DENVER, CO, September 23, 2013: Fort Collins-based Brinkman Construction has started construction on Drive II, the seventh building in Denver’s River North (RiNo) TAXI campus. The urban architecture and innovative design of this approximately $7 million project is the latest product of owner Zeppelin Development Inc.
Drive II includes 51,712 SF throughout four stories. At this time, it will consist of primarily office space. The exterior and interior will create a collaborative workplace with an industrial feel drawing from the location of the development, the former Yellow Cab headquarters, at 3461 Ringsby Court.
The office will showcase many of the features incorporated into the six existing TAXI buildings. These elements include garage-style glass doors, repurposed recycled materials and glass walls and flooring throughout. Natural light and open air spaces are major characteristics of the building.
Zeppelin Development Inc., made up of the father-son duo of Mickey and Kyle Zeppelin, has created a unique and highly successful model in their TAXI campus. Buildings are focused on providing the market with cutting-edge workspace that encourages collaboration and culture. Tenant amenities include a bike shop and rooftop event space to compliment Fuel Cafe, Boxcar Coffee, an early childhood education center, TAXI fitness and the TAXI Container pool. The campus is currently 100% occupied.
This marks the second project between Zeppelin and Brinkman Construction. Just last October, Brinkman completed the predecessor to Drive II, Drive I. The award-winning, LEED Certified first building was fully leased upon completion and includes offices, a salon and a coffee shop throughout 40,000 SF and four stories. Drive I was recently named the ENR Mountain States Project of the Year in the $10 million and under category.
Drive II is scheduled for completion in April of 2014.