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ENR Mountain States: Women Helping to Reshape Construction as Their Numbers in the Industry Rise — 03/10/2017

Even while regional employment is beginning to flatten after reaching record highs in early 2014, the need to attract and retain quality talent will always be a key to success in the industry. And women are playing a much bigger role in that. … More

Ryan Balakas, Vice President of Operations, Named One of ENR Mountain States’ 2017 Top Young Professionals — 02/14/2017

Ops expert works his way up through the ranks to become a company leader … More

Heath Construction, a Saunders Company, Announce Changes to Leadership Team in Northern Colorado — 01/23/2017

Fort Collins-based Heath Construction, LLC in collaboration with parent company, Saunders Construction, Inc., announced today the transition of key leadership roles that will ensure continued growth and market presence in northern Colorado. Dave Sandlin has been named president of Heath Construction and Randy DeMario, who has served as Heath’s president for 24 years, will move into to an advisory role and facilitate the transition while providing key strategic planning. … More

Colorado Real Estate Journal: Dairy Block Development Delivers Heart and Soul — 01/03/2017

"Superintendent Bill Bialek of office and hotel general contractor Saunders Construction, remarked that other than the expansion joint connecting them, the two buildings could have been built five blocks apart." … More

Saunders Construction Names David Martino Vice President of Finance — 11/29/2016

In his new role, Martino will be responsible for overseeing the accounting and finance team while helping lead the company through a period of controlled growth. … More

Saunders Construction Receives the Prestigious “BEST Award” from Association for Talent Development — 10/25/2016

Award Recognizes Organizational Commitment to Developing Tale … More

LEED Platinum Certification Awarded to the University of Colorado Boulder Recreation Facility, Built by Saunders — 10/11/2016

Completed Recreation Center is Among the Country’s Most Energy Efficient … More

Saunders Construction Breaks Ground on the University of Colorado Denver Wellness Center at the Auraria Campus — 09/20/2016

New Facility Scheduled to Open in Early 2018 … More

Saunders Construction Breaks Ground on High School No. 3 in School District 27J — 07/21/2016

New $89.5 Million Facility to Be Flagship Project of 2015 Bond Passage and Largest High School in State’s History … More

Saunders Construction Celebrates Topping Out of Denver's Dairy Block — 05/11/2016

The Dairy Block project is a high profile mixed-use development in LoDo that will feature office, retail and a luxury boutique hotel. This construction milestone means vertical construction is complete. … More

Broomfield Enterprise: New Broomfield Health and Human Services facility eases crowding — 04/20/2016

The City and County of Broomfield will celebrate the opening of the new facility with a BHealthy Fitness Walk and ribbon cutting ceremony. … More

BusinessDen.com: Maserati dealership motors into Highlands Ranch — 04/14/2016

"Three sleek Italian car brands soon will touch down at a new $15 million dealership just off C-470 in Highlands Ranch." … More

Colorado Real Estate Journal: A Prescription for Modernizing Existing Facilities — 03/02/2016

Construction projects in occupied and operating health care facilities have some of the highest levels if risk, unseen in any other type of construction. … More

Saunders to Build New Headquarters—Developed by New Real Estate Development Services Extension — 02/02/2016

Saunders Construction, Inc., one of the top three general contractors in Colorado, is kicking off 2016 with a bang – or rather, building its own $9.5 million office headquarters along I-25 and Dry Creek in south metro Denver. The site will house Saunders’ new headquarters and is scheduled to break ground this spring with an expected completion date of early 2017. … More

Saunders Construction, Inc., Announces Operations and Project Development Promotions — 10/28/2015

Saunders Construction, Inc., recently announced the promotions of Tom Alford and Ryan Balakas to vice president(s) of operations, and Jason Kleinhelter to director of project development. Alford, Balakas and Kleinhelter have been with the company for seven, nine and 11 years, respectively. … More

Saunders Construction, Inc., Named a Top 100 Green Contractor by Engineering News-Record — 10/26/2015

Saunders Construction, Inc., has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading contractors in sustainable building, making its second consecutive appearance on Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) Top 100 Green Contractors. … More

Historic Centennial Hall Reopens at Johnson & Wales University, Receives Historic Denver Award — 09/09/2015

After more than 30 years of being shuttered and $17 million in renovations, Centennial Hall – which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places – will be the new hub and heart of Johnson & Wales University’s Denver Campus. … More

Construction Activity Notice: Colorado Boulevard Closed on Saturday, August 29th — 08/28/2015

Roadway closures will be in effect from 3:00am to 12:00pm on Saturday for Colorado Boulevard between 13th Avenue and 7th Avenue. … More

Saunders Construction, Inc., and Heath Construction Celebrate One Year of Partnership Success — 07/28/2015

The partnership has seen substantial growth for both firms — not only in market sector opportunities, but also in client and employee satisfaction. … More

Valor Center for Culture and Influence Update #6 — 06/29/2015

Currently under construction, the state-of-the-art Valor Center for Culture and Influence will provide an excellent education in the arts, adding an auditorium, black box theater, photography and videography labs, as well as additional classrooms and work space across several academic disciplines. … More

Saunders Construction Recognized for Outstanding Safety — 06/24/2015

The AGC of Colorado presented Saunders with the National AGC Safety Award (NASA), commending the company for its participation in the award program for the last three consecutive years and achieving an incident rate 25 percent below industry average. … More

Saunders Construction Names Trae Rigby Vice President of Development Services — 05/27/2015

Rigby will serve as the company’s vice president of development services and is responsible for creating the company’s strategic development platform. … More

Z Block Project Breaks Ground — 05/12/2015

The project honors the historic Windsor Dairy Block with a vibrant renovation. … More

Construction begins on 7th and Sherman apartment project — 04/15/2015

This project will deliver 115 apartment residences, with 29 studios, 60 one bedroom apartments and 17 two bedroom apartments. The development is scheduled for completion in May 2016. … More

Engineering News Record Business Quarterly - Creating Strategic Partnerships — 03/30/2015

Saunders Construction President Greg Schmidt finds new ways to grow his firm … More

Broomfield Enterprise: Construction starts today on new Broomfield Health and Human Services building — 03/23/2015

Saunders Construction broke ground on the 41,000-square-foot project. … More

Saunders No. Colorado Partner, Heath Construction, Chosen To Build Hospitality Component of Estes Park Wellness Center — 01/27/2015

Leading regional contractor returns to Estes Park to continue community development. … More

Denver Post: Denver Art Museum Administration Best New Building In Denver — 01/07/2015

Denver Post Fine Arts Critic, Ray Mark Rinaldi, includes the Denver Art Museum Administration Building as one of "Denver's 10 Biggest Moments in 2014, Culturally Speaking." … More

“Legacy of Excellence” Begins at Fort Logan Northgate School — 12/22/2014

With a tribute to the former Fort Logan Military Post, Sheridan School District 2 opened the doors of the new Fort Logan Northgate 3-5 and 6-8 School this past weekend. Saunders is proud to build a school that will provide deserving students a 21st Century education. … More

‘Beer Flights’ Beer Garden Takes Off at Denver International Airport — 09/16/2014

Colorado Lottery, DIA to Highlight Colorado Brews and Culture … More

Saunders Ranks No.3 in the ENR Top Contractors of Colorado/Wyoming List — 09/10/2014

Saunders Construction has been ranked No. 3 in the McGraw-Hill Engineering News Record Top Contractors of Colorado and Wyoming. … More

The Colorado State University Lory Student Center Sneak Peak PIctures — 08/27/2014

The Colorado State University Lory Student Center has been an amazing transformation. Saunders is proud to be part of the team building this facility for CSU and their Students. Go Rams! Please click the link below for a sneak peak at images from this great project! … More

Commitment to Green Building Lands Saunders Construction on the Top 100 Green Contractors by Engineering News Record — 08/19/2014

Ranking No. 59, Saunders is one of three Colorado-based General Contractors to make the list. Rankings are based on annual revenues for projects currently seeking or having achieved certification from a national or international third-party green organization. … More

Saunders Construction Breaks Ground on New VOA Early Childhood Education Center — 07/11/2014

Volunteers of America’s new center in Westwood neighborhood kick’s of construction … More

Heath Construction Honored for Helping Abused and At-Risk Children in Larimer County — 07/10/2014

Abused and At-Risk children in Larimer County, CO have been given assistance by Heath Construction … More

Valor Breaks Ground on New Arts Building — 06/17/2014

Slaterpaull Architects and Saunders Construction announce they broke ground on The Valor Center for Culture and Influence … More

John Beeble and Rick Pederson Join Citywide Banks Board of Directors — 06/11/2014

Citywide Banks Board of Directors welcome John Beeble and Rick Pederson … More

Heath Construction Grows in Northern Colorado with Investment from Saunders Construction — 05/29/2014

A partnership and investment in Heath Construction by Denver-based Saunders Construction … More

108-Year-Old Safe Cracked, Reveals School’s History — 05/23/2014

Johnson and Wales University's Treat Hall find an unexpected treasure. … More

Saunders Ranks No. 164 in the Engineering News Record Top Contractors — 05/22/2014

ENR News Record Top 400 Contractors List Ranking Saunders No. 164. … More

Mayor Hancock Joins DIA and Westin for Topping Out of New Hotel — 05/22/2014

The Denver International Airport had their Topping Out Ceremony for the new hotel. … More

Saunders and Replaced Manual Processes with Textura — 04/17/2014

The payment process for us has been streamlined by replacing the manual process with Textura … More

The University of Colorado Denver Bioscience 2 Broke Ground — 04/04/2014

The Denver Post wrote an article about the University of Colorado Denver Bioscience 2 … More

DIA Project Surpasses the Minority Participation Target — 02/24/2014

Minority participation on DIA Hotel and Transit Center Program surpassed … More

Avery Brewery Groundbreaking — 02/21/2014

Avery Brewery Celebrates Groundbreaking … More

National Wear Red Day is Friday Feb. 7, 2014 — 02/05/2014

Go Red for Women … More

Triangle Building Celebrates Groundbreaking...Virtually! — 01/31/2014

Virtual Ground Breaking in Downtown Denver … More

Children's Hospital Colorado Celebrates Ribbon Cutting — 12/05/2013

The ribbon cutting ceremony for Children's Hospital Colorado new facility was a success last night. … More

Broncos Indoor Practice Facilty and Headquarters Remodel Ground Breaking — 11/20/2013

Yesterdays ground breaking on the Indoor Practice Facility and Headquarters Remodel video description … More

Denver Broncos Announce Significant Facility Expansion/Upgrades at Dove Valley — 11/18/2013

Today the Denver Broncos announced the facility expansion and upgrades project. … More

Englewood High School Phase I of $44 Million School Makeover Complete — 11/12/2013

Englewood High School to begin using new wing … More

DaVita World Headquarters Awarded LEED Gold — 11/05/2013

LEED Gold awarded to DaVita World Headquarters … More

UCD Academic Building One Celebrates Topping Out Ceremony — 10/31/2013

UCD Academic Building One and Saunders Construction celebrate the topping out ceremony of the building. … More

John Beeble was named one of the Region's Top-Performing Business Newsmakers — 10/09/2013

John Beeble, CEO of Saunders Construction was awarded Region's Top-Performing Business News Maker … More

Mayor Hancock to Mark Midpoint of Hotel and Transit Center Program with Placement of Time Capsule — 10/08/2013

Hotel and Transit Center Program Time Capsule … More

Taryn Edwards, Sr. Vice President of Saunders Construction, was named "The Influencer" by CREW — 10/08/2013

CREW named Taryn Edwards, St. Vice President of Saunders Construction as Influencer … More

Colorado State University Lory Student Center Story — 09/12/2013

The Coloradoan wrote a story on the CSU Lory project. … More

NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center won the Datacenter Dynamics North American Green Data Center — 08/02/2013

The new NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC) has won the 2013 Datacenter Dynamics North American Green Data Center award. … More

Sheridan Subconstractors & Suppliers Invited to Open House — 07/25/2013

Saunders Construction is looking for Subcontractors & Suppliers for the Sheridan School Project … More

Charles Pankow Builders Ltd. Joins Citadel Group — 07/19/2013

A new company joins the Citadel National Construction Group … More

ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Comes to the Anschutz Health & Wellness Center — 07/17/2013

"Extreme Weight Loss" by ABC will be at the Anchutz Health and Wellness Center, built by Saunders Construction … More

Cabela's Announces August 15th for Grand Opening — 06/19/2013

August 15th will be the official day Cabela's opens in Lone Tree and Thornton, CO … More

Sheridan School District Invite Community to See Plans and Progress — 05/10/2013

Sheridan School District has invited the community to view the plans for progress. … More

Saunders own, Marcy Loughran, poses in a photo with children from the DU bridge project. — 04/17/2013

The construction industry is giving back through philanthropic work. Saunders Construction is part of the movement devoted toward community giving. … More

Busy Denver Corner Getting a Makeover — 04/10/2013

Denver is growing as a city and Architect, Brad Cloepfil, talks about the corner that is getting a makeover. … More

South Terminal Redevelopment Program 4D Video — 04/02/2013

4D Video of the Denver International Airport South Terminal Redevelopment Program … More

Renowned Architect Brad Cloepfil Coming to Colorado to Discuss His Inspiration for the Clyfford Still Museum — 03/26/2013

Brad Cloepfil, the Architect for the Clyfford Still Museum, will be in town to discuss the project. … More

Denver International Airport Live Cam — 03/15/2013

EarthCam Technology has made it possible to see a live feed of the progress at the Denver International Airport. … More

The Denver Post covers the Cabela's Thornton project progress — 02/25/2013

Saunders builds the outdoor gear store, Cabela's, in Thornton, CO … More

University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Health and Wellness — 02/18/2013

Channel 9 News new story on the University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Health and Wellness Center … More

Channel 9 News covers the DIA South Terminal Expansion Program progress! — 01/28/2013

DIA South Terminal Expansion progress is covered by Channel 9 News … More

David Wineland won the Nobel Prize in physics — 01/10/2013

University of Colorado Boulder & NIST JILA, built by Saunders, help to celebrate David Wineland winning the Nobel Prize in physics. … More

Children's Hospital South prepares to 'top out'; Patients, staff sign beam at Littleton clinic — 12/10/2012

Preparation to top out at Children's Hospital South … More

John Beeble New Chamber Chairman — 11/01/2012

Denver Chamber welcomes new Chairman, John Beeble … More

Saunders Construction to Build New Cabela's in Thornton — 10/31/2012

Today marks the official ground breaking ceremony for the new 90,000 square foot retail store. … More

NCAR Weather Supercomputer Comes Online Today — 10/15/2012

NCAR Opens doors October 15, 2012 … More

Engineering News Record: The Top Contractors in Colorado/Wyoming — 09/27/2012

Saunders Construction is ranked No. 2 out of Colorado/Wyoming's Top Contractors … More

Saunders Ranked Number One of Front Range General Contractors — 09/14/2012

Saunders Construction is ranked first in the Book of Lists 2012 for Front-Range General Contractors … More

Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and DIA Celebrate Construction Milestone for South Terminal Redevelopment Program — 08/29/2012

Iconic Jeppesen Terminal Tent Roof Weight Transferred to Temporary Support Structures … More

9News: DIA Tent to be Unhooked From the Ground — 08/17/2012

Work has begun on the Hotel and Public Transit Center located at DIA's South Terminal. Mortenson, Hunt, Saunders is an integrated tri-venture serving as the Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) for the project. … More

The Aspen Times: Whole lotta love for Whole Foods in Basalt — 08/16/2012

With construction complete, Saunders helped Whole Foods Market celebrate the highly anticipated opening of their new store in Basalt, Colorado. … More

Colorado Construction & Design Magazine: DIA's South Terminal Redevelopment Program Takes Off — 08/16/2012

Mortenson, Hunt, Saunders is an integrated tri-venture serving as the Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) for the Hotel and Public Transit Center. The redevelopment aims to reinvent the way DIA connects to the city by providing travelers a swifter gateway to downtown Denver. … More

Saunders' Employees Support DaVita Kidney Rock 5K — 08/11/2012

Saunders' employees ran and walked to support the 2012 DaVita Kidney Rock 5K … More

Saunders Construction’s Preconstruction Department Promotes From Within — 07/09/2012

Saunders is pleased to announce the promotions of F. Graham Coddington to Vice President of Preconstruction Services and Jim MacKinnon to Chief Estimator. … More

Saunders Construction Inc. Breaks Ground on Children’s Hospital Colorado South Campus in Highlands Ranch — 05/23/2012

New location to provide urgent, outpatient specialty, inpatient and surgery care, along with imaging and diagnostic services. … More

ENR Mountain States: DaVita World Headquarters Is Designed to Create Strong Community Spaces — 05/09/2012

Scheduled to open this summer, the new DaVita World Headquarters, located at 2000 16th St. in Denver, was designed around a “community first, company second” theme that dominates the design of the building and places people at the top of its corporate priorities. … More

JILA, Site of Nobel Prize-winning Research, Expands Into New Wing on CU-Boulder Campus — 04/10/2012

Recently completed by Saunders, JILA, a joint institute of the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology that has produced three Nobel Prize winners since 2001, has opened a new wing with advanced laboratories for its world-renowned science. … More

Colorado Public Radio: Making Healthy Living More Fun — 03/07/2012

The Colorado Center for Health and Wellness project is nearing completion. Wonder what this facility will do? Check out this CPR interview with Dr. Hill. … More

Saunders Awarded Contractor of the Year by Hispanic Contractors of Colorado — 03/05/2012

Saunders was awarded Contractor of the Year at the Hispanic Contractors Council of Colorado Awards Banquet on Saturday, March 3, 2012. Numerous participants from the construction industry attended the 22nd Annual event. … More

CU-Boulder Center for Community Earns LEED Platinum Certification — 03/05/2012

The University of Colorado Boulder's new Center for Community has earned LEED Platinum Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. … More

Saunders Completes Green Garage's New Zuni Store — 02/17/2012

The Zuni Grand Re-Opening Open House will be held on March 3, 2012. … More

YourHub: Anschutz Wellness Building in Aurora Touts Healthy Living — 01/25/2012

Construction work is wrapping up on a new state-of-the-art exercise and health research complex. … More

Colorado Real Estate Journal: No Such Thing as Planning Overkill in the Retrofit Process — 01/17/2012

By Bob Wade, LEED AP, QCxP - Senior MEP Coordinator. The building sector accounts for almost half of all greenhouse gas emissions, 60 percent of electricity and 30 percent of energy use in the United States annually. That’s why it’s so important to consider environmental impact when building a new structure. … More

Clyfford Still Muesum Opens on November 18 — 11/15/2011

Built by Saunders Construction and designed by Allied Works Architecture, the Clyfford Still Museum opens its doors to the public on November 18, 2011, reintroducing the life and work of one of America’s most significant yet least understood artists. … More

Saunders Tops Off New DaVita Headquarters in Denver — 11/14/2011

On November 10th, the employees of DaVita and Saunders Construction held a "topping off" ceremony for the new headquarters of the kidney care company by placing the final beam on the north corner of the 256,400 square-foot 14-story high structure in Denver’s Central Platte Valley, just west of historic LoDo (Lower Downtown). … More

Denver Post: Four Clyfford Still Paintings Sell for $114 Million — 11/10/2011

After commissions and other fees, the record-setting sale will net at least $85 million. The money is slated to go into an endowment fund that will help pay the museum's bills well into the future. The museum is set to open November 18, 2011. … More

9NEWS Where in the Town: New Building Will Be Sky High — 11/10/2011

KUSA - Gregg Moss braved the heights on Thursday morning for a special "Where in the Town" segment from atop a new skyscraper. Gregg spent Thursday morning with Saunders Construction at the construction site of kidney-care company DaVita's new headquarters near Denver's Union Station. … More

9NEWS: Mike Ward Dealership Gets Green Certification — 11/10/2011

Built by Saunders, the new Mike Ward Infiniti is the first auto dealership in Colorado to receive LEED Certification. … More

ColoradoBiz Magazine: Casey Middle School Awarded 2nd Place in Sustainable Design Awards — 11/01/2011

The Colorado Sustainable Design Awards recognize outstanding design in residential, civic and commercial properties, and - new this year - interior design. … More

ColoradoBiz Magazine: Total Community Options Office Awarded 1st Place in Sustainable Design Awards — 11/01/2011

The first- place winner in the Commercial Category is the 45,000-square-foot headquarters building for Total Community Options (TCO) Foundation, a nonprofit that provides support and funding for essential services for seniors. … More

Boulder's Casey Middle School Earns Best Overall Project Honor in Colorado for 2011 — 10/28/2011

ENR Moutain States Magazine presented Casey Middle School the Best Overall Project award in thier annual Best Projects competiton. … More

IKEA Centennial Project Awarded Top Real Estate Project of 2011 — 10/24/2011

CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Denver hosted the 12th Annual Women of Influence Awards Luncheon, Tuesday, October 18 at the Ritz Carlton in Denver. The IKEA Centennial Project was awarded as the Top Commercial Real Estate Project in 2011 where women or a team of women played a significant role in the success of the project. … More

Saunders Construction and SLATERPAULL Architects Recieve Excellence in Achievement Award — 10/10/2011

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Recognizes Work on High Point Academy … More

Saunders' Sustainability Efforts Featured on Biography — 09/09/2011

Saunders Construction was featured in one segment of the “Biography” television program. Titled, “World of Tomorrow,” the segment described how various industries were changing to be more sustainable. … More

The Denver Post: John Beeble Brings Saunders Construction Into the Big Leagues — 08/14/2011

John Beeble, Chairman & CEO, is interviewed by reporter Steve Raabe on elevating Saunders Construction as one of Colorado’s top contractors … More

ColoradoBiz TV: The Guys Who Built IKEA — 08/09/2011

Editor Mike Cote talks with Greg Schmidt, President, about the challenges of building the new IKEA store in Centennial. … More

John Beeble Named Chair-elect of Denver Chamber — 06/17/2011

The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce board of directors has chosen John Beeble, president and CEO of Saunders Construction, as its chair-elect … More

Denver's ABC 7 News Highlights Saunders' Green School Project — 06/09/2011

The Cherry Creek School District’s new state-of-the-art Institute of Science and Technology facility incorporates sustainable building practices while providing learning opportunities for students … More

Saunders Promotes Dennis Disney to Vice President of Operations — 05/16/2011

He has worked at Saunders since 1997 and has more than 30 years of experience in the Colorado construction industry … More

Saunders Breaks Ground on the Fairplay P-12 Campus Project — 05/05/2011

Construction has started on the highly anticipated $30 million campus. … More

Saunders to Open IKEA Centennial Store Earlier Than Planned — 04/27/2011

IKEA will open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. … More

Adams County Government Center Featured in Construction Today Magazine — 04/15/2011

Creativity helped Saunders complete the Adams County Government Center several months early. … More

The City of Centennial and IKEA a Finalist in the "Live Work Play" Awards by DRCOG — 02/15/2011

The Denver Regional Council of Governments has selected the City of Centennial and the IKEA Centennial project as a finalist for the "Live Work Play" 2011 Awards. … More

IKEA Centennial Plans to Install Solar Panels — 01/27/2011

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced solar energy is planned for its Denver-area store under construction in Centennial, CO. … More

Saunders Construction Given Mayors Award of Excellence by the City of Centennial — 12/07/2010

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Iconic Blue Exterior Construction Begins at IKEA Centennial — 11/22/2010

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Saunders Construction, Inc. wins two AGC Colorado Awards — 11/15/2010

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Saunders Citadel Partner Recognized as Atlanta's Best Place to Work — 10/07/2010

Saunders Construction would like to congratulate Choate Construction on this wonderful accolade! … More

Saunders Construction Selected to Build the New 17th Avenue Pavilion — 10/05/2010

A New State-of-the-Art Medical Office and Retail Complex Located in the Heart of the Denver Uptown Hospital District … More

Geothermal Groundwork Complete on Denver-area IKEA Store — 09/21/2010

IKEA Centennial will be the State of Colordo's Largest Geothermal Building … More

Saunders Breaks Ground on New Baby Haven Facility — 09/13/2010

The new Baby Haven will provide a one-of-a-kind therapy center for mothers recovering from addiction to stay with their children. … More

Health and Wellness Center - Ground Breaking Ceremony — 09/07/2010

The 94,000 square foot project is scheduled for completion in the Spring 2012. … More

Saunders to build DaVita's Denver Headquarters — 07/15/2010

Kidney-care company DaVita Inc. confirmed Thursday that it plans to build its downtown Denver headquarters on a site near Denver Union Station at the northwest end of the 16th Street Mall. … More

NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center Breaks Ground — 06/15/2010

Saunders officially broke ground on the new NCAR (National Center for Atmospheric Research) Wyoming Supercomputing Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. … More

Saunders' Own Doug Wilson Wins Colfax Marathon — 05/17/2010

Doug Wilson wins the 2010 Colfax men's Marathon in 2:46:52! … More

Saunders Selected as 2010 Contractor of the Year — 05/17/2010

Mountain States Construction chooses Saunders Construction, Inc. as the 2010 Colorado Contractor of the Year. … More

Saunders' President/CEO Recognized at Colorado State University's Distinguished Alumni Awards — 04/17/2010

Saunders Construction President and CEO, John Beeble, was awarded the College of Applied Human Sciences Honor Alumnus Award on April 17. The Alumni Association Distinguised Alumni Awards program recognizes CSU alumni and firneds who have distinguished themselves professionally, brough honor to the University, and have made significan contributions of time and/or philanthropy to the University of their community. … More

Saunders is Awarded New IKEA Store — 03/16/2010

IKEA SECURES CONTRACTORS AND ANNOUNCES FALL 2011 OPENING FOR FUTURE CENTENNIAL STORE CONSHOHOCKEN, PA – IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that contractors have been hired and a site-work permit is pending for its future Denver-area store. This progress allows for a Fall 2011 grand opening in Centennial, Colorado, increasing the Swedish retailer’s presence in the western United States. Until IKEA Centennial opens, customers from Colorado and beyond can shop at IKEA stores in Draper, UT and Tempe, AZ or at www.IKEA-USA.com. IKEA has retained Centennial-based Saunders Construction. … More

Community Program Featured in Colorado View Magazine — 01/10/2010

The latest issue of Colorado View Magazine profiles Saunders' Building Confidence in Kids program in Brooke Borgen's article, Beyond the Bottom Line. … More

Clyfford Still Museum Breaks Ground — 12/14/2009

Clifford Still Museum Breaks Ground … More

Supercomputing Center Takes Step Forward With Construction Firm Selection — 12/14/2009

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) announced today the selection of a construction management and general contracting firm for the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC) project. NCAR has selected Denver-based Saunders Construction, Inc. to provide pre-construction and, potentially, construction services for the $66 million, 150,000-square-foot building in Cheyenne, Wyo. The award to Saunders was made following a competitive selection process. … More

Saunders Receives ACE Award — 11/06/2009

The Associated General Contractors annual ACE Awards for Construction Excellence was held on Friday, November 6 2009 with over 500 industry professionals in attendance. Saunders is pleased to announce Wildcat Hall at Johnson and Wales University was awarded the ACE Award for Construction Excellence in its project category. Congratulations to the entire team! … More

Gold Hard Hat Awards — 10/12/2009

Saunders had two projects that were recognized by McGraw Hill during their Gold Hard Hat Awards Ceremony last Friday. The CornerStar Project with Alberta was awarded a Silver and The Streets of Southglenn won a Gold Hard hat for the Best Retail Project. … More

Colorado State University to Dedicate New Facilities — 09/15/2009

Sept. 15, 2009 FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Like a proud parent, the Colorado State athletic department will formally introduce the public to its new fraternal twins Friday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony, to dedicate CSU's new $13 million Indoor Practice Facility and $7 million Academic and Training Center, will take place Friday at 1 p.m., near the Academic and Training Center. … More

Saunders Ranked as Top GC in Colorado — 04/06/2009

Saunders Construction, Inc. has been ranked as the #1 General Contractor in Colorado based on revenue for 2008. … More

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"I've been involved with the construction administration of over thirty large scale projects, (including) amphitheatres, and obviously involved working with several contractors.  Without a doubt, Saunders Construction Inc. has surpassed those past contractors in terms of their professionalism and conscientious method of constructing the work."

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Saunders Construction Inc. gave financial and in-kind donations to Mount Saint Vincent, an organization providing housing, on-site family services and early childhood education to single parent families who were previously homeless... More.