Tagged: construction

Green RiNo: New project at 28th and Blake to include 20,000-square-foot garden

Green RiNo: New project at 28th and Blake to include 20,000-square-foot garden

Industrial buildings, hip bars and restaurants and street art are some of the first things that come to mind when thinking about Denver’s River North Art District. Come next summer, the trendy urban neighborhood will get a dose of greenery courtesy of a developer involved in some of the area’s marquee projects.

U.S. home construction reaches strongest pace in a year

U.S. home construction reaches strongest pace in a year

Construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October, the biggest jump in a year as builders broke ground on more apartments and single-family houses. But there is still a nationwide shortage of for-sale homes, realtors say.

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

Sun Valley, flush with bond money and $30 million in federal grant funding, is set to undergo a face-lift unlike any other Denver neighborhood. The mixed-use Steam on the Platte project shows the private sector will be part of it.

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

Sun Valley, flush with bond money and $30 million in federal grant funding, is set to undergo a face-lift unlike any other Denver neighborhood. The mixed-use Steam on the Platte project shows the private sector will be part of it.

Effort to limit new home building still kicking in Lakewood as metro area housing shortage persists

Effort to limit new home building still kicking in Lakewood as metro area housing shortage persists

An effort to limit the amount of new home construction in Lakewood is still alive despite multiple legal challenges to the proposed measure at the city level and now in district court.

Effort to limit new home building still kicking in Lakewood as metro area housing shortage persists

Effort to limit new home building still kicking in Lakewood as metro area housing shortage persists

An effort to limit the amount of new home construction in Lakewood is still alive despite multiple legal challenges to the proposed measure at the city level and now in district court.

Jump in rental price for one-bedroom apartments puts two Colorado cities on the list for biggest monthly increases

Jump in rental price for one-bedroom apartments puts two Colorado cities on the list for biggest monthly increases

Denver experienced a 4.4 percent jump in the median listing price of a one-bedroom unit the past month to $1,393,  the fourth highest in the country, according to a survey Wednesday from Abodo, a national apartment finding service based in Madison, Wis.

Former Red and Jerry’s evolving into less entertaining, but sought-after, business

Former Red and Jerry’s evolving into less entertaining, but sought-after, business

Red & Jerry’s in Sheridan, was once known for its off-track betting lounge and sold out Kentucky Derby parties permanently closed this year after years of decline in the live animal racing and arcade industries.

“Storm of scarcity” pushing resort companies to spend big on affordable housing in mountain communities

“Storm of scarcity” pushing resort companies to spend big on affordable housing in mountain communities

From Telluride to Aspen, Vail to Steamboat, ski resort companies are shouldering more responsibility for — and spending tens of millions of dollars on — workforce housing after years working in the background with community partnerships.

$3.27 billion and counting: Money going into Denver construction projects set to blow away record in 2017

$3.27 billion and counting: Money going into Denver construction projects set to blow away record in 2017

The amount of money being pumped into construction projects in Denver is on a record-smashing pace in 2017. And, despite a rebuke from the auditor on the topic this summer, the city’s planning and development office says new procedures, technology and a larger staff are helping it deliver faster, better customer service amid the building rush.