Real Estate

Who Owns Colorado: Vail’s winter glow

Let's put it this way: In 2007 just more than $2 billion worth of residential real estate sold in Eagle County. In 2008, that number fell to about $1.5 billion, and in 2009, slumped to $532 million, or 35 percent of the previous year's total. This year for the first time in two years Eagle County r...

CSDA: Commercial

1st PlaceOdell 
Brewing Co. Expansion Architect 
RB+B 
Architects Inc.General 
contractor/builder 
Delta ConstructionOverview Odell Brewing Co., a 
Fort Collins beer maker known for such brands as 90 Shilling and 5 Barrel Pale Ale, nearly doubled the size of its headquarters with…

CSDA: Residential

This project included the deconstruction, salvage and donation of the existing building components and the creation of a new, net-zero energy home with an attached 1,000-square-foot grandparents' suite. There's also a 600-square-foot mixed-use/home office space with separate entry on the lower leve...

Waiting for a burst of optimism

Some people have started comparing President Barack Obama to ex-President Jimmy Carter. However, it is probably more accurate to compare Obama to President Richard Nixon. This is because President Carter inherited an economic mess, stagflation, which was compounded by an…

Executive edge: Margaret Kelly

Margaret Kelly walks into her office at RE/MAX headquarters to news that home sales in July plunged to the lowest level in 15 years despite low mortgage rates and bargain prices. "We knew there was going to be a fall because of the tax incentive ending. It's no different than cash for clunkers," sa...

Goodbye, operating leases: part 2

The impact on the commercial real estate market would be substantial and will have a significant impact on commercial tenants and landlords. David Nebiker, Managing Partner of ProTenant (a commercial real estate firm that focuses on assisting Denver and regional…

Who owns Colorado: Changing spaces

But something new in workspaces is taking hold around the Front Range, such as new workplace pioneer Mickey Zeppelin's TAXI development in River North, RiNO, that is; or Andrew Luter's brainchild the Hive Cooperative; or Jennie Nevin's Green Spaces, coworking at the other end of RiNO by the Ballpar...

Who owns Colorado: Taking flight in a down economy

What has not changed over the past 20-some years is the sheer huge-ossity, the enormousness or enormity, of most everything associated with Denver International Airport.Giga-normous TOD (transportation-oriented development) projects on the drawing board or otherwise in early stages include Mortenso...

Who owns Colorado: nipped in the bud

The fortunes of a lot of area commercial brokers and landlords were helped along by the absorption by dispensaries and related retail outlets of vacant space as well as land, warehouse space and more. Last year and earlier this year, you will recall, dispensaries shone hereabouts amid the wreckage...

Who Owns Colorado: Cherry Creek gets a makeover

Anybody who has lived around the Denver area has "Cherry Creek" coming out of their ears. Hereabouts we boast a Cherry Creek school district, state park, arts festival, marina, hotel, newspaper, florist and biking and hiking path, not to mention an actual creek. This is only appropriate because Che...

Q1 Real Estate: Downscaling but not out

Real estate's Big Slump is far from over, despite cheery GDP numbers. Yet real estate developers and experts in sustainability persist in seeing sunrise amid the gloom. Observers note that sustainable building has taken its knocks like every other part of the economy. But all argue, often passionat...