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

Owners can sue in federal court for inverse condemnation

Landowners who claim the government took their property – whether through regulation, use, occupation or other means – now can bring a claim for just compensation in federal courts, the U.S.


October 25, 2019

Proceed with caution when using condo unit escrow deposits

While residential condominium development still has not reached its pre-Great Recession levels, it is growing (albeit slowly). This type of project presents an interesting source of capital for developers in


October 18, 2019

Handling tenant requests for assistance animals

Landlords, owners’ associations and property managers across Colorado have been experiencing an increase in requests for accommodations for assistance animals – either a traditional “service animal”


May 12, 2019