Grand Opening: Aurora YMCA at Wheatlands

On Saturday, May 15, the YMCA of Metro Denver, in partnership with the Wheatlands Park and Recreation Authority and Wheatlands Metropolitan District, will host a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the Aurora YMCA at Wheatlands, a state-of-the-art wellness center that is the first YMCA of Metro Denver to be built in more …


Emily Griffith Technical College Announces New Construction Pathway

Emily Griffith Technical College just announced a new construction pathway, Virtual Design Construction Academy, which will launch in Fall 2022. Virtual design construction is a new, fast-growing process in the construction industry that uses advanced technology to create virtual models of buildings to improve the construction process. The school is holding …

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Prosper CO Hosts Discussion on Housing Affordability

On Tuesday May 4, the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and JP Morgan Chase hosted elected officials, housing experts and business leaders for Prosper CO: A Conversation on Allowing Duplexes in Single-Family Zoning with Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey. The discussion focused on Minneapolis’ 2018 decision to allow for the construction of duplexes and …


CU Wins 2021 NAIOP Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge

On April 29, MBA student teams from the University of Colorado and University of Denver virtually competed in the NAIOP 19th Annual Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge presented by Land Title Guarantee Company – a real world, development competition featuring the Dowd Junction site, sponsored by the Town of Minturn – a 15-acre …


Colorado’s First NextGen Agriculture High School Tops Out

The first building on the STEAD School L.C. Fulenwider Campus, officially topped out on Thursday, April 29. The school, located in the Reunion neighborhood of Commerce City, offers a new Science, Technology, Environment, Agriculture and Design learning environment that uses a blended education model to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurially …


ACEC Colorado Installs 2021-22 Elected Board of Directors

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado (ACEC Colorado) installed its newly elected 2021-22 Board of Directors at the organization’s Annual Meeting on April 22. Bill Green, PE (The RMH Group – Lakewood) will serve as president and accepted the gavel virtually from Past President Karlene Thomas, PE (Pinyon …

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Grand Opening: Connections at 6th Affordable Housing in Aurora

The Housing Authority of the City of Aurora (AHA) is celebrating the completion of the rehabilitation of Connections at 6th with a virtual grand opening. Connections at 6th is an affordable housing property strategically located at the intersection of 6th Avenue and Potomac Street in Aurora. The $23 million development benefited from $7.2 million …


2021 Inspiration House Breaks Ground to Benefit Individuals Living with Disabilities

The 2021 Inspiration House recently broke ground in the Harvest Community of Barefoot Lakes in Firestone, Colo. The project is a collaboration between Brookfield Residential—a leading North American new home builder and land developer—and its trade partners, who discount and/or donate services and materials to significantly reduce the cost of the home build. The …


St. Francis Medical Center Expansion and Renovation Project Tops Out

On Wednesday April 14, GE Johnson placed the final precast beam on the St. Francis Medical Center Expansion and Renovation project in Colorado Springs. The milestone was celebrated with a socially distanced ceremony with Penrose-St. Francis Health Services team members, the design team, community leaders, and construction trade partners. Speakers …


Koelbel Urban Homes Brings to Market 94 New Townhomes in Superior

Koelbel Urban Homes (KUH), a division of Koelbel and Company, and Resolute Investments Inc, a local real estate investment firm, have launched the sales of Montmere at Autrey Shores, a new townhome community that will bring to market 94 townhomes across 20 buildings at the shores of Autrey Reservoir, just …