Maximized efficiencies will help food halls survive

During COVID-19, restaurants have done their best to survive the whiplash of ever-changing public health guidelines while ensuring the safety of their guests and employees. Initially closing altogether, many originally reopened for


August 24, 2020

How generations will affect the post-COVID-19 workplace

In meetings, I often get asked for my perspective on the “millennial,” this massive generation that has been characterized as lazy, selfish and entitled but also has taken over more than 50% of the workforce. A generation generally is defined as experiencing events as a group. Born from 1981 to 1996, the millennial generation has now seen two economic downturns, once while the earlier millennials were entering the workforce in 2008 and now again as the last of the generation starts their careers during the COVID-19 pandemic.


May 21, 2020

Ghost kitchens pick up steam in mountain towns

Ghost kitchens are on the rise. It’s important to consider if your commercial real estate is ready for the coming transformation, as well as what is causing this new phenomenon. The impacts of this trend


February 23, 2020

3 key trends are shaping Boulder’s retail future

The Boulder market has experienced a remarkable near five-fold increase in construction of retail space from fourth-quarter 2018 to fourth-quarter 2019. According to CBRE research, 105,803 square feet


February 16, 2020
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What do Denver’s apartment residents really want?

Home to more than 264,000 apartment units, Denver is a growing community. As part of its 2020 Apartment Resident Preference Report, the National Multifamily Housing Council and Kingsley


February 3, 2020

Accelerated growth defines Denver’s past decade

Denver has been the poster child for accelerated growth in the past decade. After recovering from the recession, the city added jobs at a healthy pace and managed to keep unemployment rates .


February 3, 2020

Fostering a healthy animal-people dynamic

Jami MohlenkampPrincipal and senior living practice leader, OZ Architecture The newest accommodations at the Senior Star at Weber Place retirement community near Chicago were built for a couple named Snowflake and Licorice, and come with excellent open-air views of the outdoors, hand-fed meals and plenty of opportunities to socialize. Snowflake and Licorice have made fast…


January 19, 2020

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