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BIM Technology Revolutionizing Multifamily Market

By Katie Rapone Long gone are the days when AEC professionals had to rely on 2D drawings in-order to construct a building from start to finish. The traditional design process required excessive interpretation, created waste and exposed owners to risks. Building Information Modeling (BIM) — an intelligent 3D model-based process that …

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Timber, Transit and Technology Office Building Announced for RiNo

By Katie Rapone Following the announcement last week that McCaffery, Hines and Ivanhoé Cambridge purchased a 1.1-acre land parcel at 3500 Blake Street in Denver’s RiNo, the partnership has unveiled their plans for development.  The parcel will be developed into a six-story, 250,000-square-foot T3 (Timber, Transit and Technology) office building that according …

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JLL Unveil Office Redesign (Photos)

By Katie Rapone On Thursday Nov. 8, Jones Lange La Salle (JLL) held an Open House in their brand-new redesigned office space in downtown Denver, where serendipitous collisions create a more desirable and collaborative workspace. JLL occupied the 23rd floor of the building for a little over a decade and moved to the …

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Q&A with Clark Atkinson, Chief Development Officer at Zocalo

Clark Atkinson, chief development officer at Denver-based Zocalo Community Development, has more than 30 years industry experience. He has led teams to win four national awards, having built more than 17.5 million square feet of community, hospitality, multi-family, residential and institutional landmarks. Today, Clark leads Zocalo in its efforts to …

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City of Boulder Creates Area Plan for Alpine-Balsam Site

By Katie Rapone The City of Boulder is currently working with the community to develop an area plan for the Alpine-Balsam site in Boulder, the former site of Boulder Community Health Broadway Campus. In December 2015, the city purchased the 8.8-acres of property — that sits along the broadway corridor, north …

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How Gen Z will Impact Hospitality Design

By Holly Welles Generation Z, the younger siblings of the tech-savvy millennials, has never known a world without technology such as cell phones and smart devices, making them even savvier than their millennial counterparts. Generation Z, also known as iGen, is made up of roughly 65 million people, depending upon …

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Q&A with Dynia Architects’ Founder and Design Director, Stephen Dynia

By Katie Rapone Stephen Dynia, FAIA, design director at Dynia Architects, founded the firm with the goal of making buildings and spaces inspired by the phenomena of nature, fueled by innovation, and motivated by the essence of architecture in society and culture. Known for his ability to push the design envelope, …

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Unico Delivers The Circa Building on Platte Street

By Katie Rapone Developers and dignitaries gathered at 1615 Platte St. on Thursday for a Ribbon Cutting event to celebrate the opening of The Circa Building, a LEED Platinum-certified, 96,000-square-foot Class A office building in Denver. Developer Unico Properties, that currently owns and operates nearly 4 million square feet of commercial properties in …

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Urban Ventures Seeks to Make Sun Valley a Cultural Hub

By Katie Rapone Urban Ventures LLC., a Denver-based real estate development and consulting company, is dedicated to redeveloping urban properties into communities that make a positive contribution to the neighborhood fabric and create sustaining value. Recent projects include the redevelopment of a 17.5-acre former convent property in northwest Denver into a …

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Smart Technology Revolutionizing the Construction Industry

By Brian Zinkel Technology is an ever-present entity in countless industries, but for the construction industry, it’s becoming truly revolutionary, especially when it comes to digital and smart technologies. From 3D printing to drone use and countless mobile capabilities, it seems as though there are no limits to what smart technology …

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