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Willdan Selected for $21M in Colorado School Contracts

Willdan Group, Inc., a nationwide provider of professional technical and consulting services to utilities, government agencies, and private industry, will provide design-build services for — Trinidad District No. 1 and Granada School District Re-2 — two Colorado public school projects. The two schools will have respective budgets of $15.5 million …

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The Benefits of Denver’s Urban Forest Initiative

By Chris Geddes, associate at Design Workshop. With Earth Day upon us, Wednesday, April 22 – it’s a good time to share how the Downtown Denver Partnership (DDP), the City of Denver, and community leaders are working to be more sustainable and earth friendly. As landscape architects, Earth Day is every day …

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Elsy Studios Designs YES Communities Headquarters in DTC

Elsy Studios, a Denver-based full-service commercial interior design firm recently completed the design of YES Communities’ new Denver headquarters in the Denver Tech Center. The growing company’s new digs will be home to its 130 Colorado-based employees. The 35,000-square-foot office space sits on the top floor of the newly built 5050 S. Syracuse …

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Kent Denver School Campus Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

The new middle school at Kent Denver School is the first of several recent projects undertaken by Denver-based architects Semple Brown, as part of the transformation of educational space. The campus is comprised of a range of new construction and extensive renovations of existing space, totaling more than 100,000 square …

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Lennar to Transform Denver’s Golden Triangle

Lennar Multifamily Communities is set to transform the Golden Triangle neighborhood adding multiple high-rise residential buildings that will replace unsightly parking lots. The developer broke ground on a 17-story residential tower at 10th and Acoma in December and recently submitted plans for an additional 17-story high-rise multifamily building at 12th and Acoma, as …

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Collegiate Banks Opens 5th Location in DTC

Collegiate Peaks Bank, division of Glacier Bank, has opened a new branch location in the Denver Tech Center at 5450 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Ste. 100. The bank has moved into the building’s approximately 6,500-square-foot main floor space. The new building was developed by Urban Esprit, a Colorado homebuilder since 1989. That company will occupy …

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Stantec Leading Transformational Design of Great Hall Project

In alignment with its 25th anniversary, Denver International Airport (DEN) recently announced that construction has recommenced on the Great Hall Project, with Stantec—a global integrated design firm—serving as lead designer. The work will include a renovation of the airport’s Jeppesen Terminal to create an airport for the future with enhanced safety and security, …

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Commercial Connected Lighting Saves Energy and Money, Study says

A new report from Boulder-based Navigant Research explores the role connected lighting can play in advancing the intelligent buildings market. The report focuses on the how vendors must pivot their solution offerings in the new ecosystem of stakeholders  and value-added services that can provide increased opportunities while solving customer pain points. The …

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Denver Developer Unveils Modular Condo Development in Uptown

Locally owned and operated Denver area developer, Highland Development Company (HDC), will break ground this spring on its innovative new modular condo building in Uptown Denver, The Nightingale, named in honor of Florence Nightingale. “I am so excited to bring an innovative and affordable housing option to the Denver market, and to …

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Local Data Center Engineering Firm Donates $25k to CU Boulder College of Engineering

Denver-based Swanson Rink — provider of mechanical, electrical design and commissioning services for data centers, airports and corporate developments — has made a $25,000 donation to the University of Colorado Foundation as part of its commemoration of 70 years in the engineering business. This contribution will support scholarship funding for …

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