Bell Tower site

The Bell Tower: A Denver whale site & design riddle

Steve Ferris, Founder and principal, Real Estate Garage, Denver This the first in the series on Denver’s “Whale Sites,” defined as extremely prominent underdeveloped land parcels whose size and location will influence Denver’s future growth and development. Examples include the Bell Tower site, Aquarium Parking Lots, Burnham Yard, the former Denver Post Printing Site and…

CREJ

April 3, 2017

Proposed tax rules impact CRE

For the past 30 years, since the passage of the 1986 Tax Act, the rules for the taxation of commercial real estate are aligned with the economics and fundamentals of the industry. That could all change with legislation that is being considered by the House of Representatives.

CREJ

March 31, 2017

All managers should understand these financial concepts

Many property management companies advertise statements such as, “We treat the properties we manage as if they were our own.” For this statement to be true, property managers must constantly focus on maintaining and increasing the value of the real estate asset they’re

CREJ

March 31, 2017
1670 Broadway management team

Young professionals seek management careers

If you attended the Colorado Real Estate Journal’s 14th annual Property Management Conference and Expo in February, you likely heard a panel discussion highlighting the careers of an exciting group of young commercial property management professionals. As is typical in this type of panel discussion, the opening question was, “How did you get into this business?” And, as also is typical, the response was generally

CREJ

March 31, 2017
spark west

Factoring transportation costs into affordable housing equation

According to a report by the University of Texas at Arlington, the metro Denver area is near the top when it comes to providing affordable housing that doesn’t break the bank when it comes to residents’ annual cost of transportation.

CREJ

March 31, 2017

CBRE Research forecasts solid growth, strong appetite for Denver assets

Growth in Denver's economy and most commercial real estate product types will continue through 2017, according to CBRE Research's 2017 Denver Market Outlook. In the office sector, more than 2.2 million square feet of speculative construction is expected to deliver in 2017, 1.9 million sf of it in suburban markets. With just 26 percent of new product preleased at…

CREJ

March 28, 2017

Tri-West to open 60,000-sf design center

Tri-West Cos., a boutique commercial real estate firm, plans to open the IDC Building this year at 590 Quivas St. in Denver. The center will feature an open floor plan and mountain views. IDC is designed to be Colorado's premier destination for design inspiration and resources. The showroom collective, laid out in a modern, open…

CREJ

March 22, 2017

Ament named CEO of Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.

J.J. Ament, current chair of the Colorado Economic Development Commission, has been named the new CEO of the Metro Denver Economic Corp.

CREJ

March 15, 2017

Developers plan to break ground on The Aurora Highlands

An investment group called Aurora Highlands LLC plans to begin developing The Aurora Highlands, a 2,900-acre mixed-use, master-planned community in 2017, pending final approval and support from the city of Aurora and Adams County. The community will be an integral piece of the larger 21,000-acre Aerotropolis development currently being planned south of Denver International Airport.…

CREJ

March 15, 2017

Washington named market director for JLL’s Rocky Mountain Region

Paul Washington, executive director of the Denver Office of Economic Development, has accepted the role of JLL market director for the Rocky Mountain Region. Paul Washington “As head of the Denver Office of Economic Development, part of my mission was to provide resources to help Colorado businesses and communities thrive, and I see this new…

CREJ

March 14, 2017

Edited by the Colorado Real Estate Journal staff.