Real Estate Perspective

February 13, 2019

Welcome to Real Estate Perspective – real estate market and economic information from over 40 sources in a single, easy-to-read weekly newsletter.

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Each business day the JRES staff reviews all Denver metro area wide and local newspapers, trade journals, government websites, blogs and other sources for commercial and residential real estate and economic news. News items are condensed into easily readable summaries providing all of the essential facts for the Real Estate Perspective newsletter. Real Estate Perspective is provided alongside Cherry Creek Perspective which provides quick and easy monthly access to current metro area mobility, and southeast Denver real estate and economic information. And Apartment Perspective, provides a detailed update of Denver metro area apartment rental, vacancy and development/construction activity including proposed projects. A searchable library of all of the JRES newsletters content is available at:

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The Road Ahead 2019: The Smart Traveler

Mobility used to be about access to the family car. Today, with more options and technology tools, the smart phone is becoming our access to mobility. Knowing what options are within your reach and evaluating these options based on cost, time and sometimes environmental impact is making travelers wiser and more efficient about their choices.  The Road Ahead brings key policy experts together with community members, elected officials, policy makers, private developers, and transportation industry leaders. The presentations elicit animated dialog from panelists and audience members who have a passion for transportation solutions.

February 28, 2019, University of Denver, Sturm Hall, 2000 E Asbury Ave, Denver, CO 80210

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DRCOG Citizens Academy

The Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) is taking applications for the Spring Citizens’ Academy. This nationally recognized, seven-week course explores pressing regional issues including transportation, housing and population growth, as well as how to better engage and participate in your community. Classes are Thursday evenings from 6-9 p.m. April 4 – May 16 at the DRCOG office, 1001 17th Street, Denver. The deadline for applications is March 8.

Early in 2018 DRCOG assumed control and management of the Citizens’ Academy, formerly a program of Transit Alliance, and expanded the Academy focus from its foundation of transportation issues. Through the nationally recognized academy, participants learn from local experts and leaders, network with other residents and act on what they’ve learned. Since 2007, more than 800 residents from around the region have completed the Academy which has inspired dozens of participants to pursue public service in the Denver region. Numerous academy alumni have gone on to serve as elected officials, and hundreds of participants have been appointed to positions in public agencies or nonprofit organizations that shape Colorado’s future.



ULI Colorado’s Impact Awards recognize projects that realize ULI best practices by furthering the organization’s mission of Leadership in Responsible Land Use while also providing successful business and economic models. At ULI Colorado’s 2019 Impact Awards celebration, two individuals will be recognized for their unparalleled achievements in the land use industry. ULI Colorado’s Impact Awards are based on the ULI Awards for Excellence, the most highly respected international program of land use awards.  Project award categories return as Innovation, Infill, Influence, and Inspire. Personal award categories return as the Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement, recognizing a seasoned professional with 20+ years of extraordinary achievements and the Rising Star, recognizing an industry leader under 35 who has made a contribution “beyond their years.”

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 5:30 – 9 pm, Seawell Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1350 Arapahoe St.



transit & community development conference

Come together with professionals who share your dedication to transit, livability and communities. Choose from 75+ thought- and discussion-provoking workshops, ranging from cutting edge policy overviews to practical hands-on strategies. Explore real-world issues and projects across the region via our unique mobile workshops.  Registration Opens May 2019

September 8-11, 2019, Vancouver, British Columbia


Mobility Choice Blueprint – Denver Metro Area – Take the 2nd Quiz to get $1 off your first 3 rides with Lime Scooter!

The Mobility Choice Blueprint is a collaborative strategy to help the Denver metro region identify how to best prepare for and invest in the rapidly changing technology that is revolutionizing transportation mobility. A unique planning and funding partnership of CDOT, DRCOG, RTD and the Denver Metro Chamber is creating the Mobility Choice Blueprint – a coordinated strategic direction for the evolving mobility of the region related to walking, bicycling, driving and transit. The 2030 Blueprint will analyze travel trends and technologies in the region, explore and evaluate various technologies and their implications for mobility, align transportation investments of multiple public agencies and create new planning and implementation partnerships.

5 minutes of your time will help shape the future of mobility in the Denver metro area! Take this unique quiz:


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