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The CCP Interview: Jennifer Panning, Apto

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 14, 2017 4:20:59 PM / by Matt Brower posted in Metro Denver, Commercial Real Estate, Trends, Commercial Brokerage, Apto, Jennifer Panning, Colorado Entrepreneurs

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It’s time for the next installment of our series focusing on successful entrepreneurs and innovators across Colorado.

By sharing the experiences and lessons learned from these forward-thinking industry trailblazers, we hope that aspiring business leaders come away inspired to launch new projects and processes within their own companies and startups.

Our next interview is with Jennifer Panning, the chief financial officer of Apto. Apto is a web-based software company providing the commercial real estate industry with a simpler way to manage contacts, properties, listings and deals.

You can learn more about Apto and the work Jennifer is doing in our in-depth interview below, and on the company’s website. Let us know what you think in the comments.

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4 CRE Must-Haves to Attract and Retain Top Talent

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 27, 2017 3:50:00 PM / by Melissa Krischuk posted in Metro Denver, Commercial Real Estate, Trends, Commercial Brokerage

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It’s no secret that the Denver Metro Area is thriving. Companies big and small continue to flock here looking to tap into Colorado’s highly educated workforce and attract out-of-state talent with a desirable location that boasts the trifecta of reasonable cost of living (especially compared to the coasts), quality of life (the Rocky Mountains are, after all, in our backyard) and a great job market.

But with these amenities available to everyone, what makes certain companies stand out from the pack? Here are four must-haves to attract and retain your top talent.

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Energizing Denver’s Energy Sector

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2017 4:26:01 PM / by Melissa Krischuk posted in Metro Denver, Commercial Real Estate, Trends, Commercial Brokerage, Energy Sector

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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.

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More Than Just a Real Estate Firm, Your Partner for Business Success in Metro Denver

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 12, 2017 2:01:43 PM / by Matt Brower posted in Metro Denver, Commercial Real Estate, Expansion, Relocation, Trends, Value Delivery

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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.

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Planning an Office Move in Metro Denver?  Here are 4 Trends to Watch.

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 11, 2017 8:37:52 AM / by Matt Brower posted in Metro Denver, Commercial Real Estate, Expansion, Research, Taxes, Rental Rates, Open Office, Hybrid Office, Relocation, Trends, Construction Levels, Pre-Leasing, Space Programming

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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.  

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