Westwood Crossing enjoys hard-fought success

The southwest corner of South Irving Street and West Alameda Avenue in Denver was once occupied by a neighborhood bar, inside which lived the goal posts that stood in the south end zone of Mile High Stadium the first

CREJ

November 19, 2018

Cap rates vs. interest rates: Should anyone really care?

The relationship among interest rates and cap rates has been studied, explored and analyzed ad infinitum. On a macro level, it’s a relationship worth exploring. On a micro (or individual asset) level, I’m not so sure. What’s

CREJ

November 18, 2018

Will rising interest rates slow down the market?

Will rising interest rates slow down the market? In a word, no. At least, not in the short term. Interest rates that continue to creep up have not had a major impact on Front Range lending activity. While interest rates are on

CREJ

August 27, 2018

Shaping communities through systems thinking

A wise man once noticed that as his cows were grazing, they were getting lost, one blade of grass at a time. Not only did one cow get lost this way, but also, accordingly, the entire herd would follow and end up in far-off

CREJ

August 26, 2018

All In Denver shares results from city housing poll

All In Denver is a nonprofit advocacy organization that believes an equitable city is where all people have the opportunity to prosper and thrive. Formed in 2016 by a group of housing, planning, education and arts

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August 17, 2018

Union Station asset capitalizes on condo demand

The real estate market in Denver is hot, with home prices continuing to climb and inventory at an all-time low. This is particularly true for condos, as there are very few developers actively building condos in Denver today.

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August 17, 2018

3 suburban submarkets poised for rent growth

Wheat Ridge

The cost of construction continues to climb around the Denver metro area, constraining development of for-sale housing and limiting most new apartment construction to the luxury space. The overall housing shortage

CREJ

August 13, 2018

Midyear review: What to watch

As we move into the second half of the year, now is an opportune time to consider how multifamily has performed in the opening two quarters of 2018. The combined markets of Denver and Colorado Springs are

CREJ

August 13, 2018

Questions remain for opportunity zone investments

Tax sheets

Anticipation is growing among investors about the promise of the so-called opportunity zone program created under The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Pub. L. 115-97, signed into law Dec. 22. The provisions of the act that

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August 12, 2018

Almost all signs point to a momentary equilibrium

Is this equilibrium? This question has different meanings to all of us in the apartment industry; whether you are a buyer or seller, landlord or tenant, developer, borrower or lender. But, regardless of your perspective,

CREJ

May 25, 2018