Time was of the essence at the former Johnson & Wales campus outside Denver.
The campus was shutting down last year as the Rhode Island-based nonprofit university navigated financial instability, and nonprofit developer Urban Land Conservancy saw an opportunity.
“It was a very aggressive timeline,” said Aaron Martinez, vice president of operations and sustainability at Urban Land Conservancy. “We were all just kind of building this plane as it was flying.”
Courtesy of Urban Land Conservancy
Visitors walk around the former Johnson & Wales campus in Park Hill
Within 90 days of the campus going up for sale, ULC and