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Insights: Land Sales Trends

Insights: Land Sales Trends

The U.S. economy entered a recession in February, 2020, per the National Bureau of Economic Research. Commercial real estate development typically slows during a recession because developers do not want to incur the holding costs of land parcels if there is not an expected demand for new product.

Insights: Student Housing 2020

Insights: Student Housing 2020

The main uncertainty in the student housing sector is COVID-19’s impact on the 2020-2021 school year’s leasing. There is a variety of factors which make the student housing occupancy outlook uncertain.

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Insights: Landlord Employer Liability

Insights: Landlord Employer Liability

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic raises the question of whether landlords with leased properties can be held liable for injuries sustained when someone contracts COVID-19 at the premises.

Opportunity Zones & Taxes

Opportunity Zones & Taxes

What are Opportunity Zones? The real estate industry is buzzing about this new program which allows private investment in country’s distressed communities. CBC brings you a quick overview to help you understand what they are and how investors can use them for their benefit.

Regional Summaries

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Denver, CO

Apartment
The Denver apartment market vacancy rate added 100 basis points over the course of 2018 to close at 5.8%. In the first quarter of 2019 it had reached 6.1%, the first rate above 6.0% recorded here since 2010, when the market was still shaking off the effects of the recession. Average asking and effective rents grew at rates of 7.1% and 7.2% all told in 2018. A slowdown is under way in 2019. At $1,425 and $1,334 per month, asking and effective averages for the first quarter were up just 0.5% each for the period. VIEW APARTMENT LISTINGS >
Industrial
Vacancy in the Denver warehouse/distribution sector closed the first quarter of 2019 at 8.4%, up 30 basis points for the period following a gain of only 10 all told through 2018. At $5.58 psf and $5.33 psf, asking and effective averages for the first quarter were up 1.3% each for the period following last year's increases of 2.4% asking and 2.1% effective. Vacancy in Denver's substantial Flex/R&D market also is low relative to national norms. At 8.9%, first quarter 2019 vacancy in this sector was up 30 basis points for the period following a gain of 30 all told last year. At $8.75 psf and $8.23 psf, mean first quarter asking and effective rates were up 0.2% and unchanged, respectively, for the period following last year's increases of 2.5% and 2.6%. VIEW INDUSTRIAL LISTINGS >
Office
The Denver area general purpose, multi-tenant office market vacancy rate shed 30 basis points during the first quarter of 2019 as it dipped to 16.8%, the first sub-17.0% rate on the firm's books for this market since 2008. It shed 30 basis points as well over the course of 2018. At $26.04 psf and $20.11 psf, asking and effective averages for the first quarter of 2019 were up 0.7% and 0.8% for the period. Gains of 3.6% asking and 3.7% effective are reported for 2018 all told. VIEW OFFICE LISTINGS >
Retail
Vacancy in the Denver community-neighborhood shopping center market was 9.0% in the first quarter of 2019, down 20 basis points for the period following a loss of 20 through all of 2018. The $19.17 psf and $16.85 psf asking and effective averages recorded for the first quarter represented gains of 0.3% each for the period following increases of just 0.5% and 0.7% all told last year. VIEW RETAIL LISTINGS >

Source: Data provided by Reis, Inc. based on Market Summaries for the 85 Primary and Secondary Markets they cover.

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