Kennedy Wilson fund acquires $116 million portfolio

Kennedy Wilson Fund VI, a commingled fund managed by Kennedy Wilson, has acquired a three-property commercial portfolio totaling 661,000 square feet of office, industrial and data center space for $116 million. The institutional-quality commercial campuses located in southeast Denver and Aurora expand Kennedy Wilson’s footprint in rapidly growing markets across the Western United States.


December 30, 2019

Higher premiums in 2020: 4 ways to reduce insurance costs

Many real estate insurance carriers found themselves under water at the end of 2019 – literally. An onslaught of claims from recent hurricane and hail catastrophe disasters as well as other attritional losses from fire and water damage have come


December 29, 2019

Leasing: Should they stay or should they go?

Whether you’re a landlord or property manager, lease renewals are an everyday part of life. Often, it’s a “no brainer” that you want to keep a tenant. But just as frequently the decision may not be so clear cut. Here are some of the issues and


December 28, 2019

Unearthing the intricacies behind successful land deals

What is land? Land is entitlement. Ask a land broker where you can be celebrated for being entitled, and they’ll tell you it’s in the land business. Ask a land broker what entitlement means, and they’ll tell you it’s the backbone of all redevelopment


December 23, 2019

Denver on the cusp of becoming tier 1 tech hub

Denver has an incredible window of opportunity ahead of itself. Areas with high concentrations or clusters of rapidly growing tech firms have created economic growth and changed office market dynamics. Tech companies leased more than


December 20, 2019

Office developers: Please look closer at Golden

First, there’s the hard data: There is 3 million square feet of office space with Golden addresses. Office vacancy stands at 5.4% with a 5% rental rate increase over the last year. Golden has had a positive 78,000 sf of absorption in the past 24


December 19, 2019

Denver releases draft RFP for National Western Center Triangle Project

The city and county of Denver’s Performance Based Infrastructure Office is taking the next step toward developing the southeast side of the National Western Center campus, known as the Triangle Project, with the initial release of a draft request for proposals. The Triangle refers to a triangle-shaped, 60-acre area on the southeast side of the National Western Center campus. 


December 17, 2019

How tariffs may stunt construction & leasing

Regardless of political leanings, American companies are girding for a rough ride if the tariff situation bleeds into the new year. After some 17 months, the Trump administration’s cat-and-mouse trade war with China shows few signs of resolution


December 16, 2019

Space invaders! Tech ‘aliens’ abduct office space

Snowflake, Robinhood, Freshworks, Checkr, Udemy, Snapdocs, Fastly, Pivotal, Slack, Salesforce, Gusto, Xactly. To the naked eye, this looks like a menu of available options for Playstation or XBox. To the Denver commercial real estate


December 15, 2019

Colorado Springs enjoys a downtown revival

You’ve seen it in Denver – now it is happening in downtown Colorado Springs. An international attraction is opening soon, the U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame. A new downtown


December 9, 2019

Edited by the Colorado Real Estate Journal staff.