hilton garden inn

1999 Chestnut Place: Denver’s historic past, bright future

As the newness starts to settle around Union Station, commonalities between Denver’s past, present and future begin to emerge as the city’s evolving architectural legacy continues to be revealed. Enter 1999 Chestnut Place, a new 12-story, 233-key hotel located on the far outer edge of the redevelopment zone where Chestnut street branches off the 20th street viaduct.

Building Dialogue

March 10, 2019
the henry

The Henry: Modern Sophistication with a Nod to Denver’s Prairie Style Roots

The Henry sits on a 4-acre, triangle-shaped parcel in the Gates redevelopment area framed by East Mississippi, South Sherman and the Valley Highway/light rail lines. After some careful study, Carmel Partners came on board as owner, developer and contractor. 

Building Dialogue

March 3, 2019
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Growth in Colorado Springs Drives Wellness Focus

The charming town of Colorado Springs, founded by Gen. William Jackson Palmer in 1871, has long been a popular destination. The beautiful scenery welcomed U.S. and international visitors, and the plentiful sunshine and dry climate drew those seeking health benefits.

Building Dialogue

February 25, 2019

Lone Tree, RidgeGate Embrace Attainable Housing

Attainable housing choices are essential to metro Denver’s continued economic growth and development. In the Lone Tree/Douglas County region, the challenge is even greater given the current median home price of over $600,000 and the median apartment rental price of approximately $2,000 per month.

Building Dialogue

February 18, 2019
closed office plan

The Closed-Plan: Is Office Shame a Factor?

Even the concept of a closed-plan office today seems unacceptable if not wildly unimaginable. Most office employees likely don’t know what a closed office even looks like. And why would they? The seismic shifts in workplace design have illustrated just how fleeting a cultural movement can be in a relatively short period of time. 

Building Dialogue

February 10, 2019
the breakers

Key Factors for Successful Historic Renovations

Modern architecture and construction have evolved in the past 15 to 20 years to the point that buildings all across the world are becoming art forms and models of sustainability.

Building Dialogue

February 3, 2019
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Prologis: Move to LoDo Fosters Communication

When warehouse powerhouse Prologis, the world’s leader in logistics real estate, decided to relocate their operational headquarters from the outskirts of Denver to a historic and artsy micro district in Denver’s urban core, they put a stake in the ground, thereby initiating a paradigm shift that would re-energize their workforce and re-establish their Denver operations. 

Building Dialogue

January 27, 2019
laurel cherry creek

Making an Entrance: A Look at the Luxurious Laurel Cherry Creek

Cherry Creek North is no stranger to luxury, but with the addition of the neighborhood’s tallest for-sale condos, the bar has just been raised. Laurel Cherry Creek, developed by Pauls Corp., is an urban haven that combines the comforts of home with the design of a high-end resort.

Building Dialogue

January 20, 2019
dairy block

Edge Conditions: Zones Where Intrigue Happens

Edge conditions are the boundary zones where most of what intrigues us happens; the beaches, the sunsets, of architecture. Like waves on a shoreline, the edge conditions ebb and flow and are in constant states of change; existing as neither land nor water, they are both and neither.

Building Dialogue

January 13, 2019
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Construction Costs and How to Manage Them

Since the economy rebounded from the Great Recession, rising construction costs have become a hot topic in the real estate community, particularly here in Colorado, where growth has outpaced the national average and it seems like a new building goes up every day. 

Building Dialogue

January 6, 2019