GH Phipps, CSU break ground on ‘Bug Lab’ in Fort Collins

GH Phipps recently broke ground on Colorado State University’s Center for VectorBorne Infectious Diseases, fondly referred to by the team as the “Bug Lab,”  the new $22 million, 41,000-square-foot research facility.

Kris Oppermann Stern

August 30, 2019

The Hub: RiNo’s Biggest, Newest Office Buildings Fit Right In

Denver’s gritty and funky River North neighborhood, one-time warehouse district now hipster central, has been going through a makeover for the last decade. But, after last month’s $86 million sale of 13-acres in Denargo Market for a “game-changing development,” it’s clear that RiNo’s pace of grunge-to-upscale might be kicking into overdrive.

Building Dialogue

August 30, 2019

Northeast Denver Housing Center: Moline at Stapleton affordable apartments

Developed by Northeast Denver Housing Center, designed by Cuningham Group and built by Palace Construction, the Moline at Stapleton apartments will provide a home for 180 families earning up to 60% of Denver’s area median income and distributed among one-, two- and three-bedroom units.

Kris Oppermann Stern

August 26, 2019

Building Community-Minded Entertainment Complexes

When a professional sports team builds a new stadium or arena, it makes national news. The modern technology, enhanced amenities and overall “fan experience” are definitely headline-worthy. And with millions of people clamoring to see their favorite pro sports team in action, it’s understandable why so much time and attention is given to these 21st century coliseums. 

Building Dialogue

August 26, 2019

Koelbel, partners complete Westminster affordable housing project

Koelbel and Co., in partnership with Mile High Development and Longs Peak Advisors, recently completed 8877 Eaton St., 118 affordable housing units in the Downtown Westminster redevelopment of the old Westminster Mall. OZ Architecture designed the project, which Milender White began building in January 2018. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

August 19, 2019

Trends in Student Housing Programming, Design

In recent years, student housing development has been on the rise as a top priority at universities throughout the country – especially with the growing momentum of public-private partnerships (P3) for the building type. The university’s vision, mission and values are essential to consider when thinking about the program, design and long-term goals for these facilities.

Building Dialogue

August 19, 2019

Taylor Kohrs completes seniors apartments at Vistas at Panorama Pointe

Taylor Kohrs recently completed construction of the new Enterprise Green Community, Vistas at Panorama Pointe, in Westminster. The 63,000-square foot, four-story seniors apartment building includes 69 units with a combination of one- and two-bedroom floor plans with private balconies and covered parking. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

August 12, 2019

Turner Construction tops out Meow Wolf at Interstate 25 and Colfax

Turner Construction recently celebrated the placement of the final steel beam to the future home of Meow Wolf, a 101,000-square foot interactive art and entertainment museum located west of downtown Denver near Interstate 25 and Colfax. With this milestone, the team is one step closer to bringing the Santa Fe-based company to Denver area residents and visitors. 

Kris Oppermann Stern

August 5, 2019

Holistic Strategy for Active Learning Environments

Savvy institutions recognize the powerful role their physical environment plays in their marketing efforts and how it drives investment in their facilities. Studies have shown that campus appearance influenced the decision of prospective students between 62% and 80%.

Building Dialogue

August 5, 2019

Adolfson & Peterson tops out Brush Middle and High School project

Adolfson & Peterson recently topped out its Brush School District project. Located in rural Colorado, the school district received a Building Excellent Schools Today grant to address the health, safety, security and educational deficiencies in its current middle and high School.

Kris Oppermann Stern

July 29, 2019