How do you value a water right?

A water right can be an important and valuable piece of a real estate portfolio. In some locations along the Colorado Front Range, the water rights can be worth more than the underlying land. But just like other types of real estate, water rights are quite varied and can carry a wide


February 27, 2017

How does present day activity compare to the past?

As the multifamily industry ponders how to meet the housing needs of millennials and baby boomers, Colorado is facing two very different demographic paths looking forward. How we recognize and react to the needs of these population groups will have a major effect on the


February 23, 2017

Springs market poised for further growth in 2017

The multifamily market in Colorado Springs finished strong in 2016, with total apartment sales over $550 million. With 2015’s total sales volume of $453 million and 2014’s $485 million, the total apartment sales volume for the last three years is approximately $1.5 billion


February 21, 2017
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Despite labor, material challenges, construction market looks healthy

With all of the cranes visible across the Denver skyline, one might easily presume there is no end to the abundance of construction activity the metro area has experienced the past few years.


February 13, 2017

Denver vows to keep affordable pipeline strong

When it comes to housing insecurity, the city and county of Denver is working harder than ever to make our community accessible and affordable for current and future generations. From investing in affordable multifamily developments, promoting the integration of affordable


February 10, 2017

What would fit inside the 1144 Fifteenth office tower? [Infographic]

by John Egan LawnStarter Lawn Care Denver The landscape of downtown Denver is undergoing a mountainous change. Construction is underway on 1144 Fifteenth Street, a 671,101-square-foot office tower on 15th Street between Arapahoe and Lawrence streets. The 40-story structure is set to be completed in late 2017. In honor of what will be the fifth tallest building…


February 8, 2017
Gregory Street, Black Hawk

Black Hawk eyes development renaissance

How does a historic mining and mill town of less than 2 square miles become a destination for more than 20,000 visitors daily and a gaming hub that contributes $88 million annually in taxes to the Colorado economy? With the indomitable spirit and unwavering


February 6, 2017
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Avison Young sells Golden Triangle lot for new hotel

Avison Young handled the sale of 1350 Elati St., a 0.68-acre site at 13th Avenue and Elati in the heart of downtown Denver’s Golden Triangle neighborhood for development of an Element hotel. Avison Young Principal Rick Egitto represented the seller, 1350 Elati LLC, in the transaction. A private entity, 1350 Elati LLC sold the site for $3.6 million to…


February 3, 2017
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Sierra Nevada leases 101,000 square feet at CTC

Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners, a Denver-based developer, has leased 101,000 square feet of industrial space to Sierra Nevada Corp. The speculative flex building, located at 2000 Taylor Ave. in the Colorado Technology Center in Louisville, was completed in late 2016. The facility has an environmentally friendly design including green features such as an energy efficient HVAC system, skylights…


February 2, 2017

Why we are not buying office product in Denver

For many commercial real estate investors, the ever evolving Denver market may appear to be in its prime for office properties. Topping the Forbes list of best places for businesses and careers for the second year in a row and still experiencing a surging tech


February 1, 2017

Edited by the Colorado Real Estate Journal staff.