Denver Industrial Vacancy Rate Ticks Up in Q1 2019

DENVER — According to Transwestern’s national industrial market report for the first quarter of 2019, the overall vacancy rate for industrial buildings ticked up for the first time in nine years, to 4.8 percent. Despite the increase, due in large part to speculative construction projects delivered to the market, net …


Residential Developers Keen to Invest at Peña Station Next

View here Developers like MGL Partners — a Denver-based multifamily development company and developer of the 218-unit Elevate at Peña Station apartment community at Peña Station Next — are keen to capitalize on the growing need for more housing within the smart-city neighborhood. According to Denver Business Journal, 35,000 people …


2019 State of Downtown Denver Report Outlines Statistics, Accolades Behind a Thriving Downtown

DENVER — The Downtown Denver Partnership just released its 2019 State of Downtown Denver report. The report, funded in part by the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District, is the most comprehensive statistical looks at the stories and statistics behind a thriving Downtown Denver, detailing increasing investment, strong office market fundamentals, a …

Movers and Shakers

Movers and Shakers Week Ending 05.17.19

Cole Taylor Expands Team with New Hires ColeTaylor, a Denver-based commercial property management company recently welcomed Christian Merrick, vice president of accounting and Rick Justice, vice president of engineering, to the team. Merrick brings nearly 20 years of accounting and leadership experience with prominent office, retail and industrial projects around Denver. Justice …


Southwest Airlines to Build $100M Maintenance Hangar at DIA

DENVER — Southwest Airlines has announced plans to begin construction on its first maintenance hangar at DIA this summer. The nearly $100 million investment will allow Southwest’s Mechanics to work on up to three aircraft inside the 130,000-square-foot hangar. There will be parking and facilities outside the hangar for eight additional aircraft. …

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Zocalo to Deliver In-Demand, High-Design, Smaller Units to RiNo

By Katie Rapone Denver-based Zocalo Community Development recently broke ground on its largest project to date, a 13-story, 381-unit apartment community at 35th & Walnut in RiNo that aims to give renters, primarily those in their late 20s and early 30s, the opportunity to live in a top-class, high-design, high-energy building …


Vaisala to Break Ground on OZ Architecture-designed Building in Louisville

LOUISVILLE – OZ Architecture has been tapped to design Finland-based Vaisala OYJ’s North American headquarters. The two companies are breaking ground soon on the new 38,000-square-foot office building located at 152 S. Taylor Ave. in Louisville, Colorado. Vaisala OYJ is a global leader in weather, environmental and industrial measurements. The architecture and …


Pinkard Construction Breaks Ground on Mirasol Senior LivingCommunity Phase III

LOVELAND — Pinkard Construction Company, with alm2s architects, has broken ground on phase three of the Mirasol Senior Living Community, an independent living facility for the Loveland Housing Authority. The $12,901,000 phase three expansion provides an additional 60 units of independent senior housing in a new 63,711 square foot building. The building has a …


Grand Opening: C. Wayne Mcllwraith Transitional Medicine Institute at CSU

FORT COLLINS – The C. Wayne Mcllwraith Transitional Medicine Institute at Colorado State University (CSU) celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the facility on May 6. Design-Builder JE Dunn Construction, partnered with architectural and engineering firm The Clark Enerson Partners for this project. This project is the first public-private partnership …


DU Defends Title Winning 2019 Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge

DENVER — The NAIOP 17th Annual Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge presented by Land Title, was held this month on May 2., at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Denver. An audience of more than 700 students, special guests and industry professionals from more than 250 companies gathered to watch DU defend their 2018 …