Door – downtown’s Renaissance explored at CREJ event

The Denver office market has evolved by leaps and bounds since Tami Door took the helm of the Downtown Denver Partnership more than a dozen years ago. “I’ve seen it evolve in a number of ways,” said Door, CEO and president of the partnership. “Some of those changes in the office market relate to that…

John Rebchook

October 18, 2017

Hawks – CREJ apartment conference coming Oct. 19

Jeff Hawks would be disappointed if he listed a Denver area apartment community and didn't receive at least 10 offers. Hawks is seldom disappointed these days. “To a lot of people’s surprise, the apartment market is holding up fairly well. Everyone believed that we were overbuilding” and Denver’s red-hot apartment market was cooling, said Hawks,…

John Rebchook

October 4, 2017
Aerial view of Colorado's largest spec building, nicknamed the Big Bomber

Industrial market is ‘grrreat,’ focus of CREJ conference

Industrial developers, brokers and investors in the Denver area should hire Tony the Tiger as their spokesman. That’s because the local industrial market, to borrow the catchphrase of the iconic cat that pitched Kellogg's Frosted Flakes, is “GRREAT!” That’s not hyperbole. “In the big picture, I think it is incredible,” said industrial broker Jeremy Ballenger.…

John Rebchook

August 31, 2017

Office market conference by CREJ set

Michael Komppa began developing commercial real estate in Colorado in 1982 and founded Corum Real Estate Group in 1986. That timeline alone tells you that Komppa has experienced firsthand the booms and busts of Denver’s office market. Today, the office market is looking pretty good, especially with a flurry of recent lease deals absorbing some…

John Rebchook

August 30, 2017
Senior housing

Senior housing event is April 20

There is no simple answer to sum up the state of the senior housing industry along the Front Range. “It’s a big market with 10 different product types,” Elisabeth Borden told me. Borden, principal of The Highland Group, a consulting group in Boulder that provides research, planning and marketing solutions for senior housing and care…

John Rebchook

March 30, 2017

Multifamily run not over, Hawks says

Last year was the Year of the Monkey, according to the Chinese zodiac. But in Denver, 2016 was the Year of the Multifamily. The multifamily industry in the Denver area was one for the record books last year. More than $4.5 billion in apartments traded hands in 2016, according to Jeff Hawks, vice chairman of…

John Rebchook

March 8, 2017