2019 Retail Summit & Expo

2019 Retail Summit & Expo

LOCATION Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center We anticipate this to be the largest retail development and investment conference of the year in Colorado with more than 400 attendees. Four hours of continuing education have been approved..

Lori Golightly

January 14, 2019
Creighton

Economist Creighton leaves legacy

In 1990, my business editor at the Rocky Mountain News, the late Lynde McCormick, described economist Lucy Black Creighton as “perhaps the best known of Denver’s businesswomen.” Creighton, a pioneer and prominent economist in Denver, died on Christmas. A memorial service was held Monday. Creighton, who died peacefully in Denver at age 91, was a…

John Rebchook

January 10, 2019

Denver developer relocates his Porta Power Co. to $6 million industrial facility

Denver County Property Location: 10777 E. 45thAve., Denver Property Description: 56,796-sfindustrial building, YOC 1968, brick Land Size: 4.218 acres Sales Price: $6M, or $105.64 psf Reception No.: 2019001403 Closing Date: 1/4 Grantor: Scott Development Group LLC (Monida F. Scott, mgr.) Grantee: 3939 Williams Building Corp. (Byron Weiss, mgr.), 1717 E. 39thAve., Denver, Financing: Cash Comments: Buyer’s company, Porta Power, will relocate to this…

John Winslow

January 9, 2019
Calbert

Bullish Calbert moderating CREJ leaders panel

During his 45-year career, Brad Calbert has been in the trenches for every boom, bust and commercial real estate cycle between the two extremes in Denver. As a commercial real estate broker, Calbert has been involved in the sale or finance of more than 150 transactions that totaled more than 30 million square feet. Calbert's…

John Rebchook

January 7, 2019
color

Color Book hit for JVA

Color me impressed. I recently attended a press conference at a downtown Denver hotel updating the market branding efforts underway in Winter Park. While waiting for the speakers to kick off their presentations, I wandered over to tables represented by vendors in the construction and development trades. I ignored the commemorative pens and lip balm…

John Rebchook

January 3, 2019

Samaritan’s Purse lands Douglas County industrial building

Douglas County Property Location: 8648 S. Peoria St., Englewood Property Description: 63,550-sf industrial building (9,530 sf office area), 20 dock-high doors, two drive-in doors, 24-foot-clear ceiling, ESFR fire sprinklered, YOC 2018 Land Size: 4.765 acres Sales Price: *$10.17M Reception No.: 2018070295 Closing Date: 11/15 Grantor: IBC Holdings (Brian C. Mott, mgr.), 303-674-1300 Grantee: Samaritan’s Purse (Phyllis T. Payne…

John Winslow

December 24, 2018

Stapleton retail site sells to Evergreen Devco for $11.45 per square foot

Denver County Property Location: NEC Central Park Blvd. & E. 56thAve., Denver Property Description: Vacant retail site Land Size: 6.8 acres Sales Price: $3.39M, or $11.45 psf Reception No.: 2018152093 Closing Date: 11/28 Grantor: FC Stapleton II LLC (Jim Chrisman, VP) Grantee: Evergreen 56th& Central Park LLC, c/o Evergreen Devco Inc., Tyler Carlson, EVP 303-757-0401 Comments: Proposed shopping…

John Winslow

December 18, 2018
retail

CREJ retail conference coming

Denver's retail scene stacks up well compared to other trendy cities across the country. The latest CBRE retail report compared Denver, by a number of metrics, to other cities as well as to the U.S. “Compared to peer markets, Denver’s retail growth is reasonable and its absorption of space is hearty,” according to the CBRE…

John Rebchook

December 17, 2018
JJk

JJK blazes social impact RE trail

JJK Places, a “hybrid” development company, hopes to do well by doing good. JJK Places, a “social impact real estate” development and consulting company, is headed by veteran real estate developer Will Kralovec. Before founding JJK and serving as its president and managing partner, Kralovec was the director of master site development at the Denver…

John Rebchook

December 14, 2018

Ridge at Thornton acquired by Chicago investor

Adams County Property Location: 3650 E. 103rdAve., Thornton, “Ridge at Thornton” Property Description: 280-units in 10 two-story apartment buildings, YOC 2016, & eight three-story buildings, YOC 2018, rentable sf is 299,436, brick/frame Land Size: 11.89 acres Sales Price :$72M, or $257,143 per unit, or $240.45 psf Density: 23.55 units per acre Reception No.: 80940, 80942…

John Winslow

December 14, 2018