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Colorado Sees Growth in Life Sciences Employment and Federal Funding

Colorado continues to see growth in life sciences employment and federal funding, according to a new report from CBRE. Clinical trials for new drugs, persistent job growth, more federal funding, and ample cash reserves for the industry’s larger companies will influence the rapidly growing market for life sciences real estate.  …


¡Viva! Streets: Downtown Denver’s First-Ever Large-Scale Ciclovía Begins May 14

On Wednesday, April 12, the Downtown Denver Partnership joined with the City and County of Denver and a coalition of community partners to announce ¡Viva! Streets, Denver’s first-ever large-scale Ciclovía — the term given to the temporary closing of certain streets to motorized vehicles for cyclists and pedestrians. Over four Sundays May through August beginning on …


Denver is the Most Climate-Resilient City in the U.S.

Architectural Digest has rated 50 major cities across the United States based on population, historical weather data, and more to determine the most climate-resilient cities in the United States. Denver ranks No.1. Communities invested in renewable energy sources are well-positioned to adapt to a changing climate and will become increasingly more desirable …


Safe and Healthy Colorado Coalition Calls for Phasing Out New Oil and Gas Permits by 2030

Ahead of Earth Day 2023, Safe & Healthy Colorado, a grassroots coalition of dozens of endorsing community and statewide organizations, has launched a statewide ballot initiative for a gradual phase out of new oil and gas permits by 2030, curtailing fracking first in the most polluted communities and promoting a just …


Anschutz Health Science Building Wins Excellence in Construction Pyramid Award

MTech Mechanical announced its work on the Anschutz Health Science Building in Aurora has earned the company a national Excellence in Construction® Pyramid Award, presented during the ABC Convention 2023 in Orlando, Florida, on March 16. The EIC awards, presented to 82 of the nation’s top construction projects in 2022, are the …

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Agilent Technologies Breaks Ground on $725M Manufacturing Facility in Frederick

On Feb.16, leaders from Agilent Technologies Inc. joined Colorado Governor Jared Polis and local government officials to break ground on Agilent’s $725 million investment to double manufacturing capacity of therapeutic nucleic acids in Frederick, Colorado. The investment will create more than 160 life science jobs in the Frederick area; contribute …

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Nearly 1 MSF of Lab Space Underway in Metro Denver

The Denver-Aurora-Boulder metro area is one of the most-balanced life sciences markets in the nation, according to a new report from CBRE. The region saw only moderate increases in lab vacancy and asking rates in the fourth quarter, and a growing pipeline of lab projects under construction is poised to …

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Denver’s Life Sciences Funding Sees YoY Increase

Cushman & Wakefield has published new insights on Life Sciences Funding. Private capital funding has accelerated growth in the life sciences sector over the last decade. Record flows to the sector helped drive up valuations in preparation for initial public offerings (IPOs), which hit a record in 2020. While the …


Granite Properties Becomes Fitwel Champion and Certifies Plaza Tower One

As part of Granite Properties’ commitment to providing wellness-focused workspaces, the commercial real estate investment, development and management company is pleased to announce that Plaza Tower One, a Class-A office building in Greenwood Village, has earned Fitwel Certification. Granite also announced today it has become a Fitwel Champion, and has certified five office buildings.  …


New JLL Report Ranks Denver 15th for Life Sciences

JLL’s 2022 Life Sciences Research Outlook & Cluster Rankings, which explores the current state of the industry and identifies trends affecting current and future demand for lab space, ranks Boston, the Bay Area and San Diego as the top three life science clusters and Denver 15th on the list.  Additionally, through …