Alpine Flats apartment community Greeley

Richmark Expands its Greeley Footprint

National real estate developer Richmark Companies just broke ground on their new Alpine Flats development in Greeley, Colorado. Alpine Flats will offer amenity-rich apartment living geared toward young professionals. Brinkman Construction is the project’s general contractor, marking their third project together in the Northern Colorado market.

Alpine Flats will feature studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom plans with luxury bathrooms, quartz countertops, wood plank flooring and 42” cabinets. The community boasts an outdoor swimming pool with cabanas, an outdoor grill area, a fitness studio, a clubhouse with a kitchen and covered parking.

Located in a central Greeley location, the 184,000 SF community is scheduled to offer its first available units in the fall of 2023 with final completion in the spring of 2024—just in time for residents to enjoy all the community has to offer.

alm2s, a Fort Collins-based architectural firm, designed the community.

Jennifer Briggs | Brinkman Construction | Board of Directors

Jennifer Briggs Joins Brinkman Construction's Board of Directors

Executive leadership consultant Jennifer Briggs has joined the board of directors for Brinkman Construction, a 100% employee-owned commercial general contracting company.

She brings with her two decades of experience in human resources, serves as Chair on the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade’s (COEDIT) Employee Ownership Commission and is an Executive Fellow at Rutgers University Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing. Previously, Briggs worked as Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development for New Belgium Brewing for more than 12 years. During her time there, she was a key leader in driving a culture of ownership, learning and innovation across the organization.

“Jennifer’s expertise in operations, organizational development and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) makes her an outstanding addition to our board,” says Jim Ciesla, President and CEO of Brinkman Construction. “We were drawn not only to her experience, but also to her passion for promoting community and financial wellbeing as companies scale. Her direction will have a huge impact on furthering our focus on creating a positive employee experience as well as the big picture strategic planning.”

Construction companies are the fastest-growing employee-owned industry in the United States, with 15% already holding ESOPs. In its sixth year of employee ownership, Brinkman Construction looks to Briggs’s expertise to further raise employee and client satisfaction, while expanding the ESOP.