Temporary Change in Works for Landmark Demolition Review Process

To address challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Denver City Council is considering a bill that would move any action associated with landmark review of demolition and certificate of demolition eligibility (CDE) applications for properties deemed potentially historic to after August 3, 2020. The intent of the landmark demolition review …


New Denver Hotels Opening in 2020/2021

Downtown Denver is currently home to more than 11,000 rooms within a short walking distance of the Colorado Convention Center. Despite recent events that have forced Denver’s beloved hotels to temporarily close their doors, many new hotels are still on track to open in 2020/2021. Here is a recap of …


DDP Releases 2020 State of Downtown Denver Report

The Downtown Denver Partnership released today its 2020 State of Downtown Denver Report. The report, funded in part by the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District, is the most comprehensive statistical look at the stories and statistics behind an economically healthy downtown Denver. The Report highlights decades of building downtown Denver …

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Assisted Living/Affordable Housing Project Planned for Arapahoe Square

On March 5, 2020, Christopher Carvell Architects submitted a Site Design and Massing Submittal on behalf of developer, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, for a nine-story residential development located at 2175 California in downtown Denver’s Arapahoe Square, a site that is currently a surface parking lot. The building will accommodate the Stout Street Recuperative …


13-Unit Apartment Building Breaks Ground in Capitol Hill

DIRC Homes, a boutique builder focusing on urban infill and transit-oriented developments in Colorado — in partnership with Denver-based KRMN Investments, LLC, and Pivotal Architecture PC — broke ground this week on Capitol Hill’s newest multifamily project, Mullen Flats. “We are excited to work with new partners in the market …


Snowmass Base Village Development Team Selects Listing Brokerage Firm

East West Partners (EWP), Aspen Skiing Company (ASC) and KSL Capital Partners (KSL, joint venture owners of the $600 million Snowmass Base Village development, have selected Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate (SSF), as the official listing broker for the development — the largest mountain-resort development underway in North America. “We’re …


R+B Named Architect for the New Digital Fabrication Lab at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass

Rowland+Broughton Architecture/Urban Design/Interior Design has been selected as the architect on the new Digital Fabrication Lab (Fab Lab) project at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, Colorado. Over its 54-year history, Anderson Ranch Arts Center has had a history of embracing innovative new technologies and incorporating them into the arts …

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Two Residential Projects Planned for Lone Tree

Two new residential projects are planned for Lone Tree at the RTD RidgeGate Station Transit Oriented District (TOD) site, including a market rate apartment complex by Regency Residential and RidgeGate and Lone Tree’s first affordable housing project by Koelbel and Company, which was recently awarded low income housing tax credits …


Leasing of Flex Space in Frederick Prompts Neighboring Land Sale

5.03 acres of land located at 4465 Salazar Lane in Frederick, CO has sold for $700,000. In addition, 100 percent of the 12 units at a new 30,000-square-foot flex space in a neighboring area located at 4030 Bruin Blvd, were leased to small business owners including contractors, financial advisor, coffee roaster, pool …


Switchbacks FC Stadium in Colorado Springs Tops Out

On Friday, May 15, GE Johnson installed the final steel beam on the Switchbacks FC Stadium, located in downtown Colorado Springs. Per tradition, the beam was flanked by the American and Colorado state flags as well as the Switchbacks official flag and an evergreen tree. Designed by Chicago-based Perkins and Will, …