How to bring roof decks to existing buildings

With more than 300 sunny days each year, Colorado has more days of sunshine than San Diego or Miami Beach. With that in mind, what better amenity can a building owner provide tenants than

CREJ

March 31, 2019

Managers’ critical role in the due diligence process

Buying and selling commercial properties can be a chaotic process. Current owners painstakingly craft the best narrative to sell the asset while brokers study market trends in order to prepare an eye-catching

CREJ

March 31, 2019

Local buildings participate in active threat trainings

Last year, we wrote encouraging facility managers, building owners and operators to train their staff and tenants on active threat situations. Over the past 12 months, media coverage shows us that the threats

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January 14, 2019

Text messages become common management tool

I would be willing to bet that within arm’s reach sits your smartphone. Whether it is in your pocket, stuffed in your desk drawer or sitting on your desk, our phones are never out of reach. This “tool” has gone from a

CREJ

January 13, 2019

In emergencies, don’t get caught holding the bill

It is inevitable as a building owner, landlord or management company that at some point your property will be subject to an unfortunate event. Pipe failures, backups, sprinkler breaks and fires are only a few of the

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January 11, 2019

Protect against payment processing cyberthreats

The statistics do not lie. A quarter of Americans believe that they were victims of cybertheft. This has led many to fear being further exposed to cybertheft, identity theft and personal privacy breaches more than their

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January 6, 2019

Bernard celebrates 27 years with Denver BOMA

Twenty-seven years ago, Jeannie Bernard accepted the executive vice president position for the Denver Metro Building Owners and Managers Association the week before Christmas. She inherited an organization with one full-time staff member and one part-time member to manage

Michelle Askeland

December 30, 2018

How well do you know your building’s tenants?

In the competition to attract and keep great tenants for your office building, it’s easy to believe that all you need to do is outfit your common areas with top-notch amenities and cool collaborative spaces. Everyone knows that’s what people want right now, right? The answer to that

CREJ

December 29, 2018

Green Roof Ordinance: Final rules for existing building roof replacements

Denver’s Green Roof Ordinance is the only green roof initiative in North America that goes beyond new construction to include existing buildings. The Denver Metro Building Owners and Managers Association participated in a collaborative task force, with the city and other

CREJ

December 29, 2018

Increase your building’s IQ to stay competitive

As automation and smart technologies are taking the economy by storm, it only makes sense that commercial real estate is poised to become a prime adopter of internet of things technology. IoT technology refers to a

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November 28, 2018