Vertix Builders breaks ground on Parker medical office building, tops out WY surgery center

Vertix Builders began construction recently on the new Parker MOB III medical office building on the Parker Adventist Medical Campus. As a health care construction specialist, Vertix Builders will be working with a team that includes RTA Architects, Med Development and Parker Adventist.

Kris Oppermann Stern

January 20, 2020

In Modern Age, Buildings are Collections of Stories

When we study new languages, idiomatic phrases and linguistic similarities can drive us crazy. This study can also bring into perspective the idiosyncrasies of our native tongue and how baffling it can be for the newcomer. Homographs, for example, are words that are spelled the same but have different meanings offering a barrel of confusion for those who are learning English.

Building Dialogue

January 20, 2020

MW Golden Constructors builds Sandstone Ranch

MW Golden Constructors recently broke ground on Sandstone Ranch in Larkspur. It will be Douglas County’s newest open space when work is completed.

Kris Oppermann Stern

January 12, 2020

City Park Golf Clubhouse: A New Gathering Place in Heart of Denver’s Largest Park

City Park is one of Denver’s oldest gems. Sprawling over nearly 320 acres, the original design was inspired by Frederick Law Olmstead’s Central Park in New York, with looping carriageways, walking lanes and lakes with picturesque views across bucolic meadows.

Building Dialogue

January 12, 2020

Developers break ground on Hilltop Reserve senior living community

Ascent Living Communities, Focus Property Group and Blue Moon Capital Partners recently broke ground on a state-of-the-art senior living community in Denver’s Hilltop neighborhood. The former milk processing and distribution center will provide a contemporary, metropolitan-style living environment with community services and amenities for active seniors.

Kris Oppermann Stern

January 6, 2020

Law is Constant, but Lawyers are Not: Designing Office Space for the Next Generation

Law firm values are having to change exponentially in response to escalating real estate costs and evolving ideals of younger generations. Hierarchy and status may always be part of the law firm culture, but ... hierarchy and status are now achieved through cultural differentiation, superb technology and prime real estate.

Building Dialogue

January 6, 2020

Saunders Construction, 4240 Architecture kick off CSU student housing project

Saunders Construction Inc. in conjunction with 4240 Architecture Inc. were awarded the design and construction for Meridian Village, one of Colorado State University’s largest projects to date. At full build-out, Meridian Village will accommodate 1,600 students in both traditional and pod communities to continue to support student success and engagement.

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 30, 2019

Let’s Talk Net Zero: Preparing for Evolving Code

ASHRAE and IECC are headed toward creating net-zero energy standards for commercial buildings by 2030. California will have zero net energy building codes in place by 2030. It will not be too long before other states and cities adopt these standards as code.

Building Dialogue

December 23, 2019

Taylor Kohrs will build Capitol Hill low-income housing tax credit project

Taylor Kohrs, a Colorado-based general contractor for more than 36 years, will build Emerson Flats, a low-income housing tax credit project in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Kris Oppermann Stern

December 16, 2019

Platte Street Plaza: A Place to Sit and Stay a While

Denver’s Platte Street is one of the city’s most established and activated thoroughfares. Linking the Lower Highland neighborhood with downtown Denver, Platte Street achieves a unique sense of place by marrying the old with the new. Preserved and renovated historic properties pay homage to the area’s past as a hub of commerce and industry while forward-thinking mixed-use developments have ushered in a renewed sense of innovation along with new architectural possibilities.

Building Dialogue

December 16, 2019