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Denver communities putting more faith in land trusts amid affordable housing crisis

James King, left, and LaDios Muhammad in their home, a Colorado Community Land Trust affordable home in northeast Denver on July 03, 2019. As a nationwide affordable housing crisis continues to inflict pain on renters and would-be homebuyers across the Centennial State, a tool that gets little public attention has emerged as a key means […]

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Colorado’s Most Livable Cities: See Where Denver Ranks

Denver has been named among the top five cities in Colorado in a Chamber of Commerce report. (Shutterstock) DENVER, CO — Denver is the fourth best city to live in Colorado, according to a Chamber of Commerce report. The city came in behind Longmont and ahead of Parker. The report analyzed data from cities with […]

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LIV SIR May Market Reports: Denver real estate continues to boom, with major opportunities for both buyers and sellers

Provided by LIV Sotheby’s International Realty 35 Martin Lane, located in Cherry Hills Village, is listed by LIV Sotheby’s International Realty brokers Elaine Swomley and Richard Swomley for $2,250,000. 0 While the summer season has been a bit delayed this year, we are now officially welcoming summer heat, summer activities and, of course, summer real […]

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Aspen tourist bitten by bear: “Seriously, is this really happening?”

Aspen Times staff report Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials wait at the lower Hunter Creek Valley trailhead (near the Hunter Creek apartments) on Monday for dog teams to track down a black bear that reportedly attacked a hiker earlier that day. The Aspen tourist bitten by a bear Memorial Day on the Hunter Creek Trail […]

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HFF Arranges $220M Financing for 1144 15th Street in Denver, Colorado

Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announces that it has arranged $220 million in financing for 1144 15 [th] Street, a 673,852-square-foot, trophy Class AA office building in Denver, Colorado. The HFF team worked on behalf of the borrower, Hines and their equity partner, to secure a 17-year, fixed-rate permanent loan through a national life insurance […]

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Boulder County commissioners see permanent supportive housing as potential homelessness solution

Mike Evan, a formerly homeless individual in Boulder, now lives in a supportive housing apartment. Boulder County Commissioners reacted favorably to data on the 1175 Lee Hill project four years after it was created to help get homeless people off the street. About 15 years ago, Michael Evan lost his job as a chef in […]

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Report shows Twin Cities housing market on track to be as expensive as Denver, Seattle

MINNEAPOLIS — A new report says the Twin Cities housing market is on track to be as expensive as places like Seattle and Denver. The Family Housing Fund, a Minneapolis nonprofit, published the report this week, which shows the seven county Twin Cities region has a serious shortage of all types of housing, including rentals. […]

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Lil Wayne and Blink-182’s co-headlining tour is headed for Denver this summer

Lil Wayne performs onstage during the 4th Annual TIDAL X: Brooklyn at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on Oct. 23, 2018, in New York City. Rapper Lil Wayne and pop-punk band Blink-182 will play a series of co-headlining dates at large venues this summer — including in Denver. Tickets for their Sept. 4 concert at the […]

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Our Town Denver: Industry persists in historic railroad town near Pennsylvania Turnpike

Tens of thousands of motorists drive through Denver borough every day on the Pennsylvania Turnpike without seeing anything of the town. And although Denver is close to Route 222, Route 272 and the turnpike interchange, it isn’t actually that easy get to if you don’t know the small roads that lead there. Plus, because many […]

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Denver housing initiative was supposed to help 400 families. So far it’s helping 3.

RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post Downtown Denver seen from above in Sept. 2018. 0 Nine months after Denver launched a housing program that drew national headlines for its innovative approach to helping lower-income families, it’s serving nowhere near the 400 families Mayor Michael Hancock envisioned. So far, it’s more like three families. Stateline, a publication […]