Dallas developer lands 2 acre-site in Parker
Douglas County Property Location: Northwest Corner Pardee Street & Hess Road, also fronts SWC Triple Crown Drive & Pardee Street, Parker Property Description: Vacant land Land Size: 89,867 sf Sales Price: $1.2M, or $13.35 psf Reception No: 2018046972 Closing Date: 8/3 Grantor: Rice Investment Properties LLC (Marvin A. Boyd, mgr.) Grantee: Brytar Parker CO TLE LP, Scott…
John WinslowSeptember 13, 2018
School district pays $8.25 million for repositioned industrial site
Cherry Creek School District picked up an 88,238-square-foot industrial property on 10.5 acres in Centennial for $8.25 million. The district bought the property at 14603 E. Fremont Ave. in Centennial from Bow River Capital Partners. Bow River repositioned and rezoned the site after buying it from Conmed, a medical technology manufacturer, in 2016. The rezoning…
Jill Jamieson-NicholsJanuary 14, 2018
Tutt Library Marries Modern Past with Today’s Needs
The architect on Colorado College’s Tutt Library renovation and addition approached this project in a thoughtful manner. And no wonder: The 1962 library, designed by legendary architect Walter Netsch of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, is a stellar example of mid-century Modern architecture.
Building DialogueDecember 24, 2017
Denver Public Schools exercises right, buys building for $11.1M
Denver Public Schools acquired an educational facility at 11200 E. 45th Ave. for $11.1 million, or $97.62 per square foot. High Tech Early College, along with DSST, a science and technology charter school, occupy the 113,705-sf building. Ed Options LLC was the seller. John Emmerling, senior adviser at Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors, said the school…
Jill Jamieson-NicholsNovember 26, 2017
Designing Creative Collaboration School Spaces
The term “maker space” is getting a good deal of attention lately, especially in education environments. In fact, maker spaces have been part of a trend that began over a decade ago. The idea of making things, of course, is not new, but the concept of incorporating physical spaces within learning environments designed to foster greater cross-discipline collaboration and problem solving through creating things has just begun to really take hold.
Building DialogueNovember 6, 2017
Cherry Creek School District lands 42-acre site in Dove Valley
Arapahoe County Property Location: South Side of E. Broncos Way, ¼ mile east of S. Potomac St., also northeast side of S. Chambers Rd, Dove Valley Business Park, Englewood Property Description: Vacant business park land Land Size: 42.32 acres Sales Price: $5.8M, or $3.15 psf Reception No.: D7091378 Closing Date: 8/10 Grantor: Dove Valley Business…
John WinslowAugust 29, 2017
How globalization impacts Asian capital flow into U.S.
Globalization entails closer integration of the countries and peoples of the world. The failure of our world is not that we have too much globalization, but that there is too little.
CREJJune 5, 2017
‘Fabrication Hall’ design improves career paths for students
A new, state-of-the-art high school in Casper, Wyoming, is providing students interactive learning experiences and exposure to future careers. Pathways Innovation Center offers juniors and seniors in the Natrona County School System personalized education through four academies focused on multiple disciplines, including engineering and design.
CREJJune 4, 2017
Prospect Ridge Academy acquires 6.41 acres in Broomfield for expansion
Broomfield County Property Location: 16651 Alcott Way, Broomfield Property Description: Vacant land Land Size: 6.41 acres Sales Price: $1.44M, or $5.15 psf Reception No.: 2017003507 Grantor: NP Development Inc., Michael S. Warren, SVP, 970-962-9990 Grantee: PRA Building Corp c/o Prospect Ridge Academy, Ken Rooks, mgr. Closing Date: 3/21 Comments: See file plat recorded 2-3-2017, 2017001565, county of Broomfield.…
John WinslowApril 28, 2017
Regis Jesuit High School acquires 18-acre site for $6 million
Arapahoe County Property Location: Northwest corner South Olathe Street & East Arapahoe Road, (16501 E. Arapahoe Road), Aurora Property Description: 4,964-sf storage building, YOC 1978; 1,972-sf office building, YOC 1964; & 2,336-sf residential building, YOC 1960 (land value) Land Size: 18.06 acres Sales Price: $6M, or $7.65 psf Reception No.: D7038792 Grantor: Kenneth Raymond Brady, Trustee for Charles…
John WinslowApril 15, 2017