Building for the Greater Good: Mortenson Releases 2022 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Mortenson, a U.S.-based, top-20 developer, builder, and engineering services provider, released this week its 2022 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report Building for the Greater Good. The annual report highlights and celebrates the impacts Mortenson has made regarding its CSR commitments throughout its business in the last year. A family-owned company, Mortenson has been focused …

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Solar Market Update: What’s it to Me?

By Rachel Mountain Commercial Solar in the Denver Metro Area The opportunity to earn a compelling return on investment by installing solar on your commercial property has improved with supportive policies like the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The IRA increased the federal investment tax credit back up to 30%, and when combined …


Denver to Phase Out Certain Gas Equipment in Commercial Buildings

Beginning today, March 1, new code requirements to help Denver reach its climate action goals will go into effect for existing commercial and multifamily buildings. These requirements were outlined in the Energize Denver ordinance passed by City Council in 2021. The new requirements will apply to gas-powered space and water …


Newly Constructed Pecos Logistics Park Adds Two New Tenants

Two new tenants are joining Pecos Logistics Park, a 1.15-million-square-foot Class A industrial development located in central Denver at the northwest corner of W 56th Avenue and Pecos Street. The two new leases bring the project to 54 percent leased. Vartega, a recycler of lightweight carbon fiber, leased 50,137 sq. ft. …


Limelight Hotel Boulder Breaks Ground on CU Boulder Campus

Aspen Hospitality and the University of Colorado Boulder have started construction on the Limelight Hotel Boulder. The 250-room landmark conference center hotel property is slated to open in the summer of 2025. This groundbreaking is the culmination of years of collaboration among the City of Boulder, CU Boulder and numerous other stakeholders. Plans for …


Unico Solar Investors & Excelsior Energy Capital Close on 3 Additional Projects

Today, Unico Solar Investors and Excelsior Energy Capital announced, as part of their ongoing partnership, the closing of three additional rooftop solar projects across Colorado, California and Washington. The projects include 9375 W Sugar Road in Tracy, CA, the Cascadian in Seattle, WA, and Greenwood Corporate Plaza in Greenwood Village, CO. …


RES Looks to Attract Diverse Talent in Move to Denver’s McGregor Square

RES, the world’s largest independent renewable energy company, has officially opened its new Americas headquarters in McGregor Square. The team moved from its previous location in Broomfield in the hopes of attracting and attaining more employees. The office will initially be home to approximately 180 people, the majority of which will …

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How to Assess a Commercial Solar Proposal

By Rachel Mountain You’ve researched solar and found that it can be a great financial investment for commercial property owners. Of course, you now want to know how solar could benefit your specific property, so the next step is requesting a proposal from a reputable company. Every solar proposal comes with a …


Namaste Solar and the Community Donate Community Solar Subscriptions to 400 Low-Income Families 

Solar energy will help power the homes of 400 Colorado families this coming year that are unable to keep up with utility payments because of the $100,000 raised by the Keep the Lights on Colorado community giving campaign. Namaste Solar brought businesses and individuals together to support the campaign with …


New Assessment Tool Identifies Opportunities for Decarbonization

A brand new proprietary digital software assessment tool that identifies custom decarbonization, retrofitting, and cost savings opportunities for real estate investors and owners has been launched courtesy of Cushman & Wakefield. C&W Green Buildings was created through an exclusive partnership with CFP Green Buildings (CFP), a consultancy with a mission of …