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Design proposal for a six-story mass timber office building in Denver, Colorado with a variety of amenity spaces and an exclusive deck.

T3 RiNo (Timber, Transit & Technology), located at 3500 Blake St, brings the neighborhood’s spirit of invention to life in a 220,000-square-foot building that features elegant designs and sustainably sourced timber to combine the working world with everyday life. 

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Since October, Gilbane Building Co. and CG Schmidt crews have demolished and recycled office fixtures floor after floor of Northwestern Mutual’s 18-story North Office in downtown Milwaukee. They set the groundwork for outside renovations, a step in the $500 million transformation slated to open in 2027.

With a massive project comes a long list of partners; Connecticut-based Pickard Chilton, which designed the Tower and Commons, is the design architect for the North Office. Kendall/Heaton Associates is the architect of record.

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Contractors are in the midst of a 10-month process to strip Northwestern Mutual’s North Office building down to its structure. Get your first look inside the highly-anticipated project.

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Design proposal for a six-story mass timber office building in Denver, Colorado with a variety of amenity spaces and an exclusive deck.

Perhaps the biggest hurdle for broader use of mass timber, says Horvath, is “knowledge and understanding. I don’t think most users have a true appreciation for the material.” That could be changing, however, as codes become more lenient, and mass timber projects attract more developers and AEC firms. Horvath points specifically to two projects—the 251,000-sf T3 Bayside in Toronto, designed by the Danish firm 3XN Architects; and the 235,000-sf, six-story T3 RiNo in Denver, designed by Pickard Chilton Architects—as being noteworthy examples of the form’s aesthetic potential.

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Ample outdoor spaces designed by Pickard Chilton architects

The Washington, D.C., office market has continued to slow down throughout last year, as construction starts slightly decreased when compared to 2022. However, developers completed significantly more projects in 2023.

The largest project to commence construction in 2023 is the redevelopment of 600 Fifth, a 400,000-square-foot office building. A joint venture between Rockefeller Group and Stonebridge began the development process in June.

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A view of The Eight at dusk. a next-generation Class A commercial office development in Bellevue’s downtown core that will serve as the gateway to the city center

BELLEVUE, WA Skanska, a leading global development and construction firm, today announced it has signed a long-term lease for its forthcoming mixed-use development, The Eight. The tenant will lease 526,595 square feet of the building of which 152,309 square feet is parking. A deal of this size makes it the region’s largest office lease in almost three years and the firm’s largest lease in its history

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