Boulder to see first net-zero development

A 100,000-square-foot office/retail development in Boulder will break ground in more ways than one.

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“We’re the first net-zero project in Boulder and one of the first in the country that I know of that hasn’t been built by either the government or a foundation,” said Andrew Bush of Morgan Creek Ventures in Boulder.

A joint venture of Morgan Creek Ventures and San Francisco-based New Island Capital, Boulder Commons will consist of two four-story buildings to be built just north of the transit center at Boulder Junction. It is set to break ground in late January.

“We believe in Boulder Junction and the transit village,” said Bush. “I think downtown will always be the center of Boulder, but we feel like this will be a second center of activity,” he said.

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Read the entire article in CREJ’s Dec. 2-15 issue.

Jill Jamieson-Nichols has been an Editor with the Colorado Real Estate Journal for more than 15 years, providing coverage of office, industrial, hospitality and mixed-use development news in the Denver metro area, plus all property types in Northern Colorado, Boulder County and along the Highway 36 corridor. Prior to joining CREJ, Jill was Editor of…