Johnson

GE Johnson tackling substance abuse

The story Jim Johnson uses to illustrate the dangers of alcohol and drug problems on a construction site is made up, but that doesn’t make the takeaway any less true or powerful. Imagine a crane operator moving tons of steel on a construction site after spending a restless night with his wife worrying about their…

John Rebchook

March 27, 2019
Pena Station

Peña Station North emerges

Peña Station Next is a cutting-edge, sustainable, transit-oriented development that has generated local, national and international headlines. For example, it is  is home to the Panasonic Smart City, called CityNow, that develops and tests tomorrow’s technology in a real neighborhood. The site, largely owned and developed by L.C. Fulenwider Inc., a family owned company that has…

John Rebchook

March 25, 2019
Moody

Moody, the voice of NAIOP

Bob Moody used to run marathons. “I used to do a lot of them,” said Moody, who recently received the prestigious President’s Award from the Colorado chapter of NAIOP, for his many years of leadership at the commercial real estate organization. “Running keeps you alive. It gives you a healthy heart.” Moody paused for a…

John Rebchook

March 13, 2019
Schwartz

Infill developer Schwartz seeks bulk buyer

David Schwartz may be on the ground floor of what could become a trend in some of Denver’s hottest neighborhoods. Schwartz is in the early stages of looking at selling all of the for-sale infill townhomes he developed near Sloan’s Lake to one buyer. The buyer likely would convert the units into rentals. The idea…

John Rebchook

March 11, 2019
Sharf

Bullish Scharf speaking at CREJ conference

Richard W. Scharf Jr., as president and CEO of Visit Denver, the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, is at the helm of a nonprofit sales and marketing arm that annually produces more than $500 million of direct economic growth to the Denver metro area. During the past 26 years with the bureau, Scharf has had a…

John Rebchook

March 6, 2019
Hunt

On the Hunt: Conference to draw 600

Terrance Hunt sums up his prediction for the Denver area apartment market with four words: “more of the same.” And while “more of the same” at first blush might sound pretty boring, it’s actually pretty great. That’s because absorption has defied skeptics who have feared the Denver apartment market has been on the brink of…

John Rebchook

March 1, 2019
8020 Builders

8020 Builders shaping Edgewater Public Market

More than a year ago,  Steve Rogers, president of 8020 Builders, and top officials from LCP Development stood on the roof of the forlorn and long-vacated King Soopers building that once anchored a 7-acre site in Edgewater. As Rogers and the developers looked to the east, with Sloan’s Lake in the foreground and Denver’s skyline…

John Rebchook

February 25, 2019
SLC

SLC breaks ground on Rêve Boulder

Southern Land Co. (SLC), announced on Tuesday that it has broken ground on its long-awaited mixed-use community across from the new Google campus in Boulder. The six-acre, four-building Rêve Boulder, at 30th and Pearl Streets, is across from Google’s new office campus. Rêve Boulder will include luxury apartments, retail and office space. It marks SLC’s…

John Rebchook

February 20, 2019
Kaboth

Kaboth, a rock star at RISE

You might call veteran property manager Linda Kaboth a RISE-ing star. But that's not quite right. She already is a rock star property manager. Kaboth, who among other things played a key and pivotal role in selling Belmar for almost $300 million in 2015, is now a vital executive at RISE Commercial Property Services, formerly…

John Rebchook

February 14, 2019
Tower

Exciting gateway tower saga continues

The Bell Park development saga to create an iconic residential tower at a gateway to downtown Denver continued last week. Buzz Geller, whose Paradise Land Co. owns the historic triangular site along Speer Boulevard, Market Street and Cherry Creek at the edge of Lower Downtown, last Thursday presented the latest proposal for the site to…

John Rebchook

February 11, 2019