Jill Jamieson-Nichols has been an Editor with the Colorado Real Estate Journal for more than 15 years, providing coverage of office, industrial, hospitality and mixed-use development news in the Denver metro area, plus all property types in Northern Colorado, Boulder County and along the Highway 36 corridor. Prior to joining CREJ, Jill was Editor of Golden's community newspaper, The Golden Transcript. Jill earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Colorado State University-Pueblo. When she's not keeping you up-to-date on the latest happenings in Colorado's commercial real estate market, Jill can be found cross-country skiing, exploring the outdoors with her dog, playing piano, reading, or hanging out with family and friends.

50 Fifty DTC leases 50,000 sf to Yes! Communities, bank

50 fifty

Two companies leased more than 50,000 square feet at 50 Fifty DTC, a newly completed Class A office building in Denver. Yes! Communities will relocate from Lower Downtown Denver to the top floor of the 12-story building at 5050 S. Syracuse St., occupying 31,517 sf. The company signed a 10-year lease with the building’s owner…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

April 19, 2019

Upscale Hilton Garden Inn opens near Union Station

An urban, upscale Hilton Garden Inn has opened its doors at 1999 Chestnut Place in Denver. HGI Denver Union Station is a 12-story, pet-friendly hotel with 233 light-filled rooms and suites offering views of Coors Field, the city and mountains. It includes a breakfast café and also is attached to the historic Hose House No.…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

April 18, 2019

Denver’s biggest office user, WeWork looks to more growth

Junction 23

WeWork experienced head-spinning growth in Denver last year to become the city’s largest occupier of office space. This year could be even bigger. With nearly 700,000 square feet of office space in Denver, the coworking company says it’s on track to grow even more across the region in 2019. It’s already leased 85,000 sf for…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

April 18, 2019

Magnolia Denver unveils major hotel renovation

Magnolia Denver

The Magnolia Denver, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, has completed a major four-year renovation that included enhancements to meeting spaces, the ballroom, rooms and suites, and public spaces, including the lobby, fitness rooms and Harry's Bar & Grill. The renovation pays homage to the building's roots as the First National Bank building while incorporating modern touches.…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

April 16, 2019

Hotel company pays $44 million for two Littleton Marriotts

A South Dakota-based hotel company paid $22 million each for two adjacent Marriott hotels on C-470 and South Santa Fe Drive in Littleton. KWB Hotels bought the Courtyard Denver Southwest/Littleton and Residence Inn/Denver Southwest Littleton from Propel Development LLC in an off-market transaction. The hotels are near the Staybridge Suites Denver South-Highlands Ranch, which KWB…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

April 14, 2019

Forum buys food processing/distribution center for $24.5M

5120 and 5140 Race Court

Denver-based Forum Real Estate Group paid $24.5 million for a central Denver food processing and distribution facility that would be nearly impossible to replicate. Western Food Center, located on 11.82 acres at 5120 and 5140 Race Court in Denver, is a 198,970-square-foot freezer/cooler facility next to the National Western Center redevelopment. It is the first…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

April 14, 2019

RidgeGate turns attention to development east of I-25

After nearly two decades of nonstop development on the west side of Interstate 25, RidgeGate is turning its attention to the east. Starting in 2020, RidgeGate will begin development of what ultimately will be three new residential villages and two mixed-use districts set among more than 1,000 acres of parks, trails and open space. Keith…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

April 14, 2019

Downtown hotel to be tribute to Denver history

Albus Brooks

Stonebridge Cos. is going old school with its newest downtown Denver hotel, a building fundamental to the city’s history. “When you agree to embark on an adaptive reuse of this magnitude, it is so important to understand the history and legacy of the site because it’s much more than bricks and mortar. This is truly…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

April 9, 2019

Apartments off Harmony Road corridor fetch $63.5 million

Alvista Harmony

A Fort Collins apartment community with large units, a like-new clubhouse and abundant amenities within reach was acquired for $63.5 million. Formerly Argyle at Willow Springs, the 280-unit community now is called Alvista Harmony. It’s located at 2002 Battlecreek Drive, just south of the Harmony Road corridor. “You have everything you want about two minutes…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

April 7, 2019

North Main at Steel Ranch apartments change hands at $67 million

North Main at Steel Ranch

Confluence Cos. sold its North Main at Steel Ranch apartments in Louisville for $67 million, or $293,860 per unit. The 228-unit community at 1724 Steel St. sits on 7.66 acres and features more of a “neighborhood feel” than some of the other new apartment developments in Louisville, according to CBRE Senior Vice President Matt Barnett.…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

April 6, 2019