Ameristar Casino Black Hawk Hotel & Resort

About the Project

The high-rise Ameristar Casino Black Hawk Hotel, Resort & Spa, the first AAA 4-diamond hotel in Colorado, is a 34-story hotel with 536 rooms. The structure consists of a nine-story “podium” containing the hotel lobby, conference and events center, spa, and back-of-house areas, as well as a 25-story tower topped by a rooftop indoor-outdoor pool deck. The luxurious 458,000-SF resort hotel is the tallest building between Denver and Salt Lake City and the highest elevation high-rise tower constructed in the continental United States.

Quick Facts

  • Location Black Hawk, CO
  • Client Ameristar Casinos
  • Industry Hospitality
  • Line of Business Construction
  • Completion Date September 2009
  • Duration 38 Months
  • Contract Value $ 180,619,000
  • Square Footage 458,000 SF



  • Associated General Contractors, Colorado, ACE Award – Meeting the Challenge of a Difficult Job – General Contractor
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Excellence in Construction Award – Excellence Award – Mega Projects: More than $100 Million

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