Denver Attracting Expanding Architectural Firms

View here Several smaller architectural firms are expanding into the Denver market because of its development boom and young workforce. Firms include Houston-based Abel Design Group, who opened an office in January, Indianapolis-based BSA LifeStructures who recently moved into a bigger Denver office, and Milwaukee-based Eppstein Uhen Architects who recently opened in Denver …

Carriage Units

Top 5 Reasons Carriage Units are Becoming Popular in the ‘Burbs

View here The need for traditional two-story homes has waned over recent years and a demand for non-traditional apartment living has increased. Carriage units — apartments constructed on top of a garage, to maximize space — offer an alternative living style that adds character, transforming a building into townhome-like residences.  


Wells Fargo Exec: Slim Margin for Error in CRE

View here According to an article in the Colorado Springs Gazette, Adam Doud, a vice president who heads sales and business development efforts for the Wells Fargo & Co.’s real estate asset management group, says the margin for error in CRE investment is slim to non existent due to rising prices. …

The Wheatley

Six Transformational City Center Projects Honored by Downtown Denver Partnership

DENVER – The Downtown Denver Partnership presented six awards to transformational projects in Downtown Denver that contribute to an economically healthy, growing and vital city center, at the 56th Annual Downtown Denver Awards Dinner, sponsored by Polsinelli. The honorees, selected by a jury of key business leaders convened by the Downtown …


Dairy Block’s Pedestrian Alley Poised to Transform LoDo

View here According to the development team behind LoDo’s Dairy Block — McWhinney, Sage and Grand American — an innovative new pedestrian alley that will run through the center of Dairy Block, bounded by 18th, 19th, Wazee and Blake streets, will be lined with restaurants, bars and retail storefronts. Inspired by the urban alleys …

Summit at CTC

Two Innovative Tech Companies Sign Leases at Summit at Colorado Technology Center

DENVER – Two ingenious research and development companies have signed leases at the new industrial/flex development Summit at Colorado Technology Center, a new development bringing Class A industrial space to small-bay users in Boulder County — a market seeing a lot of demand but not a lot of development. The …


Bindery on Blake and Backyard on Blake Join Forces to Keep Artists in RiNo

DENVER – The Bindery on Blake, an adaptive reuse project in the heart of the River North Art District (RiNo) has leased space from the Backyard on Blake to keep affordable artist studios in the RiNo neighborhood. Bindery on Blake, located at 2901 Blake St. and 2875 Blake St., is currently home to …


Punch Bowl Social Taking Experiential Restaurant to New Heights

View here Denver’s growing-chain Punch Bowl Social, which combines table and arcade games, karaoke and bowling with its scratch kitchens, is nearing completion on the redevelopment of the former Stapleton air traffic control tower in Denver. The new 15,000-square-foot restaurant is set to open this summer. Stapleton will also serve as the …


McWhinney Acquires the Hyatt House DIA

DENVER — McWHINNEY, a Colorado-based real estate investor and developer with expertise in mixed-use, commercial, multi-family and hospitality assets, is pleased to announce that it recently expanded its hospitality portfolio with the acquisition of the 123-room Hyatt House Denver Airport Hotel.   Denver’s Sage Hospitality will manage the property. The purchase price …


Pharmaceutical Firm Planning Colorado Expansion

View here Tolmar Inc., a pharmaceutical company based in Fort Collins, who make drugs targeting prostate cancer and dermatology, has plans to add a 225,000-square-foot manufacturing and administrative site to its Windsor facility. Sampson Construction has successsfully provided construction services on the TOLMAR, Inc. campus located in Windsor, Colorado since August 2012.   …