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Mixed-use development coming to Stapleton
June 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0
Stapleton

Renderings courtesy KTGY Architecture + Planning

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) announces the launching of the 4-million-square-foot mixed-use development at Central Park Station by Forest City Realty Trust (FCRT). The project kicks off next spring with Central Park Station One, a 190,000-square-foot Class AA mixed-use office building, as well as a 300-unit multifamily rental project, a 120-unit condominium project and 60,000 square feet of retail space, all integrated around a public plaza. Forest City’s Denver regional office, Forest City Stapleton, selected NKF’s Vice Chairman Tim Harrington, Executive Managing Directors Mike Wafer, SIOR, and Alan Polacsek, and Associate Eddie Kane to handle the leasing and marketing of Central Park Station One. “Central Park Station One satisfies a need for attainable Class AA space for corporate, office and campus users,” commented Harrington. “Further, Forest City Stapleton’s ongoing intent to deliver the ultimate business-lifestyle community is evident in features that include outdoor collaboration space, an expansive public plaza, terraces, balconies and a rooftop deck.” This development will take shape steps from the Central Park Station RTD A-line platform, at the corner of E. 37th Place and Uinta Street. Stapleton Stapleton The masterplan for Forest City Stapleton’s Central Park Station TOD includes 4 million square feet over 70 total acres, with office, residential, and retail components including over 1,000 units of multifamily rental housing product, 400 condominium units and a 120-room hotel. Additional amenities for Central Park Station One include a large 3.5/1,000-square-foot parking ratio with covered parking and electric car charging stations, showers and lockers, and acres of walking and bike trails. “Employers can leverage the population of the Stapleton community and the highly educated resident labor pool,” added Harrington. “Stapleton was designed to appeal to the workforce of the future who will value the community’s access, amenities, housing and hospitality choices. It’s bigger than you thought and more connected than you imagined,” he said. Stapleton Renderings courtesy KTGY Architecture + Planning
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Project Announcements
Observatory Flats announced
June 5, 2017 at 2:10 pm 0
Observatory Flats Denver

Rendering of Observatory Flats courtesy redT Homes

Dublin Development, a Denver based residential development company founded by Shawn Bookout and Jae Edwards, recently closed on a property located at 2368 S. University Boulevard in Denver. This development is titled Observatory Flats and will feature 53 condominiums.

Observatory Flats will feature a fitness center and rooftop deck overlooking the University of Denver campus with views of Downtown Denver and the Front Range The condos at Observatory Flats range from 600 to 1006 square feet and will feature quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. Pricing starts in the low $300,000s. “We are excited to delve into condo development to fill the growing need for more affordable housing options in the City of Denver. The population influx coupled with the risk of defect litigation the past few years has made finding appropriate housing challenging for those seeking condos. Dublin Development is excited to fill that need for those looking to live in one of the more attractive locations in the metro area. Observatory Flats will be conveniently located near light rail and a quick ten minute drive to the DTC, Downtown Denver, as well as Cherry Creek.” said Dublin Development’s Jae Edwards. redT Homes is managing the pre-sale of the units. Observatory Flats is slated to be completed in the 4th quarter of 2018.  
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Construction Updates, Project Announcements
Sloans Lake condo project breaks ground
May 24, 2017 at 6:09 pm 0
Lakehouse Sloans Lake A groundbreaking celebration was held at 17th Ave. and Raleigh Street in Denver to kick off construction of Lakehouse, a 12-story condominium project. NAVA Real Estate Development is the developer of the project. Lakehouse will include 206 units. The development is located just south of Sloans Lake on the former site of St. Anthony Hospital. Fireworks went off as members of the development team and representatives from the City of Denver broke ground on Lakehouse. Condominiums range in size from 675 square feet to 2,285 square feet, with one, two and three bedroom options, and the rowhomes are two bedrooms, ranging in size from 1,300 square feet to 2,473 square feet. Lakehouse Sloans Lake A diorama of Lakehouse is on display inside the the on-site sales center at 17th Ave. and Raleigh st. NAVA Real Estate Development was founded in 2013 by NAVA principals Trevor Hines and Brian Levitt. "The groundbreaking is the moment when Lakehouse leaves the realm of the conceptual, it's no longer a plan, it is no longer on paper, and it becomes a tangible reality," stated Hines while addressing the crowd at the groundbreaking ceremony. "Lakehouse is going to be a place that is unlike anything else available in Denver today. It offers amenities that cannot be found, architecture that advances far beyond the standard fare, and even the best that is being built." Lakehouse Denver Trevor Hines pictured above addresses the crowd at the groundbreaking celebration. Lakehouse is being designed by RNL Design, with some collaboration with Munoz + Albin Architecture & Planning. The general contractor is GH Phipps. Denver condo rendering Above is a rendering of Lakehouse courtesy NAVA Real Estate Development. Lakehouse is one of the few condominium projects under construction in Denver. The property will feature a gym, yoga studio and sauna. An open air pool overlooking Sloans Lake and a patio with fire pits will also be included. The units will contain open-air balconies, chef-inspired kitchens with Italian cabinetry and five-piece master baths. Below-grade parking will included in the building. Denver City Council President Albus Brooks spoke at today's ceremony. "I want to tell Trevor and Brian and NAVA thank you for one of the few condo developments in the city of Denver," said Brooks. Below is a photo of the on-site sales center. Lakehouse Sloans Lake
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Construction Updates
Country Club Towers Update
April 21, 2017 at 1:39 am 0
This week I had a break in my day and took a look at the progress of the Country Club Towers. This project is located Just to the west of the Denver Country Club near the intersection of Downing and Speer. In total this project will house 558 apartments and 1005 parking spaces have been constructed. Units will be available in studio, one bedroom and two bedroom options. An amenity deck with a swimming pool will also be featured. The Country Club Towers are 31 floors in height. This project is being developed by Denver-based The Broe Group. A topping-off ceremony was held at the construction site in March. Here are some photos of the Country Club Towers I captured. Denver high-rise Denver Architecture Denver Construction Denver living Denver architecture Denver Architecture Denver Country Club Denver architecture Denver living  
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Construction Updates
Denver Skyline Diamond Hill
April 11, 2017 at 6:04 pm 0
Here are a few recent photos I captured of the Denver Skyline from Diamond Hill. The Denver skyline sure has evolved in recent months as The Confluence has reached its full-height and the 1144 Fifteenth Street. If you look closely you can also see 1776 Curtis rising between its neighbors. Construction cranes pepper the skyline the Union Station area as well. Denver Speer Bridge Denver construction Denver Skyline Denver Skyscraper construction Denver skyscrapers
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