The Future of Cities: Embracing Inclusiveness, Diversity
Cities are deceptive places. Walk down a sidewalk in a city such as Denver and it feels a lot like a geological formation – a canyon or a steep ravine. And like geological formations, cities change. The photographer John Fielder’s wonderful book “Colorado” demonstrates this vividly.
Building DialogueJuly 19, 2019
Milender White breaks ground on $78M Parkside @ City Centre
Milender White broke ground on the construction of Parkside @ City Centre. A future transit-orientated community located at 14531 E. Alameda Ave., Parkside will feature 216 market-rate, multifamily apartments and 36,000 square feet of retail on 5.6 acres.
Kris Oppermann SternJuly 14, 2019
It’s Time for a New Workplace Narrative: Moving Past Open Versus Closed Spaces
Today’s organizations are challenged with creating work environments for employees that stretch over five generations, that attract and retain the best talent and, above all, provide a great experience at work. The debate around workplace environments continues to generate significant attention.
Building DialogueJuly 14, 2019
The Evolution of Denver Plazas, Private to Public
In the early 1980s, a development trend made popular in Chicago and New York, known commonly as the “plaza bonus,” made its way to Denver. This tower-in-a-park philosophy was created in larger cities to encourage developers to provide useable public space at the street level by providing incentives allowing buildings to exceed heights and square footage limits, typically governed by zoning.
Building DialogueJuly 7, 2019
Adolfson & Peterson tops out Platte Fifteen, Denver’s 1st CLT project
Adolfson & Peterson Construction recently topped out its Platte Fifteen project, which was designed by OZ Architecture and is owned by Crescent Real Estate.
Kris Oppermann SternJuly 1, 2019
Architecture Designed to Make a Difference
They were going to build Attention Homes Apartments, Boulder’s first supportive housing community for homeless 18- to 24-year-olds in downtown Boulder’s historic Whittier neighborhood, right across the street from my office.
Building DialogueJune 30, 2019
H.W. Houston Construction, DLR Group deliver expanded Pueblo Convention Center
Last month, H.W. Houston Construction and DLR Group celebrated the opening of the expanded Pueblo Convention Center with representatives from the city of Pueblo and the state of Colorado.
Kris Oppermann SternJune 23, 2019
Denver Health OMC: Colorado’s 1st Full-Bolted Moment Frame System
Turner Construction Co. recently celebrated the topping out of the new Denver Health Outpatient Medical Center. This marked the completion of the first-ever Sideplate, fully bolted, moment frame, steel connection system in Colorado.
Building DialogueJune 23, 2019
Howell Construction completes Western Union’s global headquarters
Howell Construction, Gensler and Jacobs recently completed Western Union’s global headquarters relocation project, referred to as “Project Hometown.” The Western Union Co. is a Fortune 500 financial services and communications company that is now headquartered in the Denver Tech Center.
Kris Oppermann SternJune 16, 2019
SOVA on Grant: A Timeless Building Joins Uptown
The Uptown neighborhood of Denver is filled with exceptional dining, boutique shopping and exciting nightlife. Living in the highly walkable Uptown neighborhood means that some of the best culture and fun that Denver has to offer is right outside your front door.
Building DialogueJune 16, 2019