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Top Company Positioned to Use Real Estate to Unriddle Savings

Atlas Real Estate Group named the Top Company in Real Estate category for 2018 awards


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It's no secret – what, with cranes and newly erected buildings springing up seemingly overnight – that real estate is booming throughout Colorado. The brains of these operations are featured in ColoradoBiz magazine's 2018 Top Company awards, particularly in the Real Estate category. Read on to learn more.


WINNER

ATLAS REAL ESTATE GROUP

DENVER

Atlas Real Estate Group helps its clients build wealth. The full-service real estate company specializes in investments, brokerage and property management by investing in rental properties and providing property management services that include finding the right tenant and handling maintenance issues.

“Our company is uniquely positioned to solve one of the big problems our society faces today — savings,” Atlas co-founder Ryan Boykin says. “Most people don’t realize the financial benefits of rental real estate. Buying a piece of rental property and renting and owning it for 15 to 30 years is a great pathway to retirement.”

Atlas has bought and sold more than 4,000 properties on behalf of individuals and institutional investors totaling more than $750 million. It also has its own real estate holdings valued at more than $50 million and manages more than 2,300 units of residential investment real estate for clients.

Atlas has been recognized for its Real Estate Investment Hour, a monthly event that teaches people how to build long-term wealth and save for major life events by investing in real estate. Atlas created the program to offer people a personal path toward financial independence.

“We put people first and profits second,” Boykin says. “While we’re in real estate, we take into consideration all elements of our world to achieve an end result that’s good for you, good for me and good for everything.”


FINALISTS

 

YOUR CASTLE REAL ESTATE

DENVER

Your Castle Real Estate offers a complete suite of real estate services from sales and rentals to new builds. The company differentiates itself from other brokerages through the data it packages and interprets to equip its agents with statistics to develop strategies to best serve their clients.   

Your Castle also offers the public free training sessions on topics involving real estate, mortgage lending, wealth building and time management. The agency sponsored Denver Days 2018 to encourage neighbors to get to know each other, and it donates more than $20,000 annually to more than 40 charities, including Mile High United Way, Food Bank of the Rockies, Mercy Housing and The Wounded Warrior Project.


CRESA

DENVER

Cresa is the largest tenant-only commercial real estate firm in the world. By representing tenants exclusively, Cresa provides unbiased, conflict-free advice. Cresa covers every aspect of a real estate assignment, including strategic planning, employee demographics, workplace strategy, site selection, incentives negotiation, market research, project financing, project management, portfolio management and relocation services. The company promotes team building by scheduling regular happy hours and quarterly activities such as go-kart racing, cooking classes or attending sporting events. In the past year, Cresa Denver has volunteered with and donated to Habitat for Humanity, Precious Child, Urban League of Metro Denver, The Kempe Foundation, The Colorado Outward Bound School, The WellSpring Community and The Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado.

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Margaret Jackson

Margaret Jackson is an award-winning journalist who spent nearly 25 years in the newspaper industry, including seven years as a business reporter for The Denver Post covering residential and commercial real estate. She can be reached at myjackson7@gmail.com.

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