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The Lasting Impact of COVID-19 On Commercial Lease Negotiations

When COVID-19 struck businesses in March of 2020, many assumed the impact would be short-lived, that after a few weeks of shutdowns and lock-ins, business and life would return to normal. Now, well over a year later, and with new variants and surges emerging despite vaccines, the question is: when, how, or even if, a

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Local Real Estate Market Update

In October Edgewater, Lakewood and Wheat Ridge witnessed an average sales price explosion of over 22 percent, year-over-year. The gains were so steep that total sales volume was up nearly 5 percent even though the number of transactions was down over 14 percent. Unsurprisingly, it took nearly a week less time to sell a house

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Some Local Businesses See Staffing Challenges, Others Record Sales

One Wheat Ridge business cut its hours and closed one day a week. Another reduced hours but had record sales volumes. The two extremes are part of the local business response to staffing shortages and supply chain delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Neighborhood Gazette reached out to a variety of Wheat Ridge business

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How Should Investors Respond To Inflation?

For more than a decade, inflation has been essentially dormant. In recent months, though, economists have expected an uptick but were still surprised by the sharp jump in the April Consumer Price Index (CPI), which rose 4.2 percent from a year ago. As an investor, what can you expect if we do enter a more

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Frozen Pipes Still A Homeowner’s Nightmare

Have you experienced frozen or broken pipes at your house? Every homeowner in metro Denver has this concern, especially on nights of sub-zero temps. With warmer weather finally in the forecast, most of us are glad that our houses evaded the consequences of broken water supply pipes in our homes. Unfortunately, your luck may soon

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