CCY Architects Receives Six Awards for Design Excellence

CCY Architects, nationally acclaimed for its place-based architecture that is inspired and informed by natural environments, recently received six awards for design excellence as part of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) annual juried awards programs. The Gammel Dam residence, in Pitkin County, Colorado, competed against a six-state field of applicants and was …


Denver Adds 15.8M SQFT of Office in 10 Years

The latest COMMERCIALCafé study looks not only at how much office space 20 of the top U.S. markets have added in the past 10 years, but also at where this space was added — CBDs vs. urban vs. suburban areas. Using data provided by Yardi Matrix, the study identified properties with …


Tourism & Population Growth Shift Ski Country Development

By Elena Scott, LEED AP — Norris Design principal, Frisco office. Colorado has seen a consistent boost in tourism growth since 2009 and 2019 is shaping up to exceed the record once again. The Colorado Tourism Office boasted a record 86.2 million travelers and $22.3 billion in traveler spending in …

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Student Housing Adjacent to CSU Tops Out

Landmark Properties, the nation’s most active student housing company, and its general contractor Katerra, recently announced the topping out of construction at The Standard at Fort Collins, a new mixed-use development marketed to students and professionals in the Fort Collins community. The Standard at Fort Collins is located on S. …


White Construction Group Tops Out Third Meadows Building in Castle Rock

White Construction Group recently celebrated the topping out of the Meadows 3 mixed-use project in Castle Rock. The team raised the final beam on to the top of the 21,400-square-foot structure. The $4.5 million project is the third development to be built at the Meadows, located just west of the …


Apartment Project Approved For Final Parcel at Sky Ridge Rail Station

A new 240-unit apartment complex has been approved for development on the last parcel of land at the Sky Ridge Station transit oriented development (TOD) site of the new RidgeGate community in Lone Tree. The seven-story apartment complex, which includes two levels of parking, is adjacent to various large employers in …


Cañon City Middle School Tops Out

Earlier this week, GE Johnson held a topping out ceremony for Cañon City Middle School with students, teachers and administrators in attendance. The new middle school is part of a multi-facility repair, renovation, and upgrade project made possible by a successful bond and a Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) grant. The design-build …


Cushman & Wakefield Report Reveals Denver’s Coolest Streets

Cushman & Wakefield’s latest COOL Streets 2019 Report explores how a new wave of urban, experiential and independent retail concepts catering to changing consumer demands, has led to the rise of 100 “Cool Streets.” The report includes two of Denver’s hottest neighborhoods: Lower Highlands (LoHi) and RiNo and details retail trends, rent range, demographics …


Transforming a Complicated Site into Improved Guest Experiences

By Becky Zimmermann, president of Design Workshop. From a real estate and construction perspective, the redevelopment of the Zephyr Plaza at Winter Park Resort doesn’t get much more complicated. The plaza was originally constructed in 1999, as part of the base area development that included the Zephyr Mountain Lodge (230 condominium units) and …


Construction Begins on Speculative Industrial Development at Dove Valley Business Park

Construction has begun on a two-building industrial development totaling 264,000 square feet, at Denver’s Dove Valley Business Park. The development is the result of a joint venture between The Opus Group (Opus) and USAA Real Estate. Opus is the developer, design-builder and the architect and structural engineer of record. Doug Viseur and …