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Evaluations Provide Asset Insights

Article by David Hall, Senior Project Engineer at Martin/Martin, Inc. The largest asset for many businesses is their building – the place where work is performed. Properly functioning buildings help businesses succeed while defective buildings cost ownership time and money. There are many questions to help determine if a building is adequately performing, such as:…

Switchbacks Stadium Tops Out

On Friday, May 15, GE Johnson installed the final steel beam on the Switchbacks FC Stadium, located in downtown Colorado Springs. Per tradition, the beam was flanked by the American and Colorado state flags as well as the Switchbacks official flag and an evergreen tree. Designed by Chicago-based Perkins and Will, the Switchbacks FC Stadium will be a…

Emily Guglielmo Named NCSEA President

In April 2020, Emily Guglielmo became the 27th President of the National Council of Structural Engineering Associations (NCSEA), representing 44 individual state SEA’s and over 14,000 structural engineers.  She was in line to assume the Presidency in 2021, but needed to step in for the current President who resigned for health reasons. Her term runs…

Coors Field Celebrates 25th Anniversary

DENVER — Can you believe the Ballpark at 20th and Blake turned 25? A quarter of a century has flown by, according to a man who once called Coors Field home. “I remember walking through those left field gates the first time we got into the ballpark off the bus. We all walked onto the…

M/M Civil Working on New Steadfast Apartments in Arista

An 11.3-acre site in Arista sold to an apartment developer for $7.2 million. STAR Broomfield LLC, which is affiliated with Steadfast Cos., purchased the vacant land along the east side of Wadsworth Boulevard between Arista Place and Parkland Street for a 325-unit development recently approved by Broomfield City Council. Irvine, California-based Steadfast Cos. owns and manages approximately 30,000 apartment…

Martin/Martin New 2020 Promotions Announced

54 STAFF MEMBERS EARN MARTIN/MARTIN PROMOTIONS LAKEWOOD, COLO. – Martin/Martin, Inc.’s 2020 promotions include six new principals, eight associates, and an additional 40 staff members: Principal Kevin Dunham, PE Kevin has 23 years of experience in the assessment, investigation, and rehabilitation of existing buildings including due diligence and field observation. The scope of his expertise…

Martin/Martin Laser Scanning Featured in Parking Magazine

Developers, potential buyers, current owners, and property managers can leverage this advancement in technology to benefit their project schedule and expenditures. What is 3D Scanning? a 3D laser scanner is an apparatus that uses high-precision laser range finding to create detailed 3D digital scans of physical environments. When compiled, the scans compose a 3D model…

M/M Project Selected as Project of Year by ENR

City of Aurora Central Recreation Center Aurora, Colo. Best Project Owner: City of Aurora Lead Design Firm: Populous General Contractor: Adolfson & Peterson Construction Engineers: Design Workshop; Martin/Martin Inc.; R&R Engineers Surveyors Inc.; The Ballard Group Subcontractors: All City Floors; Arrow J Landscape & Design; Associated Pool Builders; Brundage Bone Concrete Pumping; C Morgen Masonry; Douglass Colony Group; E Light…

ENR Best Project Award to MM Project

Pinkard Construction and 4240 Architecture have been awarded a 2019 Best Project award for their work on Colorado State University’s Michael Smith Natural Resources Building. The awards, sponsored by Engineering News-Record Mountain States, are given to projects that excel in safety, innovation and teamwork. Located on CSU’s main campus in Fort Collins, the Michael Smith Building addition…

Jerry May, NM Wastewater Treatment MBRs

Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Wastewater Treatment Systems entered the treatment process arena in the early 1990s, and their use has grown quite rapidly since then; current world-wide use is estimated to be over 3,000. MBRs were first designed as unsubmerged side stream processes in the 1960s. Most efficient, cost effective, and smaller capacity submerged inline MBRs…

Structure Magazine Features MM Engineer’s Recommendations

Structural grouting is an integral part of precast concrete, steel, and tilt-up construction. Currently, there are no requirements in building codes or standards for the installation or special inspection of grouted joints. The lack of attention to the timeliness of structural grouting has led to structural failures in both precast concrete and steel-framed structures. Read…

SMPS Colorado Striving for Excellence

Members of Martin/Martin’s Marketing Department proudly serve on the SMPS Board and Committees.  The Society of Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Colorado Chapter received the 2019 Striving for Excellence (SFE) Outstanding Award for an Extra Large Chapter at the national SMPS Build Business conference earlier this month which boasted nearly 1,000 attendees. The SMPS SFE Awards recognize those…

MM CES Project Wins Tekla BIM 2019 Award

At nearly 166,500 square feet, the Norwegian terminal will accommodate ships of up to 5,000 passengers and will feature state-of-the-art technology to support faster and more efficient embarkation and disembarkation, as well as expedited security screening and luggage check-in. Read More

Building Design + Construction Quotes Martin/Martin

Each year, as part of the Giants 300 survey, we ask the nation’s largest engineering and engineering/architecture firms to pinpoint their most significant business moves within the past 12-18 months. Cited most often this year: “added a new service” and “tech innovations.” Read More

Woodward Drake Receives DBIA Award

This 155,000-square-foot, 35.5-acre campus renovation required a design that integrated the research and design segments of Woodward with the manufacturing and production for the aerospace and industrial markets. The project goal was modernization of the 50-year-old facility, enhancing the work environment and safety for occupants, creating a stronger connection between departments that aligned with Woodward’s…

MM Project Breaks Ground on UA Campus

Two of the most successful athletic programs on the UA campus will soon get significant upgrades to their facilities. UA officials this week announced plans to break ground on a new baseball development center, a new track high performance center, as well as improvements to the Randal Tyson Track Center. The new baseball development center…

Gathering Place Canopy Part of Award Winning Project

Gathering Place is the first project of its kind to win a Platinum Award in the 22-year history of Building Design+Construction’s Building Team Awards. All previous Platinum winners have been, as the program’s name would imply, buildings. And while Gathering Place does have two worthy structures—an impressive lodge and a wonderful boathouse, both designed by Mack Scogin Merrill…

Ent Center for the Arts

Driving north out of Colorado Springs, the mountains have competition. The sleek glimmer of metal panels and eye-catching curves of the Ent Center nearly demand your attention. The building’s exterior is a showpiece, it too has competition – the interior. Read more

Tom Bradley Terminal Receives Award

The Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), California, was named the winning project in the Transport category of The Plan Award 2019. Selected by an international jury of top designers, architects, curators and academics, The Plan Award aims to disseminate knowledge of and improve the quality of work done by…

Emily Griffith Campus Redevelopment

The redevelopment of the former Emily Griffith vocational school campus near the Colorado Convention Center is underway. Denver-based hotel operator Stonebridge Cos. — which bought the full city block the school sits on for $25.3 million in 2017, three years after the last classes there — held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday to mark the start…

Martin/Martin New 2019 Promotions Announced

31 STAFF MEMBERS EARN MARTIN/MARTIN PROMOTIONS LAKEWOOD, COLO. – Martin/Martin, Inc.’s 2019 promotions include three new principals, three associates, and an additional 25 staff members: Principal Ben Bromiel, PE Bromiel has 17 years of experience performing detailed investigations for existing structures. He specializes in parking garage structures and concrete failures. Bromiel and his team are…

Rockies West Lot is Going to Get Renamed

The Colorado Rockies West Lot project — a massive development in Lower Downtown that’s being described as an “urban jewel” of the neighborhood receives its official name this week. Dick Monfort, owner of the Colorado Rockies, is slated to announce the name of the West Lot development on Thursday, April 4, a day before the…

Denver Infill Update on 18th and Market Apartments

Two tower cranes were recently erected in Lower Downtown for the 18th and Market Apartments project. A lot of progress has been made over the past couple of months with it now being ready to go vertical. Over the next few weeks, the remaining dirt will be cleared and the vertical columns for the underground…

Residential Project in Mountain Living Magazine

This mountain modern residence situated on a 35-acre parcel about 10 miles north of Silverthorne is oriented around incredible views of the east side of the Gore Range. The six-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bath home functions as a family retreat and a place of reflection and spiritual renewal. The high-curved great room ceilings that open to the sky…

DU Dorm Featured in BusinessDen Article

The University of Denver held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday marking the start of construction on a residence hall expected to house 500 freshmen. The 130,000-square-foot building, which also will include space for some campus programs alongside the residential units, is being built in the 2000 block of South High Street, north of Katherine Ruffatto Hall….

Independence Plaza Gets an Update

A Wall Street Journal real estate column late last year declared that office building lobbies for the last century “served as little more than sterile passageways between the sidewalk and the desks above …” A small dose of urban hyperbole, to say the least, but there is truth in the sentiment. Aging Class A office…

Martin/Martin Names New Civil Department Leadership

LAKEWOOD, COLO. – Martin/Martin, Inc., has named Matt Schlageter, PE, LEED AP, a principal and civil engineer with the firm, as the new leader of the 100-member Civil Department. The firm Board of Directors appointed Schlageter to head the department in preparation for the retirement of current civil group leader Ray Tuttle, PE, this summer….

Red Sandstone Elementary Opening for Students

VAIL — Red Sandstone Elementary School has that wonderful new school smell about it. It’s like new car smell, but better because you don’t have to trust your teenager with the keys to your school. After days of moving, arranging and rearranging, Red Sandstone Elementary School students had their first day of classes in their…

New Project Featured in BusinessDen Article

A development firm finishing up its first downtown Denver hotel is thinking bigger as it prepares for its second. Denver-based Focus Property Group — whose 12-story Hilton Garden Inn at 1999 Chestnut Place will open in early April — now wants to build a 27-story Marriott hotel at 727 14th St., a parking lot on…

Martin/Martin Projects Receive National ACEC Recognition

LAKEWOOD —Martin/Martin, Inc. Consulting Engineers, a full-service civil and structural consulting engineering firm in Lakewood, has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 52nd annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) for their work on 1144 Fifteenth Street in downtown Denver. Continue reading at Mile High CRE

50 Fifty Office Park of the Future

Gone are the days of working 12-hour shifts in a windowless office. “Work-life balance” has proved to be more than just a millennial buzz-term; it’s a movement that impacts the way we think, live and create. For man, this balance is a requirement during a job search, and rightfully so – it decreases stress, prevents…

Punch Bowl Social Stapleton Entertainment Destination

For decades, the old airport control tower in Stapleton stood as a blighted feature that seemed misplaced among the thriving community now home to 75,000 residents. The ultimate purpose for this unique space was long-debated, eventually yielding big rewards as a much-needed and well designed space for the community to gather, while also showcasing the…

Eisenhower Memorial Chapel Preserves History

As architectural trends shift and transform its neighborhoods, the city of Denver and its partners work diligently to preserve buildings of historical significance. These buildings not only preserve Denver’s past, but also they help maintain the city’s unique character. The Lowry neighborhood’s Eisenhower Memorial Chapel is a perfect example of this ongoing effort. Read more…

Martin/Martin Ranked 3rd in DBJ List of Denver Engineering Firms

The Denver Business Journal has ranked the top engineering firms in the Denver Area. Martin/Martin is ranked 3rd on the list for 2019. Who’s the leader in your market? Denver Business Journal Book of Lists provides you with listings of hundreds of the hottest area companies in their fields, by ranking. You’ll also receive the…

Mile High CRE Features Denver Zoo Animal Hospital

DENVER — Colorado’s most visited cultural attraction, Denver Zoo, held its official groundbreaking on February 7 for its new animal hospital. The existing hospital was originally built 51 years ago, and the redesign will modernize its aging infrastructure and improve operating efficiencies. Led by Stantec, a global architecture, engineering, and consulting firm, the 22,000-square-foot facility will incorporate state-of-the-industry animal care and provide…

Architect Magazine Features CSM CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering

PROJECT DESCRIPTION FROM THE ARCHITECTS: The new CoorsTek Center at the Colorado School of Mines is an education and research facility dedicated to connecting students, faculty, researchers, and industry professionals from around the world. Located in the heart of campus, the four-story building is a significant milestone in a multigenerational partnership between Mines, the Coors…

M/M Employee Geoff Martin Featured on 9news.com

Martin/Martin employee Geoff Martin (Project Engineer), was featured on 9news this morning. Geoff is involved with Colorado Visionaries Blind Hockey Program. Visionaries Blind Hockey is changing lives in Colorado Colorado’s visually impaired hockey players lace up their skates as part of the Visionaries Blind Hockey program to play the sport they love on the ice. Author: Jeremy…

ACEC Oregon Awards Vancouver Waterfront Park Project of the Year

Making a Connection Project transforms Vancouver Waterfront Park into gateway A 75-year-old problem was solved in 2018 thanks to work on the Vancouver Waterfront Park. For three-quarters of a century, downtown Vancouver was separated from the Columbia River by industrial development, a railroad and Interstate 5. But today, thanks to the work of project manager…

Building Design + Construction – Modernizing Chesar Chavez

Home to seven federal agencies, the Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Building, situated in the Golden Triangle neighborhood of Denver, Colorado, provides important services to the area and acts as a landmark to the region. Originally built in 1984, the decades of use began to show on the building’s exterior and the interior demanded technological upgrades…

Mile High CRE – Wells Fargo Ski Cup and AEC Cup

DENVER — The snow is falling and ski season is here, which means that it’s almost time for National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) 44th Annual Wells Fargo Ski Cup. New this year, the first annual AEC Challenge is comprised of architects, engineers and contractors racing to claim industry bragging rights and a special trophy deemed…