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Colorado Mountain Community and Tourism Rejuvenated by Hot Springs Upgrade

By Walker Christensen, principal at DHM Design Referred to as the “Switzerland of America,” Ouray, Colo., is a true gem of the Rocky Mountain Region. The town’s beloved hot springs facility serves the quaint one thousand person community as a recreation center, as well as a tourist destination that contributes greatly to …

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Smart Concrete Solutions for 2019

By Chris Pederson, vice president of the Concrete Division of GH Phipps Construction Companies. Concrete may appear to be one of the more routine materials used in a construction project, but if an owner/developer/builder doesn’t give it the time, attention and respect it deserves, this “basic” material can wreak havoc on …

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Opportunity Beckons Denver’s Investors and Developers in 2019

By Katie Rapone Ever since opportunity zones were added to the tax code by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on December 22, 2017, investors, property owners and developers alike have been scrambling to make sense of the new law to better learn how to take advantage.  An opportunity zone …

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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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