Retailer perspective: 3 factors for a successful project
When our team purchased the Colorado franchise rights to Newk’s Eatery in December 2015, the retail market was hot. A year later, when we started researching sites, Denver’s market was on fire – a landlord’s
CREJOctober 30, 2017
Why dollar stores are the retailers of the future
Real estate investors and 1031 exchange buyers continue to gravitate toward single-tenant net lease properties as these properties typically offer long-term leases, minimal management responsibilities and
CREJOctober 30, 2017
Experiential Design: The Key to Human Spaces
Approaching downtown Denver from the west, growth, and therefore change, is undeniable. Cranes fill the skyline and as the descent from Millennium Bridge is made, an area devoid of hardly any structures just five years ago is now teeming with activity. In this sea of development, as an architect, it’s fascinating to consider what creates longevity in place-making and drives a compelling human experience.
Building DialogueOctober 30, 2017
Populous Designs Own Space with Connectivity in Mind
Populous is a global architecture and design firm with a portfolio including projects like Coors Field, Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, Pepsi Center, the 2012 Summer Olympic & Paralympic Games in London and the Super Bowl. The firm’s tag line of “Drawing People Together” defines its work in the aviation, convention center and sports markets.
Building DialogueOctober 23, 2017
Electrical design considerations for today, tomorrow and the future
Whether designing a new building or modifying an existing structure, health care projects require in-depth knowledge and expertise to stay current with ever-changing modifications in building codes and health care standards.
CREJOctober 21, 2017
Swedish Medical Center: Open for Business During Renovations
Functioning as a hospital first and a construction site second has become a mastered art form at the 100-year-old Swedish Medical Center in Englewood. An acute care hospital with 368 licensed beds, Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of 2,000 employees, 500 volunteers and more than 1,300 physicians.
Building DialogueOctober 16, 2017
Optimizing efficiences in design
In health care design, it is critical for project stakeholders to participate in development of the functional space program, articulating required adjacencies and how facility use and operations must be integrated with space planning.
CREJOctober 15, 2017
What to know about the upcoming R22 phase out
R22 refrigerant is being phased out and property managers and building owners are likely going to be caught off guard. The problem – good for the environment, bad for operating expense budgets
CREJOctober 9, 2017
Denver’s Safe Occupancy Program Protects All
In December, in an Oakland warehouse called the Ghost Ship, a fire broke out during a live show. The fire spread quickly; 36 people in the warehouse were killed. The interior had been illegally and unsafely modified to house an artist collective, including living units and performance space. After the tragedy, many pointed to the Bay Area’s affordable housing crisis as the driver of unsafe, underground spaces like this one.
Building DialogueOctober 9, 2017