The morphing tenancy of health care real estate

Health care mergers and acquisitions are well beyond a common discussion. While the long-term economic and patient-care impact is unveiling at a slow, complicated trickle, the influence on real estate owners is nothing short of immediate and profound.


July 14, 2019

Tips to design retail space for any future tenant

Unless you are working for a specific client in a build-to-suit situation, building retail space can feel like a guessing game. How do you create a core-and-shell building that is the most appealing to the


April 29, 2019
legal writing

A guide to Colorado-specific laws in retail leases

Behind every successful retail relationship is a carefully negotiated lease. I am not saying this just because I’m a leasing attorney (OK, maybe partly). A lease agreement inherently guides the operation of a retail space. When


November 9, 2018

Teavana lawsuit ruling is not a fix for all centers

A recent decision in the Simon Property Group L.P. v. Starbucks Corporation case prevented Starbucks from shuttering 77 of its Teavana stores in Simon-owned or -managed properties. While this decision has made


May 4, 2018

Boulder sees 1st multitenant net-zero energy lease

If you want to know where Colorado is headed, look no further than its commercial buildings. Colorado is projected to be among the top 10 states with the fastest-growing economies. Commercial new construction is


April 1, 2018

Don’t overcommit to fast-casual dining tenants

I grew up with three brothers, so the first question we asked when we got home from school was, “What’s for dinner?” Today, for many families, it’s, “Where should we go for dinner?” My parents took us out to


November 5, 2017