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Construction Underway for Paul M. Rady School of Computer Science and Engineering

GUNNISON, CO – Construction of the Paul M. Rady School of Computer Science and Engineering at Western State Colorado University began this week on Western’s campus in Gunnison, Colorado. The ultra-modern, state-of-the-art facility will have approximately 75,000 square feet of versatile teaching and lab spaces including cutting-edge instrumentation rooms, faculty offices, and areas designed …

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Groundbreaking: Colorado School of Mines’ Residence Hall

GOLDEN — Colorado School of Mines and Confluence Companies — a Golden-based developer and builder — have broken ground on a new residence hall for sophomore students at 1750 Jackson Street in Golden.  The new construction project is a public-private partnership between the Colorado School of Mines (Mines) and Confluence Companies …

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Construction Careers Now Provides Solution to Colorado’s Construction Labor Shortage

DENVER —  Despite having already broken ground on the highly-publicized $1.2 billion Central-70 project on August 3, 2018, the construction workforce shortage in Colorado continues to remain at the forefront of local contractors’ top concerns. According to the Associated General Contractors of America 2018 Construction Outlook Survey for Colorado, 73 percent …

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GE Johnson Construction Co. Delivers 18 K-12 Projects

COLORADO SPRINGS — GE Johnson Construction Company successfully delivered 18 school projects in Colorado and Wyoming this summer, including renovations and additions, new construction and smaller construction projects, representing more than $94 million in on-time construction delivery. The following K-12 school projects were completed in Colorado: One middle school and three elementary school …

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New High School in Thornton Opens for First Day of School

THORNTON — Hundreds of excited students, parents and community members came out to celebrate the official opening of Riverdale Ridge High School (RRHS) on August 7 at a ribbon cutting ceremony. The first official day of school is August 14. Located at 13380 Yosemite Street in Thornton, Riverdale is the third …

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ENR Mountain States Announces Colorado’s Best Projects

DENVER — ENR Mountain States has announced the winners of its 2018 Best Projects competition across a seven-state region, which includes Utah, Idaho, Montana, Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota. This year’s competition featured 124 entries, the largest number of entries in the contest’s 18-year history. Projects will be covered …

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GE Johnson Completes Two School Projects

COLORADO SPRINGS – GE Johnson Construction Co. recently completed two school construction projects in School District 49, which serves northeast Colorado Springs and the Falcon area of El Paso County. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held last week at Bennett Ranch Elementary School and Falcon High School in preparation for the new school year. …

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“Exploration of Flight” Museum Now Open at Centennial Airport

DENVER — Wings Over the Rockies’ Exploration of Flight, a unique to the nation attraction, is now open at Centennial Airport in Englewood. Designed to incorporate future-focused aviation and space centers, Exploration of Flight is a 15-acre campus located on the south side of Centennial Airport in Englewood. The sister facility …

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Revitalization of Former Mile High Greyhound Park on Track to Begin Q2 2019

COMMERCE CITY, CO— The former site of the Mile High Greyhound Park is set to become a vibrant, mixed-use area in the coming years, combining residential, retail/commercial, civic and educational spaces that will hopefully help revitalize Commerce City. The urban renewal plan was recently approved by the planning commission, Commerce City Urban …

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UCCS Expanding into Downtown Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS — The University of Colorado Colorado Springs recently announced that it will expand its campus downtown this fall. UCCS is one of the state’s fastest-growing universities  and the new location at 102 S. Tejon St. will allow tailored certificate and degree programs to take place in coordination with …

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