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Sun Construction

Sun Construction is a full-service general contractor specializing in technically challenging and unique projects. Sun has spent the last 38 years providing industry best construction solutions to Colorado’s bioscience companies and intends to maintain that focus for the next 38 years. Sun is particularly adept at working within occupied and operational facilities where integration of systems is essential while maintaining our customer’s ability to conduct business as usual. Sun Construction is adaptable by design. When a construction project demands a contractor that takes complexity in stride, no firm is more knowledgeable, creative, and flexible than Sun. Sun’s team comprises a diversity of technical skillsets, giving Sun the ability to bring both expertise and creativity to every project. Sun offers multiple project delivery methods, including design/build, design assist, EPCM, and design/bid/build. Sun Construction is a Small Business Enterprise based on federal size standards for NAICS Code 236220.

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Andy Welch

President

Andy Welch has been with Sun Construction since 1998, currently serving as the company’s president. In this role, Andy provides oversight to the company in the areas of leadership, strategy, financial management, client relations, operations, and innovation. Under his visionary leadership, Sun Construction has emerged as a leading provider of construction services to Colorado’s bioscience sector. Andy’s entrepreneurial spirit extends beyond construction, as he has successfully founded multiple companies focused on technology, land development, and property management.

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Sun Construction is invested in Colorado's life sciences industry to advance cutting-edge research, fostering innovative breakthroughs. Sun partners with its clients in the industry to construct a brighter future for life sciences innovation, shaping the next frontier of medical advancement in Colorado.

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Partner News and Insights

Sun Construction Offers Expertise and Precision for Life Sciences

In the realm of construction, not all projects are created equal. While some may be large in scale and straightforward in execution, others require a unique blend of expertise, precision, and attention to detail. Sun Construction understands the intricacies involved in smaller-scale, technically challenging projects within the life sciences sector. 

Sun’s specialized solutions are tailored to meet the distinct needs of these environments, with a particular focus on their extensive experience in GMP, clean room, and laboratory environments, reflecting their visible and unique expertise in these critical areas.

Recently, the company added a dedicated water/foam/vapor fire suppression system to an existing hazardous storage tank farm at Agilent Technologies in Boulder. The system featured automatic Vapor LEL gas detection, manual release stations, and a control panel connecting to the building’s fire alarm system. To accommodate the new system, Sun constructed an addition to house water service entry, foam tank, and distribution piping, supported by deep caissons and structural framing. 

The team tapped a new 6″ fire service line into the existing fire main and routed it across the roof, considering structural support and drainage. Removing and recoating the containment area at the tank farm provides enhanced safety.

Sun Construction’s dedication to excellence is particularly evident in their approach to smaller-scale special projects. 

Sun Construction Partners with LightDeck to Build State-of-the-Art Diagnostics Facility in Longmont

Sun Construction recently served as the design-assist/Construction Manager-General Contractor partner for LightDeck’s cutting-edge diagnostics facility in Longmont. The project transformed 65,680 square feet of existing space into ISO-8 standard clean manufacturing areas, labs, cold storage, and office space. Driven by federal funding timelines, the project expedited design and construction, allowing LightDeck to start operations in September 2022, just nine months after construction began. 

This new facility contributes to the essential purpose-built real estate inventory supporting the growth and success of bioscience in Colorado. 

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Colorado:
Hub for Health Impact

We love to collaborate with new arrivals. Our welcoming life sciences community is right-sized for high-growth companies. There’s more than a million square feet of lab space planned or in development critical infrastructure and state support for startups expansions and relocations. Our supportive partners are ready for every step of the journey.