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New Assessment Tool Identifies Opportunities for Decarbonization

A brand new proprietary digital software assessment tool that identifies custom decarbonization, retrofitting, and cost savings opportunities for real estate investors and owners has been launched courtesy of Cushman & Wakefield. C&W Green Buildings was created through an exclusive partnership with CFP Green Buildings (CFP), a consultancy with a mission of …

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Denver’s Tallest Mass Timber Building Set to Break Ground in 2023

Denver’s tallest mass timber building will break ground in July 2023, Denver-based Tres Birds announced today. Situated in the RiNo Arts District, the 12-story multifamily building named “Return to Form” will be located at 3495 Wynkoop Street and will include 84 dwelling units including four penthouse units, 32 two-bedroom units, 32 one-bedroom …

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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.  …

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Unico Solar Gardens to Power T-Mobile Retail Locations

Excelsior Energy Capital, Unico Solar Investors and Namaste Solar recently broke ground on two community solar gardens in Greeley, totaling 4 megawatts of capacity. The single-axis tracker solar installations are designed and being built by Namaste Solar, an employee-owned cooperative based in Colorado. The installations are located on land leased …

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Historic Denver to Honor Buildings that Preserve Culture, Affordability and Sustainability in Denver

On Oct. 13, Historic Denver, Inc. will hold its 52nd Annual Dinner & Awards Program at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver. The nonprofit urban preservation organization will announce the recipients of its annual awards for projects and people preserving key historic buildings in Denver. This year’s preservation project award recipients include buildings that are …

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Colorado Public Radio Welcomes Honeybees to Rooftop

Through a partnership with Free Range Beehives, Colorado Public Radio recently installed three beehives on the roof of its new headquarters at Bridges Broadcast Center in Centennial. “When we found out this was an option for our building, we began exploring it right away,” said Stewart Vanderwilt, president and CEO …

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Cuningham Achieves Net Zero Carbon Across Firm’s Internal Operations

Cuningham, a national design firm, is proud to announce its internal operations are officially Net Zero Carbon. After a four-year effort to better understand the firm’s impact on the global environment, Cuningham — which has over 260 employees across six U.S. offices, including Denver — is now making a commitment …

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Cushman & Wakefield Move Closer Toward Achieving Net Zero Goal

Cushman & Wakefield announced earlier this month that its science-based target to reach net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its entire value chain by 2050 has been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The firm is among the first group of companies to have its net zero target …

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McKinstry Expands with Holistic Solar and Storage Solutions

McKinstry, a national construction and energy services firm, is helping clients achieve their climate and sustainability goals through an integrated suite of energy and facility services that has grown to include solar photovoltaics, distributed generation, battery storage systems, geothermal energy, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, community solar and more. Among the …

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PepsiCo Acquires 152 Acres for the Construction of 1.2M SQFT Manufacturing Facility

PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) has acquired nearly 152 acres of land at the Denver High Point development area where it will build a state-of-the-art, 1.2 million-square-foot manufacturing facility that is set to be the largest, most sustainable PepsiCo Beverages North America plant in the U.S. PepsiCo purchased the site from Westside …

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