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Miami-based Water Conservation Startup Investing in Denver

DENVER — EcoSystems, a Miami-based water and energy efficiency company founded by two brothers who represent the next generation of sustainable development, is investing in growth in the Denver market – specifically among multifamily properties and sustainable renovations. The company has hired Phil Tollios as project leader to oversee the Denver market growth and …

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Denver Pursues LEED for Cities Certification

DENVER — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) green building program, with support from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, has announced a new grant program designed to recognize the sustainability and green building achievements of U.S. cities pursuing LEED for …

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Highly Anticipated Zeppelin Station Opens March 12

DENVER – On Monday, March 12, Zeppelin Station — the creative workplace and market hall located at the 38th and Blake Station of the RTD commuter rail line in Denver’s RiNo neighborhood — will open its doors to the general public. The final culinary tenant at Zeppelin Station will be called “No Vacancy,” featuring …

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KEPHART Project Denizen Achieves Top Honors for Sustainable Design

DENVER – Denizen, a mixed-use, 275-unit, multifamily project with ground level retail, developed by D4 Urban and designed by KEPHART architects, has been recognized by the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) as one of the most sustainable multifamily communities in the nation. Denizen received top honors in the category of Best Example …

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Denver’s Most Famous Block to be Revitalized

By Katie Rapone Pending approval from the city, Denver’s iconic Larimer Square will undergo a major revitalization over the next several years that will include work to preserve the existing infrastructure as well as the addition of two new buildings, to be built in the alleys behind Larimer Square. Jeff Hermanson, in …

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New Climbing and Food Concept Coming to RiNo

DENVER — A first-of-its-kind shared fitness and food concept will open in RiNo this summer.  The 50,000-square-foot space — designed by local firms J Logan Architects and Oz Architecture — will feature both Movement Climbing + Fitness (the gym’s third location) and Improper City, a new hybrid food truck park-beer garden, much …

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Denver Property Managers Voice Green Roof Concerns

View here The new Denver ordinance that requires buildings more than 25,000 square feet to dedicate a percentage of their roof to green, vegetative space, has many property managers concerned about the impact the ordinance may have on the cost of running their buildings. In particular, the increased water costs associated …

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Platte Fifteen: One of the First Buildings in Denver to Use CLT

DENVER – Platte and 15th  Streets, formerly the home of Natural Grocers and Confluence Kayaks, will soon become the site for Platte Fifteen — a 151,736-square-foot mixed-use retail and restaurant space with a  7,000-square-foot rooftop deck. Designed by OZ Architecture, developed by Crescent Real Estate, LLC and to be built by …

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Colorado Falls to No.10 on USGBG List of LEED Buildings

DENVER — This week, The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the world’s most widely used green building rating system. The list ranks states in terms of certified square feet per resident in 2017. Colorado …

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Boulder Commons Welcomes Initial Tenants, Phase II in the Works

BOULDER – CBRE and Morgan Creek Ventures (MCV) recently announced that Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), Lathrop and Gage, CoreLogic, Meriwether, Morgan Creek Ventures, Andrea’s Salon and Vasu have joined Boulder County’s first aspiring net-zero commercial project as the first tenants in the building. The Boulder Commons project recently delivered with many of these tenants already occupying the …

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