Kris Oppermann Stern is publisher and editor of Building Dialogue, a Colorado Real Estate Journal publication, and editor of CREJ's construction, design, and engineering section, including news and bylined articles. Building Dialogue is a quarterly, four-color magazine that caters specifically to the AEC industry, including features on projects and people, as well as covering trends in design, construction, interior design, development and more. Kris joined CREJ as an editor in 1998, after serving as editor of the Colorado Springs Business Journal. Kris earned her Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Mass Communication, from the University of Colorado at Boulder. When not covering Colorado’s commercial AEC community, she enjoys Pilates, reading, traveling, walking her Golden Retriever and cheering on her hockey-playing son.

GE Johnson Construction tops out 260 North

260 North

GE Johnson Construction Co. recently topped out 260 North Josephine, bringing Cherry Creek North.Owner Elevation Development Group, architect Open Studio Architecture and general contractor GE Johnson have collaborated to deliver this project across multiple zoning boundaries and in an extremely dense work area.

Kris Oppermann Stern

April 14, 2019

Unico completes nearly $2M renovation of Colorado Square

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Unico Properties recently completed a $1.9 million renovation of the 257,253-square foot, 14-story Colorado Square building, located at the corner of Pikes Peak Avenue and North Nevada Avenue in downtown Colorado Springs. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

April 7, 2019

Haselden tops out projects on Colorado Mountain College Glenwood campus

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Haselden Construction recently topped out two new buildings at Colorado Mountain College’s Spring Valley campus in Glenwood Springs. Haselden is building a 34,000-square-foot fitness center and the 16,000-sf Ascent Center, which will serve as the welcome center and entrance focal point for the campus. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

April 1, 2019

Civitas redesigns 2 iconic Denver parkways as pedestrian friendly

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Denver urban design and landscape architecture firm Civitas has designed two Denver parkways. The firm’s design is under construction, transforming the four-lane arterial Alameda Parkway in the Belmar area of Lakewood.

Kris Oppermann Stern

March 25, 2019

Pinkard delivers Koelbel and Co.’s Sienna Sloans Lake

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Pinkard Construction recently delivered Sienna Sloans Lake, which was designed by Van Meter Williams Pollack. Koelbel and Co. and Trailbreak Partners developed the 49-unit affordable apartment project on the old St. Anthony Hospital campus. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

March 17, 2019

AP breaks ground on CU Boulder College of Music bldg. addition

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Adolfson & Peterson recently broke ground on the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music building addition. The addition will mark a major step toward consolidating College of Music programming into one facility.

Kris Oppermann Stern

March 10, 2019

Pinkard completes renovation of Sierra Vista affordable apartments

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Pinkard Construction, with owner Sierra Vista Housing Partners, owner’s representative The ITEX Group, and Workshop8 architects, has completed renovations of the $10.9 million Sierra Vista affordable apartments in Denver.

Kris Oppermann Stern

March 3, 2019

Construction is complete on Yale 25 Station apartment project

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Construction is complete on the Yale 25 Station apartments located at 5121 E. Yale Ave. in Denver. Yale Station is a five-story, transit-oriented apartment complex located in the heart of Denver close to restaurants, shopping and transportation. Jordon Perlmutter & Co. developed the project, which was designed by OZ Architecture and built by Shaw Construction.

Kris Oppermann Stern

February 25, 2019

Rooftop construction begins at 1001 17th St. in Denver

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Franklin Street Properties, which owns 1001 17th St., has been gradually mixing up its tenant roster to keep pace with the evolution of the Denver market from energy and law firms to software and internet companies. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

February 18, 2019

Rev360 project readies to break ground in RiNO

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Rev360 – formerly known as Revolution360 and recently rebranded to reflect the evolution of the project – is a mixed-use building in River North being developed by Revolution 360 LLC, a joint venture comprising general partner Ed Haselden, Keystone Equities, Rob Cohen, Tributary Real Estate and Avenue Property Group. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

February 10, 2019