The energy sector in Colorado has seen its fair share of ups and downs over the years, but it has always remained a vital part of the economic fabric of Metro Denver. As a key industry that we serve at Column Commercial Partners, we make it a point to stay up to date on the latest news and policies that affect our clients to better understand their real estate needs – and that includes attending industry-specific events.
I’ve had the pleasure of living and working in the Metro Denver commercial real estate market for more than 14 years, and over those years I’ve collaborated closely with hundreds of successful Colorado business leaders.
Those relationships continue to confirm that a company’s commercial real estate (CRE) strategy can act as a critical driver of their overall business success and growth. The right space can enable a company to attract the best talent, grow a healthy employee culture, increase overall efficiency and productivity, and much more.
One of the most important things I’ve also learned as the Denver market has evolved is that just providing great CRE advice is no longer enough.
It’s no secret that the Metro Denver business economy is booming, and the commercial real-estate market is booming right along with it.
If you’re the CEO or leader of a Colorado company that’s considering a move or expansion in Metro Denver, the region’s growing success has a lot of pluses. There are new buildings under construction across the city, and the workforce is continuing to strengthen and grow.
However, with this positive momentum also comes an increasingly complex leasing and negotiating environment. To help you get the most out of your research, here are four key trends we’re seeing either emerging or continuing in 2017 that you should consider as you plan.