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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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Transforming a Complicated Site into Improved Guest Experiences

By Becky Zimmermann, president of Design Workshop. From a real estate and construction perspective, the redevelopment of the Zephyr Plaza at Winter Park Resort doesn’t get much more complicated. The plaza was originally constructed in 1999, as part of the base area development that included the Zephyr Mountain Lodge (230 condominium units) and …

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Architect of the Month: Adam Harding, AIA, Partner, Roth Sheppard Architects

Adam Harding, AIA, LEED® AP is partner at Roth Sheppard Architects, a nationally-recognized, Denver architecture firm, known for its award-winning restaurant, retail and law enforcement design throughout the West. Adam received his degree in Environmental Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2000. He joined Roth Sheppard in 2004, and …

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2M Square Feet of Office Planned for RiNo

By Katie Rapone, editor, Mile High CRE Adding to the 1 million square feet of recently completed office development in RiNo, approximately 1.5 to 2 million square feet of additional office development is planned for Denver’s burgeoning River North Art District, firmly placing it on the right track to becoming …

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EducationEngineeringFeature

Addressing the Need for More Trained Surveyors

By Chris Yonushewski, Business Development & Marketing Manager, R&R Engineers – Surveyors, Inc. Within many areas of commercial development, a large number of vacant jobs go unfilled due to a small qualified labor pool. In 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics reported that of the approximately 65,000 land surveyors in the country, …

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