Meeting the needs of today’s restaurantgoers

We all love to try new restaurants. Fortunately for those of us in Colorado, we have so many wonderful choices that run the gamut from quick-serve chains to chef-developed concepts with locally sourced menus. There

CREJ

April 29, 2018

Maximize necessity retailers for thriving centers

Despite reports of doom and gloom for brick-and-mortar retailers, one sector across the shopping center inventory is thriving – neighborhood and community shopping centers with a tenant base focused on

CREJ

April 29, 2018

Investors’ herd mentality is beginning to shift

The availability of capital for most retail centers is strong, despite all the negative headlines in the media in 2017 about retailers closing stores, filing bankruptcy due to overexpanding, and declining sales from online

CREJ

February 12, 2018

Are we witnessing an apocalypse or resurrection?

Upon reading his obituary in the newspaper, Mark Twain famously replied, "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated." That's how 2017's constant headlines about the collapse of brick-and-mortar retailing

CREJ

February 12, 2018

Small businesses thrive in Cherry Creek North

The city of Denver continues to see incredible levels of investment. This year is expected to be another record year with several major development projects under construction or planned that will add to the city's growth

CREJ

February 5, 2018

Colorado Mills rebounds after hailstorm

Colorado Mills

When golf-ball-sized hail hit Lakewood and the surrounding areas May 8, the storm shattered records as the costliest hailstorm in the state's history, with auto and home insurance claims of $1.4 billion, according to the

Michelle Askeland

February 5, 2018

Industrial space can support evolving retailer needs

The retail industry is evolving, and while the growth of e-commerce has not made traditional retail obsolete, as once predicted, it has forced the entire industry to adapt to changing consumer behaviors and meet a new set

CREJ

February 5, 2018

Building market halls with personality, profitability

As shopping malls and big-box stores struggle to compete against the likes of Amazon and online shopping, there still is an ample audience of people who want to leave their homes to shop. Often these shoppers enjoy the more intimate

CREJ

December 11, 2017

Clicks to bricks: The next e-commerce frontier

The phenomenon of clicks to bricks is considered the next frontier for e-commerce. Online retailers have mastered the art of getting visitors’ attention, keeping it and continuing the conversation with customers well beyond their visit.

CREJ

December 11, 2017

Retail design in a transformational market

Traditionally, retail design predominantly was an execution of market-driven formulas. Location is critical, access is slightly more critical, visibility is key, parking needs to be at the front door and everyone makes

CREJ

November 6, 2017