Since its announcement in November, the Denver Health Support Services building has made some significant progress. As a refresher, this is a 9-story, 180,000 square foot office building which will also contain 6,000 square feet of ground floor retail.

It appears the main building, core, and parking structure are going up using a precast system. This means large pieces are assembled offsite and then put together on the project site. It would also explain why there are two cranes on site; more lifts are required.

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One advantage to a precast build is a rapid construction timeline. In five months, demolition, excavation, and foundation have taken place with the building now vertical five-stories.

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From a materials standpoint, this project will feature red brick, and glass; much like some of the new buildings on the Denver Health campus.

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The office building will take up the entirety of this lot which means there is still a lot of work to be done. As soon as the first section tops out, the cranes will move back and repeat the same process.

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Fast builds and a good looking building. You can’t ask for anything better than that!