ConstructionDiversityFeatureQ&A

Celebrating Women in Construction Week

By Katie Rapone, editor Since 1953, the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) has been advocating for women in the construction industry and helping create a support network for those women in the field. Women in Construction Week, March 7-13, was started to highlight women as a vital part …

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ArchitectureDiversityFeatureQ&A

Q&A with Liz McDonald, Principal of Johnson Nathan Strohe

Liz McDonald, principal at JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, is a dynamic leader known for designing and delivering spaces that achieve the perfect balance of creativity and practicality. As the firm’s youngest principal, she oversees the firm’s multifamily division, leading projects that are at the forefront of housing trends. Facts about Liz: Married …

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ConstructionFeatureQ&A

Q&A with Scott Farrell, President of i2 Construction

Scott Farrell, LEED AP, is president and partner at Denver-based i2 Construction, a full service general contractor with a focus on complex commercial construction projects — ranging from brand forward corporate interiors and technical medical/laboratory facilities, to new building construction and exterior additions/improvements. While embracing his roots of growing up in a …

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InvestmentQ&A

Q&A with Piper Pierce, president of Collegiate Peaks Bank DTC

Piper Pierce, a banking industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience, will serve as president of Collegiate Peaks Bank’s new location in the Denver Tech Center, located at 5450 Greenwood Plaza Blvd. Pierce recently shared with Mile High CRE, her optimistic outlook on the south metro real estate market. Why did …

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ArchitectureFeatureQ&A

Architect of the Month: Lauren Falcon, Associate AIA, Stantec

Lauren Falcon, Assoc. AIA was raised northwest of St. Cloud, Minnesota in a town named Albany. Growing up, Falcon was surrounded by carpenters, ceramic artists and hobby enthusiasts who suggested pursuing architecture to her when she was in high school. She then went on to pursue an architectural master’s degree …

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ArchitectureFeatureQ&A

Architect of the Month: Dennis Humphries, AIA Principal, RATIO/HPA

Dennis Humphries, principal at RATIO/HPA has been practicing architecture for more than 40 years and designing award winning civic buildings for decades. Having been principal-in-charge for over 80 public library projects, he has completed more public library work than any other architect in Colorado. Dennis has also played an important …

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Affordable HousingDevelopmentFeatureQ&A

Q&A with Dontae Latson, CEO of Rocky Mountain Communities

Dontae Latson joined Rocky Mountain Communities (RMC) as the chief executive officer in July 2019. Dontae is a servant leader with more than 20 years of experience and 15 years as an executive leader in the human services arena. Founded in 1992, RMC owns and operates 1,032 affordable apartments throughout Colorado, …

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ArchitectureCRE PeopleFeatureQ&A

Architect of the Month: Adam Harding, AIA, Partner, Roth Sheppard Architects

Adam Harding, AIA, LEED® AP is partner at Roth Sheppard Architects, a nationally-recognized Denver architecture firm, known for its award-winning restaurant, retail and law enforcement design throughout the West. Adam received his degree in Environmental Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2000. He joined Roth Sheppard in 2004, and …

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ArchitectureFeatureQ&A

Architect of the Month: Kristen Rutledge, AIA Shears Adkins Rockmore (SA+R)

By Nicole C. Marshall, Curated Communications Shears Adkins Rockmore (SA+R) is a Denver-based architecture, planning, and interior design studio that specializes in urban projects. Kristen Rutledge joined the SA+R team in 2012 and was made an associate in 2019. Her attention to detail is unmatched and has played a big part in …

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ArchitectureQ&A

Q&A with Tia Jenkins, President of Kieding

Since 1995, Tia Jenkins has been a trailblazer at Kieding, a Denver-based interior architecture and design firm. Joining the firm as a senior project manager, she quickly established herself as an expert in documentation and code issues across the many municipalities of metro Denver. Her work ethic and dedication to client service …

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