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Balance of power shifting in metro Denver’s housing market

Sellers have remained in firm control of metro Denver’s housing market for four years, with inventory shortages, quick sales and escalating home prices par for the course. The imbalance has lasted for so long, it is hard to remember what a more balanced market looks like. But agents warn that things are finally moving in […]

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In Denver’s Crazy Hot Housing Market, Teachers Need An Extra Helping Hand

Math teacher Dr. LaTanya Burnett and her grandchildren outside her new home in Denver. On a rainy day after school, five of LaTanya Burnett’s grandchildren are hanging out in her classroom. They attend the same school she teaches at, Florida Pitt Waller K-8 in Denver’s Green Valley Ranch neighborhood. Burnett finishes up some work and […]

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Designer Kate Spade found dead in apartment

Bebeto Matthews, Associated Press file In this May 13, 2004 file photo, designer Kate Spade poses with handbags and shoes from her next collection in New York. Law enforcement officials say Tuesday, June 5, 2018, that New York fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her apartment in an apparent suicide. NEW YORK […]

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Denver mayor names new affordable housing point person after administration reshuffle

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock on Friday appointed a longtime affordable housing advocate to fill a new chief housing officer post that will oversee a coming expansion of city spending on the issue. The hiring of Britta Fisher comes several months after Hancock’s administration reshuffled its management of affordable housing initiatives. Start the conversation, or Read […]

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Affordable housing development opens in Westminster – Denver Business Journal

A $28 million, 70-unit apartment complex in south Westminster has opened its doors to residents. Called Alto at Westminster, it was developed by Gorman and Co. and Unison Housing Partners (formerly Adams County Housing Authority). The mixed-use development will also house the Unison Housing Partners’ new headquarters. Alto will have one, two, and three-bedroom units […]

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Male gunned down in Colorado Springs, cops looking for witnesses

Police are asking witnesses to come forward to help them identify a suspect who shot and killed a male Thursday night inside a Colorado Springs apartment. Detectives responded to a 9:09 p.m. report of “shots fired” in an apartment in the 100 block of South Academy Boulevard. When police officers entered an apartment they found […]

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Prologis, commercial real estate giant with Denver ties, snaps up competitor for $8.4 billion

Denver Post file Prologis solar panel-testing site in Denver in 2010 file photo. Prologis, a global industrial real estate firm with offices in Denver, announced this week it has acquired a Denver-based competitor and its entire 71 million square-foot portfolio for $8.4 billion. The purchase, described in a news release as a “merger agreement,” was […]

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Developers embracing modular construction to combat housing affordability in Denver metro

Modular housing in going vertical in Denver. Work is expected to begin in July on a mixed-use, 24-unit project in the 4300 block of Tennyson Street. Standard stuff in Denver’s trendy Berkeley neighborhood these days, except the housing at this project will be for sale and each unit will be built in a factory in […]

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“Co-investors” to Subsidize House Down Payments for DPS Teachers and Staff

Housing prices in Denver are especially challenging for low- and mid-level earners. New teachers in the metro area spend 30 percent or more of their salaries, which average about $38,000, on housing, making saving enough for a down payment on a home nearly impossible. To lighten the load for at least some of its staff, […]

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Two Denver companies, Gallery and eTuk USA, taking mobile food carts to the next, all-electric level – Denver Business Journal

For 32 years, Denver-based Gallery has designed, built and installed more than 30,000 carts and kiosks to sell food, drinks and retail items at locations nationwide, including NFL stadiums, hospitals, hotels, and convention centers. ETuk USA was founded five years ago to make electric-powered tuk-tuks, the three-wheeled, motorized rickshaws common in developing countries. And when […]