Managing construction in an occupied building

You’ve heard it before: Location, location, location. Such is said to be the most important element in the world of real estate investment. And yet, when it comes to tackling construction projects, it’s planning,

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March 29, 2020

Vision 2020: A century of service for Denver Metro BOMA

While Denver a century ago looked dramatically different than today’s burgeoning top-tier city that’s attracted millions of square feet of new real estate development, trailblazing companies and thousands of

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March 2, 2020

New decade brings more changes for asset managers

One of my first duties in early 2019 as the Denver Metro Building Owners and Managers Association president was to give a little overview of what property managers could expect in 2019 and the

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January 19, 2020

New initiatives launched to complement LEED

In November, U.S. Green Building Council and its partner Informa Connect held the 18th annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Atlanta. Greenbuild is the largest green building conference and expo in the world and brings

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January 13, 2020

Mentors and protégés: Are they relics or relevant?

In today’s fast-paced and younger-by-the-day mentality, do we need the skills and efforts of a mentor, or is this just another bothersome task that Alexa can solve for us more quickly and with less effort? Having spent most of my adult life as both a

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January 12, 2020

Air-tightness testing requirement comes to Denver

Have you heard the building codes news from the city of Denver? Denver will soon join the city of Fort Collins (which introduced air-tightness testing into its code in 2014) as a Colorado building jurisdiction that requires air-tightness testing

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January 6, 2020

Tips to address maintenance staffing challenges

If you are struggling to recruit and retain facilities management positions at your company, you are not alone. Denver’s erupting growth is making property management staffing a challenge, particularly in facilities management. And it’s not

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January 5, 2020

Higher premiums in 2020: 4 ways to reduce insurance costs

Many real estate insurance carriers found themselves under water at the end of 2019 – literally. An onslaught of claims from recent hurricane and hail catastrophe disasters as well as other attritional losses from fire and water damage have come

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December 29, 2019

Leasing: Should they stay or should they go?

Whether you’re a landlord or property manager, lease renewals are an everyday part of life. Often, it’s a “no brainer” that you want to keep a tenant. But just as frequently the decision may not be so clear cut. Here are some of the issues and

CREJ

December 28, 2019

Lighting solution upgrades for high-performing buildings

Energy efficiency in sustainable buildings is positive for the bottom line and important in retaining tenants and enhancing wellness. Green buildings deliver 28.8% greater net operating income and

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December 2, 2019