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Denver’s Multifamily Market Outlook

By Katie Rapone There is certainly no shortage of multifamily development in Denver. In fact, the Mile High City is leading the nation in terms of new construction with 22,000 units under construction, representing a 10 percent expansion of the current inventory — that’s more than twice the national average, according …


NAIOP 2017 Awards of Achievement

DENVER — On Thursday, Feb. 22, the NAIOP Colorado Awards of Achievement was held inside the Seawell Grand Ballroom at the Denver Center of Performing Arts, to recognize significant achievement and accomplishment in 2017. An Olympic theme was the perfect back-drop for the nominees as 2017 was one of the most competitive in years, …


Denver’s Most Famous Block to be Revitalized

By Katie Rapone Pending approval from the city, Denver’s iconic Larimer Square will undergo a major revitalization over the next several years that will include work to preserve the existing infrastructure as well as the addition of two new buildings, to be built in the alleys behind Larimer Square. Jeff Hermanson, in …


SugarSquare Construction Nears Completion

By Katie Rapone SugarSquare is destined to be an iconic building in downtown Denver. The 4-story, 10,800-square-foot office building is only 25 feet by 100 feet — a case study for big design in a narrow urban space. Construction of this highly intricate building took a year and a half, …


ULI Healthy Corridors Initiative: South Broadway

By Liz Gibbons On Wednesday, Jan. 31, Urban Land Institute (ULI) Colorado hosted a public presentation to review findings and recommendations from part of a national study, the Building Healthy Places Initiative, to convert strip corridors into healthy places to live and work. ULI formed a panel of eight experts to …

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Historic Building in SoBo to Become Affordable Housing

By Katie Rapone The continuously developing South Broadway/Baker neighborhood in Denver is thriving but like in other parts of the city, a lack of affordable housing is forcing much of the areas workforce to commute far distances. Zocalo Community Development, a Denver-based, next-generation real estate company that joins social purpose with …


Groundbreaking: North Building Renovation Project at the Denver Art Museum

DENVER – The Denver Art Museum (DAM) broke ground yesterday on a comprehensive renovation of its iconic North Building, the only completed structure in North America designed by renowned Italian architect Gio Ponti. The renovation is slated for completion timed to the building’s 50th anniversary in 2021. The design will unify …


DLR Group: Trends in Tech-Office Design

By Katie Rapone According to CBRE Research’s 2017 Colorado Tech Book report, at least 40 tech companies expanded their presence in Colorado in the past year. Downtown Denver was the epicenter of technology growth with more than 200,000 square feet of positive net absorption. Both suburban and downtown markets have gained …


Unique Mixed-Use Project Opens in Downtown East Louisville

By Katie Rapone The City of Louisville is experiencing increased interest from developers, eager to take advantage of all that Denver’s premier northwest suburb has to offer. Since 2012 the city’s population has grown by 12 percent, thanks to its localized growth strategy and its central location along the Northwest …

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MOB: A Valuable Commodity

By Katie Rapone Healthcare providers are facing increasing pressure to reduce costs in the face of uncertain reimbursement rates from Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies, and to improve patient outcomes. According to a CBRE Research report, one way in which healthcare providers are attempting to reduce costs, is by relocating services …