Hines Pledges to Increase Investment Focus on Life Science Sector

Hines recently outlined its plan to place a larger emphasis on investing in more life sciences sector opportunities. This market outlook is supported by the heightened focus the pandemic has placed on life sciences within the commercial real estate industry. According to CBRE, Denver is the tenth-largest U.S. life sciences market …


1900 Lawrence to Break Ground March 2022

1900 Lawrence, a 30-story, Class A office tower located in Denver’s West CBD submarket, has received the go-ahead to begin construction in March 2022. Riverside Investment & Development Company and Convexity Properties have partnered with Canyon Partners Real Estate LLC that made an $80 million preferred equity investment in the development concurrent …


Demand for New Lab Space More Than Double Available Supply in Denver

Demand for new life sciences lab space is outpacing speculative construction, according to a new CBRE report on the booming U.S. life sciences market. In the Denver-Boulder area, over 35 tenants are seeking nearly 1.5 million square feet of lab space, compared to a construction pipeline of 635,000 square feet. Voracious …


Starting Together: GE Johnson Raises Mental Health Awareness

In November 2021, GE Johnson hosted a mental health awareness week themed Starting Together. The week was used as a time for the company to talk about mental health at work and provide some tools for improving mental health at work and at home. A 2020 study found that 83 percent of …

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East West Partners to Redevelop Cherry Creek West 

A new place to live and work with an emphasis on pedestrian movement over car travel is coming to Cherry Creek West. Denver-based real estate and community developer East West Partners announced today that it is launching a transformative redevelopment of the land immediately west of the Cherry Creek Shopping Center in Cherry Creek.   As owners of …


RTA Architects Receives National Recognition from the Association for Learning Environments

RTA Architects, an award-winning Colorado Springs-based architectural and interior design firm, was recently recognized with an LEsolutions Planning and Design Award from the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE), one of the Association’s highest honors, for its design of the Lake City Community School (Hinsdale County School District RE-1, Lake City, …


Hines Achieves WELL Health + Safety for Over 100 Properties

Hines, the international real estate firm, has earned WELL Health-Safety Rating labels for over 100 of its properties, representing 42 million net rentable square feet across its portfolio. Created by the International WELL Building Institute ™ (IWBI ™), the WELL Health-Safety Rating is an evidence-based, third-party verified rating that recognizes …

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A Window into the Future of Denver’s Office Sector: View Smart Windows Drive a ‘Flight to Quality’ in the Mile High City

By Marisa Mendenhall, View, Inc. With their first office development in Denver, Schnitzer West set out to develop a best-in-class property that reflected the healthy and active lifestyles of the people who live there. They designed Civica Cherry Creek to include a rooftop terrace, bike storage, and floor-to-ceiling smart windows from View, Inc. …


Decatur Fresh Market to Open in Denver Food Desert

Denver Housing Authority (DHA) just announced Decatur Fresh Market, operating under the Youth Employment Academy (YEA), will open in the Sun Valley neighborhood of West Denver on November 2 at 7 a.m. Decatur Fresh is an international grocery market, workforce training program, and community space for the Sun Valley Neighborhood and broader West Denver community. …


Denver Lands Top Spot for STEM Job Growth

STEM jobs (an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) have certainly played a critical role in helping to counter and/or live with the impacts of COVID-19. RCLCO Real Estate Consulting, a leading national real estate advisory firm, has announced the results of their 2021 STEM Job Growth Index (STEMdex), …