Denver Metro Apartment Deliveries Down by 51%

The ongoing pandemic has had a visible slowdown in apartment deliveries. A shortage of available labor, funding and permits, along with some temporary construction bans, apartment construction nationwide is down by 12 percent compared to 2019. In fact, according to Rent Café, 13 of the 20 most active large metros are …


New Denver Developer Focused on Quality of Life

A new Denver-based real estate development company has pledged to do development differently. MVRK (pronounced “mav(ǝ)rik”) promises tenants a high quality of life (QOL), taking a sociological approach to identifying the right opportunities in Denver, Colorado Springs, Boise, Spokane, and other high-QOL markets. By putting people at the center of …


Oak Coast Properties Buys Apartment Community in Colorado Springs for $37M, Planning Renovation

Cottonwood Terrace, a 200-unit apartment community located in Colorado Springs, has been sold to Oak Coast Properties for $37.25 million. The firm is planning a $1.5 million renovation to the community as part of a value-add investment strategy aimed at the vast number of millennials moving into the region and looking for …


Short-Term Rental Community in Denver Sells for $1.9M

4000-4010 West Conejos Place, a 4,900-square-foot multifamily property in Denver, has sold for $1.9 million. The sale signals a growing trend in short-term rental property investment. Robert Bratley with CBRE’s Denver office represented the seller, a private local investor, in a sale that closed July 17. “4000-4010 West Conejos Place has a lodging …


July Apartment Market Shows Continued Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak

Apartment market conditions weakened in the National Multifamily Housing Council’s Quarterly Survey of Apartment Market Conditions for July 2020, as the industry continues to cope with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Market Tightness, Sales Volume and Equity Financing indexes all came in well below the breakeven level. However, in a positive …


New Report Predicts Growing Shift from Urban to Suburban

Cushman & Wakefield recently released a report and complementing article on the growing shift to the suburbs, as COVID-19 changes the way people live. Per this insight, the discussion about office real estate has shifted from strictly urban to a broader range of alternatives including the suburbs. While it’s unlikely that occupiers …


Colorado Springs 2nd Best U.S. Destination for Remote Work this Summer

Working from home is here to stay, at least for the foreseeable future, but some people are tired of feeling cooped up in their apartments and could use a change of scenery. According to RENTCafé, Colorado Springs is the 2nd best travel destination for remote work in the U.S., based on …


Capitol Hill Multifamily Property Sells in All-Cash Transaction

CBRE has arranged the $1.145 million sale of 1159 Corona Street, a 3,724-square-foot multifamily property in Denver. Robert Bratley with the Denver office represented the buyer, a private local investor, who plans to fully renovate the building. “Denver’s multifamily market remains strong, but cash is still king as evident by this all-cash …


Denver Rents Decline 1.4% in April and May

The COVID-19 pandemic has ended years of healthy multifamily fundamentals. Demand has weakened, and renters are increasingly looking for more inexpensive stock. After nearly a decade of solid growth, multifamily asking rents dropped 0.4  percent nationally in April and May, with twice as many metros seeing rents decline (71) as …


Sophisticated LoHi Condominium Project Complete

Construction is now complete and homes are available for move-in at The Edge LoHi, Alpine Investments‘ chic neighborhood’s premiere upscale condominium project. Residents began moving in last month, and the sales team for the high-end new development, Slate Real Estate Advisors, has released the limited final inventory onto the market with pricing …