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New Private Equity Firm Launches in Denver

Denver-based Brue Baukol Capital Partners and former Vice Chairman at CBRE, Chris Bodnar, have launched a new private equity firm in Denver that specializes in alternative real estate asset classes. Prescriptive Capital will offer investors opportunities in three primary sectors — Healthcare, Life Sciences and Senior Living. During his tenure at CBRE, Bodnar advised …

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President of Howell Construction Among Recipients of the 2022 Colorado Titan 100

Titan CEO and headline sponsor Wipfli LLP are pleased to announce Joe Slavik, Howell Construction president as a 2022 Titan 100. The Titan 100 program recognizes Colorado’s Top 100 CEOs and C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that include demonstrating exceptional leadership, vision, and passion. …

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Former Zeppelin Leadership Launch New Development Firm

There’s a new development team in town, meet Natural Object. Former Zeppelin partners, Justin Croft and Chris Woldum have left the company, alongside their design-studio partner, Jon Hartman of Wunder Werkz, to start their own shop. The team’s reputation as an intellectual force and their world-class portfolio positions them to be statement-makers on day one. “We were inspired to …

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Confluent Development Appoints Long-Time Executive Leadership as Presidents of Commercial and Senior Living Divisions

Confluent Development, a Denver-based real estate investment and development firm, has introduced a new operational structure for the company as it accelerates its growth trajectory. To prepare the firm for a new phase of growth, it will establish two core business divisions, Confluent Commercial and Confluent Senior Living. Since its …

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DMCAR Pays Tribute to “Heavy Hitters” in Commercial Real Estate

The Denver Metropolitan Commercial Association of REALTORS® (DMCAR) honored its top commercial real estate producers of 2021 in land, industrial, multi-family, office, investment, retail, and small office broker categories at the association’s annual Heavy Hitters Awards. Recognizing his leadership, professionalism, business acumen and unwavering dedication to the association and the …

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Mayor Hancock Names Jen Morris Executive Director of DEDO

Mayor Michael B. Hancock recently announced his appointment of Jen Morris as executive director of Denver Economic Development and Opportunity (DEDO). As Executive Director, Morris will oversee the city’s work to lead an inclusive and innovative economy for all Denver residents and businesses by supporting local and global business development, …

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Encouraging Women to Claim a Seat at the Table: Q&A with 3 Colorado CRE Leaders

Although women have made tremendous inroads in commercial real estate over the past two decades, they still account for less than 37 percent of the industry positions. This percentage has not changed much over the last 15 years. Colorado’s business market and particularly the commercial real estate industry have been …

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Prime West Development Names New President

Prime West, a premier real estate developer in Colorado’s Front Range since 1981, has named Tim Schlichting president of Prime West Development, effective Jan. 1. Schlichting will take over from Jim Neenan, who served as Prime West’s president and CEO since 2015. Neenan will will continue serving as CEO. “We are …

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Encore Electric Founder Plans for Retirement

Encore Electric recently announced that Executive Vice President and Co-Founder Garry Lawrenz has retired from the organization. This new phase of his career is the cap of nearly 40 years in the electrical industry. His career has been guided by a philosophy that values strong faith, work ethic, customer service …

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Downtown Denver Partnership Announces New CEO

The Downtown Denver Partnership recently announced that Kourtny Garrett will lead the organization as CEO beginning in January 2022. Garrett will join the Partnership from Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI), where she has served as president and CEO for nearly six years. In August, the Partnership’s current President and CEO Tami …

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