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SAP Feature: VMWP Sustainabilty Action Plan 2.0

In preparation for today, Earth Day 2024, VMWP has been reflecting on its sustainability goals and successes these past three decades, including our progress since signing on to AIA'a 2030 Commitment. From that, our team has updated our Sustainability Action Plan and are sharing it […]

SAP Feature: 2023 DDX Summary

For three decades, Van Meter Williams Pollack has understood the responsibility we have as architects to design for a healthier future and has implemented trusted sustainable practices throughout our projects. Being a 57-person firm, many individuals have taken time to earn professional credentials in sustainability […]

Montbello FreshLo Hub nearing completion in Denver

Source: CBS News; Author: Justin Adams Watch a video about this project, here!   Montbello's FreshLo Hub is almost complete with the goal of creating 97 affordable housing units in the Denver neighborhood. Construction on the six-floor, community-led development started a little more than a year ago. It comes with […]

The Rose on Colfax opened up in the East Colfax neighborhood, bringing affordable housing and childcare

The new complex replaced an old strip club that closed down in 2016. From exotic dancers to blighted structures, the corner of East Colfax and Valentia Street has seen some things. Now, families and children will be the familiar sight at the intersection. Source: Denverite By: Desiree Mathurin  Kevin J. […]

Denver affordable housing complex with childhood learning center on Colfax celebrates grand opening

Source: Denver 7 By: Sam Peña DENVER, Colo — The City of Denver celebrated the grand opening of The Rose on Colfax on Wednesday. The affordable housing complex also comes with a childcare center. Denver Mayor Mike Johnston joined Gov. Jared Polis along with several other speakers at the […]

VMWP is proud to be a sponsor of the 2023 Housing Colorado Conference

Van Meter Williams Pollack (VMWP) is proud to be an annual supporting sponsor of the 2023 Housing Colorado Conference. VMWP supports Housing Colorado and shares their mission: "Housing Colorado is to be a unified voice promoting the preservation and production of quality affordable housing for low and moderate income Coloradans through […]

SAP Feature: Energize Denver

By: Chelsea Clark Denver is initiating a new performance driven energy code called Energize Denver starting this October 2023. Energize Denver will require existing buildings, over 25,000 SF, to meet incremental Site Energy Use Intensity (EUI) benchmarks - 2024, 2027, 2030 - then maintain the 2030 […]

Montbello’s FreshLo breaks ground in Denver, Colorado

Despite ‘challenges along the way,’ Montbello’s FreshLo Hub finally broke ground “Today was a good day.” Members of the Struggle of Love Foundation shovel dirt during a groundbreaking for the FreshLo grocery and community project in Montbello. March 2, 2023. Desiree Mathurin Mar. 02, 2023, 4:26 p.m. Source: Denverite “Today was […]

Mile High United Way Early Childhood Education Center breaks ground alongside affordable apartments on Colfax

Mile High United Way Early Childhood Education Center breaks ground alongside affordable apartments on Colfax Source: Mercy Housing The Groundbreaking Celebrates and Demonstrates How Cities, Counties and Communities Can Work Together to Serve Families in Denver DENVER (April 7, 2022) – Today, Mercy Housing Mountain Plains, Mile High […]

Moving on up: 2022 VMWP promotions

Please join us in congratulating our promoted colleagues at Van Meter Williams Pollack. Due to their leadership and dedication to VMWP’s mission, we have steadily grown during this challenging year. We are grateful for each of these accomplished co-workers for their resiliency, passion, and expertise. […]

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