A Pretty Good Place to Live!

Here's a quick recap of a few recent news articles about our local area - If you already live here, pat yourself on the back because you picked a pretty good place to live! The Post's front page today has a story about the Holly Hills neighborhood being ranked top "2019 Best Place to Live …

I-70 Mountain Traffic – Connected Vehicles Ecosystem (RoadX)

Quality of life is one of the main drivers of economic growth and real estate development in Denver.  Much of that quality of life is attributable to mountain access, much of which occurs on I-70.  As anyone who has driven the corridor on weekend can tell you, there are some major threats to our quality …

Cherry Point – Top Ranked Place For Suburbanites Right Next Door!

Cherry Point is right next door to Cherry Hills Village - the highest ranked suburban area according to a study by Coldwell Banker Real Estate, LLC.  As reported in the Denver Business Journal: In the eyes of researchers at Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, the top place for suburbanites in the United States is the Arapahoe …

County looks at taking over underwater loans using Eminent Domain

A novel approach has arisen to dealing with a neighborhood crisis in especially hard hit areas - Eminent Domain.  This is the power granted to the state in the 5th Amendment to the US Constitution and extended to the state and local level by the 14th Amendment .  Fortunately, the Denver housing remained strong enough that a …

New Infill Development on NW side of Denver

As reported at Inside Real Estate News, Brookfield Properties is launching their new mixed use planned development on Denver's northwest side (actually in Adams County).  This site is a large infill development site with close proximity to Downtown and major transportation, including a proposed light rail station.  the Midtown development on 184 acres at West …

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 …

Cherry Hills Village – Colorado’s highest income community

Denver Business Journal reports that Cherry hills Village (right next door to Cherry Point) has the highest median income of any community in Colorado.This is one of the aspects that makes Cherry Point such an underrated, undervalued neighborhood.  Living in the shadow of Cherry Hills has its benefits in that home values are always supported …

RTD FasTracks Update

Here is the latest update on the RTD FasTracks system build out:http://www.rtd-fastracks.com/media/uploads/main/dAnews11q2web.pdfI work with RTD Director Bill James at James Real Estate Services (and Director Kent Bagley used to office there as well), so I have been watching this project with keen interest.Easy access to the Southmoor Station of the RTD Light rail system is one …

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