Legacy at Fitz starts to take shape under OZ program

Construction has begun on Colorado’s first large-scale apartment community to break ground under the newly created opportunity zone program. Legacy Partners and Griffin Capital Co. recently closed on the 4.52-acre site at 1363 N. Victor St., where the development of Legacy at Fitz, a five-story, 363-unit community, is occurring. 

Jennifer Hayes

August 19, 2019

Project to infuse new development on I-70

A 292-acre project is set to bring new development to a rapidly growing trade area along the Interstate 70 corridor east of Denver. Gayeski Capital Equities LLC is developing Bennett Crossing, located at the northeast corner of I-70 and state Highway 79 in Bennett, where it has rezoned and entitled the site, and commenced construction…

Jennifer Hayes

June 30, 2019

How multifamily models are evolving

The apartment landscape in metro Denver has changed tremendously over the past decade. Construction of new multifamily assets has added 58,000 units of inventory to the market since 2010.


May 13, 2019

A recap of out-of-state capital’s mark on downtown Denver

As a recent transplant to Denver from Chicago, I understand all the reasons people want to live here – sunshine, reasonable property taxes, outdoor activities, a great airport, less political graft, less


April 18, 2019

Opportunity in West Denver as area adapts to change

It’s no secret that Colorado’s landscape is drastically changing and it’s providing new opportunities and challenges for the West Denver submarket. Municipalities all over the region are trying to strategically combat


January 4, 2019

Office pipeline: If you build it, they will come

Denver has been on a roll over the last couple years with numerous companies like VF Corp., Slack, Gusto, Sunrun, Marketo, Vertafore and Optiv relocating or expanding operations. Like in other cities, we also have


December 17, 2018

Land demand hot topic for CREJ conference

Land demand along the Front Range is through the roof. In fact, there has never been a time in Denver area history when there has been so much interest to buy property for residential and commercial development, according to veteran land broker Mike Kboudi. “Demand is hot,” said Kboudi, a senior managing director in the…

John Rebchook

August 1, 2018

The developer’s dilemma: Preserving the 15-minute community

Threading the needle at 60 miles per hour is a decent metaphor for the increasing challenges of real estate development in the Front Range of Colorado. Bedeviled by labor shortages, materials cost increases, recently


May 11, 2018

Development dilemma: CREJ conference explores ‘What Would I Develop’

Development question: Does it make any sense to bring more apartments, offices, retail projects to the Denver area today? “What would I develop?" is an especially intriguing question in the Denver area today, given the number of construction cranes dotting the landscape, rising labor and land costs, and increasing opposition to development from neighborhood groups…

John Rebchook

May 10, 2018

How developers can combat rising impact fees with credits

When it comes to the rising cost of housing in Colorado, you do not have to look very hard to find yet another article about a Colorado community studying or increasing the development impact fees it charges.


April 23, 2018