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How Certifications Help Your Occupants Feel Safe

By Dannie DiIonno, Net Zero Advocacy Manager, BranchPattern  There seems to be an endless supply of building certifications all advertised to building owners to increase property value and help recruit tenants. Some building certifications focus on sustainability and the benefits the building can have on the planet, while others focus on health, …

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Patrinely Group Secures First Tenant at Block 162

Denver-based law firm Sherman & Howard L.L.C. has signed a lease at Block 162, a 30-story, 606,000-square-foot, Class A speculative office building, located at 675 15th Street, between Welton and California Streets in downtown Denver. This lease represents the largest new office lease signed in downtown Denver in the past …

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Denver Water OCR Project Awarded Multiple LEED Certifications

Denver Water recently announced that eight buildings in its Operations Complex Redevelopment (OCR) project have been awarded Platinum, Gold, and Silver levels of LEED certification. Denver Water’s OCR project took nearly a decade to plan and construct. The 34.6-acre complex on W. 12th Avenue in Denver has conducted operations at …

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DevelopmentEnergySustainability

Miller’s Landing Project Recommits to C-PACE Program

Douglas County Commissioners have voted in favor to once again provide C-PACE financing for P3 Advisors’ Miller’s Landing project — one of Southeast Denver’s newest, mixed use commercial development projects.  C-PACE (Colorado Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy) is a program that connects commercial property owners with loans for energy and water efficiency technology, …

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Aspen Snowmass to Debut All-Electric Slope-Side Development

East West Partners will begin construction this April on Electric Pass Lodge in Aspen Snowmass — one of the first of its kind slope-side, ski in/ski out for-sale residences that is 100 percent powered by renewable energy. The building will include 53 ski-in/ski-out, for-sale residences at the base of the iconic …

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Vectra Bank to Break Ground on Corporate Center at I-25 and Belleview

Denver-based Vectra Bank will hold a virtual groundbreaking ceremony this week to mark the start of construction on the bank’s new corporate center at I-25 and Belleview Station. The three-year, multi-million-dollar project represents a significant real estate investment during an uncertain and challenging time. The 127,000-square-foot, nine-story, mixed-use building, scheduled …

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Major Restoration on Tap for Denver’s South Platte River

A leader in river restoration and development, S2O Design and Engineering has been selected to execute a signature component of downtown Denver’s River Mile development—the restoration of the iconic South Platte River. The effort will incorporate sustainability, aquatic and riparian habitat enhancements, and flood control along a more than 1-mile-long …

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Peak Development Group Assumes Ownership of Colorado’s First Geosolar Community

Peak Development Group, a Denver-based real estate developer focused on well-located and unique residential, commercial, hospitality and multi-family projects, announced the firm has acquired Colorado’s first geosolar community, Geos Neighborhood, in Arvada. Peak Development, in partnership with co-developer Laudick & Laudick Engineering, LLC, plans to complete the public infrastructure and …

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Restoration of Historic Pancratia Hall Underway

The first phase of Westside Investment Partners’ master plan that will transform the historic Loretto Heights campus into a vibrant new community, is now underway. The historic Pancratia Hall, located at 3001 S. Federal Blvd, will be converted into 72 units of affordable housing to be known as Pancratia Hall …

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Modular Construction: Affordable, Fast, and Green

By Daniel Gray Commercial construction often involves significant costs, project timelines, materials waste, and environmental impacts.  While the construction industry has made enormous strides in construction technology, concerns about worker safety, project efficiency, and environmental damages remain. Construction sites produce 56 million tons of debris every year and account for …

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