March 14, 2019
In life, random events occur every day and they can reshape lives in an instant. I’ve seen way too many instances where a spouse passes, leaving the surviving spouse with real estate assets and no plan. Unfortunately, more often than not, the surviving spouse does not have the skill set to successfully run a real estate portfolio nor the peer group to help them figure it out. This is where the real estate plan comes into place. Do you have a plan? Every real estate pro (realtor, bankers, investors) that own real estate assets should develop a plan to ensure a smooth transition if something...
January 14, 2019
The Huffington Post recently hosted a public forum on Boulder’s affordable housing challenges. Among other causes, the forum’s panelists called out our restrictive development policies. As Boulder Councilwoman Jill Adler Grano explained, Boulder was planned as an “urban core surrounded by open space.” But while creating a beautiful “island paradise,” we’ve also instituted policies that limit housing and commercial density, causing our island property to become expensive. Yes, in alignment with predictable market forces, height restrictions, low-density zoning, and onerous development...
November 5, 2018
If you saw the copious amounts of pink in October, you should be aware that October is the month when we wage war on breast cancer by providing awareness to the disease in the form of pink. Dean Callan & Co. joined in on the battle with a successful night of Bike for Boobs. We would like to thank everyone that came out to support raising awareness on a disease that is the second leading cause of cancer death in women . Thank you to our sponsors:
May 16, 2018
Home to a world-class research university, a wide range of major industries, leading government research facilities, visionary entrepreneurs, and one of the nation’s most highly educated populations, Boulder is widely recognized as a center of innovation.
February 20, 2018
Commercial real estate projects and markets are diverse, complex and subject to change. To maximize their chances of success, developers and owners of CRE assets should look to establish a relationship with a lender that has local knowledge, a range of financial products and a comprehensive team with deep expertise.
January 25, 2018
Best States for Women Entrepreneurs – Definitive Ranking of All 50 States By Henry Kanapi Women have made enormous contributions to the country’s economy. In fact, according to Womenable, the U.S. is home to over 11.3 million female-owned businesses which employed around nine million people and generated over $1.9 trillion in 2016. Over the last nine years, the number of female-owned businesses has grown five times faster than the national average. Regardless of these impressive achievements, women entrepreneurs still face unique challenges in today’s business environment. Setting up shop in...
January 25, 2018
As technology transforms the healthcare industry, it is altering the real estate needs of providers. A recent Colliers International post discussing the future of healthcare and higher education real estate sheds light on several trends that will transform the healthcare sector in the next decade, according to Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health President and CEO Steve Klasko. Below are three examples. 1) Better Services, Smaller Footprint As technology makes hospitals more efficient and increasingly cuts down on the time it takes staff to complete paperwork and juggle tasks,...
December 7, 2017
Boulder Colorado is known for its scenic mountain views, beautiful weather, and great food. But Boulder is not just for tourists. Business owners thinking about relocating should give Boulder a close look. Here are three reasons that Boulder is a great place to set up shop. - A highly educated workforce. In 2015, Market Watch named Boulder its #1 Smartest City in America. According to the write-up, nearly 60% of adult Boulder residents had earned at least a bachelor's degree, nearly twice the national rate. With 30,000 students attending the University of Colorado, the stream of educated...
November 21, 2017
Gone are the days when Boulder was only known for winter vacations or granola hippies. Over the years, the city has seen a startling growth in many sectors. Impressive gains have been in the number of new tech startups and out-of-state companies opening branches in Boulder. In fact, the city has become a new hotbed for software technology. There are good reasons for this new Silicon Valley. As a college town, there is no shortage of young talent, and many entrepreneurs have flocked to the city for its desirable lifestyle. Here is a sampling of top tech contenders: Zayo is a leading global...
September 28, 2017
Maybe you're a runner or a hiker, or perhaps you'd rather get your heart rate up with a vibrant yoga flow. Whatever the case, you're a lot more likely to partake in your favorite physical activity regularly if you live in Boulder, Colorado. This data comes from a report by Gallup and Sharecare, which surveyed 177,000 people across the United States in 2016. The researchers found that 70 percent of Boulder residents exercise three times per week on average, and Fort Collins and Greeley—two other cities in Colorado—also made the top of the list. Boulder residents also had the highest well-being...
September 20, 2017
"As a female business owner in Boulder, I am so pleased to see Boulder recognized for its support of women entrepreneurs. Boulder is filled with some incredible women who bring value, sustainability and leadership to our community." - Becky Gamble, President of Dean Callan & Company.
September 11, 2017
DSC_0517.JPG By Alex Burness The Boulder County Arts Alliance dreams of a new center where artists can create, perform and exhibit their work, and the organization may have found a site where it can realize that vision. In north Boulder at 4571 Broadway is a roughly 15,000-square-foot warehouse and office building owned and currently occupied by Namasté Solar, which is vacating the space at year's end to move to a new one in Gunbarrel. Charlotte LaSasso, executive director of the Arts Alliance, says that property could become a new hub for creative professionals who often struggle to find...
August 30, 2017
BOULDER — GrowGeneration Corp. (OTC: GRWG), a major specialty cannabis store chain, has signed a two-year lease in Boulder. The Denver company has nine locations in Colorado, two in California, one in Washington and one in Las Vegas. GrowGeneration sells equipment such as ventilation, soils, nutrients, grow lights and hydroponic equipment, all for commercial and home cannabis growth.
December 29, 2016
On Dec. 9, the Community Foundation Boulder County purchased the Spruce Street building where its offices reside. Thanks to the pro bono expertise and guidance of several partners in the community (including Becky and Beau Gamble), the foundation’s transition to property owner and landlord went off without a hitch.
July 6, 2016
Our tenant Boulder Cycle Sport was nominated for 2016 Retailer of the Year and needs your vote!