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Denver’s Market Center Unveils Transformation

By Katie Rapone, editor Almost four years since renovations first began at Market Center, Urban Renaissance Group (URG), Stars REI and City Street Investors are celebrating their impressive transformation of the five-story office and retail buildings at 17th and Market streets. At a time when new construction of mixed-use buildings has reached a peak in …


MTech Mechanical Raises $10k for Suicide Prevention Coalition of CO

MTech Mechanical held its first annual Samborski Memorial Clay Shoot in October at Kiowa Creek Sporting Clays. $5000 was raised completely through internal donations and matched by MTech to donate $10,000 directly to the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado (SPCC). “Due to current pandemic, our team had to adapt and …


Evolve Towers Receives Unanimous Approval

Evolve Towers, 23-story residential development in Arapahoe Square, designed with a “net zero” energy goal, received unanimous approval by Arapahoe’s Downtown Design Advisory Board (DDAB) last week. According to public records, Denver-based Ubuntu Partners purchased 838 Park Avenue West and 2250 Champa St. in Arapahoe Square in November 2019, for $5.5 …


Elsy Studios Designs Outdoorsy, Adventurous Office in DTC

Elsy Studios, a Denver‐based full-service commercial interior design firm, has completed AvalonBay Communities, Inc.’s new 7,000-square-foot Denver office on the 10th floor of the Class AAA 50Fifty office tower in the Denver Tech Center. “Taking inspiration from AvalonBay Communities’ mission statement, ‘Creating a Better Way to Live,’ we worked closely with …


Colorado Springs Apartment Community Offers Lowest Density Rate in the Area

Colorado-based developer Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners, recently completed FalconView, a 288-unit apartment community located near the intersection of I-25 and InterQuest Parkway in Northern Colorado Springs. Situated on 19-acre parcel with only 15.1 dwellings per acre, FalconView offers the lowest apartment density rate in the area. “Every aspect of FalconView …


Boulder-based Interior Design Firm Introduces New Business Model

Front Range Design Center, a Boulder-based team of interior design experts for the residential and commercial real estate industry, has evolved its business model to provide critical procurement and logistics support to general contractors, architects developers and designers.  The approach is enabling companies in the built environment industry to ease …


PatioBox to Offer Denver Restaurants Outdoor Dining Solution

RoxBox Containers, a Denver-based manufacturing company, is utilizing shipping container modifications to meet the needs of many local establishments, providing restaurant patrons outdoor seating this winter. The solution comes in light of the city’s extension of the temporary outdoor dining program through October 2021. RoxBox has designed the PatioBox, a modified shipping container …


Grand Opening: Kabin Apartments in RiNo

On Thursday, September 17, Zeppelin Development held a socially distanced grand opening for Kabin, a 200-unit design-forward apartment building on the Taxi Campus in RiNo. Attendees enjoyed intimate tours and bites from Thai Kun, drinks from Lost City and tunes by TAXI’s very own DJ Simone Says. Kabin provides attainably priced apartments to …


RTD’s N Line Now Open Connecting North Metro Denver to Downtown

The long-awaited RTD N line—the first electrified commuter rail line that RTD will operate—is now officially open for passenger service. The new commuter rail line significantly improves mobility from the city’s northern suburbs to downtown Denver. Global architecture, engineering, and design firm, Stantec, provided project management, track design, structural design, …


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 …