The Story of University Village Colorado

Curious about our beginnings?  Here is a video clip with interviews from the developers themselves, as well as others involved as listed:

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Interviews with:
Kevin Kratt - Developer and President of Kratt Commercial Properties, LL
Tom Cone - Developer and partner Olive Real Estate Group
Pat Scanlon - Partner, UVC and Principal, Diamante Property Services
David Brinker - President/Owner Peak Professional Contractors, Inc.
Brian Burnett - Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Chuck Miller - Consultant, Colorado Springs Urban Renewal Authority (CSURA)
Scott Hente - Member Colorado Springs City Council and CSURA
Paul Bodek - Sr. Vice President Vectra Bank
Arne Ray - Financial Consultant, Ray Real Estate
Jim Rees - Project Manager, CSURA
Paul Benedetti - Attorney
Toni Wurth - Civil Engineer, Obering Wurth & Associates
Ryan Feist - Geotechnical Department Manager, Terracon Consultants
Dan Hubbard - Sr. Project Manager, V3 Construction Group
Shopping Centers Colorado SpringsTerry Bohrer - Site Superintendent, V3 Construction Group
Doug Abernethy - project architect, RTA Architects
Brian Polaski - architect, RTA Architects


Those involved with the development, financing, support and construction of University Village Colorado:


University Village Developers, LLC
     Kevin Kratt - President, Kratt Commercial Properties, LLC
     Tom Cone, Olive Real Estate Group

public partners

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The City of Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs City Council

     Lionel Rivera, Mayor
     Larry Small, Vice Mayor
     Tom Gallagher
     Darryl Glenn
     Jerry Heimlicher
     Scott Hente
     Jan Martin
     Randy Purvis
     Margaret Radford

university of colorado at colorado springs

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Pam Shockley-Zalabak - Chancellor for Administration
Brian Burnett - Vice Chancellor for Administration & Finance

colorado springs urban renewal authority (csura)

Jim Rees - Project Manager, CSURA
Chuck Miller - Consultant, CSURA

title services

Land Title Guarantee Company
     Don Whitmore
     Dixie Powers

tax increment financing

Arne Ray - Financial Consultant, Arne Ray Real EstateShopping Centers Colorado SpringsD. A. Davidson & Co.
Samuel Sharp

construction financing

Vectra Bank - Paul Bodek, Sr. Vice President
Wells Fargo - Chris Wardenburg

design team

Civil Engineering
     Obering Wurth & Associates - Toni Wurth, Civil Engineer
     V3 Companies - Dan Hubbard, Senior Project Mangager
                                Terry Bohrer, Site Superintendent

Soils Engineering
     Terracon Consultants - Ryan Feist, Geotechnical Department Manager

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Matrix Design Group
Executive Architect
RTA Architects
     Doug Abernethy - Project Architect
     Brian Polaski - Architect
     Dave Magargal - Architect

Construction Team

General Contractor - Site Work

V3 Construction Group
     Dan Hubbard - Senior Project ManagerShopping Centers Colorado Springs     
     Terry Bohrer - Site Superintendent
     Jesse Gross

General Contractor - Facilities

Peak Professional Contractors
     David Brinker - President/Owner
     Mark Carlos
     Joe Strugalski
     Steve Boyette   
     Todd Rexford

project accounting

Diamante Property Services, LLC
     Gabriela Bovard


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University District Holdings, LLC
     Kevin Kratt
     Tom Cone
     Pat Scanlon
     Jim Williams

video production

Forest Rose Productions, LLC
     Bob Garner
     Jan C.J. Jones

Photography & Video Edit
     Freelance, Inc.