Door – downtown’s Renaissance explored at CREJ event

The Denver office market has evolved by leaps and bounds since Tami Door took the helm of the Downtown Denver Partnership more than a dozen years ago. “I’ve seen it evolve in a number of ways,” said Door, CEO and president of the partnership. “Some of those changes in the office market relate to that…

John Rebchook

October 18, 2017

Flight taking off at Taxi

Freight was the only multitenant, speculative office building under construction in Denver during the Great Recession, recalled Kyle Zeppelin, on a recent pleasant spring afternoon, as he sipped an espresso in the Black Black Coffee shop in the mixed-use Taxi development. Freight was 100 percent leased even before it opened in Taxi. Now, Zeppelin, the son…

John Rebchook

April 25, 2017

Niederman bullish on commercial real estate

There are plenty of shiny, new office towers sprouting along the southeast corridor where Peter Niederman could easily lease 25,000 square feet for his residential real estate firm. So why did Niederman, CEO of Kentwood Real Estate, one of the nation’s most successful residential real estate firms, instead decide to build his own office building,…

John Rebchook

April 20, 2017
Virtual reality

Virtual reality for commercial space

I entered the commercial real estate Matrix. I donned the virtual reality goggles, and the 2,000-square-foot office that Walkthrough leases with another company in Lower Downtown was replaced by office furniture supplied by one of Walkthrough’s customers, Interior Environments. A virtual, green-lined grid, which reminded me of the Matrix, kept me from walking into the…

John Rebchook

April 6, 2017