Union Tower West – from Dusty Lot to Stunning Gem
Gordon Beckman, acclaimed design director for John Portman & Associates, sits in Union Station pondering the firm’s first project in Denver, LoDo’s Union Tower West.
Building DialogueDecember 5, 2016
Sunrun: Imprinting Company Culture into a Turnkey Sublease
Mention a turnkey sublease, and “unique” and “branded” are not typically the first descriptors that come to mind. Efficient? Yes. Cost-effective? Sure. But in this issue’s End User column, the team responsible for Sunrun’s fresh new Denver space demonstrates that with a strategic approach, a lot of creativity and flexibility – and a bit of psychology – you really can have it all.
Building DialogueNovember 14, 2016
Joule’s Energy Speaks to Urban Dwellers
The Page Denver office has been located in a historic LoDo building for the last two years, but prior to being in this location, we were located in a small building within the Golden Triangle.
Building DialogueOctober 31, 2016
Planning for the Continuum of Attainable Housing
As Colorado continues its phenomenal growth, housing availability remains a top priority throughout the state. From the greater metropolitan area to mountain communities, attainable housing is in short supply.
Building DialogueOctober 17, 2016
Building a Legacy: Robert Outland, MOA Architecture
Architect Robert Outland, AIA, AICAE, LEED, AP, is a cultural interpreter, with a penchant for designing spaces that deliver to clients a perfect fit of the tangible, functional and emotional.
Building DialogueOctober 2, 2016
SkyHouse Denver: Built for Speed
Though the complexities of building a modern high-rise are many, the challenge of doing it better and faster than before has long been the spirit that drives success in an ultracompetitive market.
Building DialogueSeptember 19, 2016
Buchanan: ‘Denveright’ Leads Denver’s Growth
One might think that Denver’s recent growth presents unique challenges. While growth challenges do exist, it’s not a new condition. In late 1800s and into the early 19th century, Denver’s growth left our city ugly and lacking in beauty. Ugly until Mayor Speer adopted a national “City Beautiful” concept, which left his indelible imprint on Denver.
Building DialogueSeptember 1, 2016
Project Management: Gusto’s Office Project Lives up to its Name
It seems like yesterday that we got the call on the Gusto project. Would we be interested in assembling a design and construction team to build out 37,000 square feet in record time? Gusto plans to build a large team in Denver over the next several years.
Building DialogueAugust 11, 2016
Welltok: Looking at a Corporate Real Estate Project ‘Inside Out’
Typically, the emphasis in a corporate real estate project is on the front end: the brokerage transaction and initial project scope. But a recent International Facility Management Association panel discussion, featuring the team behind complex deals including the Welltok corporate headquarters relocation, turned that notion on its head, suggesting that successful projects have much deeper roots.
Building DialogueJuly 31, 2016
Stanley Marketplace: Reinventing industrial history for the mixed-use Stapleton of today
A stone's throw from Denver city limits, Stanley Aviation manufactured ejection seats for military aircraft at its Aurora factory from more than 50 years starting in 1954. After the 140,000-square-foot, two-story facility shut down in 2007, the 22-acre site sat quietly in the shadows of the booming residential redevelopment of the old Stapleton airport.
Building DialogueJuly 20, 2016