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Coworking companies capture more space, imaginations

The last few years have seen an explosion in the office-share or coworking market, with office-share/coworking companies big and small leasing millions of square feet of office space across the country. And, by many accounts from industry insiders, there is much more coworking to come. Given the dramatic increase in office share and its potential to recast a large portion of the office sector of the commercial real estate market, it is worth taking a few minutes to review the office-share/coworking phenomenon and its potential ramifications for building owners and landlords as well as the office market.


September 1, 2019

Tax reform means significant new partnership audit rules

Due to recent tax reform, partnerships have gone through a significant amount of change in the way they are audited and taxed. These new partnership audit rules will result in clients reconsidering their partnership agreements to get ahead of these changes.


August 8, 2019

New Warranty of Habitability law includes many changes

The amended Warranty of Habitability law goes into effect Aug. 3. The revisions impose new responsibilities on residential landlords and could spark increased litigation due to some of the language chosen by the Legislature.


July 20, 2019

The Sweet 16 round of opportunity zone proposed regs

Perhaps Treasury intentionally waited until after March Madness to release the long-awaited second round of proposed regulations on opportunity zones since the proposed regulations presents their


June 3, 2019

5 important changes for the new 2016 ALTA Commitment form

After a decade of use by real estate professionals, the American Land Title Association, the title trade association that creates and distributes forms used in real estate transactions, is decertifying


September 4, 2017
Hail on roof

Know Colorado’s roofing contract rules, penalties and protections

Summer in Colorado is notorious for damaging storms as well as other weather catastrophes. A building’s roof is always the first section of a property to battle the severe weather, which


July 30, 2017
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Analyzing the potential impacts of proposed tax reform

Tax reform was a hot topic long before President Trump was elected. Both candidates’ tax proposals were something of constant debate. Now that President Trump is half a year into his presidency, there is


July 16, 2017

Colorado Supreme Court repairs defect in construction litigation law

The Denver metropolitan area has faced a historic low in affordable housing, in particular the construction of new condominiums. Construction defect litigation has widely been accepted as a


July 3, 2017

Bill blocks federal contractor ‘blacklisting law’

With the stroke of a pen, President Donald Trump has blocked former President Barack Obama’s executive order that would have required federal contractors and subcontractors to report labor and employment law violations when bidding on federal contracts. March 27, Trump signed a bill that passed Congress a few weeks earlier to disapprove the Fair Pay…


April 17, 2017

Update on construction defect laws

Colorado’s construction defect laws have experienced significant reforms dating back to 2001 when the Construction Defect Action Reform Act, commonly referred to as CDARA, was originally introduced. The 2017 Regular Session of the Colorado General Assembly is no exception


April 10, 2017