Pandemic Sparks Push for Safer Office Builds

Colorado’s developers and architects normally design office buildings to be resilient in the face floods, fires and those seemingly ever-changing tenant tastes. And while the desire for office spaces that minimize germ/bacteria/virus transfer has been batted around in cli ent meetings for years, most of the practices rarely, if ever, made it into the final design. Until now.

Building Dialogue

September 14, 2020

Avanti Food & Beverage Opens on Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall

Denver’s Avanti Food & Beverage has just opened its second Front Range location (in the Cheesecake Factory space), and it promises to deliver innovative dining options in its signature industrial funk aesthetic along with jaw-dropping views from a rooftop deck guaranteed to be the place to be downtown.

Building Dialogue

September 6, 2020

Swinerton Builders break ground on WTC Denver campus

Swinerton Builders recently demoed the site and began prep work in order to go vertical later this year on the World Trade Center Denver (hotel, office and parking structure), which will be in the River North neighborhood. Formativ, a Denver-based real estate development firm specializing in transformative mixed-use and commercial projects, and Memphis, Tennessee-based Kemmons Wilson Cos., are co-owners and developers of the 240,000-square-foot hospitality tower. Golub & Co., based in Chicago with a local office in RiNo, is partnering with Formativ on the 350,000-sf office building.

Kris Oppermann Stern

April 13, 2020

Platte Fifteen: Beautiful from Top to Bottom

As structure, purpose and possibility continue to evolve in commercial building construction, savvy developers have come to recognize the need and benefits of integrating nature’s regenerative powers into the places we live, work and play. Harnessing the power of nature through sustainability and Craftmanship, Platte Fifteen has arrived as a pioneer of progress with a new take on old means.

Building Dialogue

March 9, 2020

Emphasizing Experiences Produce Positive Outcomes for All

It’s one thing to design an aesthetically beautiful workplace. It’s quite another to design a workplace for the ongoing influence it has on occupants’ mindset, productivity and general well-being.

Building Dialogue

February 3, 2020

OZ Architecture designs Nancy Richardson Design Center at CSU

OZ Architecture led design on Colorado State University’s Nancy Richardson Design Center. The $19.2 million, state-of-the-art project covers 45,000 square feet and will further CSU's mission as a national leader in design. Salt Design in Fort Collins assisted OZ with the design while Saunders Construction was the general contractor.

Kris Oppermann Stern

September 16, 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

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 Stern

July 14, 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 Stern

July 1, 2019

Incorporating hotel amenities in older adult housing

As designers and architects of older adult residences, one of our primary goals is to create spaces that support integration and community. Of course, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to bringing different groups and generations together.

CREJ

April 22, 2019