Lakewood 1% Growth Cap – Horrible Idea

Looks like the risk of a 1% cap on the growth of housing units in Lakewood is back on the table. To recap, a group of local residents collected sufficient signatures to require the council to impose a cap of 1%, or place the measure on the November ballot.  A challenge was filed (on technicality …

Ghettos of Tomorrow

An article (which is actually excerpted from "The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream Is Moving") about the decline of the suburbs.  The trend is noticeable in Denver, as pointed out by Ken Schroeppel in a blog post back in March . I recently spoke with a contractor in Nashville who reported similar trends in …

Apartment development

Interesting information about the pipeline of apartment development in the Denver area:http://apartmentperspective.com/2012/04/06/in-the-pipeline/#comment-28Some of the on-going apartment development, including Hampden and I-25 and Hampden and University near Cherry Point, certainly provide evidence of this trend.support this trend.Of note is that 2/3rds of new apartment development is occurring in the core? Should this trend continue, this really …

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