H.W. Houston Construction, DLR Group deliver expanded Pueblo Convention Center

Last month, H.W. Houston Construction and DLR Group celebrated the opening of the expanded Pueblo Convention Center with representatives from the city of Pueblo and the state of Colorado. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

June 23, 2019

Howell Construction completes Western Union’s global headquarters

Howell Construction, Gensler and Jacobs recently completed Western Union’s global headquarters relocation project, referred to as “Project Hometown.” The Western Union Co. is a Fortune 500 financial services and communications company that is now headquartered in the Denver Tech Center. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

June 16, 2019

Vertix Builders breaks ground on Zeppelin Development’s Kabin project in Rino

Vertix Builders last month broke ground on Zeppelin Development’s Kabin, 194 workforce housing units in River North at 3461 Ringsby Court. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

June 10, 2019

Hyder Construction breaks ground on The Hooper in Five Points

Hyder Construction last month broke ground on The Hooper, a nine-story, mixed-use project located at 2600 Welton St. in Denver’s historic Five Points neighborhood.Palisade Partners is developing the project, which is adjacent to the Rossonian Hotel.

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 31, 2019
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Pinkard completes Christian Living Communities’ Eagle Pointe office building

Christian Living Communities and the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce recently held a grand opening celebration for Eagle Pointe, CLC’s support office building in Meridian office park. Pinkard Construction Co. was the general contractor while Galloway Architects designed the project. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 24, 2019
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Pando Holdings, GH Phipps break ground on 135 Adams project

GH Phipps recently broke ground on 135 Adams, a fivestory micro-apartment building. Designed by Saiber Saiber for Pando Holdings, the development will include 37 units, which are approximately 300 to 800 square feet. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 17, 2019
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Turner tops out Denver Health’s Outpatient Medical Center; services to be centralized

Turner Construction recently topped out Denver Health’s new 293,000-square-foot Outpatient Medical Center.  Construction is on schedule for completion of the seven-story OMC in 2020.

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 12, 2019
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Johnson Nathan Strohe-designed condominium project opens its doors in Cherry Creek North

The Pauls Corp.’s Laurel Cherry Creek recently opened at 155 Steele St. in Cherry Creek North. Built by Haselden Construction and designed by Johnson Nathan Strohe, Laurel Cherry Creek is a 12-story, 260,255-square-foot luxury condominium community. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 5, 2019
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Mortenson breaks ground Emily Griffith Opportunity School redevelopment

Mortenson Construction last month broke ground on Stonebridge Cos.’ redevelopment of the historic original Emily Griffith Opportunity School into a pedestrian-friendly hotel and retail destination. Stonebridge Cos. serves as the property owner and developer, and will operate the future hotel upon the project’s completion. Mortenson is the design/builder. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

April 28, 2019
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Saunders breaks ground on 132,000-sf DU residence hall

Saunders Construction and the University of Denver recently broke ground on the new first year residence hall, which will be named the Dimond Family Residential Village thanks to a $5 million gift from the Dimond Family Foundation. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

April 22, 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.