Project Announcements
90-Story Skyscraper Planned For Denver
September 29, 2017 at 5:27 am 0
Denver Skyscraper

Renderings courtesy Greenwich Realty Capital

New York-based real estate investment and development firm Greenwich Realty Capital (GRC) this week announced details about its planned skyscraper at 650 17th Street in downtown Denver. The 1,000,000+ square foot mixed-use tower will be comprised of 248 luxury condominium residences, a boutique hotel, 22,000 square feet of retail space, and over 500 parking spaces. At 90 stories, it will be the tallest building in Denver. “Denver is at an exciting moment in its history and we believe our development plan for 650 17th Street will help further catalyze the evolution of downtown while respecting the essential character of the city,” said Michael Ursini, a co-founder and Managing Partner of GRC. The firm has hired architect Carlos Ott to design 650 17th Street. In addition to Carlos Ott, whose firm is based in Canada, GRC has retained Denver-based professionals, including Davis Partnership Architects, which will be the architect of record. “What makes Denver’s lifestyle so appealing is this amazing combination of urban culture surrounded by absolutely stunning natural beauty,” said Stephen Drew, co-founder and Managing Partner of GRC. “Our direction to Carlos is that his architectural design for 650 17th Street should reflect this unique lifestyle and elevate it. We envision a contemporary tower where residents and hotel guests wake up to panoramic mountain and city views, relax on terraces surrounded by those views, walk to work downtown, and easily jump in their car to go skiing or mountain-biking.” Amenities at 650 17th Street are expected to include multiple terraces and pools, a spa with sauna and steam rooms, and a fitness center. Planned sporting amenities include a half-court basketball court, a bowling alley, and a game lounge with a pool table, foosball, and shuffle board.  A playroom with a custom climbing gym is slated to be included for children. Bicycle storage, pet grooming, day care, art consultation, and butler service are among many other planned amenities 650 17th Street. “Over the past year, we have met with Denver city officials, civic leaders, and business people to ensure that we take local priorities into account,” said Ursini. “Establishing strong working relationships in Denver is of paramount importance to us – not just for 650 17th Street, but also because we plan to make more investments in Denver in coming years.” Denver skyscraper Denver Skyscraper rendering      
Project Announcements
Construction To Begin On Market Station
September 28, 2017 at 8:13 pm 0
 Continuum Partners announced today that construction will begin on Market Station project in Lower Downtown Denver, formerly the site of the central Regional Transportation District (RTD) bus terminal, Market Street Station. Construction fencing will go up on the site beginning September 29, followed by initial mobilization and utility work, with demolition activity slated to begin in mid- to late-October. The project is scheduled to be completed in Summer 2019.
“We are thrilled to be starting construction on Market Station, which will be the next great downtown development, similar in scale and significance to Larimer Square and Union Station,” said Roger Pecsok, Development Director at Continuum Partners. “While Denver has seen some extraordinary developments in the last few years, we believe Market Station is a unique project in an important location.  Our goal is that Market Station will boost the retail vitality of this part of LoDo and 16th Street much in the same way Union Station has for the Wynkoop corridor.”
Market Station includes the entire city block bounded by 16th, 17th, Market and Blake Streets, except for the Regional Transportation District headquarters building at 1600 Blake Street. The land was purchased from the City as part of Continuum Partners’ agreement as co-master developers of Union Station Transit Hub and neighborhood. The $200 million Market Station project will consist of 370,000 square feet of development including 95,000 square feet of creative office space; 85,000 square feet of retail; and approximately 225 residential rental units. The retail is planned to include established national brands, emerging concepts and a small number of restaurants. In addition to luxury apartments, the residential plan will include micro units. There will be two levels of below grade parking, providing 320 spaces for both tenant and public use.
Continuum Partners has selected Kiewit Construction as General Contract for Market Station. El Dorado Inc. out of Kansas City will serve as the lead design architect and BOKA Powell out of Dallas will be the architect of record.  Todd Wheeler of Cushman & Wakefield will bet the project’s office leasing broker while Continuum Partners will handle the retail leasing in-house.
Below is an updated rendering of Market Station courtesy Continuum Partners.
Market Station Denver
Construction Updates, Denver Photographs
Denver Skyline September 2017
September 17, 2017 at 2:11 am 0
Below is a photo I captured of the Denver skyline on 9/15/17. The Denver skyline sure has evolved in the last couple of years. Denver Skyscrapers Downtown Denver For comparison, below is a photo of the Denver skyline I captured in June of 2015.
Denver Photographs, Project Announcements
September Denver Photos
September 11, 2017 at 1:08 am 0
I have had a chance to get out the last couple of weekends and snap some photos of Denver. The last few panes of glass are being installed on 1144 Fifteenth Street in Downtown Denver. It has been wonderful watching 1144 Fifteenth rise downtown. Thank you for stopping by. Denver Skyline LoDo Denver Denver Photography Justin Martin photography Denver skyscrapers   Denver at night 1144 15th Street 1144 Fifteenth Street
Denver Photographs
Denver Skyline Photos
August 23, 2017 at 9:58 pm 0
I have had a chance to sneak out and take some Denver skyline photos the last couple of weeks and figured I would share some of them here. To begin here are a couple of photos looking towards the Country Club Towers. This set of photos was captured from 9th Avenue and Lincoln Street. Denver Skyline Denver Skyline The below photo looks towards the northeast with a nice view of Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood. Denver skyline And of course here is one looking toward Downtown Denver where 1144 Fifteenth Street can been viewed making an impact on the Denver Skyline. Downtown Denver Here is a set of photos captured from Diamond Hill, near the intersection of Speer and I-25. This is a great vantage point to admire 1144 Fifteenth Street and The Confluence projects. Denver Downtown Denver architecture Denver skyline 1144 Next are a few photos I captured near the intersection of Federal and 6th Avenue. Denver barnum park Denver barnum park Denver skyline Denver black and white To finish up, here are some photos I captured near the intersection of 38th and Blake in Denver's RiNo neighborhood. Denver black and white Denver Constriction