Affordable Housing

Boulder sets affordable housing linkage fee at $30, just shy of country’s highest

Apr. 18, 2018 by

City Council splits 6-3 in late Tuesday night vote The slow-growth majority on the Boulder City Council on Tuesday reversed a significant move made by the previous council, voting to increase by 150 percent the per-square-foot fee that commercial developers

Denver

The 10 Best Places to Live in America (Some Will Surprise You)

Apr. 16, 2018 by

U.S. News & World Report ranked the most livable cities in the U.S. across a wide range of variables. What are the best places in the United States to live and work? Every year, U.S. News & World Report sets out to answer

Boulder Commercial Real Estate

Boulder’s aging Diagonal Plaza in line for possible federal tax assist

Apr. 5, 2018 by

Area has been nominated as an “opportunity zone” under new tax law Boulder’s Diagonal Plaza shopping center, which has long struggled to attract and maintain retail tenants, could be a major beneficiary of a new development incentive program. The 24-acre

Part of Denver’s 2nd-tallest office tower sells for $285 million

Apr. 4, 2018 by

A Baltimore-based investment firm purchased 51 percent of the 54-story 1801 California St. tower in downtown Denver for $285 million. According to CBRE, it was a partial interest sale. The building’s full value is $560 million. The remaining 49 percent

State economy expected to expand in Q2, says CU report

Apr. 2, 2018 by

Colorado’s business leaders expect the state’s economy to expand in the second quarter. That’s according to the latest Leeds Business Confidence Index, a survey of 240 panelists from across the state by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of

Industrial

Competition Is Steep For Denver’s Prime Industrial Locations

Mar. 23, 2018 by

The competition for land is fierce in metro Denver’s hot industrial market, but not any site will do. “Everybody’s out there scrapping for land sites,” Comunale Properties President John Comunale said. “It’s hard to compete. We’re trying to be the

A massive commercial property sell-off driven by 2 huge Chinese investors could disrupt US real-estate markets

Mar. 21, 2018 by

Two huge real-estate investors based in China are strapped for cash, and that could mean trouble for some commercial property valuations in the US. Chinese regulators started buckling down on Anbang Insurance (AI) and HNA Group (HNA) last year, and now

Coworking

Cracking the co-working code in commercial real estate

Mar. 19, 2018 by

Cracking the co-working code in commercial real estate Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – Real estate brokers scoff that just a fraction of U.S. office space is occupied by co-working and other flexible workspace options, yet data shows over one-quarter

ToysRus

Playtime’s Over: Toys R Us To Shutter All U.S., U.K. Stores

Mar. 15, 2018 by

Toys R Us CEO David Brandon told staff on a conference call Wednesday that the chain will shutter or sell all U.S. locations in the next several months. Wikimedia Commons/Miosotis Jade The shutdown of its U.S. business could put up

Denver Skyline

Denver and Boulder Office Market Update

Mar. 14, 2018 by

Metro Denver’s office market leasing activity remained strong, with deal volume totaling 9.1M SF in 2017, exceeding the 8.6M SF completed during the previous year, according to a Savills Studley report on the region’s office sector. Asking rent was nearly

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