May 2018: Fruitdale School Lofts wins the Community Development Award from the Mountain Plains Division of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO). Congratulations to the Fruitdale School Partners, Hartman Ely Investments LLC, and Palace Construction. The Abo Group was honored to be part of the team.


April 9, 2018: Congratulations to Ron Abo for being selected as a 2018 Asian American Hero of Colorado honoree.

January 2018: Ron Abo was recently elected to the Board of Directors of Localworks, a non-profit organization whose mission is to advance the City of Wheat Ridge as a vibrant and sustainable community. Ron also serves on the Localworks Real Estate Committee.

Ron was recently elected to serve a three year term on the Sakura Foundation Board. The Sakura Foundation was founded to sustain the Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple and celebrate Japanese-American heritage, culture and community. Sakura Foundation owns Sakura Square LLC who is engaged in redeveloping the downtown city block bounded by Larimer to Lawrence and 19th to 20th Streets. Sakura Square will be a gateway to downtown Denver providing a vibrant community gathering place with businesses, residents, and cultural organizations that celebrates the history of the Japanese and Japanese American experience and contributes to the long-term viability of the Tri-State/Denver Buddhist Temple.

October 19, 2017: The Abo Group celebrates the grand opening of the Fruitdale Lofts, the conversion of the historic Fruitdale School into affordable lofts.