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Why Passive Investing In Commercial Real Estate Is A Smarter Strategy Than Single Family Rentals

August 22, 2017

While it's not impossible for an investor to become a direct owner/operator of commercial real estate, the specialization and amount of capital required to do so typically poses a formidable barrier to entry.

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Announces Grand Prize Winner of its Third ‘Love Your Home’ Sweepstakes

August 16, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices today announced the winner of its “Love Your Home” Sweepstakes held in ...

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Commercial Real Estate Investors Slow To Deploy Capital Amid Global Headwinds

August 03, 2017

Global investment activity in commercial real estate was down 9.4% to $181B from Q1 2016 to Q1 2017. The drop is most pronounced in the Americas, which experienced a 16.6% decline in investment volume; EMEA dropped 1.3% and Asia Pacific real ...

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Denver's New Safe Occupancy Program is a New Approach to Handling Unpermitted Buildings

July 19, 2017

There's a better way to deal with fire code violations than kicking struggling artists out into the cold on a December night. The city of Denver seems to recognize it made a mistake with how it handled the shutdown of a couple popular DIY arts spaces wher.

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Warren Buffett Gifts $3.2 Billion in Berkshire Hathaway Stock to Charities

July 19, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Chairman Warren Buffett has donated about $3.17 billion of shares in the company to five foundations, the company said Monday, the latest contribution in a more than decade-long pledge to donate a portion of his wealth to ...

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Commercial Real Estate Pricing, Deal Flow Reflect Investor Hesitancy

July 12, 2017

National commercial real estate pricing dropped across all five core property sectors by a collective 0.3% in June. Experts have attributed the decline to a myriad of factors, including rising interest rates, the long length of this cycle and reigning ...

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CRE Top 6 Issues Affecting Commercial Real Estate

July 05, 2017

Political volatility, tech disruption and rising sea levels - these are but a few of the issues on the minds of commercial real estate professionals and policymakers globally. The following are six of the top trends CRE players worry will affect real ...

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Berkshire Hathaway Now Has a 10% Stake in This Real Estate Company

July 03, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway has invested in Store Capital, a real estate company that invests in single-tenant properties....

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Warren Buffet's Brokerage Firm Is Going Commercial

June 28, 2017

Great to see the brand continue to grow under the eye of Warren Buffet.

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Marijuana real estate: Cannabis cultivation grows to 4.2 million square feet in Denver area

June 06, 2017

Marijuana's appetite for metro real estate, once a driver of the industrial-market recovery, is showing signs of stabilizing after Denver's decision last year to cap the number of grow operations in the city.

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Berkshire Hathaway adds 5 agents in Moore

May 22, 2017

MOORE - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties has added five residential real estate sales agents at its office at 1700 S Broadway Ave.

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Fed’s Rosengren warns that Fannie, Freddie reform could roil commercial real-estate market

May 09, 2017

Fannie and Freddie currently hold or guarantee 44% of multifamily loans. At this point, that’s more than commercial banks. Learn more by clicking below....

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LoDo's Triangle Bldg. Sets New PSF Watermark in Sale to German Investment Firm

May 12, 2017

Records continue to be set in our amazing city! So great to see Denver's continued growth.

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7 Insights from Legendary Investor Warren Buffett

May 03, 2017

I think all of us, whether a small business owner or Billionaire extraordinaire, can hang our hats on 5 to 10 core values and principles. At our Commercial Real Estate Firm, we believe in Communication, Respect, Impact, Courage and Gratitude. This article shines a light on the values of one of the most successful people in human history - how do you match up?

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5 Things You Didn't Know about Berkshire Hathaway

May 02, 2017
Can you guess how many subsidiary companies are part of the Berkshire Hathaway Network? Based on this short list you probably touch or use a Berkshire Hathaway product everyday! Maybe it is time to start using them for all your commercial real estate needs as well!
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10 Must Reads for the Commercial Real Estate Industry

April 28, 2017

Some great articles for a quick catch-up all things commercial real estate.

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A Steady Economy Should Support Commercial Real Estate In 2017, Report Says

March 01, 2017

The commercial real estate market should remain steady in 2017 as demand grows in smaller markets, according to the quarterly forecast from the National Association of Realtors.



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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate Ranks High on 2017 Top Company Culture List Presented by Entrepreneur and Culture IQ

February 24, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate earned a high-ranking on Entrepreneur’s Top Company Cultures list, a comprehensive list of U.S.-based businesses exhibiting high-performance cultures, created in partnership with culture management software and service provider Culture IQ®. Placing 12th in the large company category, Ambassador Real Estate was recognized for creating an exceptional culture that drives employee engagement, exceeds expectations and directly impacts company success.

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Fed puts more emphasis on commercial real estate in 2017 stress test

February 06, 2017

Another article in early 2017 about commercial loans and their potential impacts on the economy. I will be following this story all year, so stay tuned!

Reuters WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve is putting a bigger focus on commercial real estate in its annual "stress test" of how well the largest U.S.

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Fed weighs commercial real estate risks

February 03, 2017

Commercial real estate stays in the spotlight in early 2017. A question I get all the time is how the multi family apartment surge will effect the rest of the Denver commercial real estate market. Here is a take on it with reference to the Fed Chair..... Bet you CAN guess what the solution might be in 2017:)

Finance and Commerce Fed Chair Janet Yellen cited commercial real estate prices as “high” in a speech at Stanford University on Jan. 19. That message has been echoed by Jerome Powell, a Federal Reserve governor, who warned “low rates may lead to a reach for yield,” as well ...…

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Massive transit-oriented housing project in Elyria-Swansea could build 560 homes near stock show

January 30, 2017

More commercial real estate redevelopment in the works for the North Denver submarket! Keep an eye on this market and all it has to offer along the Platte River. The market continues to find great value as it moves North. #cregrowth #investincommercialrealestate

Five Trends in Commercial Real Estate to Watch in 2017

January 29, 2017

Great article about future of commercial real estate. Two more years, two more years..... That seems to be the prediction for our current growth cycle. Low rates, steady inventory and a moderate potential for roll backs to regulation are the signs. Great times to buy some commercial real estate and invest! #credenver #investincommercialrealestate

Urban Land U.S. employment gains continue to be strong, with unemployment dropping below 5 percent in 2016, adding to demand for commercial real estate in a variety of sectors. Many are surprised that the economy has not reached the end of the current growth

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A $90 Billion Debt Wave Shows Cracks in U.S. Property Boom

January 25, 2017

For those of us who survived the downturn in '08 we can remember how commercial real estate loans were tough to come buy. Looks like a boat load of commercial real estate loans from that era are coming due starting this year. Would love to see the Denver commercial real estate market balance out a little bit. Will be interesting to see the impact! #commercialrealestate #commercialrealestateinvestment

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Bloomberg A $90 billion wave of maturing commercial mortgages, leftover debt from the 2007 lending boom, is laying bare the weak links in the U.S

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Three Factors That Will Impact Financing for Commercial Properties in 2017

January 19, 2017

Good read here for our commercial real estate investment partners. As usual, the impact comes down to interest rates, lenders capital and following regulation changes. The good news is that all three are still strong and we are poised for another great year in Denver and across the US for commercial real estate investment!!

National Real Estate Investor The financing market has demonstrated tremendous growth and robust activity this past year. According to a report by the Mortgage Bankers Association, over $500 billion in commercial real estate loans were originated this past year, indicating a strong Good read here for our commercial real estate investment partners. As usual, the impact comes down to interest rates, lenders capital and following regulation changes. The good news is that all three are still strong and we are poised for another great year in Denver and across the US for commercial real estate investment!!

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Commercial Real Estate Investment Activity Set to Rebound in 2017

January 18, 2017

Yahoo Finance The trend is supported by increased institutional allocations directed toward commercial real estate as they are focused on higher-yield opportunities, in addition to new sources of capital that are being unlocked around the world from countries like.

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E-commerce poised for big year in Denver commercial real estate

January 12, 2017

The industrial market is ready to explode in the Denver market as E-Commerce groups put a bulls eye on Denver! Very exciting news – for example Amazon pulls down over 450,000 SF of industrial space. No to mention how great retail is performing as well! Looks like most of the old Sports Authority locations are under negotiations or already absorbed!

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A New HBO Documentary Will Tell Warren Buffett’s Life Story

January 05, 2017

Way to go Mr. Buffett! Cant wait to see this documentary about you and how you got to where you are. For those of you who are curious, yes, we do a weekly conference call to discuss the Denver Commercial Real Estate Market! Hahaha #maybeoneday #BerkshireHathaway

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Brewery moves to Centennial; plans canning operation

January 04, 2017

Congrats to our clients who are expanding their brewery in Centennial and placing in a TAP ROOM! Not only do these folks make great beer, but they are even better people. Is that possible! Stay tuned for their opening early 2017 – can not wait to have a great beer with all my friends at this new location!! #goodpeoplealwayswin #goodbeerhelpsmakeitevenbetter

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