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Kutak Rock Serves as Bond & Disclosure Counsel to Colorado School of Mines for Sophomore Residence Hall

News | April 1, 2024


Kutak Rock served as bond counsel and disclosure counsel in connection with the issuance of $199,195,000 of the Board of Trustees of the Colorado School of Mines Institutional Enterprise Revenue Bonds, Series 2024A. Proceeds of the bonds will finance the design, construction, improvement and equipping of a new, approximately 800-bed sophomore residence hall in Golden, Colorado with the goal of providing additional space for all sophomores to live on campus.

The Sophomore Residence Hall will contain apartment style suites with kitchens, together with assorted support programming including fitness, dining, study spaces, and multi-purpose meeting and gathering spaces. The total gross square footage of the Sophomore Residence Hall is expected to be approximately 318,000. The project also includes financing all site utilities, landscape development and strategies for addressing the current and future pedestrian crossing at 19th Street and Maple Street towards the Sophomore Residence Hall to better connect south campus to the historic campus core as part of the University’s master plan. Construction on the Sophomore Residence Hall is expected to begin with site work starting in March 2024 with an expected occupancy for the fall semester in 2026.

Fred Marienthal, Jennifer Barrett, Jex Lawrence, and Shawn Willette worked on this transaction.