The beauty industry embraces dominant retail role
Beauty retailers – from traditional spas to highly specialized niches – are taking on a more dominant role in our retail landscape as landlords look for tenants that offer experiential retail and insulation from e-commerce. And these “beauty” retailers are responding
Michelle AskelandJanuary 27, 2017
Life companies shift focus for new year
The commercial real estate lending market has remained strong for the duration of 2016, however, this past year also presented unexpected
CREJNovember 9, 2016
Auto retail adapts to changing consumer habits
Automobile retailers are facing many of the same challenges other retail industries are struggling to overcome.
Michelle AskelandNovember 7, 2016
Retail follows 3 trends in Northern Colorado
The redevelopment of two regional malls, Costco’s long-awaited opening and a highly unique retailer’s search for a Northern Colorado
CREJOctober 28, 2016
Insights into Arvada Marketplace’s redevelopment
We acquired Arvada Marketplace, along with its neighboring shopping center Arvada Connection, in August 2015.
CREJOctober 28, 2016
Store closures spell opportunities in tight market
Despite national headlines of store closure and, locally, the bankruptcy of Sports Authority, the Denver retail real estate market has been largely unaffected.
Michelle AskelandAugust 1, 2016
Has the market for shopping centers peaked?
One of the most common questions we hear these days is, “How much longer will this up cycle last?” The current economic expansion has been in effect for 84 months,
CREJJuly 31, 2016
Political turbulence impacts real estate plans
While the adage “the only thing constant is change” remains true about life, commercial real estate developers and investors crave certainty to make good business decisions.
CREJJuly 30, 2016
Beverage production makes its mark on retail
As the alcohol-beverage production industry becomes a larger economic contributor to the state, its commercial real estate footprint increases exponentially. And as this industry evolves to embrace a robust front-of-house as well as production, the retail component becomes more important.
Michelle AskelandMay 2, 2016