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How to Assess a Commercial Solar Proposal

By Rachel Mountain You’ve researched solar and found that it can be a great financial investment for commercial property owners. Of course, you now want to know how solar could benefit your specific property, so the next step is requesting a proposal from a reputable company. Every solar proposal comes with a …


Dine and Recline: Clayton Hotel and Members Club

By Katie Rapone, editor Each month, Mile High CRE will highlight a new place to “dine or recline” in the Centennial State. December’s feature is Clayton Hotel and Members Club in Cherry Creek North. Since its debut in May of 2021, the first-of-its-kind, 63-room boutique hotel property has been honored …


Apprenticeship Opportunities Create Sustainable Talent Pipelines

By Kelsey Glass Due to “The Great Resignation,” companies in several industries specific to commercial development have had to seek different and less-thought-of sources for recruiting and hiring talent than what has traditionally worked in the past. Gone are the days of posting a job on a recruitment website or association job board and garnering …

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People and Projects to Know: Carla Ferreira, Principal at The Aurora Highlands

When ground breaks on a new project within The Aurora Highlands’ master-planned community, chances are you’ll see a smartly dressed woman shoveling a big scoop of dirt from the land, smiling brightly at the cameras, all while wearing heeled boots and a neon pink construction hat.  That’s Carla Ferreira, and …


Bridging the Gap: How C-PACE Can Be Accretive for Developers in the Current Economy

By Joel Poppert, managing director, Imperial Ridge Real Estate Capital Inflation is currently at 7.7 percent annually (October to October), placing the U.S. uncomfortably close to being in a “hyper-inflation” scenario, which would put us in the territory we are accustomed to seeing in developing nations — not in the …


Mile High Trendy Office: Rowland + Broughton’s Denver Studio in LoDo

Continuing the evolution of Rowland + Broughton‘s (R+B) Denver studio, which opened in 2004 in the 1892 E.B. Millar Coffee Company building in Denver’s Lower Downtown Historic District, the architecture and interior design firm recently re-imagined an existing upper level as a multi-purpose salon-style space. In addition to building on …

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Top 5 Reasons Your Business Will Benefit From Solar

By Rachel Mountain Namaste Solar has seen businesses from all different industries and verticals invest in on-site solar. We designed and constructed 4.2 MW of solar across 20 sites for Colorado State University. We worked with Jax Ranch & Home to design and install a system that will offset 100% of their …


Resourceful Construction Innovation: The Intricacies of the Colorado State Capitol Subbasement Repair Project

By Julie Wanzer, LEED AP. owner and principal of Business Rewritten, Inc. HPM Contracting and Apollo Mechanical Contractors entered into a joint venture (HPM-Apollo JV) to overcome the complex challenges of the Colorado State Capitol Subbasement Repair project. HPM Contracting served as the general contractor and Apollo Mechanical Contractors was the main …


The State of Hospitality: Q&A with Neville Rustomjee, President of Hotel Brokers America

The hotel industry was one of the hardest hit during COVID as travel was severely impacted and city, state, and federal health guidelines limited group gatherings. Many of the larger full-service hotels that hosted business meetings, and hotels close to convention centers located in the Central Business District (CBD) of cities across the U.S., were …


Mile High Dine and Recline: Hilton Garden Inn Thornton

By Aryell Mattern and Scott Ranweiler, Spirit Hospitality Each month, Mile High CRE will highlight a new place to “dine or recline” in the Centennial State. October’s feature is the new Hilton Garden Inn Denver/Thornton, which opened its doors to the North Metro Denver community on May 22, 2019. This property …