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Susan Pratt, Pratt Architecture & Management
Posted October 11, 2012
After working with Perkins+Will in San Francisco on a research facility in Singapore, animation studio facilities in California, and a $8B university in Saudi Arabia, Susan returned to Colorado to start her own design firm. With a specialty in modern, sustainable design, she has practiced her design and project management skills on a range of building types from a concrete solar house to a 8,600 sf mountain library to $30M community recreation centers. A certified Project Management Professional, she excels in managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders. She is currently working on an eco-lodge in Rwanda, where the profits will help support the education of children in a nearby orphanage.
Architecture is a team sport, and Susan is well acquainted with many industry specialists, including other architects, designers, real estate professionals, structural, electrical and mechanical engineers, historic preservationists, alternative energy professionals, contractors, landscape architects, interior designers, and even climbing wall builders. If your project requires special expertise, Pratt Architecture and Management is well-positioned to pull together the ideal team to address your unique needs.
Elizabeth Jones, PE, SE, Promoted to Principal at Martin/Martin, Inc. Consulting Engineers of Lakewood and Edwards, Colorado
Posted May 30, 2012
Martin/Martin, Inc. Consulting Engineers of Lakewood and Edwards, Colo., welcomes a new principal. Elizabeth Jones, PE, SE, was promoted to principal in the firm. With Martin/Martin since 2008, Ms. Jones has more than 25 years of structural engineering experience in new building construction, and existing building evaluations and seismic retrofits. She specializes in strengthening of concrete structures and is a co-manager of the Investigative Services Team.
Amy Ruhl Joins Moye White LLP Attorneys at Law
Posted April 1, 2012
Amy Ruhl, a 12-year veteran in the Commercial Real Estate Industry, recently joined the law firm of Moye White LLP on February 13, 2012 as a Partner. Amy is responsible for managing client relationships and transactions in all areas of Commercial Real Estate Law, with a focus on multi-family and HUD (Housing and Urban Development) transactions. Amy represents developers, borrowers, lenders, and tenants. Moye White LLP is a Colorado based, regional law firm with 55 attorneys that provides full service legal representation in the areas of Real Estate, Corporate, Commercial Litigation, Trusts and Estates, and Intellectual Property. When asked what intrigued Amy the most about Moye White, she commented: "The firm's leaders, John Moye and Ted White, have a fantastic reputation in the community, as does the firm as a whole. The new position provides me with a platform to expand my real estate practice by becoming part of an excellent and expanding real estate team." Moye White has been expanding its real estate practice with notable attorneys that include Randy Alt and Tom List. The best types of clients to refer to Amy would be those with commercial real estate needs, especially in the multi-family or HUD sector.
Amy's new contact information is:
Amy H. Ruhl, Partner
Moye White LLP Attorneys at Law
16 Market Square, 6th Floor
1400 16th Street
Denver, CO 80202-1486
Direct Phone: 303-292-7937
E-mail: Amy Ruhl
Deidra Gonzales Receives
NAIOP 2011 National Developing Leaders Award
Posted November 1, 2011
Deidra Gonzales, Director of Business Development with Redland has been named as one of the recipients of the 2011 Developing Leaders Award, presented by NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association. NAIOP President and CEO Thomas J. Bisacqino spoke of the importance of the Award, stating, “The Developing Leaders program recognizes the vital roles that the young visionaries of our industry play in commercial real estate today and encourages diversity and professional growth among these outstanding professionals who will lead commercial real estate into the future”. Deidra will receive her award at the NAIOP Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona, October 18th-20th, 2011.
Deidra was chosen based on leadership, professional competency, career goals, NAIOP participation, Community Involvement and Judge’s discretion of merit. Deidra is involved with NAIOP both on the Corporate and Chapter levels. She was selected to participate in NAIOP Corporate’s Leadership Discovery Program in 2008 and served on the Corporate Diversity Task Force in 2010. Gonzales participated as a panelist at NAIOP’s annual Chapter Leadership and Legislative Retreat in Washington, D.C., in 2008. Her chapter involvement includes current membership on NAIOP Colorado’s Membership and Real Estate Challenge Committees in addition to chairing the Developing Leaders Program in its inaugural year in 2007.
Deidra gives back to her community by volunteering with the Colorado Special Olympics and Colorado MS Society and has mentored high school women interested in commercial real estate through participation in CREW Careers.
Deidra joined CREW Denver in 2006 and has served as co-chair of the Membership and Networking Committee and will serve as the 2012 co-chair of the Programs Committee.
Congratulations Deidra on this prestigious award!
Terri Rithner joins Colorado Housing and Finance Authority’s Legal Risk Management Team
Posted October 1, 2011
On August 1, 2011, Terri Rithner joined Colorado Housing and Finance Authority’s Legal Risk Management Team. Terri brings with her ten years of experience in private practice advising corporate, real estate, environmental, and energy clients. As part of her role as Staff Attorney, she will be actively involved in CHFA’s business financing programs, including the development and introduction of new programs.
Lisa Matter joins Moye White LLP
Posted September 1, 2011
Lisa Matter, formerly with the law firm of Isaacson Rosenbaum P.C., began a position in the transactional group at Moye White LLP on August 1, 2011.
Lisa, a member of Moye White’s transaction section, has a broad-based real estate practice with experience ranging from the purchase and sale of high-end residential properties to complex transactions involving developers and public entities. Lisa has worked with owners, developers and landlords in intricate transactions including the purchase and sale of commercial office buildings and the representation of landlords and tenants in commercial lease transactions.
Lisa's contact information is:
16 Market Square, 6th Floor
1400 16th Street
Denver, CO 80202