Bidding Opportunities

The National Western Center is committed to engaging the business community in procurement opportunities as the project develops. The project is led by the City & County of Denver and therefore will follow all existing City processes and procedures for procurement.

Current Program Opportunities

  • National Western Center Redevelopment – No open procurements at this time.
  • City and County of Denver – Please visit Work4Denver for upcoming opportunities with Public Works.

Please visit our Construction page to view bid opportunities within awarded contracts.

Prime contractors must have submitted a prequalification application a minimum of ten (10) calendar days prior to any bid opening date. Applications must be submitted to the Department of Public Works; please view information on Contractor’s Prequalification for instructions.

Public Art Program

  • As part of the overall Capital Build program for the National Western Center, the overall budget includes a 1% for public art requirement.  This Public Art program is run through Denver Arts and Venues.  The process includes identification of locations for public art, selection of artists through an RFQ/RFP process that is managed through individual public art selection committees, design and construction coordination with artists, and long term maintenance of the constructed art pieces.

Additional Opportunities

  • Colorado State University 
  • Western Stock Show Association- Legacy Building 
    • Project Management Services Awarded to: The Wells Partnership
    • Legacy Design Awarded to: Tryba Architects
    • Legacy CM/GC Awarded to: Saunders Construction, Inc.
    • Visit the WSSA page on this site to learn more.
  • The Triangle Project at the National Western Center
    • Geotechnical Work Awarded to: Kumar and Associates Inc.

Closed Program Opportunities

Public Art for Riverfront Open Space – closed

Awarded NWCO Construction Contracts

    1. Campus Placemaking awarded to MIG Inc.
    2. Integrated Demolition awarded to Saunders Construction
    3. Brighton Boulevard 47th to Race Court awarded to Kiewit/Hamon
    4. Horizontal Designer awarded to Merrick & Company
    5. Rail Consolidation Design awarded to Wilson & Company
    6. Horizontal Integrated Construction Contract awarded to Hensel Phelps
      1. Current Bidding Opportunities
    7. Maintenance & Ops. Renovation A/E Design Service awarded to SEH, Inc. 
    8. Stockyards and Stockyard Event Center A/E Design Service awarded to HKS
    9. NWC Campus Energy awarded to EAS Energy Partners (EnwaveAECOM, Saunders)
    10. Maintenance & Operations Facility Renovation CM/GC awarded to GH Phipps
    11. South Stockyards & Stockyards Event Center CM/GC awarded to Adolfson and Peterson
    12. Equestrian Center & Parking Garage A/E Design Services awarded to Populous
    13. Equestrian Center & Parking Garage CM/GC awarded to Whiting-Turner
    14. Livestock Center A/E Design Services awarded to Populous
    15. Livestock Center CM/GC awarded to Whiting-Turner

Vendors & Suppliers

Vendors and suppliers play an important role in our program and we thank you for your interest. All vendor and supplier applications are processed through the Denver Purchasing Division, which offers tools and resources to assist you with procurement opportunities.


Here are some helpful links to help you start the process:

Additional information will be provided on this site about the program as it becomes available.

Industry Engagement

Events are held on a regular basis to provide an open forum for industry to receive information regarding upcoming procurements.

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