corrida restuarant

Arch11 unveils Spanish-inspired design for Boulder eatery

When the highly anticipated Spanish-style steak and tapas restaurant Corrida opened its doors in downtown Boulder in March, guests were greeted by warm wood and neutral hues, white linens, modern lighting and unobstructed views of the surrounding Flatirons. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

June 3, 2018
zocalo's vita

Zocalo completes Vita in downtown Littleton

Zocalo Community Development’s Vita, a LEED Gold-targeted 55-plus mixed-use residential rental apartment community in the Denver metro area, is complete. The sustainable 159-unit apartment community is the latest development by Zocalo. KTGY designed the project. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 27, 2018
us olympic museum

GE Johnson tops out U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame

GE Johnson Construction Co., along with the U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame board of directors, staff, construction team, project partners, stakeholders, donors and community members, celebrated a construction milestone with the ceremonial placement of the last structural steel beam in the exhibit portion of the museum. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 18, 2018
76 commerce center

Hyde Development, Mortenson break ground on industrial park

Mortenson recently broke ground on the first phase of 76 Commerce Center, a 1.8 million square-foot, Class A industrial park in Brighton, developed by Hyde Development. The first phase is a 266,240-square-foot speculative building designed by Ware Malcomb and being built by Mortenson. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 14, 2018
bioscience 3

Mortenson breaks ground on next Fitzsimons bioscience building

The Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority broke ground recently on a new bioscience building at the Fitzsimons Innovation Community, a major milestone in the development of the 125-acre property, which will house laboratories, apartments, schools and hotels in the years a

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 7, 2018

Environmental Design wins awards for Centerra, Chapungu Sculpture Park

Environmental Designs, a full-service landscape company, was recently honored with two ELITE Awards by the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado. The company’s award-winning submissions included its work at Centerra and the local Chapungu Sculpture Park.

Kris Oppermann Stern

April 16, 2018
the lydian

Construction continues on The Lydian in Five Points neighborhood

Construction continues on the $50 million Lydian, an eight-story mixed-use development at 26th Avenue and Welton Street, in downtown Denver’s historic Five Points neighborhood at 2590 Welton St. It is being developed by Confluence Cos. and Palisade Partners.

Kris Oppermann Stern

April 12, 2018
red oak

Palace Construction to build Red Oak Park II

Boulder Housing Partners, the Housing Authority for the city of Boulder, selected Palace Construction to construct its latest affordable housing development, Red Oak Park II. Coburn Architecture will work with Palace Construction to expand Boulder’s existing Red Oak Park community.

Kris Oppermann Stern

April 9, 2018
bioscience 3

Mortenson breaks ground on Fitzsimons bioscience building

Mortenson broke ground earlier this month on the newest bioscience project at the Fitzsimons Innovation Community. Officials from the Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority joined dignitaries from the University of Colorado, the city of Aurora, the Aurora and Denver Metro Chambers, along with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman celebrated the groundbreaking.

Kris Oppermann Stern

April 6, 2018
platte fifteen

Adolfson & Peterson breaks ground on Platte Fifteen site

Adolfson & Peterson Construction recently began demolition of the now-vacant building on the northeast corner of Platte and 15th streets in downtown Denver. The property was formerly home to Natural Grocers and Confluence Kayaks; it represents the future site of Platte Fifteen, a five-story, 151,736-square-foot mixed-use development.

Kris Oppermann Stern

March 28, 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.