Quality of life remains key for Espinosa’s projects

On a January afternoon, I had the opportunity to have coffee with Joseph Espinosa, executive director of Brighton Housing Authority, and talk to him about architecture, resident services and his goal of

CREJ

February 17, 2019
Floor plan

Floor plans forte for Weinstein

Floor plans may not have the appeal of flashy apartment amenities such as top-of-the-line fitness centers, dog washing stations, bike maintenance shops and business centers. But to retired architect Mervin F. Weinstein, a good floor plan can pay huge dividends for the owner of apartment and condo buildings. In one case, Weinstein estimates the owner…

John Rebchook

November 6, 2017
Murphy

Murphy retires from Continuum

Daniel Murphy is calling it quits after almost a half-century in the commercial real estate world. “It is kind of bitter sweet, as you can imagine,” Murphy, a senior principal of Denver-based Continuum Partners told me on Monday afternoon. “I turned 70 in May. It is just time. It is just time.” Dan Murphy, second…

John Rebchook

July 18, 2017
Blair

Blair works outside the box at Continuum

Donna Blair, the recently appointed chief operating officer of Continuum Partners, has a history with the Denver-based company that developed such high-profile development as Belmar years before she joined the company. “I’ve been dancing with the company for one way or the other for close to 20 years,” said Blair of Continuum, which also is tackling…

John Rebchook

July 5, 2017
Lakehouse

Lakehouse ‘magic’ for Hines, Levitt

Lakehouse breaks ground tomorrow. Lakehouse is the 12-story, 206-unit condominium tower in Sloans, the mixed-use development on the former St. Anthony Hospital campus. Lakehouse sits across from Sloan’s Lake, the largest body of water in Denver.

John Rebchook

May 23, 2017
Harms

Harms hammers out jobs at PCL

Like a lot of people, Mike Harms was thrilled last year when the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. Harms had a bit of a different reason to cheer the Cubs ending its 108-year championship drought, though. Before returning to Denver, almost exactly a year go, Harms had played a key role in the $575…

John Rebchook

February 16, 2017

Rebchook Real Estate Corner brought to you by CREJ

Rebchook Real Estate Corner is a new column by John Rebchook that can be found at CREJ.com. Welcome to my new commercial real estate column at CREJ.com Jon Stern, owner and publisher of CREJ, has given me the opportunity to look under the hood of all aspects of commercial real estate with my column, the Rebchook…

John Rebchook

January 31, 2017

From teenager to today: Kretzschmar passionate about industry

“My job is to make sure our team is performing the way they are supposed to and making sure our clients our satisfied. I am surrounded by just a really, really wonderful team and it’s my job to help them be as good as they can be.”

Jennifer Hayes

October 16, 2016