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Colorado Design-Build Team Receives Award from Design Build Institute of America

A Colorado-based design-build team, consisting of Gilmore Construction Corporation and The Abo Group, has received the National Award of Merit in Rehabilitation, Renovation and/or Restoration from the Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) for the consolidation and renovation of the General Services Administration (GSA) Building 67, on the 623-acre Denver Federal Center Campus. Building …

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New Denver Developer Focused on Quality of Life

A new Denver-based real estate development company has pledged to do development differently. MVRK (pronounced “mav(ǝ)rik”) promises tenants a high quality of life (QOL), taking a sociological approach to identifying the right opportunities in Denver, Colorado Springs, Boise, Spokane, and other high-QOL markets. By putting people at the center of …

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Hensel Phelps Awarded $212M Design-Build Contract for Convention Center Expansion

The Denver City Council approved last week a $212 million design-build contract with Greeley-based Hensel Phelps Construction for the Colorado Convention Center expansion project. The expansion includes a new 80,000-square-foot multi-purpose room and outdoor rooftop terrace with sweeping views of the city skyline and mountains. On the ground floor, there …

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Stantec Designs City and County of Broomfield’s New Service Center

The City and County of Broomfield recently celebrated the completion of a new Service Center, which expands the offerings for its Public Works division. The project, designed by global design firm Stantec, includes an administration building with utilities maintenance shops and storage bays and police storage. Other features include a …

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Majestic Realty Co. Signs Subaru to 550,000-Sq.-Ft. Build to Suit

Majestic Realty Co., the largest privately owned industrial developer in the U.S., has signed a long-term lease agreement with Subaru of America for a 550,000-square-foot build-to-suit building at Majestic Commercenter, a 1,600-acre master-planned park located at the intersection of I-70 and Tower Road in Aurora. Subaru will relocate from a smaller existing …

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City of Arvada Launches Interactive Development Map

The City of Arvada has launched a new interactive map that lists developments under review by the Community and Economic Development Department. The new map is designed to make it easier for community members to learn about projects that are divided into four categories: Upcoming public hearings; Applications under review; Projects under construction; and Variances. Properties …

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City Proposes Equity Driven Community Solar Garden Project

The City and County of Denver is partnering with McKinstry, a national construction and energy services firm, to install, build and maintain up to 15 MW of community solar gardens on municipal rooftops, over parking lots, and on vacant land. As part of the Renewable Denver Initiative, this project will propel the City even closer to reaching …

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National Western Center to Source Recycled Thermal Energy to Meet Clean Energy Goals

In pursuit of its long-term goal of becoming a net-zero energy campus, the future National Western Center announced this week that it will source nearly 90 percent of its heating and cooling from an underground sewer pipeline — a recycled source of thermal energy — through an agreement with EAS Energy …

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Howell Construction Completes Pipefitters Local Union #208 Apprentice School Expansion

Howell Construction recently completed the 15,775-square-foot Pipefitters Apprentice School Expansion in Denver, a design-build project with partner Archcentric. Pipefitters Local Union #208 has been providing industry training programs since 1902. This project consisted of expanding the existing campus by adding two new buildings consisting of a 5,400-square-foot lab/shop space and a 5,187-square-foot pipe welding lab …

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Denver Architecture Foundation Launches Free Audio Tour of Downtown Denver

On Aug. 4, Denver Architecture Foundation (DAF) is releasing two significant audio tour journeys, free and accessible at denveraudiotours.org, featuring 24 locations historically significant to Denver and highlighting more than a century of the Mile High City’s architecture and cultural history. This project was paid for in part by the History Colorado State Historical Fund. Weaving …

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