Palisade Partners Closes on Land for TOD in SoBo

Palisade Partners, developer of innovative and sustainable multifamily and mixed-use projects in Denver, has purchased 25,000 square feet (±0.57 acres) of land located at 1900 South Acoma Street in the popular South Broadway (SoBo) neighborhood. According to plans submitted on April 6 to Denver’s Community Planning and Development department, Palisade …


Dab Nation Opens Flagship Store in Denver

Los Angeles-based Dab Nation, a national leader in solventless hash oil tools and expertise, is celebrating the grand opening of its newest flagship store at 1209 Bruce Randolph Ave. in Denver this weekend with a two-day event. The new Denver retail location will be Dab Nation’s second store, with the original …


Denver’s Medical Office Market Shows Signs of Resiliency in First Half of 2020

While the MOB market did soften as expected following the onset of COVID-19, strong preleasing is cause for optimism. According to CBRE’s biannual report on the Denver medical office building market, which covers the first half of 2020, three projects totaling 124,000 square feet were delivered in the first half …


Etkin Johnson Breaks Ground on Industrial/Flex Campus in Loveland and Secures Long-term Lease at CTC

Over the last decade, demand for industrial/flex space has increased significantly in Northern Colorado and long-term effects of the pandemic are projected to boost demand for industrial/flex space due to factors such as booming e-commerce and changing inventory controls, according to CBRE. Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners, a full-service, privately owned …


Denver Sees Second-Most Data Center Leasing Among Secondary Markets in First Half of 2020

An increase in remote working and content streaming due to the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the importance of data center reliability. According to CBRE’s latest North American Data Center Trends Report, Denver saw the second-most data center leasing activity among secondary markets in the first half of 2020. Denver recorded 2.9 megawatts (MW) of …


Report Examines “Whole Foods Effect” on Rental Rates

Most people in real estate are familiar with the “Whole Foods Effect”—the premium added to the value of apartments that have a Whole Foods on the ground floor—but the actual numbers behind that effect may not be clear. A recent report from RCLCO Real Estate Advisors demonstrates how the effect has held up …


CFC Helps to Reimagine Downtown Denver’s “The 410”

Colorado-based CFC Construction has started work on the repositioning of the 410 17th Street lobby, mezzanine, and elevator lobbies. The project formally kicked off in August 2020. CFC Special Projects Manager Autymn Rubal and Project Manager Wyatt Breum are helping to lead the project. CFC is collaborating with SteelWave (developer …


Final Development Plan Approved for Rail-Served Industrial Park

Rocky Mountain Industrials, Inc. announced approval of its Final Development Plan (“FDP”) for the Rocky Mountain Rail Park (“Rail Park”), a 620-acre rail-served industrial park. On September 1, the FDP was unanimously approved by the Adams County Board of Commissioners, marking the successful completion of the development’s multi-year zoning and …


Plans for Ridgegate Community Moving Forward

The RidgeGate community in Lone Tree continues to see significant forward momentum despite the many challenges faced this year due to the pandemic and economic conditions. Thanks to a growing appreciation for many of its core community foundations established as part of the master plan more than 20 years ago, …


‘Build the Canopy’ Grants Available to Property Owners in Downtown Denver

The third round of Urban Forest Initiative ‘Build the Canopy’ grants launched on July 29, 2020. This grant program, created by the Downtown Denver Partnership, the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District, and City and County of Denver, with funding support from private donors, has the goal of building a robust tree …