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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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Meeker High School
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Haseldon Construction Breaks Ground on Meeker High School

Haselden Construction recently broke ground on construction of Meeker High School in Meeker, Colo. The 87,600 SF addition and remodel, designed by architect TreanorHL, will provide better facilities for the school’s faculty and almost 200 students. Construction will touch nearly every aspect of the school, including a new classroom wing …

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Grand Opening: Paris Family Apartments, Aurora

Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. will celebrate the Grand Opening of Paris Family Apartments in Aurora, at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 12. The completion of the $13.5 million Paris project, a model for strong local, state and federal partnerships in affordable housing, will be marked by honored guests, including: Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben …

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University of Denver Burwell Center for Career Achievement Celebrates Groundbreaking

The University of Denver recently celebrated the groundbreaking of its new Burwell Center for Career Achievement. Designed by Lake|Flato Architects, along with Denver-based design partner Shears Adkins Rockmore (SA+R) in collaboration with Landscape Architect Didier Design Studio, the milestone marks an important step toward transforming the campus into a gathering place for the extended DU community. …

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