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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The face of Colorado’s architectural community is quietly transforming, one firm at a time, as a new generation of designers nudges its way into a changing marketplace. With mergers and acquisitions already replacing many of our state’s iconic firms of the past – and other notable, long-established firms beginning the transition to new leadership – a change of guard is...