Nov 4, 2015

Fort Collins, Colorado – Colorado State University, with Pinkard Construction and H+L Architecture and Carl Walker– recently began construction on the South College Avenue Parking Garage.

The garage repurposes the north half of lot 575, a surface lot located between College Avenue & Mason Street, and Lake Street & Pitkin Street, adjacent to Alumni Center and University Square. The finished structure will be 4 stories and contain 664 spaces. It will have spots reserved for CSU permit holders and have hourly spaces available as well.

Pinkard teamed up with H+L Architecture and Carl Walker to win the design-build project. Construction began in mid-October and is expected to finish in summer 2016. The estimated cost of design and construction is approximately $14 million. This is Pinkard Construction’s 14th project on the CSU Fort Collins Campus.

About Pinkard Construction: With 52 years headquartered in the Colorado Front Range, Pinkard Construction Company is a design-build and CM/GC leader in Colorado higher education projects. Since 2002, Pinkard has constructed nine projects at CSU’s main campus, including the $32.5 million Behavioral Sciences Building in 2010. Contact Jim Mellor at 303.986.4555 or visit our website at

H+L Architecture is an innovative design firm that has established a diverse national portfolio over the past half-century, positioning itself as a leader among healthcare, education, advanced industries and senior life. Comprised of 60 architects, intern architects, interior designers, LEED Accredited professionals, and administrative staff; H+L has been in business for over 52 years.

Carl Walker Carl Walker is an employee-owned company providing a range of design and consulting services, including design of parking structures and mixed-used facilities, restoration engineering, structural engineering, parking operations planning and studies, and parking management consulting. Founded in 1983, Carl Walker is a nationally-recognized firm operating from seven offices around the U.S.