Real Estate Perspective

May 23, 2018

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This seminar will address the changing landscape of the office market in Colorado, with a focus on leasing and investment trends and evolving office design as they relate to the valuation of office assets.  Speakers will discuss market conditions across property class and location including: Occupancy and rental rate trends, market demographics, and investment metrics, recent changes in design, including: costs and benefits of amenities, financial feasibility of retrofitting older buildings, co-working features and design, and common area/flex work spaces

Discussion of critical design features for supporting and attracting employees back into the office, improving productivity, and attracting/retaining top employee talent, the importance of change management and how tailoring space to a company’s culture and purpose outweighs any current trends – the critical issues that must be addressed in any appraisal assignment involving an office property.

7:30 AM-8:00 AM – Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM-Noon – Seminar Presentation

Noon-1:00 PM – Lunch and Chapter Meeting

Summit Conference and Event Center 411 Sable Blvd., Aurora, CO 80011

FEES (Include lunch) – Appraisal Institute Members – $55.00, Non-Members – $75.00

Lunch Only – $25.00 Colorado Chapter Meeting (call the Chapter office – 303-691-0487)

CONTINUING EDUCATION: Appraisal Institute – 4 Hours, State of Colorado – 4 Hours


Jim Sobey, Sobey Architecture

Whitney Hake, SVP, Transwestern

Carson Erard, Real Estate Consultant, Fielding & Associates

James Brady, 1st VP CBRE Investment Properties

Casey Kent, Senior Associate, DLR Group’s Workplace Studio


CCIM – Lunch & Learn – Legal & Legislative Update

June 8, 2018 – 12:00-2:00 PM

Colorado Bar Association, 1900 Grant Street, Suite 900, Denver

John Logan, Partner, Laff Gordon Bennett Logan P.C. will present an update and review of national, state and local legislative and regulatory issues affecting commercial real estate.

2 CE Credits – Colorado – Free for Members if Pre-Registered, $25 for guests, nonmembers and on-site registrants, lunch is included


22nd Annual Cherry Creek Rotary Open Golf Tournament
Thursday, July 19th – Noon – Dinner – Bear Dance Golf Club
Our annual golf tournament is a win/win/win. Colorado fresh air and sunshine attract Rotarians, friends and sponsors for a fun day on the links to raise money to support our signature projects – from literacy in Colorado to dental care for kids abroad.



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