Companies get creative due to Denver’s talent war

A thriving economy is what all of us in business hope for, but there is no doubt that Denver’s robust growth also is creating many challenges for companies. At the top of this list, and permeating all


June 23, 2019

Capital pursues Denver, driving record pricing

Last year was a year to remember. Office transaction volume exceeded $3 billion, driven by 14 downtown sales totaling $1.35 billion; a substantial increase from 2017 when only seven transactions


March 18, 2019

Firmspace plants coworking flag in Denver

Firmspace, a luxury coworking suite concept, with little fanfare planted it Denver flag on the entire 16th floor at the Class A office tower at 1401 Lawrence St. “We opened in June without any premarketing or preleasing,” said Kristin Kirk, the hospitality director for Austin, Texas-based Firmspace. Firmspace picked Denver as its first city outside of…

John Rebchook

November 8, 2018

Historic properties embrace modern amenities

As a burgeoning top-tier city, Denver boasts a rich history steeped in entrepreneurship, collaboration and commerce. These historical roots are evident in the numerous brick buildings throughout the downtown area


September 17, 2018

More linkage fees are not the solution for Boulder

Once again Boulder’s City Council has found itself in the spotlight with the dubious decision to increase the affordable housing linkage fee. While the conceptual idea of trying to stimulate affordable housing is


June 25, 2018

Taxi, Mickey Zeppelin’s gritty vision

Taxi, the mixed-use brainchild of urban pioneer Mickey Zeppelin, not only sparked the Renaissance of RiNo, one of Denver’s trendiest neighborhoods, but it predated it. While the River North Art District traces its roots to 2005, the former Yellow Cab campus at 3507 Ringsby Court first caught the attention of Zeppelin, a pioneer developer in…

John Rebchook

May 7, 2018

Tower at 1670 Broadway hits market

Tower power. The 36-story 1670 Broadway office tower is on the market. The tower is being listed by the CBRE team of Mike Winn, Tim Richey, Chad Flynn, and Jenny Knowlton. The office building is a true trophy tower. Indeed, a 4:14 minute video of 1670 Broadway describes it is as a “coveted Class A…

John Rebchook

March 1, 2018

Low unemployment prompts employer concerns

It is no surprise to Denver residents that the city is earning widespread recognition as an exceptional location for businesses and the workforce alike. Forbes ranks Denver as one of “The Best Places for Business and Careers.”


December 23, 2017

Office market conference by CREJ set

Michael Komppa began developing commercial real estate in Colorado in 1982 and founded Corum Real Estate Group in 1986. That timeline alone tells you that Komppa has experienced firsthand the booms and busts of Denver’s office market. Today, the office market is looking pretty good, especially with a flurry of recent lease deals absorbing some…

John Rebchook

August 30, 2017