Denver skyline

Escalating costs impact Denver properties

With property taxes steadily increasing, commercial real estate helping to fund large city initiatives and potentially mandated sustainability improvements, the cost of owning property in Denver is rising

Michelle Askeland

October 10, 2016
Wells Fargo Center lobby

Cash Register Building rejuvenates its legacy

Since its completion in 1983, the “Cash Register Building” has been a dominant and much-beloved focal point of the Denver skyline, so much so that today it is prominently featured on the city’s official logo


October 5, 2016

Pursue LEED certification for industrial facilities

Earlier this year, the U.S. Green Building Council released its LEED in Motion: Industrial Facilities report, which highlights collaborative efforts across the manufacturing sector to design and implement LEED


October 3, 2016

Brownfields programs present opportunities

Since its reinstatement in 2014, the Colorado Brownfields Program has been an integral part of the revitalization of properties previously overlooked due to the burden of environmental cleanup requirements


July 29, 2016

Is my workplace safe?

Following horrific events such as the shootings in Orlando; San Bernardino, California; Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut; we naturally question the safety of our surroundings.


July 18, 2016

Tips to maintain your plazas and walkways

All buildings have plazas and walkways for pedestrian access. They come in all shapes and sizes, and they can be built with concrete,


July 15, 2016

Purviance-Anderson shares management’s evolution

Judy Purviance-Anderson has many titles – Building Owners and Managers Association International Fellow, local BOMA past-president, licensed broker, general manager

Michelle Askeland

July 4, 2016

Know these out-of-pocket risks for hail damage

Some properties, whether an office complex, multifamily housing complex, manufacturing facility or other, sustain frequent damage for various reasons, including hail.


July 4, 2016
spec suite

How to make your spec suite investment successful

Spec suites – spaces that are built out by a building owner for the purpose of marketing a vacant suite or floor – are growing in popularity and in size, with new projects devoting entire floors and buildings to spec space.

Michelle Askeland

April 4, 2016

The office ‘fun’ factor: Why does it matter?

I recently moderated a panel at the Colorado Real Estate Journal’s 13th Annual Property Management Symposium. The panel, comprising Doug Wulf of Cushman & Wakefield, Jamie Gard of NGKF and Alec Wynne of Avison Young, was focused on the competitive nature of office spaces in the current market.


April 3, 2016