Mile High Trendy Office: Vectra Bank Corporate Center

In January, Vectra Bank moved into its new Corporate Center located within Belleview Station at I-25 and Belleview. Following its groundbreaking in 2020, the multi-million-dollar, three-year project defied industry expectations during an uncertain and challenging era for real estate. Open Studio Architecture was the architect and interior design firm for the 127,000-square-foot, nine-story, mixed-use …

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Mile High Q&A: Jaymes Kralicek, Project Executive, The Opus Group

Jaymes Kralicek, project executive with The Opus Group, oversees a portfolio that typically includes large and complex projects. His responsibilities include leading the sales and marketing, negotiations, design, and construction processes on projects. He also has primary accountability for communicating with external clients, partners and vendors. Jaymes holds a Bachelor of Science in …


Speeding Toward Solutions Through Construction Innovation

By Kyle Millar, principal KTGY The premise of the HGTV show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition was that a deserving family would be gifted a crew of contractors, designers and building industry professionals who would enter a five-day blitz to totally transform the family’s residence into their dream home. As an architect …

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Solar Market Update: What’s it to Me?

By Rachel Mountain Commercial Solar in the Denver Metro Area The opportunity to earn a compelling return on investment by installing solar on your commercial property has improved with supportive policies like the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The IRA increased the federal investment tax credit back up to 30%, and when combined …


Q&A with Paul Boehm, Sentry Insurance

Colorado is home to over 650,000 businesses and 3 million employees. As national trends like rising property costs, inflation, and severe weather events impact the commercial real estate industry, we spoke with Paul Boehm of Sentry Insurance to discuss how these trends impact risk, and therefore, insurance. Sentry recently opened its mountain …


Mile High Dine and Recline: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Denver

Each month, Mile High CRE will highlight a new place to dine or recline in the Centennial State. This month’s feature is DoubleTree by Hilton Denver. The DoubleTree by Hilton Denver is set to complete a multi-million-dollar interior renovation in June 2023. After a four-year pause in renovation caused by …


Claiming a Seat at the Table: Gender Inequality is Not Yet Vintage

By Caitlin Quander, real estate attorney at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck Throughout my 15 years as a commercial real estate attorney, I’ve never seen anything quite like the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of quick, effective and necessary change. It’s complicated, and with some exception, the child-rearing challenges from “stay home” policies largely …


Mortenson Creatively Addresses the Labor Crisis and Increasing Diversity in the Workforce

By Elizabeth Erfling, senior project manager, Mortenson The last few years have been bumpy for the construction industry, to put it mildly. Between the supply chain crisis, materials pricing fluctuation and now inflationary headwinds, keeping projects on track has become a major challenge for even the most organized and well-sourced construction firms. The …

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Mile High Dine and Recline: The Ponti, Denver Art Museum

By Katie Rapone Each month, Mile High CRE will highlight a new place to dine or recline in the Centennial State. Our latest feature is The Ponti, which opened in October 2022 on the first level of the Denver Art Museum’s new Sie Welcome Center. The Ponti is an immersive dining environment …


Q&A with Matt Harbert, Raise Commercial Real Estate

Expected to grow from $755B to $1047B over the next four years, the space economy is rapidly expanding and showing zero signs of slowing down. With the second largest space economy in the country next to Cape Canaveral, Colorado has experienced a tremendous influx of commercial aerospace companies and startups …