Funding plan for housing defective

POSTED BY JOHN REBCHOOK · AUGUST 22, 2016 I read with interest the “Developers Support Affordable Funding Plan,” guest column in Denver Real Estate Watch. I cannot think of a higher priority for the Denver area community to address than the affordable housing crisis. It has been building for years, recently reaching critical status. A desperately […]

Development planned for former trolley car site

BURL ROLETT AUGUST 19, 2016 Developers plan a 24-acre project at the corner  of Airport Road and East Colfax Avenue in Aurora. (Burl Rolett) Where an idle trolley car stood sat for half a century, a local developer is pulling in with a new 24-acre development plan. Todd Wilson is planning a new 24-acre project at […]

$40M development bound for Welton Street

BURL ROLETT AUGUST 15, 2016 A rendering of the planned $40 million Lydian development .   Tally another $40 million of apartments to the Welton Street development boom. Confluence Companies and Palisade Partners have started work on another 129 apartments along Welton Street with retail and office space. Paul Books, who heads Palisade Partners, said he […]

Trammell Crow plans $90M apartments; obstacles loom

BURL ROLETT AUGUST 12, 2016 A rendering of the planned $90 million project, which includes more than 300 apartments on 11 stories. A busy Denver developer is picking up a LoDo apartment tower project that stalled and eventually fell apart around the time of the recession. Trammell Crow Residential is proposing a new 11-story apartment building […]

Metro Denver builders ramp up home starts, but mostly on high-end models

Much of what is being built doesn’t match the profile of the households that are looking By ALDO SVALDI | asvaldi@denverpost.com PUBLISHED: August 8, 2016 Metro Denver home builders are swinging their hammers faster than at any time since the last recession. But production, which remains concentrated on more expensive homes, appears to be ramping up just as the […]

Turn-of-the-century resort for sale; last sold in 1924

AMY DIPIERRO AUGUST 10, 2016 Over a mile of fishing stream runs through the property, along the North Fork of the South Platte River.(Courtesy of Bob Regester) Amy Pfahler’s earliest memory of the Glen-Isle Resort is cleaning its cabins and shoveling snow. “My parents had five kids,” said Pfahler, the middle child, of the turn-of-the-century […]

Home prices drop in metro Denver as affordability becomes an issue

The 7,468 active listings were the lowest total ever for July Kenneth D. Lyons, Denver Post file Home construction in the Denver Metro area on Jan. 13, 2016. By TRACY M. COOK | tcook@denverpost.com The number of metro Denver homes for sale increased 10 percent from June to July, but decreases in the number of […]

IKEA assembling land for second Colorado store

BURL ROLETT AUGUST 5, 2016 IKEA bought 123 acres in Broomfield. You have to furnish all those brand new Denver apartment buildings somehow. Swedish retailer IKEA is under contract to buy 123 acres of land in Broomfield, the company announced this week. The company plans is build the area’s second store and develop the leftover […]

A Buyer’s Guide to Denver’s Highlands Neighborhood

Here are some tips to know before buy a home in one of Denver’s most popular neighborhoods. By Katie Hearsum July 26, 2016, 5:05 p.m. MORE Located northwest of downtown Denver, the Highland neighborhood is one of the city’s hottest residential areas. In recent years, the area’s popularity has sprouted a number of new services, […]

EverWest doubles down on Five Points

BURL ROLETT JULY 26, 2016 The vacant land at 25th and Welton sold for $1.15 million. (Burl Rolett) Another developer has planted its flag on Five Points’ construction row. EverWest Real Estate Partners bought nearly one-third of an acre of vacant land fronting Welton Street, right next to the 25th and Welton light rail stop for […]