Driving forces behind private capital investment

Strengthened consumer confidence and unemployment at a 50-year low have materially benefited the continued success of the retail property market across the Colorado Front Range.


November 11, 2019

Challenges and opportunities for retail development

Despite overreaching concerns of e-commerce negatively impacting bricks-and-mortar shopping centers, the retail fundamentals in Denver are thriving. Fueled by continued growth in consumer


November 8, 2019

Considerations for procuring the right food hall

Throughout Denver, over the past couple of years, food halls have been one of the most prevalent emerging trends for retail. Earlier this year, Phil Colicchio, executive managing director, specialty food


November 4, 2019

Fitness gets retail back in shape

It seems that everyone still is trying to find the next big thing for retail. Some landlords focus on assembling food halls, others look at a range of entertainment concepts from virtual reality to axe-throwing.


November 3, 2019

Health care trends focus on patient experience

Jean Sebben, ASID, LEED AP ID+C, AIA APPrincipal, Jean Sebben Associates LLC Health care is the constant interface of a caregiver and patient, for the engagement of detailed and sometimes stressful communication within the virtual or built environment. Health care is heavily dependent on transforming patient data in order to streamline processes and improve care.…

Jennifer Hayes

October 20, 2019

When looking for financing opportunities, go West

The California Mortgage Brokers Association held its 22nd Annual Western States Commercial Real Estate Finance Conference in Las Vegas in early September. The conference focused on the current


October 14, 2019

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

Health care facility trends to watch today

Here are some of the top health care facility trends that we are seeing today that you may want to consider to help your organization thrive in the years ahead. 


April 15, 2019

Pop-up shops: Exclusivity, uniqueness drive trend

Brick-and-mortar retailers are using the pop-up concept to keep customers offline, and e-commerce companies are utilizing pop-ups as a low cost, low-risk way to connect directly with their customers, especially experience hungry millennials.


January 7, 2018