Milestones and Project Timeline

Project Key Dates and Milestones

  • January 2015 — DEN released 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
  • August 14, 2017 — Denver City Council approved project
  • Summer of 2018 — Construction is scheduled to begin
  • Late 2021 — Project completion (estimated)