So, you want to be a mixed-use developer?

Stuart ZallPresident, The Zall Co. As the population grows and land gets more expensive to develop, mixed-use projects are going to be the means of new development in the future. The more sophisticated mixed-use developers target creating spaces that incorporate multiple elements within an area to activate an urban vibe. They take residential users and…

CREJ

August 9, 2019

The Great Recession, the great expansion and Colorado retail investment real estate

Since the end of the Great Recession (2008-2009) and the start of the great expansion (second half 2009), anyone fortunate enough to count themselves a commercial real estate professional in Colorado has benefited.

CREJ

August 2, 2019

Is charging traditional per-square-foot rent over?

Webster’s dictionary defines rent as “a usually fixed periodical return made by a tenant or occupant of property to the owner for the possession and use thereof especially: an agreed sum paid at fixed intervals by a tenant to the landlord.”

CREJ

August 2, 2019

As uncertainty looms, retail investors seek to lock more than just interest rate

We’ve entered this year’s second half, and 2020 is right around the corner. As a fresh decade approaches and we reflect on the former, two major themes stand out. First, the current economic expansion, which our industry continues to enjoy, has now lasted over a decade. Second, retail is far from dead, but it has…

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August 2, 2019

International cuisines, food halls lead dining trends

As the Colorado restaurant industry expands and adapts to diners’ evolving palates, it’s become all about ethnic food. Denver’s population has grown by over 100,000 people over the last seven years,

CREJ

May 6, 2019

Discipline ushers in strengthened retail market

Denver’s retail real estate environment has never been healthier, regardless of media coverage about e-commerce and its impact on retail. Retail rents in our market have increased since mid-2014 at a

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May 3, 2019

Tips to design retail space for any future tenant

Unless you are working for a specific client in a build-to-suit situation, building retail space can feel like a guessing game. How do you create a core-and-shell building that is the most appealing to the

CREJ

April 29, 2019

Where have all the boxes gone?

In recent years, the retail industry has been abuzz with feverish talk of the Amazon effect, the retail apocalypse, and the end of brick and mortar. Despite the hype, small-shop leasing has stayed on

CREJ

April 27, 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

CREJ

February 11, 2019

Impressive market fundamentals strengthen investment activity

Record-low unemployment levels, increased consumer spending and robust residential development have continued to bolster a high-performing retail landscape across the Colorado Front Range.

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February 4, 2019