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Kestrel designs addition for Martin Marietta in Denver West

In late 2016, Martin Marietta completed its move to 34,000 square feet in Denver West. At the beginning of 2018, Kestrel’s design team was asked to complete its first expansion, an additional 6,000 sf adjacent to the first-floor space.

Kris Oppermann Stern

January 6, 2019
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Etkin Johnson expands CTC portfolio with delivery of 2 buildings

Etkin Johsnon Real Estate Partners, a full-service, privately owned commercial real estate investment and development company based in Colorado, announced the completion of the new 109,386-square-foot FedEx distribution center at 2035 Taylor Ave. and a 136,610-sf speculative industrial/flex building at 700 Tech Court in the Colorado Technology Center in Louisville. “FedEx’s build-to-suit distribution center will […]

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 28, 2018
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Howell Construction completes 8 Shea Properties’ retail projects

Howell Construction and Humphries Poli Architects recently completed eight new core-and-shell retail buildings for Shea Properties. Located at 1493 Park Central Drive in Highlands Ranch, this project consisted of the full development of an 11-acre site, including a 570-stall parking lot, extensive landscaping, and landscape block retaining walls. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 20, 2018
stapleton punch bowl

2018 Mayor’s Design Awards winners include historic, new

Mayor Michael B. Hancock recently honored 17 projects for excellence in architecture, design and placemaking during the 2018 Mayor’s Design Awards ceremony. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 16, 2018
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G.H. Phipps tops out Lakehouse Residences

NAVA Real Estate Development, a Colorado-based development company, announced G.H. Phipps recently topped out construction of its 12-story Lakehouse development. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 10, 2018
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Haselden Construction completes Larimer County Loveland campus

Haselden Construction recently completed construction of the new Larimer County Loveland Campus. The 46,000-square foot administrative building accommodates Larimer County’s growing need for municipal services for Loveland and southern county residents. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 3, 2018
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Civitas-designed plaza breaks ground in historic downtown Golden

The much-anticipated new Calvary Episcopal Church Arapahoe Steps at Celebration Plaza in historic downtown Golden is underway. Breaking ground recently with a projected opening date in spring, the plaza project was designed by award-winning Denver urban design and landscape architecture firm Civitas.

Kris Oppermann Stern

November 25, 2018
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Weitz breaks ground on $87 million development

Weitz recently broke ground on Apartment Investment and Management Co.’s latest phase at 21 Fitzsimons: 253 homes on the site of the former Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. The new development will be in close proximity to 21 Fitzsimons Apartment Homes, a 600-apartment-home community that Aimco acquired in 2014. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

November 18, 2018
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Hoefer Wysocki designs Northglenn Justice Center

Hoefer Wysocki, an interdisciplinary architecture and design firm, has completed the design for the new Northglenn Justice Center, a 45,000-square-foot facility

Kris Oppermann Stern

November 11, 2018
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Construction underway on Observatory Row townhomes

Mile Hi Modern has announced the start of construction of Observatory Row townhomes in the Observatory Park neighborhood. The development includes 20 residences, ranging in size from 1,731 square feet up to 1,885 sf, in five different buildings. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

November 4, 2018

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.