Denver

CraneWorks, Inc. , one of the United States' leading suppliers of lifting equipment, placed an order for eight various sized Demag cranes, including three AC 45 City models, two AC 220-5, and three AC 100-4 all terrain cranes for its Denver, Colo.

Amazon announced Jan. 18 that it has chosen 20 potential locations for its new headquarters. In 2017, more than 230 cities stepped up to the plate with proposal packages including tax incentives and more to vie for the retail giant to choose them for its HQ2.

Denver voters have approved $431 million to fund transportation and infrastructure improvements, with $101 million slated for repaving the city's roads, replacing sidewalks and fixing gutters, ABC 7 reported. “For people in Denver, living in Denver, they will benefit from it, there's no question about it,” said Andrew Goetz, Denver University professor and transportation guru.

Lockheed Martin has started construction on a new facility at its Waterton Canyon campus in Denver. The $350 million Gateway Center will produce next-generation satellites in a range of sizes, from micro to macro. The Gateway Center will include a sterile high bay clean room that will prevent dirt and dust from damaging various spacecraft pieces as they are built.

During the first half of 2017, eight of the top ten metropolitan markets for commercial and multifamily construction starts ranked by dollar volume registered decreased activity compared to a year ago, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. At the same time, metropolitan markets ranked 11 through 20 showed growth for nine of the ten markets, as smaller geographic areas are picking up the slack from the deceleration underway in those cities that have led the commercial and multifamily upturn over the past several years.