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An overview of due diligence for land development

Not too many months ago, we were in the midst of the “Great Shutdown.” On the industrial and residential real estate development front, it was so quiet you could hear crickets chirping outside. I went in one day to


November 30, 2020

Retrofitting retail users in a post-COVID-19 world

COVID-19 has universally impacted all industries, and retail commercial space is no exception. Often when a disaster hits the global economy, commercial real estate feels the effects later than other industries; however, due to both the


November 16, 2020

Integrated project delivery: Hurdles to mainstream popularity

Integrated project delivery has a history of being touted as the logical future of design-build construction. We have seen certain health care providers and higher education institutions working out the kinks of IPD projects for over a decade


October 26, 2020

How the CARES Act impacts multifamily real estate

It has been approximately one month since the “COVID-19 emergency” was declared by President Donald Trump. It still is too early to fully understand the impacts the COVID-19 emergency will have on


May 4, 2020

Owner, contractor expectations for ‘design assist’ projects

A trend in commercial construction is the concept of “design assist,” an approach under which the contractor collaborates with the owner during the design phase to help bring the owner’s ideas to life.


April 27, 2020

Landlord expectations for a COVID-19 outbreak in their area

When landlords and tenants negotiated their leases, they probably did not have COVID-19 in mind. On Jan. 30, the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared


April 20, 2020

Shifting realities of real estate purchase and sale contracts

Months into the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the adverse impact on U.S. businesses and the global economy remains uncertain. Every market sector has been impacted by the pandemic amidst measures


April 13, 2020

Working with troubled tenants in the time of COVID-19

Daily business conditions are changing rapidly as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, and it is our goal to keep up with those changes to provide you up-to-date, practical guidance, tips and answers.


April 13, 2020

Legal issues for managers during an epidemic

Over the last few weeks, coronavirus (COVID-19) has reached a pandemic level, creating a crisis for businesses across industries. Here are four legal questions we have considered in helping clients navigate


March 28, 2020

Considerations for ‘responsible owner’ governance adoption

As for-sale, multiunit residential infill development continues to surge throughout Denver and other Front Range communities, developers often are posed with a choice: Should I form a


December 1, 2019