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Post-Pandemic Office Management: Is Anyone There? Tenants? Where Are You? 

By David Myers, VP of Operations at Corum Real Estate Group As managers of office buildings, we find ourselves in limbo. We see our tenants on the rent roll, but few bodies in the office. How are we best to support these tenants and maintain the quality of the buildings …


Mile High CRE Trendy Office: Confluent Development’s New Office in LoDo

Denver-based Confluent Development is a versatile, full-service real estate investment and development firm that owns and develops ground-up commercial real estate. Since its inception in 2014 at an office located on downtown Denver’s historic Blake Street, the company has experienced meaningful growth. It has executed projects nationwide across a diverse portfolio …

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Westside Submits Proposal for Denver’s Fourth-Largest Park

By Katie Rapone On July 13, Glendale-based Westside Investment Partners submitted a development concept plan for the redevelopment of Denver’s Park Hill Golf Course. Westside purchased the 155-acre property in 2019 for $24 million. Based on community input and preliminary recommendations, Westside is proposing mixed-use neighborhoods connected by 100 acres …


5 Reasons to Outsource Energy Efficiency Updates and Benchmarking to Meet Energize Denver Targets

By R.J. Mastic Denver multifamily property owners have until 2024 to meet interim Energy Use Intensity (EUI) targets set by the city through its Energize Denver ordinance, which the city approved last year. Following last month’s deadline to assess and report energy performance, many firms are considering methods to streamline the benchmarking process …


Why Boutique Development Could Be the Future of Multifamily in Denver

By Chris Arnold, co-founder, Authentic Michael Pink, the CEO and managing partner of Left Lane Ventures, never meant to pioneer boutique multifamily real estate development in Minneapolis. He simply noticed a problem — a profusion of low-quality, highly-amenitized multifamily units, constructed without regard for the neighborhood or the streetscape — …


Mile High Trendy Office: SSR Mining Inc.

With an asset portfolio that spans from Turkey to Argentina, SSR Mining Inc. is a leading, free cash flow-focused intermediate gold company headquartered in Denver. They wanted their office space to reflect their stature as a global company. Denver-based commercial interior design firm Elsy Studios designed an office space that reflects their …


Tips for Finding, Nurturing and Retaining Top Talent

By Annie Korenjak, director of talent engagement at the Laramar Group Trying to find top talent? You’re not alone, as talent recruitment and retention are critical initiatives for many businesses today. Given the dramatic employment shifts since the onset of the pandemic, many companies are realizing the importance of attracting top talent …


8 Years After Legalization – The Positive Impact of Cannabis on the Denver Real Estate Market

By Ryan George, real estate expert and founder/CEO of 420 Property Colorado has been at the forefront of the cannabis industry since it decriminalized possession in 1975. In 2000, the state legalized medical marijuana. It made history in 2021 when it became the first state to legalize recreational cannabis (Washington also legalized recreational …


Workplace Practices that Drive Success at KEPHART

By Jennifer Dodge, HR Generalist, KEPHART KEPHART is proud to have been named by the Denver Business Journal as one of Denver’s Best Places to Work for five consecutive years based on feedback provided by our employees. While we largely attribute that recognition to the strength and character of the KEPHART team, we …


5 Provisions That Must Be in Your Construction Contract

By Kate McDonald In Denver’s rapidly growing construction market, the key to success for developers and contractors is understanding the construction contract and potential exposure. While this might sound like a novel concept, the average global value of construction contract disputes increased to $54.26 million between 2019 and 2020, with the number one …