Grand Opening: X Denver Co-Living Apartment Community

X Denver, an 813-bed apartment building located within blocks of Coors Field, welcomed the first of its residents this spring and will be celebrating the grand opening of its membership-based club next month. X Denver residents receive a complimentary membership to the X Club included in their lease agreement and non-residents …


Denver to Adopt New 2021 Building and Fire Code

The City and County of Denver is adopting a new building and fire code, which will incorporate the 2021 series of international codes, as well as advance the voluntary 2019 Denver Green Code. The city will consider amendments to the 2021 international codes to ensure they work for Denver’s specific …


Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City Begins May 29

The heart of downtown Denver will soon showcase a summer of local history through exhibitions, programs, and events at the History Colorado Center. Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City, a fascinating exhibition of architecture, ambition, activism, and urban planning, opens Saturday, May 29, at History Colorado’s safe and spacious museum on …


ABC Economic Forecast: Back Half of 2021 Should be Spectacular for Economic Growth

By Katie Rapone, editor On Friday May 7, ABC Rocky Mountain Chapter held its in-person/virtual 2021 Economic Forecast with Dr. Basu, MPP, MA, JD, Ph.D., ABC’s chief economist. Dr Basu shared his insight on how the economy has and will impact Colorado’s construction industry, including his forecast for the remainder of the …


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 …