Curtis Fentress conferred with honorary Doctor of Fine Arts

Curtis Fentress, FAIA, RIBA, founder and principal in charge of design for Fentress Architects, was conferred with an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from his alma mater North Carolina State University. Honorary degrees represent NC State’s highest recognition of outstanding and distinguished contributions to scholarship, creativity, leadership and humanitarian or public service, and recognize individuals […]

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 19, 2020

Kirk Sausman joins Flintco as superintendent

Kirk Sausman joined Flintco as superintendent. Joining the company as superintendent, Sausman has more than 36 years of experience specializing in health care, office, education and hospitality projects. He has led field operations on a variety of large-scale integrated project delivery jobs in Colorado.

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 19, 2020

Lauren Martinez joins Flintco as project engineer

Lauren Martinez joined Flintco as a project engineer. She has a background in virtual design and construction. Martinez has a Master of Engineering from the University of Colorado Denver and a Bachelor of Architecture from Clemson University. Her experience in health care and higher education markets has been centered around her ability to solve complex problems […]

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 19, 2020

Doug Hanney joins Flintco as preconstruction manager

Doug Hanney joined Flintco as preconstruction manager. With 23 years in the industry, Hanney’s experience includes project planning and construction management, traversing both the owner’s representative role as well as the general contracting industry. His multifaceted background allows Hanney to integrate constructability and creative solutions in the design phase of his projects. As preconstruction manager, […]

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 19, 2020

Jonathan Guinn joins Flintco as project manager

Jonathan Guinn joined Flintco as project manager. The Colorado native has 19 years of industry experience both in construction management and design. His extensive background is in the health care, education and mixed-use office markets.

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 19, 2020

Construction projects continue in metro Denver despite COVID-19

Construction projects in Denver have been able to continue despite the challenges of COVID-19.

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 18, 2020

Elsy Studios delivers dynamic new Yes Communities HQ in Denver Tech Center

Elsy Studios, a Denver-based full-service commercial interior design firm, announced the completion of the design of Yes Communities’ new Denver headquarters. The 35,000-square-foot office space sits on the top floor of the newly built 5050 S. Syracuse St. building in the Denver Tech Center.

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 11, 2020

CBRE promotes Pete Schippits to president of Mountain-Northwest Division

Pete Schippits was promoted to president of advisory services for the Mountain-Northwest division of CBRE. In this role, Schippits has executive oversight for 12 CBRE offices across nine states.

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 4, 2020

Construction Associations lead the industry with 4-point COVID-19 response

When faced with adversity, it is often difficult to know who and what to trust when it comes to sources of information and sound guidance. As the commercial real estate and construction industry have been forced to make several difficult decisions during this COVID-19 pandemic, that affect not only their employees, but also their communities as a whole, industry associations have become even more crucial to share and disseminate up-to-date information.

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 3, 2020

JNS, Alliance celebrate topping out of West Denver affordable housing project

Alliance Construction Solutions recently topped out the Sheridan Station Apartments, an eight-story affordable housing project in west Denver. Designed by Johnson Nathan Strohe, the $29 million project is being developed by Mile High Development and Brinshore Development.

Kris Oppermann Stern

May 3, 2020

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.