International cuisines, food halls lead dining trends

As the Colorado restaurant industry expands and adapts to diners’ evolving palates, it’s become all about ethnic food. Denver’s population has grown by over 100,000 people over the last seven years,


May 6, 2019

Del Taco restaurant sells to Arizona Investor for $3 million

Arapahoe County Property Location: 24023 E. Prospect Ave., Aurora Property Description: 2,361-sf fast-food restaurant, YOC 2005, masonry Land Size: 58,806 sf Sales Price: $3M, or $1,271 psf Reception No.: D8085178 Closing Date: 8/22 Grantor: Lawrence Lee, 141078 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 Grantee: Colorado Del Holdings LLC (Brent A. Veach, mbr.), Scottsdale, AZ 85255 Financing: $3.58M…

John Winslow

September 24, 2018

Gabriel’s restaurant building in Sedalia sells for $1.37M

Denver County Property Location: 5450 Manhart, Sedalia Property Description: 6,630-sf restaurant, YOC 1907, frame, renovated 2004 Land Size: 1.205 acres Sales Price: $1.37M, or $205.88 psf Reception No: 20180 Closing Date: 8/6 Grantor: Matthew Earl Bundy, Sedalia 80135 Grantee: 5450 Manhart Holdings (Charles Briggs, mgr.), Lakewood 80232 Financing: $1.62M SBA loan payable to MidWestOne Bank Comments:  Lots…

John Winslow

September 12, 2018

Strong economy brings about staffing challenges

It is obvious the retail apocalypse, led by Amazon and other retail giants taking much of consumers’ shopping online, has left once crowded big-box retail locations noticeably empty, even with many creative promotional


July 31, 2018

Construction trends: Retailers seek spaces for social media and tech

If you’ve purchased a product at any brick-and-mortar retail location in the past few years, you know the way we purchase products has changed dramatically. Online shopping efficiencies continue to evolve and retailers


July 29, 2018

Meeting the needs of today’s restaurantgoers

We all love to try new restaurants. Fortunately for those of us in Colorado, we have so many wonderful choices that run the gamut from quick-serve chains to chef-developed concepts with locally sourced menus. There


April 29, 2018

Declaration Brewing building sells to local businessman

Denver County Property Location: 2030 S. Cherokee St., Denver Property Description: 8,131-sf restaurant/brewing building, masonry construction, YOC 2015 Land Size: 18,779 sf Sales Price: 2.5M, or $307.47 psf Closing Date: 3/21 Reception No.: 2018033594 Grantor: Declaration Brewing Co., Michael E. Blandford, pres. Grantee: BaseCamp Brew LLC, Rees Davis Jr. Financing: Cash at closing Comments: This is a…

John Winslow

March 30, 2018

Lazy Dog restaurant snags pad site in Southlands

Arapahoe County Property Location: Lazy Dog, 24110 State Ave., Aurora, (SWC State St. & S. Central Ave.) Property Description: pad site, proposed 9,509-sf restaurant* Land Size: 24,096 sf Sales Price: $1.71M, or $70.97 psf Reception No.: D8007174 Closing Date: 1/23 Grantor: NWSL Town Center LLC Grantee: Lazy Dog Colorado OPS LLC, Dewayne Mitchell, 714-596-9960, Dan Goldman,…

John Winslow

February 22, 2018