Milestones and Project Timeline

Project Key Dates and Milestones

  • January 2015 - DEN releases a Request for Qualifications, seeking firms with the financial capacity and credentials needed for the Great Hall project

  • August 17, 2016 - ​A Denver City Council committee unanimously approves a pre-development agreement between DEN and Ferrovial, a global firm with expertise in airports around the world. The pre-development agreement allows DEN to conduct negotiations with Ferrovial for about six to eight months to develop a potential final development agreement that contains specifics about the project's scope, financial model, timing, design and more.

  • August 29, 2016 - Full Denver City Council approval of the pre-development agreement

  • Summer 2017 - DEN is expected to bring a potential final development agreement, containing all the project details, to the Denver City Council and mayor for consideration

  • Early to mid 2018 - If approved, construction would begin

  • Late 2021 - Project completion