Eric Hiraga

DIA Official Named Denver’s New Economic-Development Director

View here Eric Hiraga, a Denver International Airport official and former real estate development executive is to become the next executive director of the city’s Office of Economic Development. Th former executive vice president and chief of staff at DIA will begin his new role Sept. 5. Image courtesy of …


Denver’s Mariposa District Celebrates Completion of Apartment Units

View here Denver’s Mariposa District development is celebrating the completion of its apartment units. The Denver Housing Authority (DHA) is redeveloping the existing distressed public housing to provide Denver residents with affordable and market-rate living options that offer easy access to the nearby 10th and Osage light rail station. Three more parcels …


Has Denver’s City Permit Process Improved?

View here According to the Denver Business Journal’s Cover Story, restaurateurs and home builders have mixed feelings as to whether changes implemented to Denver’s planning and permitting processes in the past two years, have improved the process of opening a business in the city.

The Ascent

$86M Apartment Project Breaks Ground in Westminster

View here Minneapolis-based developer Sherman Associates has broken ground on Ascent, an $86 million apartment project in Westminster with 24,000-square-feet of ground-floor retail. The ground-breaking comes one month following the news that an Origin Hotel and Marcyzk’s Fine Foods will be developed on the Westminster mall site. Image courtesy of City …

Dairy Block

Dairy Block Earns LEED Gold Certification

DENVER – Dairy Block – Denver’s newest micro-district in the heart of Lower Downtown – is pleased to announce that it has been awarded LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for the newly constructed buildings now open in the redevelopment project. Developed by McWHINNEY, Sage Hospitality and Grand …


JLL’s 2017 Skyline Report Reveals Creative Tenants Returning to Downtown Offices

DENVER – When it comes to premium office space across the United States and Canada, creative firms are doing what they do best: driving change. JLL’s 2017 Skyline shows that creative’s boomerang to this coveted space and the eighth straight year of occupancy growth are contributing to record rents and a …

THE COLLECTIVE at the Colorado Tech Center

The Collective at CTC Signs First Tenant

DENVER — The Collective, developed by Entasis Group, a state-of-the-art three-building campus located at 199 South Taylor Avenue in the Colorado Tech Center (CTC) have signed their first tenant. The new Class A construction offers tenants contemporary, modern workspace with access to on-site retail amenities and a private park, as well as …


Haselden Construction & Dawson School Kick Off Two Years of Campus Growth

  Centennial, CO – More than 150 people gathered on the green spaces around Dawson School’s campus last month to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Dining Commons—and the kick-off of the first phase of an extensive campus improvement. Over the next two years, the team of Haselden Construction, Inline …

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Film Production Center to Anchor 70-Acre Development in Douglas County

View here Redbarre, a 22-year-old Denver company, will formerly announce Friday plans to build a high-tech sound stage and film production center, to anchor a 70-acre development in northern Douglas County. The town of Parker and Panasonic’s smart city technologies business are partners in the project. According to Rebarre, project plans call for …


Denver’s Construction Labor Shortage Cause for Concern

View here According to the Denver Business Journal, a major construction labor shortage in Denver could pose a problem for the multiple developments scheduled to begin in the city in the next few years — $4 billion to $6 billion in infrastructure investments and major overhauls to be exact. The industry …