Boulder Housing Partners


1201 Yarmouth | Boulder, CO

36,000 SF

34 Units

50% AMI

Project Management & Owners Representation

WestView Apartments is a 34-unit affordable housing project located in North Boulder. The project is targeted for families earning below 50% AMI and is comprised of a mix of 1,2, and 3 bedroom flats.  Danica, on behalf of Boulder Housing Partners (BHP), negotiated the purchase of this project, analyzed and secured financing (4% tax credits, PABs, and State and Local funding), and managed the acquisition and closing process for BHP. 

Through a partnership with the City of Boulder, the 570 square foot ground floor retail space recently opened as the NoBo Corner Library, a neighborhood storefront library serving the North Boulder community.

The Hopper



2525 Frontier Ave | Boulder, CO

10,000 SF

Use Review

Museum Based Scientific Learning Experiences

Trestle is guiding Science Galaxy through the City of Boulder's entitlement process. The Hopper provides an opportunity for families to learn from inquiry-based STEAM experiences in a safe an innovative manner. You will find a personalized menu of science and tech challenges that encourages families to explore, build, play, and eat. It is an inspiring gathering space that fosters a sense of belonging, a fluid layout that is nimble and changing, with an educational emphasis on process over content. The Hopper prioritizes skill development over knowledge through four key learning concepts: critical thinking, conservation, curiosity, and creativity. Additionally, The Hopper’s five key learning strategies help translate aspirations and ideas into experiences and environments. These strategies are self discovery, real world innovation, multi-generational group learning, hands on challenges, and stimulating environment.

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Mental Health Partners



1000 Alpine | Boulder, CO

30,000 SF

Owner's Rep Services for pre-development & construction of mental health center

As Owner’s Representative for MHP, Trestle managed the site selection, design, and construction processes for a 30,000 square foot wellness center in Boulder, CO. Initial work included site analysis, cost estimation, extensive financial modeling, feasibility analysis, and alternatives evaluation.  Once the site was selected, Trestle procured a consultant team to design and construct the facility. Trestle provided full service project management and owner’s representation services to MHP and managed all aspects of the design and construction of the facility.  This occupied remodel project required extensive negotiations with the existing tenants, highly controlled demolition and asbestos abatement coordination, and extensive stakeholder involvement. 

Real Estate Development Strategy

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks

2475 W 26th | Denver, CO

24,500 SF Building

1 Acre

Feasibility Study

Strategic Planning

As a nationally recognized nonprofit organization committed to caring and sharing for their local community, the Denver Elks Lodge No. 17 hired Trestle to pursue the possibilities of enhancing their community presence through an evaluation of their real estate assets. Trestle helped foster innovative and feasible opportunities and strategies through neutral and collaborative practices so the Denver Elks can better support both their community and organization's growing needs.

Telluride Public Private Partnerships

Telluride Foundation

Telluride, CO

Facilitate Pubic-Private Partnership Collaboration

Middle Income Housing

As owner's representatives to the Telluride Foundation, Trestle facilitated collaboration between between local municipalities, private developers, community based organizations, community members, and the Telluride Foundation to successfully execute a Public Private Partnership (P3) to boost middle income housing in the area. The Telluride region is experiencing a critical shortage of middle income housing with an extremely high demand for both rental and ownership units. Through a P3, Trestle brought a collaborative process to the region that formulated a shared vision, generated a creative alliance, and combined the strengths and resources of both the public and private sectors to address a growing need. 

Strategic Real Estate Planning


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Boulder, CO

16,000 SF

Strategic Facility Planning

Market Analysis

Cost Analysis

Scenario Development

Trestle is conducting a strategic real estate planning study for The Nature Conservancy’s Boulder location. This study will evaluate future real estate scenarios for the existing building, will consider existing market conditions, and outline recommendations to enable the organization to make strategic real estate and financial decisions.

Campus Master Planning 

Shining Mountain Waldorf School

999 Violet Ave | Boulder, CO


Community Engagement

12 Acres

Mrs. Powell recently worked with the Campus Planning Task Force for the SMWS on the development of a Campus Master Plan for the 12-acre campus located in North Boulder. She lead the community outreach efforts and managed the regulatory en- titlement efforts of the process. Mrs. Powell focused on building a strategic and strong relationship with the City of Boulder to gain early support for the long-term planning efforts. The site’s location in both the 100- and 500-year floodplain, as well as a conveyance zone presented a unique challenge to the long-term development of the site. Mrs. Powell worked closely with the City early on to identify solutions and strategies to support the SMWS goals to build a sustainable campus to serve their unique and growing community of students, parents, and faculty.

22nd & Violet


22nd & Violet | Boulder, CO

1.39 Acres

19 Units

Affordable Housing

PV Solar System

Trestle is facilitating the community outreach program on behalf of Flatirons Habitat for Humanity for their future affordable housing project in North Boulder. Founded in 1993, Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit housing organization operated on Christian principles drive to build homes, communities, and hope for all. Designed by The STUDIO Architecture, the 1.39-acre site will include 19 rowhomes that incorporates a solar PV system and additional sustainability features. 


Strategic Real Estate Scenario Planning and Space Needs Assessment

Boulder, CO

Development Scenario Analysis

Space Needs Analysis

4.35 Acres

28,7500 SF


Trestle Strategy is helping the Geological Society of America(GSA) assess the opportunities of their 4.35 acre property in northern Boulder. GSA is a global professional society with a growing membership of more than 26,000 individuals in 115 countries. GSA provides access to elements that are essential to the professional growth of earth scientists at all levels of expertise and from all sectors: academic, government, business, and industry. Trestle is conducting a property review and development scenario analysis to identify any strategic real estate moves GSA may be interested in. Trestle is also analyzing the spacial and operational needs for the 58 employees who occupy the building to see if additional opportunities exist. 

Evans Scholar Foundation


1029 Broadway | Boulder, CO

Site Review, Use Review, & Landmarks

Trestle Strategy Group worked with Burkett Design to manage the entitlement processes with the City of Boulder including Site Review, Use Review, and Landmark Alteration Certificate. The Evans Scholar Foundation, who has owned the building since 1968, is updating this historic building to add ADA accessibility, site improvements, and landscaping.  The Foundation provides scholarship and housing to student golf caddies who can prove financial need and academic achievement.

Mental Health Partners


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Boulder, Broomfield, & Longmont, CO

Facility & Advisory Services

10 Facilities 

Danica teamed up with City Projects to analyze and prepare a MHP Master Plan. This plan encompassed policies, recommendations, and funding priorities for 10 different facilities. Extensive stakeholder outreach was conducted to gain significant insight into the immediate needs and future expectations of the Mental Health Partners, including meeting with the Board of Directors, the Executive Staff, and various facility managers and staff.

Palo Park

Boulder Housing Partners & Flatirons habitat for humanity

Boulder, CO

Community Engagement & Outreach

3.2 Acres

44 Units

Trestle is supporting Boulder Housing Partners, as well as Flatirons Habitat for Humanity and the City of Boulder, with various community engagement techniques for a 3.2 acre family housing development in North Boulder. A robust engagement process is underway designed to respect the interests of the neighbors while establishing character in the area and building much needed affordable housing in the community. 

104th & Colorado

Adams County Housing Authority


Thornton, CO

Community Engagement 

5 Acres

203 Units

Trestle Strategy Group is providing services for the Adams County Housing Authority's 5-acre low-income housing project. Located a quarter mile from RTD's future 104th Crossroads Station, this 203 unit project is included within the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) area and will help connect low-income families and seniors to neighboring communities. Trestle is spearheaded a number of community  engagement programs to inform the community about the planned development, its development process, and how it is incorporated in the City of Thornton's Housing Needs Assessment as well as RTD's TOD goals. 

Property Analysis for Potential Special Education Facility

Hillside School

Boulder, CO

Property Review and Analysis

3.5 Acres

The Hillside School is a non-profit educational provider focused on the development of innovative teaching strategies for students with learning differences. Looking to expand their operations into a new location, Trestle conducted a property review and analysis for Hillside. By reviewing and analyzing the relevant comprehensive plans, zoning and floodplain designations, development standards, and previous land use entitlement cases, Trestle was able to provide the confidence Hillside needed to determine whether or not to make a long-term investment.