National Western Center Hits Major Milestones at New Campus

Today Mayor Michael B. Hancock, the National Western Center Authority, CSU Spur and its partners opened more than six acres of open space at the new National Western Center campus and the final components of the CSU Spur campus, including the CSU Spur Hydro Backyard and the Denver Water laboratory …


ACEC Colorado Awards $36,500 to 10 Students Pursuing Education in Engineering 

The ACEC Colorado Foundation recently awarded $36,500 in college scholarships to 10 students, as well as $2,000 to high school students pursuing an education in engineering. The 2023 scholarship recipients were selected from a pool of 22 applicants representing multiple Colorado colleges with engineering programs accredited by the Accreditation Board …


Gym Property in Buena Vista Awarded Brownfields Cleanup Grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced Watershed NP, Inc., will receive a $979,222 Brownfields Cleanup Grant, funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, to clean up the 5,450-square-foot former McGinnis Gymnasium at 113 North Court Street in the City of Buena Vista, Colorado. EPA’s award for the Buena Vista …

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The Neenan Company Honored with A4LE’s Rocky Mountain Chapter Design Award

Fort Collins-based design-build firm The Neenan Company has been recognized by the Association for Learning Environments’ Rocky Mountain Chapter for its work leading the design and construction of Mapleton Public Schools’ Broadway Campus in Thornton. Neenan earned the Peak Design Merit Award, which honors excellence in education-based architecture and design …


The Benson Hotel and Faculty Club Opens on Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora

The Benson Hotel and Faculty Club, a new boutique hotel, has opened as the hospitality center for the nationally recognized University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. The hotel has been expressly designed to accommodate the needs of the hospitals and the University by offering luxury guestrooms, a full-service restaurant, …


GE Johnson Implements Green Hard Hat Program

Hard hats are a critical element to the construction industry, but to GE Johnson, they hold even more meaning. This family business takes pride in honoring its people and creating a workplace where every employee can safely grow. The Green Hard Hat Program is one example of how the construction …

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Denver Housing Authority, CU Denver and MSU Denver Partner to Address Affordable Housing

The Denver Housing Authority (DHA) is partnering with CU Denver and MSU Denver to help residents, DHA employees, and college students looking for housing and jobs in the downtown area. The organizations signed Memorandums of Understanding that commits each organization to work together to find collectively beneficial opportunities in education, …


GH Phipps’ Concrete Division Building Three-Story Concrete Spiral Staircase

GH Phipps‘ Concrete Division is currently building a three-story spiral staircase that will be a prominent feature of the Madera Cyber Innovation Center at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. The $56 million facility, which is now one-third complete, will be used for cadet education and cybersecurity …


Groundbreaking: Walsh School District PK-12 School

GH Phipps Construction Companies recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the new $25.3 million Walsh School District PK-12 school. The event, which marked the start of construction of the new school, included local officials, partner representatives and community members, as well as Superintendent and Walsh Junior and Senior High School Principal Corey …


Children’s Museum of Northern Colorado Selects Centerra South for Much-Needed Museum

The Children’s Museum of Northern Colorado has selected McWhinney’s Centerra South as the location for its brand-new space, bringing playful and hands-on learning experiences to families in Loveland and Northern Colorado. Ryan Howard, the Children’s Museum of Northern Colorado’s executive director, said the museum leadership has long hoped to locate the …