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Construction Careers Now Partners with Adams County School District 14 for Workforce Training

Construction Careers Now (CCN), a construction pre-apprenticeship program, partners with Adams County School District 14 (Adams 14) in Commerce City to offer the local community opportunities for construction workforce training. CCN currently hosts this no-cost, four-week program virtually at Adams City High School (ACHS) in the evenings to accommodate a …

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Kimberly Werner Named President of BD Guild Denver Chapter

It was no surprise when Kimberly Werner stepped up to become president of the Denver Chapter of the Business Development Guild—an organization dedicated to building the bridge between business development and operations for companies serving the natural and built environments. With 17+ years of AEC/CRE industry experience and 11 years of business development …

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Groundbreaking: Foster Dual Language Pk-8, Jefferson County

GE Johnson Construction Co. held a groundbreaking ceremony on February 3 to celebrate the start of renovations and additions to Foster Dual Language Pk-8, formerly known as Foster Elementary in Jeffco Public Schools. The event was attended by students, teachers, and community members, in addition to project team members from …

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Stantec Designs Boulder Valley School District Facility

To help best serve its 31,000-student network, the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) recently completed its new administrative campus project. Global design firm Stantec provided project management, master planning, landscape design, architecture, lighting design, and interior design on the project. The campus redesign creates a separate, modern transportation hub; a …

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McKinstry Partners with Colorado Schools on Energy Efficiency Programs

McKinstry, a national leader in designing, constructing, operating and maintaining high-performing buildings, is undertaking a number of energy performance contract (EPC) projects in schools across Colorado, including Denver Public Schools, Fremont RE-2 School District, and Colorado School of Mines. Denver Public Schools: The project includes upgrades at 27 schools, totaling more than …

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New Preschool Coming to Sterling Ranch in Douglas County

Construction is set to begin on a Primrose private pre-school at Sterling Ranch, a 21st century master-planned community in Douglas County. The school is scheduled to open in Sterling Ranch in late 2021. The architect is Galloway and the general contractor is AD Miller Construction Services. “We’re very excited to welcome Primrose to …

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Construction of CSU Bug Lab Now Complete

GH Phipps has successfully completed Colorado State University’s new Center for Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases (CVID), fondly referred to by the team as the “Bug Lab.” The new $22 million, 41,000-square-foot research facility broke ground in June, 2018 and officially opened October 15, 2020. CVID is home to the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and …

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Colorado Construction Workforce Programs Receive $100k Daniels Fund Grant  

The Construction Education Foundation of Colorado (CEF Colorado) along with the Careers in Construction (CIC) program received a $100,000 Daniels Fund grant to support construction workforce development. The grant funding will benefit participants of the CIC program, that trains high school students with both instructional and hands-on-learning opportunities for construction …

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CU Denver’s New City Heights Residence Hall Tops Out

CU Denver recently celebrated its official “topping out” for its new City Heights Residence Hall and Learning Commons. The 182,000-square-foot residence hall, which will represent the first on-campus student housing complex for the university, will add approximately 555 beds to the center of the urban campus. The project is being …

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McKinstry and Fremont RE-2 School District Partner on Utility Savings Project

McKinstry, a national construction and energy services firm, and Fremont RE-2 School District, in consultation with the Colorado Energy Office, have partnered on a $3.2 million project that includes a ~500kW solar PV ground-mounted array to serve the high school and nearly $350,000 in technical services including a two-year student …

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