Best of Colorado 2023 — Real Estate
Check out this year's winners and finalists for our Best of Colorado 2023 awards in the Real Estate sector!
Many of this year’s Best of Colorado winners embody the art of specialization. They don’t pretend to be something they are not, rather they concentrate on one element and aim to perfect it. That in turn has clearly helped them make a name for themselves.
Our readers (Best of Colorado customers) not only remember them but make a concerted effort to vote for them. That’s a tremendous accomplishment in this era of overwhelming messages, marketing and mindshare. But that takes time. Here at ColoradoBiz, we’ve heard many serial entrepreneurs and CEOs depict their success as a climb rather than a meandering journey. After all, the highest summits are always uphill and rarely scaled on the first day.
So, here’s to this year’s Best of Colorado winners. They have found a way to perfect their craft, grow their brand, and be recognized for their specialization. They have scaled the summit of success.
Best Architecture Firm
Founded in 1952, Z Group Architects is an architecture, planning and interior design firm with offices in Aspen and Basalt. Though best known for its private homes, the firm’s work ranges from hospitality projects to institutional buildings, including master planning.
For more than 70 years, Z Group has designed award-winning architecture throughout the U.S. and internationally, including Russia and Japan.
Best Commercial Builder
Pueblo-based but serving all of Southern Colorado, MPV Constructors counts among its specialties new-home construction, commercial construction, whole-house remodels, design and architecture, and more.
Best Home Builder
In business for more than 30 years, family-owned Infinity Properties is an upscale builder that has built in Denver, Douglas County and Arapahoe County. The company believes one of its assets as a hometown builder is its knowledge of the unique qualities of an area’s character and culture.
From LoHi and RiNo to Central Park and the Canyons in Castle Pines, Infinity Properties takes into account a neighborhood’s character in the design and execution of the homebuilding process.
INTERIOR HOME DESIGN AND FURNISHINGS
The home decor and furniture at Change Everything in Fort Collins is carefully curated by a team of interior stylists and, as the name suggests, it’s always changing.
The interior stylists at Change Everything work with clients through at-home photos or a home visit to see if a piece will work with the home. If the piece doesn’t work once it’s delivered, Change Everything will help find something more ideal. Change Everything also offers delivery services and will even take away existing furniture and donate it to a local nonprofit, so clients can feel great about their new purchase in more than one way.
BEST INTERIOR OFFICE DESIGN
Denver-based is a commercial interior design firm dedicated to delivering customized environments at any scale. Elsy works in environments ranging from financial and professional services to technology, energy/oil and gas, restaurants, hospitality and nonprofits.
In business since 2012, Elsy gets to the heart of what clients need and want from their space to deliver a design that will inspire people and support the client’s business.
BEST PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
A perennial winner in this category, Atlas Real Estate Group takes the stress out of being a landlord. The company offers property management services “designed by investors for investors.” Services include advertising to fill rental vacancies; tenant screening, including credit verification and criminal/civil backbround checks; application processing and lease signing; managing tenants and expectations; collecting rents and deposits; and maintaining the property and inspecting the unit on move-in and move-out.
BEST COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE BROKER
Gruber Commercial Real Estate Services was founded in 2004 by Jim and Karen Gruber following Jim’s 28-year run as an industrial broker with CB Richard Ellis. Son Russell Gruber began his own real estate career in 2007 and has been at the helm of Gruber Commercial since 2018. The firm focuses on industrial sales, leasing and investor transactions in Denver’s central market.
BEST ENGINEERING FIRM
Galloway offers comprehensive architecture, engineering and land survey services for local and nationwide projects, ranging from half-acre sites to master-planned communities.
Galloway’s diverse team brings an exceptional understanding to projects, knowing potential pitfalls to avoid while collaboratively working to create exceptional client solutions.
The company brings a multidisciplinary mindset to projects, with daily interaction and coordination among internal disciplines that keeps staff mindful of the bigger picture and the integration of all project disciplines and phases.
BEST TIMESHARE LOCATION
Just a 1 ½-hour drive from Denver (in ideal conditions), Breckenridge offers world-class skiing, golf, hiking, cycling, a quaint downtown and one of the country’s most beautiful locales. Especially appealing to skiers, a Breckenridge timeshare can provide high-quality vacations that make owners and guests feel at home, with popular timeshare brands like Marriott Vacation Club, Hilton Grand Vacations Club and Hyatt Residence Club.