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

Changes planned for Larimer Square

In keeping with the intent of maintaining the integrity and character of the block, the proposed buildings will be constructed on the alleys and courtyards behind Larimer Square – 60 feet back from the storefronts.

Jennifer Hayes

March 5, 2018