Vertix Builders breaks ground on Parker medical office building, tops out WY surgery center

Vertix Builders began construction recently on the new Parker MOB III medical office building on the Parker Adventist Medical Campus. As a health care construction specialist, Vertix Builders will be working with a team that includes RTA Architects, Med Development and Parker Adventist.

Kris Oppermann Stern

January 20, 2020

MW Golden Constructors builds Sandstone Ranch

MW Golden Constructors recently broke ground on Sandstone Ranch in Larkspur. It will be Douglas County’s newest open space when work is completed.

Kris Oppermann Stern

January 12, 2020

Developers break ground on Hilltop Reserve senior living community

Ascent Living Communities, Focus Property Group and Blue Moon Capital Partners recently broke ground on a state-of-the-art senior living community in Denver’s Hilltop neighborhood. The former milk processing and distribution center will provide a contemporary, metropolitan-style living environment with community services and amenities for active seniors.

Kris Oppermann Stern

January 6, 2020

Saunders Construction, 4240 Architecture kick off CSU student housing project

Saunders Construction Inc. in conjunction with 4240 Architecture Inc. were awarded the design and construction for Meridian Village, one of Colorado State University’s largest projects to date. At full build-out, Meridian Village will accommodate 1,600 students in both traditional and pod communities to continue to support student success and engagement.

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 30, 2019

GE Johnson tops out Pikes Peak Summit Complex ahead of shortened winter schedule

Last month, GE Johnson and Peak Custom Fabrication crews erected and installed the highest steel beam on the Pikes Peak Summit Complex. Per tradition, the beam was flanked by the American and Colorado state flags.

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 23, 2019

Taylor Kohrs will build Capitol Hill low-income housing tax credit project

Taylor Kohrs, a Colorado-based general contractor for more than 36 years, will build Emerson Flats, a low-income housing tax credit project in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 16, 2019

Pickard Chilton-designed 1144 Fifteenth garners national attention as top 10 project

Pickard Chilton’s 1144 Fifteenth, a 40-story, 1.2 million-gross square-foot office tower project in Colorado that the firm designed for Hines, has been ranked fifth on Emporis’ 2018 Top Ten Skyscrapers List.

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 9, 2019

Sage Hospitality, partners break ground on River North hotel project

Sage Hospitality, along with Walnut Development Partners and EXDO Development, recently broke ground on a new hotel development in Denver’s River North Art District. The unnamed hotel is located at 3770 Walnut St., steps from the 38th and Blake commuter rail station.

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 2, 2019

Milender White breaks ground on Denver Metro Village senior housing project

Denver Metro Village, MGL Partners and Milender White began construction on the renovation and expansion project for DMV in Denver. Located on West Colfax Avenue off Quitman and Raleigh streets, DMV has been providing affordable housing for seniors for more than 50 years.

Kris Oppermann Stern

November 25, 2019

Partners Group opens its Colorado campus, built by Swinerton Builders

Late last month, Partners Group opened its new Americas headquarters, consisting of a newly constructed 129,400-square-foot campus in Broomfield. Swinerton Builders was the general contractor while Open Studio Architecture designed the project. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

November 18, 2019

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.