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Jun 26, 2017
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It’s all about the cherry blossoms.

For decades, thousands of people have made their way to a 2.5-acre block in downtown Denver that every June hosts a cherry blossom festival.

Jun 26, 2017

A former industrial neighborhood in Albuquerque that was later declared a brownfield site is expected to soon see increased development.

Jun 23, 2017
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A modern commuter rail service connecting the growing cities of Las Cruces and El Paso could easily generate public support, but finding funding for it remains a challenge.

Jun 23, 2017

Targeting the end-of-year holiday season, United Parcel Services, Inc., hopes to have a new package processing hub in Goodyear, Arizona up and running by November.

Jun 22, 2017
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Continuing a construction boom, the online retailer Amazon has announced plans to build a new fulfillment center in Colorado.

Jun 22, 2017

For the second time, residents in the vicinity of a planned new Pilot Flying J Travel Center in Santa Fe have registered their opposition to the building of the $10 million facility.

Jun 21, 2017
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A new 139,000 square-foot structure that will house an advanced aerospace engineering program is expected to see constructed later this year on the Boulder campus of the University of Colorado.

Jun 21, 2017

Located on the east side of the Rio Grande, some 10 miles north of downtown Albuquerque, the mostly residential Village of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque will soon see the construction of a new 9,000 square-foot shopping plaza.

Jun 20, 2017

“We’re starting around 4 in the morning and finishing up around 9 p.m.,” says Jay Hill of the crop work he and his crew are doing on a sprawling farm site in Berino, New Mexico.

That work at the Wholesome Valley Farms’ expanding operation is anything but easy. But Hill isn’t complaining. “It’s only been about 100 degrees or so the last couple of days,” he laughs.

Hill is the hands-on chief executive officer of Wholesome Valley’s Berino farm, an enterprise drawing praise from around the state and region for transforming a swath of southern New Mexico land from a hopelessly contaminated past into a promising future.

Jun 20, 2017
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By any measure, the announced $13.7 billion purchase by the giant online retailer Amazon of the chain Whole Foods Market is a big deal.

Jun 20, 2017

A long-planned structure that will house an education program shared by Central New Mexico Community College and Albuquerque Public Schools could begin construction early next year.

Jun 19, 2017
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The United States has more than $4.5 trillion in immediate infrastructure needs.

That, according to a report just released by the American Society of Civil Engineers, is what it will cost to bring up to speed the nation’s roads, bridges, airports, and dams.

Jun 19, 2017

Starting just over a decade ago, the River North Art District of Denver began a slow transformation from being a neighborhood of mostly warehouses and manufacturing facilities, to one that is dominated by coffee shops, art galleries, and bars...

Jun 16, 2017
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The Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals is expected to work with the U.S. Forest Service in the coming months, developing a mining plan for its proposed copper mine operations in Pima County, Arizona.

Jun 16, 2017

A plan to build what is being described as a “horizontally-integrated” mixed-use project that will emphasize a neighborhood-like setting with walkable space is expected to be reviewed by members of the Town of Erie’s Planning Commission in the next week.

Jun 15, 2017
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Responding to increased passenger growth and a need for more operating space, a move is underway to build a new passenger terminal at the Santa Fe Municipal Airport.

Jun 15, 2017

Opponents of a proposed $180 million multi-purpose arena in downtown El Paso have won a legal victory with a ruling by Civil District Court Judge Amy Clark Meachum putting a stop to all contracts relating to buying property needed for the big structure’s construction.

Jun 14, 2017

Bambi Harmon says that the anticipation level grows almost daily.

“We can’t wait to move in,” remarks Harmon of the new engineering building on the main campus of Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Jun 14, 2017
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Targeting seniors born in the immediate post-World War II years, the Wilsonville, Oregon-based Avamere Health Services has announced plans to build a high-end retirement community in Fort Collins.

 

Jun 14, 2017

A change in the location of the gauge site for the planned Gila River water diversion project may impact the schedule for when it will undergo environmental review.

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