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The “State of Green” in Denver

Cities and urban planners are becoming aware of the critical importance of considering how to make their cities greener. One of the primary reasons for increasing green areas is as a measure against the pressure of heat and extreme weather that is brought about by global warming. It is also …

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JE Dunn Completes CU Denver Student Housing and Learning Commons Project

JE Dunn Construction recently joined the University of Colorado Denver, Stantec, and other members of the design-build team to celebrate the delivery of the brand-new CU Denver City Heights Residence Hall and Learning Commons project. Construction on the project started in December 2019 and despite the impacts and challenges from …

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Boulder Retirement Community Receives Largest C-PACE Financing in Colorado History

Mapleton Hill Investments LLC has received $29.7 million in commercial property-assessed clean energy (C-PACE) financing for its continuing care retirement community Academy Mapleton Hill, located at 311 Mapleton Ave. in Boulder. Imperial Ridge Real Estate Capital, a national private commercial real estate capital provider based in Colorado, provided the financing—one of …

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Global Investment in Warehouse Management Systems Infrastructure for E-Commerce to Exceed $10B in 2030

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated explosive growth in e-commerce retail market share. A large ecosystem of warehouse refurbishment management software providers, new as a service companies, and logistics providers are expanding rapidly to meet demand. New and more efficient technologies are available to reduce energy intensity in this area, leading …

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McWhinney Strengthens Environmental Stewardship, Healthy Living at Centerra

By David Crowder and Celeste Smith At Centerra, the 3,000-acre master-planned community in Loveland, giving back and supporting impactful community engagements are key principles that help strengthen its connection to the broader Northern Colorado region. McWhinney, as the master developer of Centerra, continually looks for opportunities to support those in need while engaging …

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Denver to Adopt New 2021 Building and Fire Code

The City and County of Denver is adopting a new building and fire code, which will incorporate the 2021 series of international codes, as well as advance the voluntary 2019 Denver Green Code. The city will consider amendments to the 2021 international codes to ensure they work for Denver’s specific …

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New Industrial Building Breaks Ground at McWhinney’s Baseline

McWhinney has broken ground on its second flex industrial spec building at Baseline, a 1,100-acre master planned community in Broomfield. The new 152,761-square-foot industrial spec building will be located immediately east of McWhinney’s first Baseline flex industrial building near the intersection of Sheridan Blvd. and 160th Ave. The industrial project …

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Why 2021 is the Best Time to Maximize Returns on Solar

By Rachel Mountain, Commercial Solar Project Developer at Namasté Solar The opportunity to earn a compelling return on investment (ROI) by installing clean solar power on your commercial property has never been greater. Solar equipment prices are historically low, and many lucrative incentives will decline in the next two years. The Tax …

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Sustainable 86-Unit Apartment Community Breaks Ground at S’PARK

Construction is underway on Platform, a new 86-unit residential rental community on the site of the final parcel in S’PARK, a 6.8-acre mixed-use, mixed-income, transit-oriented development located in the heart of Boulder. The John Buck Company of Chicago and Element Properties of Boulder are the developers and KTGY is the designer …

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Centerra Metro District Celebrates Earth Day with Sustainable Initiatives

Centerra Metro District strives to positively impact the planet, not just for Earth Day but every day of the year. Throughout the last several years, the Metro District has launched a series of sustainability initiatives to conserve water and encourage the use of alternative transportation. Water Conservation Through partnerships with …

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