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Manager guidelines for dealing with a pandemic

As the situation rapidly evolves, managing properties during the COVID-19 outbreak is challenging. However, with the number of confirmed cases in Colorado increasing each day and Gov. Jared Polis

Michelle Askeland

March 30, 2020

Bernard celebrates 27 years with Denver BOMA

Twenty-seven years ago, Jeannie Bernard accepted the executive vice president position for the Denver Metro Building Owners and Managers Association the week before Christmas. She inherited an organization with one full-time staff member and one part-time member to manage

Michelle Askeland

December 30, 2018

Q&A with Fields, developer of Block 162

Block 162 is a 30-story office tower under construction at 675 15th St. in downtown Denver, which broke ground in June. With a 2½ year construction timeline, followed by 1½ years of lease up, the 595,000-square-

Michelle Askeland

September 17, 2018

Has ‘mall’ become a dirty word?

As retail properties work to stay competitive and reinvent themselves to reflect changing consumer habits, has “mall” become a dirty word? Regional malls are “general merchandise or fashion-oriented offerings; typically, enclosed with inward

Michelle Askeland

July 30, 2018

DIA’s retail aims to ‘surprise & delight’

The Denver International Airport’s concessions scene – including its food, beverage, retail and entertainment operators – is evolving to accommodate more visitors and changing consumer habits. In the immediate future,

Michelle Askeland

April 30, 2018

Value-add market continues its competitive pace

Value-add properties are as in demand as ever, making the market a reliably competitive asset class for multifamily investors across Colorado. In general, a value-add opportunity represents a multifamily asset in which a new

Michelle Askeland

February 19, 2018
Colorado Mills

Colorado Mills rebounds after hailstorm

When golf-ball-sized hail hit Lakewood and the surrounding areas May 8, the storm shattered records as the costliest hailstorm in the state's history, with auto and home insurance claims of $1.4 billion, according to the

Michelle Askeland

February 5, 2018

Brighton capitalizes on changing consumer demands

Two retail trends are shaping how the city of Brighton and Adams County prepare for future development and community growth while honoring the agriculture backbone that has defined much of the area’s culture

Michelle Askeland

November 1, 2017

The rise of dual uses: Hotel complements office

The Denver skyline is witnessing the addition of several projects that pair office properties with boutique hotels. We spoke with developers and owners of three of these projects

Michelle Askeland

September 29, 2017

Tips for staffing your maintenance team

Property managers are struggling to keep property engineers and facility maintenance teams staffed with qualified, enthusiastic employees. “It is definitely hard to find building engineers,” said Kim Lewis,

Michelle Askeland

July 2, 2017

Michelle Askeland is the quarterlies editor handling the Property Management Quarterly, Multifamily Properties Quarterly, Office Properties Quarterly and Retail Properties Quarterly publications for the Colorado Real Estate Journal. Prior to joining the CREJ, Michelle was the managing editor at RadioResource Media Group, where she helped publish a monthly domestic magazine and a quarterly international magazine as well as maintain the group’s online news presence. Michelle attended Colorado State University, where she earned a degree in technical journalism. She enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, dining out, working out, music and watching sports, hockey in particular.