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Construction Careers Now Program Answers Gov. Polis’ Proclamation

Construction Careers Now (CCN), a construction pre-apprenticeship program, demonstrates solidarity with Governor Jared Polis’ latest proclamation for October as Careers in Construction Month with their four-week, industry sponsored program that trains participants in construction industry basics and includes a hiring fair with each program. This is the third year in …

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Student Housing Adjacent to CSU Tops Out

Landmark Properties, the nation’s most active student housing company, and its general contractor Katerra, recently announced the topping out of construction at The Standard at Fort Collins, a new mixed-use development marketed to students and professionals in the Fort Collins community. The Standard at Fort Collins is located on S. …

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Cañon City Middle School Tops Out

Earlier this week, GE Johnson held a topping out ceremony for Cañon City Middle School with students, teachers and administrators in attendance. The new middle school is part of a multi-facility repair, renovation, and upgrade project made possible by a successful bond and a Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) grant. The design-build …

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Grand Opening: McKinley Thatcher Elementary School Addition

The parents and students of McKinley Thatcher elementary school in Denver recently joined employees of GH Phipps for a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the opening of a new addition to their school. The school, which is part of Denver Public Schools, is located at 1230 South Grant Street and …

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GE Johnson Completes University of Wyoming’s Engineering Education and Research Building

Last week, GE Johnson, a Colorado Springs-based construction company, and The University of Wyoming, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of the new $105 million Engineering Education and Research Building (EERB). The 109,000-square-foot building is considered one of the most advanced engineering learning facilities in the nation …

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CSU Building Awarded Best Project Award from ENR Mountain States

Pinkard Construction and 4240 Architecture have won a 2019 Best Project award for their work on Colorado State University’s Michael Smith Natural Resources Building. The awards, sponsored by Engineering News-Record Mountain States, are given to projects that excel in safety, innovation and teamwork. Located on CSU’s main campus in Fort Collins, the …

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Addressing the Need for More Trained Surveyors

By Chris Yonushewski, Business Development & Marketing Manager, R&R Engineers – Surveyors, Inc. Within many areas of commercial development, a large number of vacant jobs go unfilled due to a small qualified labor pool. In 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics reported that of the approximately 65,000 land surveyors in the country, …

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Northstar Announces Sale of Colorado Springs Office Building

Northstar Commercial Partners has sold its 76,138-square-foot office building located at 7899 Lexington Drive, in Colorado Springs, for $10.4 million. Northstar originally purchased the office building, on 4.34 acres, in 2015, for $3.9 million. The sale price reflected the vacant status of the asset at acquisition, at a price significantly lower than its …

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RATIO | HCM Unveils New Home for Smead Aerospace at CU Boulder

RATIO Architects, Inc., a top 50 multi-national design firm, has unveiled the newly designed and constructed Aerospace Engineering Sciences (AES) Building on the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) campus, the result of an architectural collaboration between RATIO, design architect, and Hord Coplan Macht, the architect of record for the …

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Grand Opening: Cherry Creek Innovation Campus

Cherry Creek School District (CCSD), JHL Constructors, Inc., and DLR Group celebrated the grand opening of the new $60 million Cherry Creek Innovation Campus (CCIC) on Thursday, August 1. The new 117,000-square-foot facility will serve high school students across the CCSD. The enhanced college-and career-based facility will support multiple educational pathways …

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