Premier Members Credit Union and The Neenan Company, a Fort Collins-based design-build firm, are celebrating the grand opening of the credit union’s first branch location in Thornton. The branch opening comes as Neenan plans to break ground on Premier Members’ first location in Erie, Colo. While many in the industry …

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DesignDevelopmentMultifamilyRetail

Kroenke Sports and Entertainment Proposes Major Redevelopment of 55-Acre Site Next to Ball Arena

A major new development proposed by Kroenke Sports and Entertainment could play a key role in uniting LoDo, Auraria Campus, The River Mile, La Alma/Lincoln Park, Jefferson Park, and beyond. According to a Large Development Review plan submitted to the city, the KSE-Ball Arena Redevelopment will be a brand new entertainment …

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Credit Union of Colorado’s New HQ to Feature Smart Windows

In an effort to prioritize employee health and wellness and sustainabilty, View, Inc.’s Smart Windows will be installed at Credit Union of Colorado’s new corporate headquarters in Denver’s up-and-coming Central Park neighborhood. Credit Union of Colorado designed its new headquarters to create the ideal post-Covid work environment, with comfortable space between desks …

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Denver’s New Condo Project Raises the Bar on Affordability and Sustainability

By Nate Huyler New construction of for-sale condominium projects is few and far between in Denver. At the affordable level, there have been none. La Tela, one of Denver’s newest developments, was conceived to change that. The condos provide a rare homeownership opportunity for Denver’s workforce. It does this with an attractive, high-quality …

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