Colorado Hines, a developer, is planning to build 1144 Fifteenth, a 40-story, mixed-use tower in Denver. The top 27 floors of the 640,000-sq-ft building will be dedicated to office space, and the bottom 13 floors will be a podium containing retail, a fitness center and an 880-space parking garage. Pickard Chilton is the designer. Construction is expected to start in May 2015 and be completed by May 2017. The project's value has been estimated at $64 million. Hines, 2800 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, Texas 77056. DR#14-00552706.
Louisiana German Pellets LLC is planning to build a wood-pellet plant in Urania, on the former site of a Georgia-Pacific plywood-particleboard plant. The plant is expected to produce about 1 million tonnes of pellets per year. Elektro Fischer USA LP is the designer. German Pellets LLC, 4915 Highway 125, Urania, 71480. DR#14-00600936.