16 Chestnut

Office project roundup

Following is a roundup of 16 office properties around Denver that are either recently completed or under construction. Buildings were required to be around 100,000 square feet or larger and needed to be

Michelle Askeland

June 28, 2017

Colorado Springs fosters the cybersecurity industry

A couple years ago, the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC began examining the cybersecurity industry and quickly identified it as a major emphasis area for the future. A city vision was formed for Colorado Springs to become a cybersecurity capital within the United States.

Michelle Askeland

March 12, 2017

Multifamily market cools to steady, sustainable pace

Entering 2017, the rapid acceleration of Denver's multifamily market seems to be cooling. Yet, it’s not doom and gloom but, rather, a settling back onto familiar ground. Before diving into what experts around the industry are saying, here are some current statistics to keep in mind

Michelle Askeland

February 10, 2017
1515 Wynkoop

1515 Wynkoop earns LEED Platinum certification

Hines and Invesco Real Estate announced that 1515 Wynkoop earned Platinum certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system for existing buildings. Completed in 2009 and owned by a separate account pension fund client of Invesco Real Estate, 1515 Wynkoop is

Michelle Askeland

February 7, 2017

The beauty industry embraces dominant retail role

Beauty retailers – from traditional spas to highly specialized niches – are taking on a more dominant role in our retail landscape as landlords look for tenants that offer experiential retail and insulation from e-commerce. And these “beauty” retailers are responding

Michelle Askeland

January 27, 2017
Denver skyline

Denver’s sublease market finishes 2016 high, but manageable

As we wrap up 2016, the metro Denver sublease market is still up, but not earth-shatteringly so. However, experts are split on whether 2017 will bring relief.

Michelle Askeland

December 23, 2016
Catamaran Club at Breakers Resort

The Breakers Resort looks ahead while honoring its past

At the heart of conversations about the Breakers Resort with the original developer as well as the new majority owner, the discussions always end up acknowledging an emotional connection to the project.

Michelle Askeland

December 2, 2016
EchoPark Automotive

Auto retail adapts to changing consumer habits

Automobile retailers are facing many of the same challenges other retail industries are struggling to overcome.

Michelle Askeland

November 7, 2016
Charles Schwab building

Office market enjoys relocation and expansion flurry

Relocation and expansion activity is occurring regularly within the Denver metro region, with 20 companies making announcements this year, including 13 that are new to the region and seven existing

Michelle Askeland

October 12, 2016
Denver skyline

Escalating costs impact Denver properties

With property taxes steadily increasing, commercial real estate helping to fund large city initiatives and potentially mandated sustainability improvements, the cost of owning property in Denver is rising

Michelle Askeland

October 10, 2016

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.