October 14, 2020
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The Global Real Estate Project is an undertaking of the Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business, and directed by Dr. Mark Lee Levine, Professor and Endowed Chair. Our goal is to provide students, investors, and the general public with the tools they need to research real estate opportunities both domestic and abroad.
Reimagining Streets as Places – Virtual Training, Fall 2020
Project for Public Spaces is teaming up with Dutch mobility firm Mobycon to present “Reimagining Streets as Places,” a virtual masterclass-style training about the intersection of placemaking and transportation planning. The course will take place over three weeks in October 2020, and upon successful completion participants will be awarded a Streets as Places Certificate.
Denver Architecture Foundation Audio Tours
The Case For a Cost Segregation Strategy
If your clients haven’t considered procuring a cost segregation study on their properties, they may not have claimed the appropriate amount of depreciation. A cost segregation study is the process of identifying and separating personal property that is or has been grouped with real property. These studies can benefit any type of commercial property. Engineering-based studies tend to be the most reliable and preferred by the tax court. Cost segregation studies became even more valuable when the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) changed depreciation rules.
RESHAPING CITIES – Post-Pandemic Perspectives
We are living in challenging times. ULI and the Sharing Cities Alliance invite you to join us to learn about opportunities for change in our post-pandemic world. In this environment, predicting how the future will unfold is next to impossible. However, we know that technological, social, and environmental developments within our societies are changing the way we live, work, learn, and play. We know that resilience is essential to our ability to adapt and resilience is born, in part, from information exchange and problem solving. Therefore, it is critical to exchange insights and try to turn challenges into opportunities, together. We invite you to participate in this learning experience designed to expose you to different people sharing their experiences and perspectives.
Creating Value through Transit-Oriented Development
This webinar analyzes best practices in the design and delivery of urban development in and around transit interchanges, looking at opportunities and challenges of PPP and of the interrelationship between city infrastructure and commercial development/real estate. The panel addresses key questions including: How can public and private sectors collaborate more effectively, and how can they create more value around public transport infrastructure developments? How can we facilitate mixed used developments, and redevelopment of obsolete uses, at or near transit stations? How to capture land value increases resulting from infrastructure developments for all stakeholders, including the community to benefit from?
This webinar is free for ULI Members.
You may be surprised at how inexpensive ULI membership is. Info at:colorado.uli.org/about/membership/
Transportation, Public Space, and Equity in the Time of Coronavirus – Video on Demand
Around the country, cities have been moving rapidly to adapt roads, parking lots, and other transportation assets to the needs of residents to travel, recreate, and support local business in safer and socially distant ways. From slow streets, to dining streets, to closed streets, to the use of parking facilities for drive-in movies, farmer’s markets, and children’s play zones, communities are taking a fresh look at existing transportation infrastructure. How are considerations of social and racial equity informing these decisions? How well are these shifts meeting the needs of communities of color?
Denver Elected Officials Online Town Halls
Join Denver city council members, state representatives, school board representatives, and RTD board members for a Virtual Town Hall.
Every 2 weeks next on Thursday October 15 – 4:00-5:00 PM
Phone: 408-638-0968 – password: 5555
Zoom: Meeting ID: 924 3016 5131
Civic Center Eats
Craving a gyro or some BBQ, or maybe a healthy quinoa bowl? Considering discovering cuisine from across the world? Or how about a favorite meal with a twist, like a taco wrapped in fried cheese? We’ve got it all plus a whole lot more at Civic Center EATS! Our talented food truck chefs are ready to serve you lunch and dinner! As we have worked hard to prepare an event that is enjoyable in safe in Civic Center Park, we invite you to check our EATS Tips and Safety Guidelines.
Wednesdays & Thursdays, August 12th – October 15th – 11:30 AM-1:30 PM & 5:30-7:30 PM – Civic Center Park
Lunch and Learn – Splitting Profits in Commercial Real Estate
DU Professor Jeff Englestad, CCIM, FRICS
Thursday, October 22, 2020 – 11:30AM-1:00PM
Complimentary but registration is required
For commercial real estate professionals who work with equity partners – discuss and model various methods of sharing the wealth in transactions including:
- The Traditional Split
- The Rake
- The Preference
- Carried Interest
- Pari Passu
- Reversionary Interests
Work From Home Resources
Offering employees more choices for how and when they work can be key to ensuring business continuity and emergency preparedness for your workplace. We have compiled some resources for you to help quickly start or refine work from home options for your workforce. Transportation Solutions is a transportation management association that makes things happen.