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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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Colorado Community College to Develop New Apprenticeship Model

In an effort to expand pathways to good paying jobs in high-growth and emerging industries, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has selected the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) as one of 18 organizations in the nation to serve as a Standards Recognition Entity (SRE) to oversee the development of new, high-quality …

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NAIOP Colorado Launches Partnership with Denver Public School’s CareerConnect

As a leader in commercial real estate, NAIOP Colorado recognizes there is a need for greater diversity and inclusion in our industry. In addition, the organization wants to provide its members with diverse opportunities to take their careers and relationships to the next level. In 2020 NAIOP Colorado launched its …

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Teaching the Next Generation: Mentorship Programs & Workplace Training

By Heather Dolan It is no secret that for many, this year has not gone as planned. We’ve all had to regroup, pivot, and persevere. One thing that seems to be a common thread in every industry though, is that people are spending more time learning and listening to others. Pandemic or not, …

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LOA Architecture Designs Jefferson County Public School

LOA Architecture, a Denver-based full-service architectural design firm, has provided full. architectural service for the Efficiency and Future Ready renovation at Stober Elementary in Lakewood. This project is now under construction with Golden Triangle Construction as the general contractor and completion targeted for later this month. The building improvements include a complete renovation …

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Johnson & Wales University Denver Campus to Hit the Market

The Johnson & Wales University (JWU) Denver Campus will hit the market in September and CBRE has been hired as the exclusive brokerage service provider for the unique property. Located in the South Park Hill area, the campus is comprised of 13 buildings and approximately ±25 acres. Johnson & Wales University was …

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