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Post move-in projects… Ongoing at 285 Martin Dr

Everyone knows that moving in is the end of one chapter, but it’s also the beginning of several others. Closing the door on construction means saying goodbye (mostly) to Ken and Aaron and co, but marks the start of smaller projects… one after the other, or one alongside another, for a year or more to …

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Martin Acres new construction – One month from move-in!

Picking Up The Pace of Martin Acres New Construction At this time, you’ll already be guessing (if you read the last post) that an end of August move in is but a pipe dream and that despite the onsite guys working like madmen to get so many things accomplished every single day, the universe has …

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What is the 285 Martin Drive Surprise of the Week?

The 285 Martin Drive update: Week 18 As far as I can tell, Rafael has been working 9 days straight, starting as early as 7am each day, to plaster the corners, gaps, screws and imperfections of the drywall inside 285 Martin Drive.  He is a happy, friendly artist. His skills are so perfectly honed that …

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Modern Farmhouse at 285 Martin Drive

In case you were wondering, it’s modern farmhouse style… But it used to be mid century modern. (Using the term “modern” kinda liberally.) We are now at the end of Week 17.  Remember this? Circa 2016. This is us, circa 2017 (so far): Sure, sure… the landscaping could use a face-lift now. But all in …

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Martin Acres Pop-Top – Ahead of schedule!

Our Martin Acres pop-top is zooming along! We have just ended week 16 of our Martin Acres pop-top project (if you also count the couple of weeks in early March spent preparing to start.) You can only imagine my surprise when Ken told me that we are presently a couple of weeks ahead of schedule, …

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285 Martin Drive – City of Boulder rough inspection

285 Martin Drive passed Rough Inspection  It has been a busy week, but on the outside looking in, not a lot of apparent progress. Yeah, it’s hard to take pictures of another 20 feet of wiring and post about it! Hard at work have been the HVAC teams, electricians and plumbers though. Every wall of …

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Martin Acres Construction – The inner workings

Martin Acres construction:  Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing From the outside looking in, the last week appeared pretty uneventful. Do not be fooled! 285 Martin Drive was a hive of activity. Never has it been more crowded with contractors and several of them (Eric, doing HVAC and Kevin, leading the plumbing team) worked weekends to stay …

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