What’s Next for Office Space?

By Andrea Staucet, vice president, Agency Leasing, JLL Returning to a ‘new normal’ in the commercial office world is beginning to look different. According to Gensler’s 2020 US Work From Home Survey, encouraging reports show that most employees miss having the opportunity to interact with their colleagues face-to-face and are eager to …


The S/L/A/M Collaborative Acquires Five Heery Architectural Design Practices from CBRE

The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM), a leading national architectural firm with an office in Denver, has announced a strategic acquisition of five CBRE Heery architectural design practices focused on healthcare, sports facilities and justice, which will be known as Heery Design, a SLAM Studio. CBRE, which acquired Heery in 2017, will retain full …


Colorado Shared Workspace Provider to Open Littleton Location

Shift Workspaces, Colorado’s first hospitality-driven shared workspace provider, will open its new downtown Littleton location on July 1. Located at 2679 Main St., Shift Littleton is a unique and dynamic addition to the submarket’s office mix as more businesses and employees seek out flexible, amenitizied workspaces closer to home. The …


Apartment Project Proposed for 19th and Chestnut

A multi-family project consisting of 198 apartment units is proposed for 2059 19th Street, at the intersection of 19th and Chestnut in Denver’s Union Station neighborhood. The 13-story project includes studios and one to four bedroom units, which will feature prominently in the two slender, brick-clad vertical forms. According to …


Healthcare Design Solutions to Prepare for a Pandemic

By Bob Mooney, senior architect, The Neenan Company The healthcare industry is grappling with countless challenges in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, from the influx of patients creating capacity concerns for facilities to an overworked workforce and a limited supply of medical equipment. Many areas of the business are feeling the strain …

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OZ Architecture Shares Insight on the Future of Senior Living Design

OZ Architecture, an award-winning national architecture and design firm, today released the “Designing for Emergency Preparedness Insight Report,”which outlines design considerations that can help reduce the spread of disease and infection in older adult communities. In recent years, many older adult communities have shifted away from the healthcare-oriented design of …


Apartments Proposed to Replace Denver Pharmaceutical Plant

Austin-based Cypress Real Estate Advisors Inc. that provides real estate investment management and advisory services in the U.S., has proposed a 359-unit apartment project at 301 S.Cherokee St. in Denver. The site is currently occupied by an industrial plant owned by a pharmaceutical company that manufactures generic drugs. The plant has non-historic status, according …


Rowland+Broughton Architecture Selected for New Aspen Art Center Project

Rowland+Broughton Architecture is serving as Architect of Record with Jeffrey Berkus Architects, for the new Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies on the Aspen Institute campus in Aspen. Located on the south side of the campus and adjacent to the Boettcher Building, for which R+B is leading an architectural renovation, the …


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 …


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 …