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.

Oilfield services company doubles downtown footprint

An oilfield services company will double its footprint at the U.S. Bank Tower in downtown Denver. Liberty Oilfield Services, which occupies 20,000 sf in the building, signed a new lease with landlords Ivanhoe Cambridge and Callahan Capital Properties for 40,000 sf. It will occupy two full floors in the 26-story tower. Liberty Oilfield Services President…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

January 1, 2017

Denver company buys 326,844-sf building for $20.1 million

16456 E. Airport Circle

The owner of a Denver moving and storage company sealed the largest single-building industrial deal of the year with the $20.1 million acquisition of a 326,844-square-foot warehouse in Aurora. S&Z Realty LLLP, headed by Stuart Smith of Buehler Cos., bought the building at 16456 E. Airport Circle from Graebel Warehouse LLC. The building was built…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

December 19, 2016

Conscience Bay buys 277,236-sf industrial building in Aurora

20101 E. 36th Drive

Conscience Bay Co. made a value-add play in the Denver market with the $14.51 million acquisition of a soon-to-be-vacated industrial building in Majestic Commercenter. Boulder-based Conscience Bay bought the 277,236-square-foot building at 20101 E. 36th Drive in Aurora from S&Z Realty LLLP for $52.34 per sf, well below replacement cost. The U.S. Postal Service and…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

December 19, 2016

Hayman picks up second Denver asset

Parkway Office Centre

A Los Angeles buyer with a keen interest in the Denver market bought an eight-story office tower at the edge of downtown for $25.46 million. Hayman Properties purchased Parkway Office Centre at 1391 N. Speer Blvd. from DPC Development Co. DPC invested heavily in the 134,643-square-foot building after buying it in 2008, and Hayman plans…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

December 19, 2016

Boulder office buildings trade for $92.57M in portfolio deal

Canyon Center

One of the largest owners of office properties in the U.S. bought three buildings in Boulder as part of an approximately $1.9 billion U.S. portfolio. Canyon Center, 1050 Walnut and 1900 15th St. were part of a portfolio of 26 properties around the country that Blackstone Group bought from Alecta, a Swedish pension fund manager.…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

December 19, 2016

Unico Properties sells Writer Square for $525.13 per square foot

Writer Square

Writer Square has changed hands for $95.28 million, becoming one of a handful of downtown Denver assets to trade for more than $500 per square foot. Unico Properties sold the office/retail property, located at Larimer Street and the Sixteenth Street mall, to GKT Writer Square LLC, a Kroenke Group affiliate. Unico and LaSalle Investment Management…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

December 13, 2016

Self-storage facility planned in ‘underserved’ area of Arvada

Ralston Valley Self Storage

The city of Arvada has approved development of a 645-unit self-storage facility in the fast-growing western side of the community. “This area of Arvada is experiencing explosive growth, and up until this year, there were no parcels in the area that offered storage as a use by right,” said Peter Shaw, founder of Blue Wing…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

December 7, 2016

Communal office building in the works

Boulder Industry & Arts Center

An approximately 80,000-square-foot “communal” office building is being planned for 2½ acres in East Boulder. Sagebrush Cos. recently purchased the site at 5125 Pearl Parkway for $4 million. It is working with Bill Holicky of Boulder-based Coburn to design Boulder Industry & Arts Center, a working environment similar to Industry in Denver’s River North neighborhood.…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

December 5, 2016

Office/retail building in Superior trades for $13.51 million

100 Superior

A California buyer completing a 1031 exchange paid $13.51 million for an office/retail building along U.S. Highway 36 in Superior. Edward Heyman and Co. LLC bought 100 Superior Plaza Way from Superior Plaza LLC. The seller is a local group of investors that developed the 56,000-square-foot building in 2000. Chris Boston “We had strong interest…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

December 5, 2016

DCT pays $15.6 million for Class A building on I-70

10000 E. 45th St.

DCT Industrial Trust continues to add to its Denver portfolio, purchasing a Class A industrial building in the Stapleton area for $15.6 million. DCT bought the 145,948-square-foot Champion Windows building on 7.18 acres at 10000 E. 45th St. in Denver from Champion Realty Company of Denver for $106.89 per sf. The Class A building fronts…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

December 5, 2016