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Amazon Best Positioned to Serve Surging E-Commerce Demand

With covid-19 prevention measures accelerating e-commerce adoption among consumers, retailers offering one-stop shopping and efficient delivery – such as Target, Walmart, and Amazon – are seeing strong online sales. CoStar data reveals Amazon is all but certain to retain its standing for highest online sales. Amazon’s head start in building …


El Paso County a Top 10 Fastest Growing Opportunity Zone

For investors looking to make a positive impact in economically distressed communities, Millionacres, a real estate investing educating resource, today released a report on “The Top 10 Fastest Growing Opportunity Zones” in the United States. El Paso County, Colorado made the Top 10 list. Millionacres analyzed 7,681 designated opportunity zones from the U.S. …


Virtual Tours Growing in Popularity, Survey says

As social distancing becomes the new norm, the pandemic is fundamentally changing apartment hunting. While “virtual tours” are still on everyone’s lips, there’s another feature becoming increasingly popular: agentless self-guided tours. Why? Because most people would still like a solution that allows them to see their future home in person. …


DDP Releases 2020 State of Downtown Denver Report

The Downtown Denver Partnership released today its 2020 State of Downtown Denver Report. The report, funded in part by the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District, is the most comprehensive statistical look at the stories and statistics behind an economically healthy downtown Denver. The Report highlights decades of building downtown Denver …


Pandemic-Induced Recession Likely to be Short, says ULI Economic Forecast

The Urban Land Institute’s latest Real Estate Economic Forecast shows that, while the COVID-19 crisis has sent shockwaves throughout the world, U.S. real estate economists are predicting some light at the end of the tunnel, with a short-lived recession and above average GDP growth in 2021 and 2022. The report’s conclusions are …


NAIOP Sentiment Index Indicates Unfavorable Conditions

The NAIOP CRE Sentiment Index, based on a survey of real estate practitioners, has dropped below 50 for the first time since its inception, indicating that unfavorable CRE conditions are expected in 12 months. However, because the survey was conducted March 11-25,  as the nation was rapidly reacting to the …


Investment in Private Real Estate Could Help Weather the Storm

According to a whitepaper published by Black Creek Group, an experienced real estate investment management and development firm with an office in Denver, today’s bear market paired with a low rate environment have exposed the shortcomings of traditional portfolio construction, and investors need new investment options to achieve positive long-term …


80% of Apartment Households Paid Rent in May

Despite the staggeringly high unemployment rates across the country, the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)’s Rent Payment Tracker found 80.2 percent of apartment households made a full or partial rent payment by May 6 in its survey of 11.4 million units. This is a 1.5-percentage point decrease in the share …

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OZ Architecture Shares Insight on the Future of Senior Living Design

OZ Architecture, an award-winning national architecture and design firm, today released the “Designing for Emergency Preparedness Insight Report,”which outlines design considerations that can help reduce the spread of disease and infection in older adult communities. In recent years, many older adult communities have shifted away from the healthcare-oriented design of …


Denver Office Availability to Increase in 2020

By the end of March, the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic had slowed or halted nearly all Denver businesses. Several sectors with a notable corporate presence in Denver, including retail, transportation, and leisure, have suffered significantly to date.  As the forecast of a recession in the U.S. appears increasingly likely, Denver’s market dynamics have the …