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Denver Apartment Community Serving Denver’s Homeless, a Finalist for ULI Award

DENVER — Renaissance Downtown Lofts, an apartment complex built to meet the needs of Denver’s homeless population that serves as a home to 100 residents, has been recognized as one of 19 finalists for Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2019 Global Awards for Excellence and is a PCBC Gold Nugget 2019 Award …

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Governor Jared Polis to Sign Clean Energy Bills into Law

DENVER — This Thursday, Colorado Governor Jared Polis will sign seven new clean-energy focused bills into law — at JeffCo Community Solar Gardens in Arvada. The HB-1003, the Community Solar Gardens Modernization Act, is the key piece of legislation that allows consumers the choice of how and by whom their …

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CU Seeks Funding for New College of Engineering, Design and Computing Building

DENVER — The University of Colorado Denver recently announced its plans for a new building for the College of Engineering, Design and Computing on the Auraria Campus. Designed by ZGF Architects, the new engineering building will be on Speer Boulevard between Arapahoe and Champa streets, across from the Performing Arts Complex. …

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Permanently Affordable Housing Planned for Aurora

AURORA — As housing costs continue to climb across metro Denver, Elevation Community Land Trust and the City of Aurora announce their partnership to help address Aurora’s growing housing affordability challenges. The partnership will create permanently affordable homeownership opportunities over the next five years for at least 50 Aurora families living at or below …

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New Storage Units Open in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS — Hundreds of new climate controlled self storage units opened today at Public Storage 3601 Blue Horizon View, Colorado Springs. The project is part of the company’s overall growth strategy that has spurred an 8 percent increase in Public Storage locations in the state over the last year. The …

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Cañon City Elementary School Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony

CAÑON CITY – A groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday at Washington Elementary School in Cañon City, Colorado, launching the construction of a new facility that will serve about 400 students in kindergarten through fifth grades. Washington Elementary school is part of a multi-school project in Fremont RE-1 school district made …

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For-sale Condos Experiencing Strong Sales Momentum

DENVER – With for-sale condos in limited supply in Denver, Monaco One Fifty Five at Crestmoor Heights is experiencing strong sales momentum, and has only 12 homes remaining for purchase.  The new condo development — which includes 41 low-maintenance condominiums with starting prices as low as $320,000, is located at 155 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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