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

Tracking Denver’s apartment concessions activity

While outsized rent hikes and affordability concerns have dominated the headlines in Denver's apartment market in recent years, our robust apartment data set reveals that the environment has become materially more favorable to

CREJ

February 18, 2018

Green living is important part of apartment life

AMLI Interlocken

Colorado’s booming housing market is creating uniquely greener lifestyle options for residents and newcomers. Much of Colorado’s recent real estate growth has been focused on multifamily living,

CREJ

November 27, 2017

Springs achieves highest rent growth in area

These are rare circumstances we’re experiencing in Colorado Springs – accelerating job growth, 7 percent apartment rent growth, 4 percent market vacancy and restrained apartment development. Colorado

CREJ

November 27, 2017

Low-budget designs still can have a big impact

The Meadows at Montbello

After 17 years as an interior designer in Denver and as a Colorado native, I have been witness to all the changes the large influx of people to our state has brought. Clearly, somewhere along the line, we were

CREJ

November 20, 2017

Prolonged expansion supports calls for optimism

A mathematician, an accountant and an economist apply for the same job. The interviewer asks each of them, “What does one plus one equal?” The mathematician replies, “Two. Exactly two.” The accountant replies,

CREJ

November 20, 2017

Airbnb: The $31 billion gorilla in the room

Archer Tower

Revenue generated by the sharing economy totaled $15 billion in 2014, a figure expected to grow to $335 billion by 2025, propelled by exponential growth of Uber and that $31 billion gorilla in the room – Airbnb.

CREJ

November 13, 2017

Construction costs not diminishing profits, for now

A persistent gripe in developer circles is the constant upward movement of construction costs. This has been a substantial brake on the fast-moving train of new construction within the Denver market. Steadily rising

CREJ

November 13, 2017

Is entry-level housing a thing of the past?

Row of connected entry-level housing

Accessibility to entry-level housing in metro Denver is limited as product is scarce and construction costs soar. Prices for labor and materials are on the rise – contributing to the

Andy Hellman

August 15, 2017

City must preserve existing affordable housing

Block of red brick historic apartments

Dozens of cranes in the Denver skyline are an encouraging sign for many residents that the city’s economy is booming. New buildings populated with bright, modern apartments and

CREJ

August 14, 2017