Utter

Utter open for business at Citiventure

Leaving Denver is not an option for Marilee Utter. When she was offered the job in 2011 as the newly created title of executive vice president District/National Councils for the Urban Land Institute, she accepted on the condition that she would remain in Denver. “I would never leave Denver,” Utter said. She certainly has left…

John Rebchook

October 3, 2016

So you wanted to be an architect

Whether it’s the perceived value of hiring an architect, or being seen as only designing high-end residential homes, it has made me ponder this statement even more so than usual. If so many people thought about being an architect, what is the disconnect here?

CREJ

October 2, 2016

N. Denver communities & raw water considerations

Many communities require developers and builders to contribute C-BT to the municipality or water provider, in addition to purchasing a water tap, for water service.

CREJ

October 2, 2016

Commercial mortgage-backed securities risk retention

In the latest real estate cycle, CMBS has become a black sheep lending source.

CREJ

September 28, 2016
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Local residential developer acquires 10.7 acres in Castle Rock

Douglas County Property Location: East corner Low Meadow Blvd. & Red Hawk Drive, Castle Rock Property Description: 98 residential lots Land Size: 10.7 acres within the 98 lots and 5.71 acres within the three tracts Sales Price: $3.48M, or $4.86 per sf (gross) & $7.46 per sf (net) & $35,500/lot Reception No.: 2016065154 Closing Date: 9/19…

John Winslow

September 27, 2016
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Rocky Mountain Microfilm facilitates 1031 exchange to expand

Denver County Property Location: 1540 El Paso Blvd, Denver Property Description: 5,000-sf office building, YOC 1968, masonry construction Land Size: 18,295 sf Sales Price: $660,000, or $132.00 per sf Reception No.: 2016000071652 Closing Date: 8/29 Grantor: MG & MM LLC, Michael Gudenkauf, mgr. Grantee: TandS EP LLC, Harvey Thoutt, Brian Thoutt & Ched J. Thoutt, mgrs..,…

John Winslow

September 26, 2016

Mary Sullivan retiring

Mary Sullivan, by far the most successful woman commercial real estate broker in Denver’s history, is retiring. Sullivan, a top investment broker at the Denver office of Holliday Fenoglio Fowler L.P., sold more than $10 billion in offices, retail and other investment properties during her 35 years in the business. Indeed, that kind of dollar […]

John Rebchook

September 26, 2016
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Houston Apartment developer snaps up 2.44 acres in RiNo for $15M

Denver County Property Location 3200-3220-3254 Walnut St., & 3235 Larimer St., Denver Property Description: 11,880-sf warehouse, YOC 1973; 29,432-sf, two-story factory, YOC 1958; masonry; 11,676-sf warehouse, YOC 1913, brick, 8,368-sf warehouse, YOC 1928, brick (land value) Land Size: 106,294 sf Sales Price: $15M, or $141.12 per sf (land value), or $64,655 per buildable unit Reception No.:…

John Winslow

September 21, 2016
8181 E. Tufts

EKS&H to expand into 150,000 square feet in DTC

Denver-based EKS&H, a national professional services firm, has signed a lease and sublease for 150,000 square feet at 8181 E. Tufts Ave. in the Denver Tech Center. The company subleased 120,000 sf of space from Aecom and did a direct deal with landlord Westcore Properties for an additional 30,000 sf. Currently headquartered in approximately 125,000…

Jill Jamieson-Nichols

September 20, 2016
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Residential lots sell for nearly $8.8 million

Adams County Property Location: W/S Buckley Road, ¼ mile south of East 120th Avenue, Commerce City Property Description: 138 vacant lots Land Size: 34.08 acres Sales Price: $2.76M, or $20,000 per lot, or $1.86 per sf Reception No.: 2016000068664 Closing Date: 8/29 Grantor: 120th & Buckley Associates, Russel N. Waterson, general partner Grantee: Lokal BR6 LLC,…

John Winslow

September 20, 2016