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2020 Economic Conference
2020 Economic Conference

The “roaring” 1920s was a decade of economic prosperity across the United States. New inventions like the automobile, the airplane, and the radio transformed the technology landscape and gave Americans renewed hope for the future. A century later in 2020, Americans are again exploring... Continue Reading

02/14/2020


CWS Employees Participate in B.R.I.D.G.E. Program
CWS Employees Participate in B.R.I.D.G.E. Program

Our employees participate in the B.R.I.D.G.E. program by volunteering at any institution, agency or community service program. CWS contributions to the chosen cause by rewarding each employee $20 per hour for each volunteer hour contributed up to 12 hours per year ($240). Half of the funds are... Continue Reading

02/1/2020


2020 Membership Challenge
2020 Membership Challenge

2020 Membership Challenge: January 28 - May 7 The AAMD Membership Challenge is on and our goal is simple. 100 New Members in 100 Days. (January 28 - May 7) This is the best time to join AAMD, as we have lots of great discounts for new members ONLY during this membership drive! For each new... Continue Reading

by Julie Evans-Schmitt
01/27/2020


Denver Metro Rents Slightly Lower for Q4 2019, Continues Downward Trend
Denver Metro Rents Slightly Lower for Q4 2019, Continues Downward Trend

Quarterly results are the lowest growth in rents since 2011, but a worrisome slowdown in newunits could impact renters’ gains Denver (January 22, 2020) – Average rents across the Denver Metro area decreased slightly to $1,503 inthe fourth quarter of 2019, according to the Denver Metro... Continue Reading

01/22/2020


New Requirements in Bed Bug Legislation
New Requirements in Bed Bug Legislation

Last year the Colorado legislature enacted a new statute dealing with landlord and tenant obligations regarding bedbugs (C.R.S. 38-12-1001). The legislation had a delayed effective date of January 1, 2020. Consequently, now is good time to revisit the requirements of the new law. The issues can... Continue Reading

by Drew Hamrick
01/21/2020


Education: Bring it "H.O.M.E."
Education: Bring it "H.O.M.E."

We all have been dealing with current unemployment rates that are at an all-time low across the country and the Denver metropolitan area. Finding good people has become one of the industry’s greatest priorities. The challenges and cost to recruit qualified talent are ever increasing. This... Continue Reading

by Scott Kirkwood
01/17/2020


The New Smart Space
The New Smart Space

IoT Trends and Tech in Commercial Real Estate Back during the turn of the 21st-century, businesses and commercial real estate professionals alike speculated about the concept of a “smart space,” one that was fueled by innovative technology — now, it has become a... Continue Reading

by Jon Simpson
01/16/2020


Hands On Maintenance Education (H.O.M.E.) Room Now Open!
Hands On Maintenance Education (H.O.M.E.) Room Now Open!

The Apartment Association of Metro Denver recently completed the renovation and expansion of its current office space. The office now features an expanded Glass room, Education Room and an all new Hands On Maintenance Education (HOME) Room. All training rooms now feature the latest upgrades in... Continue Reading

by Lisa Godbehere
01/14/2020


New National Study Shows that Rent Control Would Have Devastating Economic Impact on Denver Economy
New National Study Shows that Rent Control Would Have Devastating Economic Impact on Denver Economy

National Model Shows that Denver Would Lose Estimated $462 Million in Property Value and $3.5 Million in Tax Revenue Denver (January 8, 2020) – Denver area population has grown dramatically faster than construction of new housing units. Just under 500,000 new people have mover to the... Continue Reading

01/8/2020


RedPeak Volunteers Two Days with Extreme Community Makeover
RedPeak Volunteers Two Days with Extreme Community Makeover

2 days with Extreme Community Makeover, on multiple projects throughout the Denver Urban neighborhoods. Extreme Community Makeover is a partnership with residents of specific Denver neighborhoods to complete home and neighborhood improvement projects. During our volunteer days, we clean up alley... Continue Reading

12/3/2019


Zocalo Partners with Re:Vision to Build Employee Taskforce
Zocalo Partners with Re:Vision to Build Employee Taskforce

At Zócalo, it is a core value to rebuild and strengthen vibrant, inclusive, equitable communities. We created the Zócalo Partnership to extend our commitment beyond our daily operations and create a robust partnership that allows us to support causes and nonprofits through giving,... Continue Reading

11/21/2019


Mission Rock Supporters Ronald MacDonald House Charities
Mission Rock Supporters Ronald MacDonald House Charities

Mission Rock is proud to provide volunteer support to the Ronald McDonald House Charities. They are an independent nonprofit organization that provides a home environment for families when they have a hospitalized child.The families are provided with home-cooked meals, private rooms, and playrooms... Continue Reading

11/21/2019