Colorado: Growing Their Own Talent

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John Hickenlooper aims to plant Colorado’s flag on the summit of red-hot growth sectors like cybersecurity and unmanned aerial systems. Read: Colorado: Growing Their Own Talent at BusinessFacilities.com. Leveraging his state’s impressive assets, Gov.

Colorado’s Advanced Industries Are Booming

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Read: Colorado’s Advanced Industries Are Booming at BusinessFacilities.com. Advanced Manufacturing Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Colorado Featured Magazine Highlights Office, IT & Call Centers Research & Development State Focus advanced industries BF-Sept/Oct-2018 Business Incentives Choose Colorado colorado corporate expansion Economic Development Jefferson County Site Selection Technology Workforce Development

Texas Has Best Business Climate; Colorado Tops In Growth Potential

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Texas is Business Facilities' top-ranked state for Best Business Climate and Colorado was named no. Read: Texas Has Best Business Climate; Colorado Tops In Growth Potential. 1 in Economic Growth Potential in the magazine's 13th Annual Rankings Report.

A Blueprint For Success In Rural Colorado

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leverages state partnerships and specialized resources to address the economic development goals of rural areas of Colorado. A total of 17 communities across Colorado will be involved in initiatives that include branding, coworking, film production, outdoor recreation and tourism promotion.

TCS Expands In Colorado, Adds 120 Employees In Denver

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Read: TCS Expands In Colorado, Adds 120 Employees In Denver at BusinessFacilities.com. Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Colorado Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment Office, IT & Call Centers Workforce Development colorado computer science corporate expansion Denver Economic Development Employment Ignite My Future IT services Site Selection STEM Tata Consultancy Services TCS tech education

Colorado DOT Turns to Rail

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The Colorado Dept. of Transportation, known primarily as a highway and bridge builder, wants to get into the rail business

TATRO Plumbing Expands Footprint into Colorado

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New facility in Pueblo makes service area more manageable for existing projects

The Colorado Rockies get into the sports-anchored development game

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The Colorado Rockies plans for a mixed-use development across the street from their home ballpark of Coors Field are currently underway

Colorado’s First Passive House

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Brookfield Residential’s Midtown Residence Eight in Denver, is the first Colorado home to receive the Passive House Institute U.S. PHIUS) certification. It is also the first house made by a US production builder to receive this certification. The home was designed by KGA Studio Architects.

Colorado Green Project Award of Merit: Colorado Health Foundation Headquarters

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The new headquarters of The Colorado Health Foundation is environmentally conscious from the ground up

Modular Homes Offer Additional Use of Land Near Downtown Colorado Springs

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A Boulder, Colorado-based land developer has found an unusual way to offer a solution to a growing land-use problem in downtown Colorado Springs. Reclaimed Glam Tent Heading to Colorado. Prefab colorado architecture colorado springs pre-fabricated homes prefab victorian home

Ransomware Hijacks Colorado DOT Computers

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Wednesday morning, a variation of the SamSam ransomwear virus grabbed more than 2,000 employee computers in the Colorado Department of Transportation.

Trimble Begins Construction on Colorado Campus Expansion

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Trimble announced last week it has begun construction on a second building in Westminster, Colorado.

New Reservoirs, Dams Planned for Colorado Front Range

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Despite submitting long-awaited drought contingency plans to Congress, the states of the Colorado River Basin expect to continue operating largely as they have, focusing on conservation, rather than new infrastructure

Colorado Trench Collapse Kills Two

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Federal safety officials are investigating the April 16 collapse of a trench that killed two construction workers in northern Colorado

The Colorado School of Mines CoorsTek Center opens

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The CoorsTek Center, a four-story education and research facility on the Colorado School of Mines campus, has officially been completed

Visa Expanding Global Technology Center In Colorado

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Greenland Ranch, Douglas County, Colorado. Colorado Gov. Visa has approximately 7,500 employees around the world, including 700 in Colorado. “We are excited that Visa has selected Colorado for its expansion.”

UCHealth Selected as 2018 Colorado Owner of the Year

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Billion-dollar expansion plan spreads nonprofit UCHealth’s reach along Colorado’s Front Range

Colorado to investigate construction worker misclassification

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The state's governor formed a task force to eliminate payroll fraud that would occur when employers intentionally misclassify their employees as independent contractors

RS&H Acquires Colorado’s TSH

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The acquisition of TSH expands current RS&H service offerings in the Colorado market within the transportation sector

Bidding Process Starts Over on Colorado Convention Center Expansion Project

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After an earlier bidding scandal, Denver officials have begun an entirely new proposal process for the city's $233-million Colorado Convention Center expansion

Update: Colorado DOT Spends $1.5 Million To Recover from Ransomware

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StateScoop.com reports the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has spent up to $1.5 million to recover from February's ransomware attack by the SamSam virus

Free Construction Training Program Launched in Colorado

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Donna Lynne and the Associated General Contractors of Colorado announced Wednesday the launch of Construction Careers Now, program to train people just starting out in their careers and older adults changing industries.

Concrete U-Girder Gaining Traction Outside Colorado

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A horizontally curved, precast-concrete, trapezoidal type of box-girder design, created more than a decade ago in Colorado, is gaining traction in Florida and Pennsylvania

Global Investment: Destinations Of Choice

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Attracting foreign direct investment has become a top priority for economic development organizations seeking to leverage the status of the U.S. as the top global destination for FDI. Read: Global Investment: Destinations Of Choice at BusinessFacilities.com.

Small Amount of Water Yields Big Benefits for Colorado Landscapes

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The study looked at the 3 percent of total Colorado water used for landscapes and found a return on investment

Test Drive: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado

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Though fuel economy was not as high as expected, the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado is a truck that most anyone in construction can drive without much effort.

A Tiny House Community Going Up in Colorado

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The firm Sprout Tiny Homes will be building a 200 house community in Salida, Colorado. The houses will be available for rent, while there will also be a number of communal features such as a gym, a restaurant, and more.

Mountain States City Scoop: Construction Starts in Colorado Springs

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Dodge offers data on projected construction starts in the Colorado Springs area

CannonDesign expands its presence in Colorado with BWG acquisition

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This alliance gives CannonDesign its first office in Colorado, and represents its second acquisition within the past few months.

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

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The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills. Read: STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class at BusinessFacilities.com.

Sports/Entertainment: Best Project: Canvas Stadium at Colorado State University

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After decades away from school, football has returned to the Colorado State University campus

2017 Colorado Legacy Award: Bob Thompson

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Colorado Legacy Award winner Bob Thompson improves geotechnical-engineering practices and mentors young engineers

Martin/Martin Chosen 2018 Design Firm of the Year in Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas

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Colorado-based engineering firm has grown steadily thanks to its reputation for solid design work and long-term client loyalty

Colorado’s State Capitol Building serves as beacon of sustainability

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The state of Colorado has in many ways been a pioneer in the widespread adoption of energy-saving solutions. Retrofit geothermal project. read more. Geothermal

New Colorado law could stimulate stalled condo market

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Despite an influx of young adults to the state, Colorado’s condominium market has been stuck in the mud. The state’s laws regarding construction defects prompted a spate of law suits over the past decade that caused a spike in insurance premiums.

Colorado Environmental Firm Strikes a Sustainable Balance

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Colorado environmental-restoration contractor intentionally limits the number of clients it serves to maintain quality and integrity

Net Zero Colorado Container Home Overlooks Spectacular Mountain Views

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Colorado's RoadX Program Seeks Smarter Mobility

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Although several state DOTs are investing in AV research and pilot programs, Colorado’s RoadX program may be farther down the highway than most

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Rock Slide Closes I70 in Colorado

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Monday's rock slide has indefinitely closed Interstate 70 near Glenwood Springs, Colorado, forcing drivers on a 140-mile detour. A tractor-trailer truck was damaged when a boulder the size of a small car crashed into the truck’s trailer, but driver, Ray Hatch of Las Vegas, was not injured.