Financial-tech firms alter financial services industry

For a rapidly growing worldwide phenomenon that is bringing about significant change within the financial services community, it is surprising that the term “FinTech” still is relatively unknown. At the confluence of finance and technology, FinTech is defined as “an economic industry composed of companies that use technology to make financial systems more efficient,” according to Wharton FinTech. The term can encompass a wide array of financial services ranging from payments, investments, financing, insurance and more. Companies


March 14, 2016

Investment sales volume hits $10.3 billion

Plentiful capital, attractive market fundamentals and low interest rates contributed to more than $10.3 billion in Denver commercial real estate transactions during 2015, and 2016 should be another solid year for investments, according to CBRE Inc.


March 7, 2016

Trends in action: Craig Hospital nears completion

After 51 months, with initial planning in winter 2012 and a target completion date set for late 2016, Craig Hospital’s $90 million expansion and renovation is nearing its conclusion. In addition, the hospital announced that it exceeded its $68 million fundraising target by $5 million.


March 1, 2016

When will the music stop?

At the time of writing this article, the state of Colorado is still fresh off the Broncos’ Super Bowl victory over the Carolina Panthers.


March 1, 2016
medical office building spotlight

3 trends impacting medical office demand

Colliers’ analysis of the health care industry and its effect on commercial real estate in the U.S. points to a soaring health care landscape with expected increases in investment and further “retailization.” Colorado follows this national trend presenting a strong performance in 2015.


February 29, 2016

Commercial real estate financing update for 2016

For the first time in 15 years, the 2016 MBA CREF conference was held prior to Super Bowl weekend. The added bonus to being able to watch it with family is that the Broncos are in it.


February 24, 2016
Winslow Report

Winslow Report 2-17-2016

Property Description: 228-unit, three-story “walkup-style” apartment complex with 9 buildings, 264,516 sf, plus 4,528-sf clubhouse, YOC 2014-2015, brick/wood Land Size: 9 acres Sales Price: $47.58M,or $208,684 per unit Reception No: 2016000012250 Closing Date: 2/15 Grantor: Stone Mountain Land Owners LP & Keller Holland Northglenn Investors


February 23, 2016

Median rental rates vary by $100s across city

Three years ago, about 30 percent of renters in the Denver area paid rents below $1,000. That number now sits at 11 percent, as of the last Multifamily Housing Council survey. While rent increases are widespread, not all neighborhoods are experiencing the same effects as the macro environment. Using 21,000 available apartments listed on Zumper over the end of 2015, we examined which areas felt the greatest effects.


February 13, 2016
Infographic about renter expectations

Survey reveals Denver renter expectations

Renting is hot! For some, it’s a lifestyle choice. For others, it’s a financial decision. Whatever the motivation, the rise of renting means the U.S. added 1.6 million new renters over the past five years. These renters, from millennials to baby boomers, are driving new development and raising the expectations of amenities and services. Some in the apartment industry might say it’s sparked an amenity war in search of the answer to the question: What do renters really want?


February 12, 2016

Looking back: The architects and architecture that have influenced Colorado

Although most people are unaware of the degree to which architecture affects their lives, the built environment exerts a strong cultural influence on society, therefore shaping our values and determining the future.


February 9, 2016

Edited by the Colorado Real Estate Journal staff.