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Real Estate Development

The Cunningham Companies are a group of vertically integrated real estate companies that have financed, developed, constructed and managed projects throughout the United States. I. McA. Cunningham, President, has been active in the development of historic renovation, mixed use, commercial and multi-family residential real estate projects since 1973. The Cunningham Companies have provided: acquisition, development planning, construction, marketing, financing and management services for projects on which The Cunningham Companies have been the manager, consultant or an owner. Its founder and President, I. McA. Cunningham began his real estate career 41 years ago by renovating historic residential buildings. He continues to be active in the analysis, development and financing of first quality properties located in the Rocky Mountain Region.

Bergen Place at Hiwan, Evergreen, Colorado

Luxury Condominiums located in N. Evergreen’s Bergen Park at Hiwan. Designed by award winning Kephart Architects and developed by the very experienced Colorado’s Infill Projects LLC team which was managed by The Cunningham Companies. This highly acclaimed project provides a refreshing exceptional level of top quality construction and contemporary design.


Consultant to Commercial Banks, Colorado

During the Great Recession of the 2000s and 2010s, the firm was a paid consultant to regional banks on their troubled real estate assets with a focus on creating viable solutions for completion and eventual disposition of the properties.


Hacienda Commercial Partners Development, Grand Junction, Colorado

4.4 acre high density residential development site located adjacent to the Mesa Mall, the largest mall between Denver, CO and Salt Lake City. Planned for 120 multifamily apartment units.


Redlands Country Club Estates, The Redlands, Grand Junction, Colorado

This assemblage encompassed 212 acres with plans for 520 homes and nine holes of golf as an extension of the existing Tiara Rado Golf Course.


Murphy Creek Golf Course Community, Aurora, Colorado

Having opened in 2000, the golf course was rated by Golf Digest in 2002, as one of the top ten new public golf courses in the United States.  Project development plans encompassing for-sale product totaling 340 units on 26.26 acres were approved by the City of Aurora.  


The Homestead at Saddle Rock East, Aurora, Colorado

At the Saddle Rock Golf Course Community; 8.2 acre site with 104 multi-family eightplex units. Construction was completed with sales and construction costs meeting projections.


The Homestead in Grand Junction, Grand Junction, Colorado

Located adjacent to the Mesa Mall (the largest mall between Denver and Salt Lake City), 30 acre high density multi-family and commercial site. Project of 368 for-sale residential townhome units and 44,000 square feet of commercial retail space. Phases one and two of the residential property were completed by the company before the balance of the residential land was sold.


Hall Subdivision, Grand Junction, Colorado

30 acre property, we secured development approvals for 352 multi-family and attached single-family dwelling units before the project was sold.  


The Glen at Horizon Drive, Grand Junction, Colorado

12 acre medium density residential site, 68 unit townhome development.


930 King Street, Aspen, Colorado

High quality, single family residence with employee housing unit overlooking Aspen.


735 West Smuggler, Aspen, Colorado

Renovation of stone duplex property which is located in the heart of the historic West End of Aspen. Completely remodeled the interior and exterior of the structure.


The Shadow Mountain Building, 

Aspen Colorado

Located within the Historic Main Street District of Aspen, Colorado this new 7,500 square foot Victorian style property is a mixed-use commercial/residential project.


121 South Galena Street, Aspen Colorado

Redesigned the approved building plans, changed commercial uses, financed and completed construction of this 7,000 square foot brick and sandstone building in Downtown Aspen.


The Country Club of Mt. Dora Mt. Dora, Florida

Located 25 miles northwest of Orlando, Florida, the property was annexed to the historic community of Mt. Dora, Florida.  The project encompassed over 400 acres and was planned for 800 residential single-family and multi-family lots, 7.2 acres of commercial development and an 18-hole championship golf course.


Centennial/Aspen Ltd., Aspen, Colorado

Development of 235 residential townhouse units in Aspen, Colorado, this 170,000 square foot project is the largest deed restricted, affordable housing development of its kind in the region.


The Campanilla Compound, Santa Fe,             New Mexico

The project incorporated the renovation and new construction of historic adobe compound houses located on the oldest inhabited hill in the City.  The earliest structures date to the 1600s and were placed on the State and Federal Registers of Historic Places.  The project was selected as the 1984 Historic Project of the Year by the State of New Mexico.


The Stewart Compound, Santa Fe, New Mexico

A residential complex of territorial style adobe compound houses located in the Historic East Side of Santa Fe off of Canyon Road.


Brownleigh Court, Denver, Colorado

A 1908 historic brick structure of 30,000 square feet which is located across the street from the State Capitol in Denver, Colorado. At time of completion, Brownleigh Court was the second largest historic rehabilitation completed in the Denver area.


Goldweitz & Company, Boston, Massachusetts

One of the largest renovation and mortgage banking companies in the Boston area.  Mr. Cunningham supervised many phases of the design, construction, marketing and management of some two hundred and fifty renovated 1860’s historic brick bowfront residential townhouse units.


Advisory and Consulting Services:

Shadowrock, El Jebel, Colorado

Wexford Subdivision, Grand Junction, Colorado

Alpine Professional Building, Aspen Colorado

Sandhill Crane Resort, Glacier Bay National  

   Park, Alaska

Tropical Properties, Marathon, Florida

Carlton Office Building, Sarasota, Florida

Plaza de Arriba, Costilla, New Mexico

Hilton Hotel Complex, Grand Junction, Colorado

Power Block Complex, Helena, Montana

Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Inc.,

    Crested Butte, Colorado

Grubb & Ellis Company, Investment

    Division, Denver, Colorado




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