Tourism & Population Growth Shift Ski Country Development

By Elena Scott, LEED AP — Norris Design principal, Frisco office. Colorado has seen a consistent boost in tourism growth since 2009 and 2019 is shaping up to exceed the record once again. The Colorado Tourism Office boasted a record 86.2 million travelers and $22.3 billion in traveler spending in …


Transforming a Complicated Site into Improved Guest Experiences

By Becky Zimmermann, president of Design Workshop. From a real estate and construction perspective, the redevelopment of the Zephyr Plaza at Winter Park Resort doesn’t get much more complicated. The plaza was originally constructed in 1999, as part of the base area development that included the Zephyr Mountain Lodge (230 condominium units) and …

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Architect of the Month: Adam Harding, AIA, Partner, Roth Sheppard Architects

Adam Harding, AIA, LEED® AP is partner at Roth Sheppard Architects, a nationally-recognized Denver architecture firm, known for its award-winning restaurant, retail and law enforcement design throughout the West. Adam received his degree in Environmental Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2000. He joined Roth Sheppard in 2004, and …


2M Square Feet of Office Planned for RiNo

By Katie Rapone, editor, Mile High CRE Adding to the 1 million square feet of recently completed office development in RiNo, approximately 1.5 to 2 million square feet of additional office development is planned for Denver’s burgeoning River North Art District, firmly placing it on the right track to becoming …


Addressing the Need for More Trained Surveyors

By Chris Yonushewski, Business Development & Marketing Manager, R&R Engineers – Surveyors, Inc. Within many areas of commercial development, a large number of vacant jobs go unfilled due to a small qualified labor pool. In 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics reported that of the approximately 65,000 land surveyors in the country, …


From Rookie to Rockstar: The Role of Mentorship in CRE

By Paul Kluck and Murray Platt There’s an argument to be made for mentorship in any industry, but when it comes to commercial real estate brokerage, it’s critical. Most people who pursue brokerage do not study it in school. The reality is there’s an incredible amount of boots-on-the-ground training that goes into a …

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Property Management Trends in Denver for 2019 and Beyond

By Alexander Hassoulas, founder of Upkeep Media Investing in real estate can be lucrative. As a matter of fact, real estate has produced more millionaires than any other business. With proper research, a good plan, and the right price, just about anyone can become a property investor. Denver’s real estate scene just keeps …


The Foundry Celebrates Grand Opening in Downtown Loveland

By Stephanie Ashley, marketing & communications manager, Brinkman City officials, staff, project team and community members gathered to celebrate the official Grand Opening of The Foundry on Thursday Aug.15. The Foundry is a $76 million public/private partnership with the City of Loveland, Brinkman and investment partners Brue Baukol Capital Partners and Colmena …


Companies Can Find a Range of Office Space Solutions in Denver

By Jonathan Wasserstrum, founder and CEO of SquareFoot Shared workspaces and remote teams are having a cultural moment. It’s too early for any of us to know whether this change in expected behavioral norms is ushering in a new era for the workforce, or whether we’ll see the pendulum swing …


Architect of the Month: Julianne Scherer, AIA, HDR

Julianne Scherer is managing principal of HDR’s architecture studio in Denver, she is engaged in healthcare, higher education, civic and science and technology projects. She is also an active member of AIA Colorado, for which she has served as a 2017 AIA10 jury chair, 2018 AIA Design Awards committee chair and 2019 co-chair. …