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Geothermal-Powered Apartment Community in Brighton Sells for $72M

Last week, a 288-unit, geothermal-powered apartment community in Brighton, sold for $72 million in an off-market transaction. Elements at Prairie Center, located at at 3128 Eagle Boulevard is the second 100-percent geothermal apartment community the ownership partnership of Littleton-based C&A Companies and Delaware-based Commonwealth Group, has developed in the Brighton area. CBRE’s Dan …

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USGBC Report Sees 19% Growth in Green Home Certifications, All-Time High

While affordability and supply chain challenges plague the housing market, there is one area that’s seen consistent growth: the green homes sector. The green single and multifamily sector in the U.S. has been growing and is expected to continue through 2022 with customer demand and a growing green products market …

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Panasonic “Smart Building” Sells for $22M

The LEED Gold-certified “smart building” home to Panasonic Enterprise Solutions (PESCO) located at 6144 North Panasonic Way at Denver’s Peña Station Next, has sold for $22 million. Tyler Carner, Jeremy Ballenger and Jim Bolt with CBRE represented the seller, Denver-based Westfield Company, Inc. The buyer, NewStreet Properties, LLC, of Omaha, purchased the industrial flex property …

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DevelopmentEnergy

19 Solar Energy Projects Planned Across the Front Range

Unico Solar Investors LLC has announced 19 projects across Colorado’s Front Range, totaling 14.75 MW of capacity. Unico Solar and Namasté Solar were recently selected by Xcel Energy to build six new community solar gardens in Colorado totaling 12 MW. Earlier this year, Unico Solar secured site lease agreements with the City of Boulder …

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Denver-based UDR, Inc. Publishes Inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report

Denver headquartered multifamily real estate investment trust UDR, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: UDR), recently announced the release of the Company’s inaugural 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report and the launch of its Sustainability related website at https://www.udr.com/green-living/. The report and website summarize the Company’s Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) achievements in 2018, and outline its targets …

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Hotel Born at Union Station Earns LEED Silver Certification

Developed by Continuum Partners and designed by architect BOKA Powell, Kimpton Hotel Born Denver, the anchor for Denver’s revitalized Union Station neighborhood, has earned two notable recognitions: a Four Diamond Rating from AAA and LEED Silver certification.  “In a destination as hot as Denver, the combination of these two noteworthy …

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EducationEnergy

Denver Seminary Secures $1.6M for Energy Improvements

Petros PACE Finance, LLC has closed a $1.6 million Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) transaction to finance energy efficiency upgrades for the Denver Seminary campus located at 6399 South Santa Fe Drive. Denver Seminary is an accredited, graduate-level theological seminary with an enrollment of about 900 students. The C-PACE financing will allow the …

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Governor Jared Polis to Sign Clean Energy Bills into Law

DENVER — This Thursday, Colorado Governor Jared Polis will sign seven new clean-energy focused bills into law — at JeffCo Community Solar Gardens in Arvada. The HB-1003, the Community Solar Gardens Modernization Act, is the key piece of legislation that allows consumers the choice of how and by whom their …

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EnergySustainability

Energy Efficiency Leader Expands Operations to Denver

DENVER — Redaptive, a leading provider of data-driven energy efficiency services for commercial and industrial customers, has expanded its operations with a new location in Denver. With more than 1,300 sites under management, Redaptive is now continuously monitoring more than 100 million square feet of commercial and industrial facilities for energy …

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Urban Land Conservancy Begins Sustainable Energy Capital Improvement Project

AURORA – The real-estate based nonprofit Urban Land Conservancy (ULC) has launched a $3.2 million sustainable energy capital improvement project at their Oxford Vista property (previously the Excelsior Youth Center) located at 15001 E. Oxford Avenue, a 31-acre campus in Southeast Aurora serving as the AmeriCorps NCCC Southwest regional headquarters. …

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