Briefcase: Luxury apartments open at former CU Health Sciences Center

Luxury apartments open at former CU Health Sciences Center

Once home to starving students and cutting-edge scientists, the former CU Health Sciences Center is now a luxury apartment community. Theo Apartments, a joint venture between Continuum Partners and CIM group, opened recently. Theo, located at 985 North Albion St., fills the former University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. The nine-story apartment building offers 275 units above 40,000 square feet of ground retail. It was designed by Shears Adkins Rockmore Architects, and offers studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. The second phase of construction will create 319 units and is scheduled to be complete in fall 2019.

Cajun chain expands with Westminster location

The Lost Cajun will open its 19th restaurant in Westminster. The chain, founded in Frisco in 2010 by Lousiana-native Raymond Griffin, has been expanding rapidly since 2016. It currently has 18 locations across four states, with more in development. The Westminster franchise will be owned by Long Yu and George Pan, and located at 3013 W. 104 Ave.

High School senior recognized for research in biotechnology

Isani Singh, a senior at Cherry Creek High School was named one of 15 finalists for the International BioGENEius Challenge. The competition recognizes high school students research in biotechnology. Her research focused on the development requirements of sex chromosome genes affected in Turner Syndrome. The winners of the challenge get $7,500. The challenge is organized by the Biotechnology Institute, a nonprofit that aims to enhance the biotechnology community.

U-Haul trucks available at Auto RV America

Auto RV America in Englewood has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer. The location at 4955 S. Broadway will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, moving supplies and in-store pick-up for boxes. U-Hauls can be rented any hour of the day through a transaction on a smartphone.

DaVita rewarded sustainability award

DaVita was recognized by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Rooftop Unite Campaign and received the Cummunitas Award in the Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility category. DOE honored DaVita and six other organizations for leadership in installing energy efficient heating and cooling units in commercial buildings. DaVita has made other sustainability efforts, such as saving 643 million gallons of water through conservation at dialysis centers, according to the release.

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