The developer’s dilemma: Preserving the 15-minute community

Threading the needle at 60 miles per hour is a decent metaphor for the increasing challenges of real estate development in the Front Range of Colorado. Bedeviled by labor shortages, materials cost increases, recently

CREJ

May 11, 2018

Expect construction costs to continue to rise

Remember the days of Zach Morris cell phones, or when you had to do math in your head? The days when Pauly Shore was famous, or back when the Patriots were Super Bowl champs? (Too soon?) Or how about this one, the

CREJ

March 28, 2018
Tax sheets

Real estate investors will benefit from new tax law

As most investors already know, there are no new restrictions on 1031 exchanges, which is certainly beneficial to all real estate investors. We have selected a couple other changes to discuss below that also are favorable and

CREJ

February 26, 2018

Why we’re investing in smart technologies for our assets

The use of smart technology is no longer confined to homeowners looking to control temperature or lighting via their smartphones. It has become an essential tool for multifamily property managers and owners who want to offer

CREJ

February 25, 2018

MPQ to feature new Affordable Housing Spotlight

Poorhouses, also known as poor farms, for paupers were created in Victorian England as the first publicly financed housing. The system came to the United States in the early 19th century as workhouses. Since then, housing for

CREJ

February 22, 2018

Are boom times leaving quality design behind?

Three years ago, Denver architect Jeff Sheppard dropped a bomb on our civic ego in a Denver Post op-ed titled, "Denver is a great city, so why the bad buildings?" He noted that while the city is "infilling" at a record pace and

CREJ

February 19, 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

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
AMLI Interlocken

Green living is important part of apartment life

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