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 Topping Out of Ent Credit Union Campus Headquarters
 In an effort to maintain social distancing and mitigating the risk of COVID-19, the event was limited to the project team and a small group from Ent. Ben Schlick, senior superintendent for GE Johnson, the general contractor on the project spoke on the accomplishments the team has reached since they broke ground last October.
Jeff Wilkins, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for Ent Credit Union Jeff Wilkins said, “As Ent expands along the Front Range of Colorado, our new campus headquarters will signal our continued growth and commitment to Coloradans statewide, and will serve as a symbol of our dedication to the Pikes Peak area,
our employees and our members.” He added, “A special thank you goes out to the entire GE Johnson team, as well as to Davis Partnership Architects, Shea Properties, and all
of our partners on this project, for working together in these unprecedented times to safely and swiftly turn our vision for this building into a reality.”
The project team completed the office building and parking structure foundations for the new 27-acre, five- story facility at the end of January. The next milestone for the project will be the topping out of the parking garage and installing glass windows in the office building. The project is currently scheduled to complete in spring of 2021.
 Amid COVID-19, Exchange at Boulevard One Celebrates Topping Out
Project partners Confluent Development and Kelmore Development held their first virtual topping out event amidst the landscape of new COVID-19 protocols, celebrating the construction milestone for the commercial mixed-use redevelopment project in the heart of Denver’s revitalized Lowry neighborhood: Exchange at Boulevard One. Even amid COVID-19, the project’s initial phase – comprising 135,000 square feet – is anticipated for an on- schedule completion in spring 2021.
Previously known as The Boulevard at Lowry, the 200,000-square-foot project is the only commercial development at Boulevard One, the 70-acre parcel that represents the newest neighborhood to be developed at Lowry. The mixed-use project broke ground in April 2019.
Denver-based Confluent Development and Kelmore Development serve as the project co-owners and co- developers. Brinkman Construction is the general contractor and Open Studio Architecture designed the project. The project represents a collaborative vision that includes support from the Denver Urban Renewal Authority and Lowry Redevelopment Authority.
Located at Lowry Boulevard and Quebec Street, the infill development will feature about 500 parking spaces,
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including a 231-stall underground parking garage, plus multimodal accessibility with a mobility hub for bicycle and scooter parking, pedestrian connectivity, electric
car charging stations and nearby transit lines with connections to light rail. The commercial mixed-use redevelopment is situated on more than five acres. In reverence to Lowry’s sustainable development practices, the project plans to obtain LEED® certification. |
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