Meet in the Street Begins June 25th: Events & Activities to Engage Community on Long-Term Future of the 16th Street Mall
Denver, CO  – Meet in the Street, presented by DaVita and produced by the Downtown Denver Partnership and the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District, returns for a third year beginning Saturday, June 25, and continues each Saturday and Sunday on the 16th Street Mall (Mall) through July 24. Meet in... Read more
Denver City Council Approves $1.4M Funds for Building Permit Backlogs
View here The Department of Community Planning and Development has been inundated with building permits, issuing 75% more building permits than it did in 2009. That number is expected to increase another 8% this summer alone. The Denver City Council approved $1.4M in funding to hopefully provide some relief and the... Read more
Denver’s Skyline Office Space Commands Top Dollar, But Moderate Rent Growth Expected
Denver, CO – Rents for the office buildings that make up the Denver’s skyline have jumped into record territory in 2016 — an average of $40.06 per square foot, 9.7 percent higher than the first quarter of 2015. Rents for trophies (those ultra-premium office towers within the Skyline) are... Read more
McWhinney Taps Kyle Harris for Vice President of Community Development
Denver, CO —  McWhinney is pleased to announce the addition of Kyle Harris as Vice President of Community Development and General Manager-North Park. McWhinney is an experienced regional real estate investment, management and development company responsible for multi-use developments in several states. Kyle brings nearly two decades of experience in... Read more
Pinkard Starts Up on Three Low Income Housing Tax Credits Projects
Lakewood, CO –  Pinkard Construction Company is kicking-off preconstruction services on three Denver-area affordable housing projects that were recently awarded Federal and state Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) by the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA). The Village at Westerly Creek 3, developed by the Aurora Housing Authority,... Read more
Starwood Capital Group & East West Partners Sell 16 Chestnut Project In Denver
Denver, CO –  Leading global private investment firm, Starwood Capital Group, through a controlled affiliate, and East West Partners, a Denver-based developer, announced today the sale of their 16 Chestnut project in Denver’s Union Station neighborhood to Invesco Real Estate. Under the undisclosed terms of the transaction, in addition... Read more
Denver South Economic Development Partnership: Quarterly Economic Summary
Denver, CO – Economic indicators in the Denver South* region improved through the first quarter of the year with rising employment, falling unemployment rates, and an improving commercial real estate market. Employment in the Denver South region increased 3.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015 compared with the prior year,... Read more
Balanced Market Fundamentals & Aggressive Global Stimulus Keep U.S. Economy Moving Along
Denver, CO – The U.S. economy continues to show slow, steady progress despite fears of a global economic downturn and some domestic headwinds, according to the latest edition of “the BRIEFING,” a Transwestern report that covers the global economy and commercial real estate. Declining corporate profits, business investment and... Read more
Denver Primed for Future Growth in Walkable Urban Development per latest Smart Growth America report
by Julie Wanzer, LEED AP Denver, CO – Denver was one of 30 metro areas nationwide highlighted in the latest report released on June 14, 2016 entitled, Foot Traffic Ahead: Ranking Walkable Urbanism in America’s Largest Metros, released by LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors, a program of Smart... Read more
Denver’s Dairy Block Development ‘Blends New with the Old’
by Julie Wanzer, LEED AP Denver, CO – The project development team for Denver’s Dairy Block project, consisting of McWhinney, Sage Hospitality and Grand American, Inc., recently released a video to tell the Dairy Block story recounting the project’s history and the overall vision for the revitalized LoDo space.... Read more