AGC of Colorado Advocates Workforce Development & Diversity with 2020 Board of Directors

The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC of Colorado) appointed a new board of directors for 2020 with a focus on workforce development at the high school level and greater diversity within the industry. The seven-member management committee that leads the over 600 members of AGC of Colorado includes: Byron …


Thornton Charter School to Develop New Athletic Facility

Pinnacle Charter School in Thornton, has completed the purchase of 11.4 acres of land just west of I-25 & 84th Avenue in Thornton, to develop new athletic facilities for the school, as well as a mixed-use community property for the general public.. “We are very excited to build this vision …


Local Data Center Engineering Firm Donates $25k to CU Boulder College of Engineering

Denver-based Swanson Rink — provider of mechanical, electrical design and commissioning services for data centers, airports and corporate developments — has made a $25,000 donation to the University of Colorado Foundation as part of its commemoration of 70 years in the engineering business. This contribution will support scholarship funding for …


DIA Site Selected for Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge

NAIOP Colorado and Land Title Guarantee Company, have selected a Denver International Airport site located at 61st Ave. and Peña Blvd for the 18th Annual Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge. ‘The Challenge’ is the premier real estate competition that pairs graduate-level students from the University of Colorado and the University of Denver and …


R&R Engineers – Surveyors, Inc. Collaborates with Cherry Creek Innovation Campus

R&R Engineers – Surveyors, Inc., a Denver-based land survey and civil engineering firm operating primarily in the Rocky Mountain Region, recently completed a two-day mentoring and teaching initiative with the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus (CCIC). The event afforded students the unusual opportunity of learning exactly what happens when surveyors and …


Historic Evans School to be Redeveloped

NAI Shames Makovsky announced this week the two-part sale of the long-dormant Evans School located at 1115 Acoma Street, Denver, consisting of a three-story, 46,467-square-foot historic school building and a 30,000-square-foot parking lot. Lennar Multifamily Communities, LLC  purchased the school and the parking lot for $18 million. Following that sale, …


Construction Moving at a Rapid Pace at the DPS Paul Sandoval Campus

Construction for the $65.7 million project, which includes a two story 46-classroom building; a music/drama addition, two new auxiliary gyms; four new tennis courts; and a new soccer field, is on schedule to be completed August 2020. The buildings are on Denver Public Schools property, while the fields are on Denver Parks and …


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. …


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 …