Former Johnson & Wales Denver Campus Sells to ULC

Denver-based nonprofit Urban Land Conservancy (ULC), Denver Public Schools (DPS), and Denver Housing Authority (DHA) have purchased the former Johnson & Wales University Denver campus. Located at the southwest corner of Montview Boulevard and Quebec Street, the campus includes 13 buildings on approximately 25 acres. According to NAI Shames Makovsky, DPS …

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The Neenan Company Begins Three New Colorado Projects

The Neenan Company is kicking off three projects along the Front Range this month, including a middle school in Colorado Springs and commercial projects in Windsor and Fort Collins. This follows the company’s recent completion of an affordable housing project remodel in Longmont, and demonstrates the company’s renewed focus on …


CU South Denver Campus Listed for Sale

The University of Colorado’s South Denver facility, a 175,780-square-foot, Class A, mixed-use building in Lone Tree, has been listed for sale. The news comes following an announcement made by CU back in September 2020 that the facility was no longer financially viable. JLL has been named to lead sales efforts for the …


ABC Releases 2021 Workforce Development Survey

ABC released the 2021 Workforce Development Survey this week. Workforce Development is a priority for ABC. America’s economic engine is fueled by a workforce equipped with durable and transferable skill sets. Apprenticeship and career technical education provide the right tools to our nation’s workforce to not only build the places …


RISE Grant Brings Construction Career Pathways to Adams County 

Adams County School District 14 (Adams 14) recently received a $2.1 million RISE Grant from the State of Colorado to improve student outcomes by expanding their Careers in Technical Education (CTE) offerings and work-based learning opportunities for their students. The grant formalizes a public-private partnership between Adams 14, Front Range …


Historical Building Occupied by Harmony School Sells in Fort Collins

A 16,459-square-foot historic building in Fort Collins, occupied by Harmony School Christian Early Childhood Center, has sold to The Town Church of Fort Collins. Located at 2112 E. Harmony Road, the two-building, two-story property sits on 1.55 acres at the corner of Harmony and Timberline roads, the highest traffic volume …


Emily Griffith Technical College Announces New Construction Pathway

Emily Griffith Technical College just announced a new construction pathway, Virtual Design Construction Academy, which will launch in Fall 2022. Virtual design construction is a new, fast-growing process in the construction industry that uses advanced technology to create virtual models of buildings to improve the construction process. The school is holding …

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Building a Workforce Through Community Engagement

By Callie Morris Many high school students are constantly asked the dreaded question, “What are your plans after high school?” It is a monumental decision that is not to be taken lightly; should they follow in their parents’ footsteps and become doctors? Should they take a year off and travel the world? …


Colorado’s First NextGen Agriculture High School Tops Out

The first building on the STEAD School L.C. Fulenwider Campus, officially topped out on Thursday, April 29. The school, located in the Reunion neighborhood of Commerce City, offers a new Science, Technology, Environment, Agriculture and Design learning environment that uses a blended education model to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurially …


McKinstry Kicks Off Energy Awareness Program

This Earth Day, McKinstry, a national construction and energy services firm, and Fremont RE-2 School District, in consultation with the Colorado Energy Office, begins a two-year student and staff educational program as part of their partnership on a $3.2 million Energy Performance Contract project that includes a ~500kW solar PV ground-mounted …