The Henry: Modern Sophistication with a Nod to Denver’s Prairie Style Roots
The Henry sits on a 4-acre, triangle-shaped parcel in the Gates redevelopment area framed by East Mississippi, South Sherman and the Valley Highway/light rail lines. After some careful study, Carmel Partners came on board as owner, developer and contractor.
Building DialogueMarch 3, 2019
Growth in Colorado Springs Drives Wellness Focus
The charming town of Colorado Springs, founded by Gen. William Jackson Palmer in 1871, has long been a popular destination. The beautiful scenery welcomed U.S. and international visitors, and the plentiful sunshine and dry climate drew those seeking health benefits.
Building DialogueFebruary 25, 2019
How it all relates: Student debt, rents and mortgages
True to form, the relationship between student loan debt and homeownership rate has proven to be adversarial, as monthly student loan payments reduce one’s ability to obtain a mortgage.
CREJFebruary 25, 2019
Betters retires from Loveland Housing Authority
In November, Colorado’s longest-serving public housing authority executive director retired. When Sam Betters, of the Loveland Housing Authority, was asked why he decided to step down, he simply
CREJFebruary 24, 2019
Strong metrics keep sentiment cautiously optimistic
At the end of January, what felt like the entire multifamily industry in North America converged on the scene in San Diego for the National Multifamily Housing Council annual meeting. The week at NMHC
CREJFebruary 22, 2019
Lone Tree, RidgeGate Embrace Attainable Housing
Attainable housing choices are essential to metro Denver’s continued economic growth and development. In the Lone Tree/Douglas County region, the challenge is even greater given the current median home price of over $600,000 and the median apartment rental price of approximately $2,000 per month.
Building DialogueFebruary 18, 2019
What’s the future of parking for multifamily projects?
In the world of planning, design, finance and development, parking has become a necessary evil. You need parking to satisfy the demands of zoning and finance, and to attract customers to a multifamily
CREJFebruary 18, 2019
Quality of life remains key for Espinosa’s projects
On a January afternoon, I had the opportunity to have coffee with Joseph Espinosa, executive director of Brighton Housing Authority, and talk to him about architecture, resident services and his goal of
CREJFebruary 17, 2019
Right of first refusal ordinance brings complexities
The city of Denver predicts that nearly 2,000 apartment units within the city and county limits are at risk of converting from affordable-restricted units to market-rate units in the coming years; potentially
CREJFebruary 17, 2019
Investor sentiments and trends in retail real estate
Posting a year-over-year increase in transaction volumes, it appears the consecutive decline in retail real estate trades has turned the corner. After surviving a few years of negative headlines and threats
CREJFebruary 11, 2019