The Foundry Celebrates Grand Opening in Downtown Loveland

By Stephanie Ashley, marketing & communications manager, Brinkman City officials, staff, project team and community members gathered to celebrate the official Grand Opening of The Foundry on Thursday Aug.15. The Foundry is a $76 million public/private partnership with the City of Loveland, Brinkman and investment partners Brue Baukol Capital Partners and Colmena …


Companies Can Find a Range of Office Space Solutions in Denver

By Jonathan Wasserstrum, founder and CEO of SquareFoot Shared workspaces and remote teams are having a cultural moment. It’s too early for any of us to know whether this change in expected behavioral norms is ushering in a new era for the workforce, or whether we’ll see the pendulum swing …


Architect of the Month: Julianne Scherer, AIA, HDR

Julianne Scherer is managing principal of HDR’s architecture studio in Denver, she is engaged in healthcare, higher education, civic and science and technology projects. She is also an active member of AIA Colorado, for which she has served as a 2017 AIA10 jury chair, 2018 AIA Design Awards committee chair and 2019 co-chair. …


Digital Facilities Management Creates a Tipping Point for Smart Building Adoption

By Peter Rake, global director of Integration at Switch Automation Just as today’s homeowners want to implement Smart Tech solutions for sustainability and security, commercial real estate owners and operators want PropTech in their buildings to support digital facilities management (DFM). Smart building solutions are helping operations teams evolve from reactive to proactive to …


Schuck Communities’ Nexus Project Awarded 2018 Economic Development Leadership Award

By Clarissa Arellano Thomas, Ph.D., principal/chief strategist, Palmer Nexus Looking back at 50-plus years of land development in Colorado Springs, Denver, Phoenix, and Portland, Schuck Communities and its team have developed, repositioned, and revitalized sites for hundreds of projects that have become the communities that residents and businesses call home today, where they work, …


Creative Workplaces, Innovative Hiring

By Ned Foster, performance insight manager/proposal writer, Pinkard Construction Specialist. Scholar. Craftsman. Collaborator. Maverick. Captain. Persuader. Altruist. Guardian. Venturer. These talents can all be found within Pinkard Construction’s home office, in the field, and in particular, are specific personality traits of Pinkard employees. Each Pinkard office, each cubicle, has a placard …


The Symbiotic Relationship of Company Culture and Community Connection

By Chris Vandall, associate principal, OZ Architecture Since its inception more than 50 years ago, OZ Architecture has cultivated community outreach as a core value. We see it as our responsibility as a business to support our communities and the people in them through the design work that we do, as well …


Emerging Broker of the Month: Advisor Dan Hicks, Cresa

Cresa Advisor Dan Hicks began his role at Cresa with a background in real estate, financial services and data analytics. He provides office occupiers with successful, conflict-free solutions while addressing their short and long-term real estate needs. By utilizing a disciplined process, he analyzes space needs, manages the site selection process …

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Elevated Safety: Pre-work Checklist Helps Prevent Dropped Objects on Construction Sites

By Steve Cox, CSP, District HSE Manager, PCL Construction With so many large construction projects underway in Denver, on very compact construction sites, the risk of falling objects from building heights has been amplified. The threat of tools and materials falling to the ground below puts people and property in jeopardy, and it’s …

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Zocalo to Deliver In-Demand, High-Design, Smaller Units to RiNo

By Katie Rapone Denver-based Zocalo Community Development recently broke ground on its largest project to date, a 13-story, 381-unit apartment community at 35th & Walnut in RiNo that aims to give renters, primarily those in their late 20s and early 30s, the opportunity to live in a top-class, high-design, high-energy building …