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SMPS Luncheon: 2020 Economic Forecast

By Katie Rapone, editor of Mile High CRE On Thursday, Jan. 16, SMPS Colorado held their 2020 Economic Forecast Luncheon at a modern new venue, the Kimpton Hotel Born in downtown Denver. Industry experts discussed economic, labor, real estate, and global trends shaping our economy and the construction industry in 2020. …

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Architect of the Month: Dennis Humphries, AIA Principal, RATIO/HPA

Dennis Humphries, principal at RATIO/HPA has been practicing architecture for more than 40 years and designing award winning civic buildings for decades. Having been principal-in-charge for over 80 public library projects, he has completed more public library work than any other architect in Colorado. Dennis has also played an important …

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Q&A with Dontae Latson, CEO of Rocky Mountain Communities

Dontae Latson joined Rocky Mountain Communities (RMC) as the chief executive officer in July 2019. Dontae is a servant leader with more than 20 years of experience and 15 years as an executive leader in the human services arena. Founded in 1992, RMC owns and operates 1,032 affordable apartments throughout Colorado, …

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Architect of the Month: Ned Kirschbaum, FAIA, Principal, Fentress Architects

Ned Kirschbaum has been principal, technical design director and a member of Fentress Architects for more than 20 years. As the design firm’s technical expert, Ned is responsible for quality assurance and control, design production, construction document standards, and implementing innovative strategies in the design of high-performance building. He has more than …

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Transforming the Experience of Project Work with Lean

By Susan Pratt Reinhardt, AIA, associate principal, Lean Project Consulting, Inc. A construction project is an organization composed of approximately 600 individual companies (including suppliers) with separate contracts, fees and scopes of work, invented to build a single, very expensive product that is then instantly disbanded. It should be no surprise that …

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AIA Practice and Design Conference: Designing for a Healthy Future

By Katie Rapone, editor The annual AIA Practice + Design Conference gathers more than 600 architects and design professionals from across the state for education and networking. This year’s event, held October 31-November 2 in Breckenridge, explored the future of architecture through AIA’s theme, Future Forward. Rapid changes in the environment, …

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Denver Startup Offers a Nimble New Way to Activate Real Estate

By Katie Rapone, editor of Mile High CRE Companies like Airbnb have proven the power of the shared economy in real estate. A new Denver-based online platform that lists vacant or underutilized commercial properties for rent, hopes to capitalize on that. Today, REACTIV announces its company launch. The startup is reimagining the …

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Construction Making an Impact: How Andy Stewart, Vice President of Howell Construction, Applies Industry Knowledge to his Role as Founder and President of True Impact Ministries

By Maggie Brown, marketing coordinator, Howell Construction In 2005, a group of nine people travelled to Uganda, East Africa, to build a new school building, pit latrine, and rainwater collection system for the community of Nkonya. What started out as a few people with a common goal to make a difference, has now grown …

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Infrastructure: The Backbone of Successful Development

By David Crowder, vice president of community development/general manager of Centerra for McWHINNEY. As any real estate professional knows, infrastructure is at the core of successful development. It provides regional services via transportation for residents and business owners. It provides the capacity for future growth and development. It provides a higher level of function …

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Tourism & Population Growth Shift Ski Country Development

By Elena Scott, LEED AP — Norris Design principal, Frisco office. Colorado has seen a consistent boost in tourism growth since 2009 and 2019 is shaping up to exceed the record once again. The Colorado Tourism Office boasted a record 86.2 million travelers and $22.3 billion in traveler spending in …

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