Proceed with caution when using condo unit escrow deposits

While residential condominium development still has not reached its pre-Great Recession levels, it is growing (albeit slowly). This type of project presents an interesting source of capital for developers in

CREJ

October 18, 2019

When looking for financing opportunities, go West

The California Mortgage Brokers Association held its 22nd Annual Western States Commercial Real Estate Finance Conference in Las Vegas in early September. The conference focused on the current

CREJ

October 14, 2019

Collaborate to create communities within buildings

There’s no denying that Denver’s commercial real estate market is hot. Owners of existing office buildings are facing tough competition on several fronts. The last four years have seen impressive levels

CREJ

October 7, 2019

Preventative care lowers mechanical costs

Extending building life, keeping costs low and reducing downtime – these are just some of the benefits you will receive when properly maintaining your mechanical systems within your facility. Whether it’s 100

CREJ

October 6, 2019

Help wanted: Career opportunities in property services engineering

Commercial property managers in Denver already face fierce competition to hire building services engineers from a limited pool of qualified talent. Employment is essentially full, with the unemployment

CREJ

September 30, 2019

Approaching flex space as a property manager

It’s clear that flexible space is playing an increasing role in the evolution of real estate and won’t be going away anytime soon. Our research predicts that while flexible space currently accounts for less than 5%

CREJ

September 30, 2019

Guidelines to help with the upcoming budget season

For some, budgets are the biggest dread of the year. Others may ask why bother and, believe it or not, some just don’t. Each property owner has his specific reasons and needs when it comes to budgets.

CREJ

September 29, 2019

Denver IREM to host first national real estate & cannabis summit

Navigating the world of cannabis-related real estate will be front and center at a national summit to be hosted by the Greater Denver Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management Friday, Oct. 4. The one-day National Real Estate and Cannabis Summit will be held at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Aurora.…

CREJ

September 27, 2019

The leasing vs. owning decision in today’s market

For office tenants that have had to stomach increasing lease rates, which are up a staggering 38% in metro Denver since they bottomed out in 2010, the idea of owning their own building or condo is

CREJ

September 22, 2019

Amid warning signs, recession is not imminent

The U.S. economy reached its longest expansion phase in history in July, and Denver arguably has benefitted as much as any metro area in the country. Dubbed 2018’s best economy in the nation,

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September 22, 2019

Edited by the Colorado Real Estate Journal staff.