Farm & Market Brings the Farm to the Urban Table

By Amanda Johnson, principal/interiors – LEED AP, OZ Architecture Within the confines of a quirky 1938 building at the gateway to RiNo Art District, a culinary revolution is sprouting – quite literally. Farm & Market, located at 2401 Larimer St., has made its grand debut, adding an exciting new option …


Female-Led Sustainable Home Decor Shop Opening at Dairy Block

SISTAIN, a content-first, community-curated platform for conscious shopping, is launching its first-ever storefront at FREE MARKET at Dairy Block. SISTAIN has collaborated with CONTEXTvintage to offer curated, casually luxurious vintage pieces alongside SISTAIN’s design-forward home goods. SISTAIN’s goal is to guide their community to live a more sustainable life by …


Alpine Bank Receives Gold-Level Recognition from Colorado Green Business Network

Alpine Bank has been recognized as a Gold-level member of the Colorado Green Business Network (CGBN). The CGBN is a voluntary program that encourages, supports, and rewards superior environmental performers that go beyond the requirements of environmental regulations and move toward the goal of true, operational sustainability. This is the …


Denver Among North American Cities Best Positioned to Withstand Climate Change Impacts  

Denver has emerged as a leader in climate change resilience by investing in and implementing sustainability measures, improving its ability to protect property values and attract real estate occupiers amid climate risks, according to a new analysis from CBRE. In its first North American City Sustainability Study, CBRE Econometric Advisors …

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Navigating Energize Denver Requirements: Property Managers, Are You Ready?

By David Myers, LEED AP O+M, vice president of operations at Corum Real Estate Group My first venture into the world of sustainability happened almost 10 years ago when I was working for Cushman & Wakefield out of California. At that time, new LEED buildings had started popping up more …


Saunders Publishes Thirteenth Consecutive Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Saunders Construction, Inc. has published its 13th consecutive Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. This report stands as a testament to Saunders’ continued investment in aligning its economic, environmental and social goals, reaffirming the organization’s commitment to the betterment of standards within the industry and the footprint it leaves behind. Saunders’ 2022 …

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Beyond the Essentials: Designing Resorts in Mountain Environments

Rebecca Stone, principal at OZ Architecture, leads the Resorts + Hospitality practice, designing some of the most high-profile resorts and private retreats in the country, including the award-winning Lone Rock Retreat in Bailey, the Viceroy Snowmass in Aspen and Kindred in Keystone, Colorado, and Oasis at Death Valley in Death Valley, California. Mile High …


Rowland+Broughton Showcase “Redefining Beauty” Installation in Venice, Italy

Colorado-based Rowland+Broughton Architecture / Urban Design / Interior Design is currently showcasing an installation at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023 in Venice, Italy, an international exhibition of architecture from firms around the world. Part of the European Cultural Centre (ECC), the installation is on view to the public at Palazzo …


BranchPattern Releases 2023 Benchmark Study on Embodied Carbon in US Industrial Real Estate

BranchPattern, a national sustainability and engineering firm, has released its highly anticipated 2023 Benchmark Study on Embodied Carbon in U.S. Industrial Real Estate. In partnership with five major industrial real estate developers (Affinius Capital, Bridge Industrial, Brookfield Properties, IDI Logistics, and Prologis), the study reviewed how the industry is defining …


Holcim US Elevates Sustainability in Colorado with Rollout of ECOPact™ Low-Carbon Concrete

Decarbonizing the nation’s ever-expanding urban built environment to stabilize global warming and the impact of population growth is more urgent than ever. The state of Colorado is pursuing one of the nation’s most ambitious climate action plans, working toward reduced emission targets of 50% by 2030 and 90% by 2050. …