Gates Rubber Factory Demolition – A Must See Video and Image Gallery

Gates Rubber Factory Demolition – A Must See Video and Image Gallery

If you have an ounce of testosterone in your body, if you liked trucks as a kid, if you occasionally feel an inner desire to crush something, if you have fond memories of the Gates Rubber Factory or if you are curious about new development and urban renewal, then this video is for you. For more information on commercial and residential construction, please review the other blog posts on our site. I’m Rick Janson, and I’d like to be your Denver area Realtor® Featured in this project ~ Owner = Broadway Mississippi Development, LLC | Project Management & Oversight = Misers Abatement Services | Structure Demolition & Materials Processing = Colorado Cleanup Corporation | Environmental Oversight = Mosteller Consulting, LLC. Wrecker featured = Hitachi Zaxis 500 LC with, I suspect, an MBI MCP 1000 Crusher Gates Rubber Factory Demolition Image Gallery Gates Rubber Factory Demolition Image Gallery View photos at SmugMug Homes for Sale near Broadway and Mississippi, Broadway and I-25, Santa Fe and Mississippi. Platt Park homes for sale. Coming...

Who is Buying What Types of Homes with Cash?

By Vivian Jiang As home values fell after the peak in 2007, many investors entered the market and purchased lower priced homes with all cash. As investor-driven activity has been fading, more traditional buyers have re-entered the market while the mortgage rates are still low. As a result, the portion of home purchases made with all cash fell in the first quarter compared to a year ago in a majority of metro areas nationwide. We examined cash transactions in 126 metros across the nation. The share of cash buyers fell year-over-year in 102 of the 126 total metro areas. Among the 30 largest metros, we found the following trends. Figure 1 shows the share of cash sales in the first quarter of 2014. The share of cash buyers was highest in Florida metros, among them Miami with 65 percent cash buyers, 57 percent in Tampa, 51 percent in Orlando and 50 percent in Jacksonville. It is also noteworthy that more than half of the sales were all cash in Detroit, Cleveland and Cincinnati. Home values in these metros were rising slowly, and price to income ratios were at historically low levels. Housing remains a good investment for cash-rich buyers in these markets. On the other hand, the home values in the San Francisco Bay Area have exceeded their bubble peaks, so it is more difficult for cash buyers to afford homes. Cash transactions accounted for only 23 percent of sales in San Jose and 28 percent in San Francisco in 2014 Q1. Similarly, Denver has less than a quarter of cash buyers in the market as home values surpassed...

Best Places to Buy a Vacation Home

By Skylar Olsen Methodology: Our goal in creating the Second Home Index is to surface U.S. cities near popular vacation destinations that are also good locations to buy a second home for seasonal use. This endeavor had two steps—first to identify vacation cities near popular destinations, then to order those cities according to their investment and rental income potential. Being the democratic, open researchers we are, we cover a diverse set of destination types. For those looking to expand their golf game, we identified places whose land area, starting from the city center and radiating out to five miles, were at least 5 percent covered by golf courses. To ensure a fun and lively community in these golfing hot spots, we also require that the housing stock was composed of at least 15 percent of the housing stock being used seasonally or occasionally, as measured by the U.S. Census Bureau. We will refer to these properties as vacation homes going forward. For those seeking an oasis by the water, we identify all places within 5 miles of a body of water spanning more than 40 square miles. To ensure these waterfront towns are vacation worthy, we make the same requirement on the percentage of vacation homes—must be more than 15 percent. Suppose you’re a nature lover looking for a home base from which to explore one of our nation’s gorgeous national parks. We’ve got you covered. In order to identify the best areas for outdoor adventurers, we started with a set of cities which were within 20 miles (or a half hour drive) of a national park visitor center....
New Lower Highland Project: The Boathouse

New Lower Highland Project: The Boathouse

By Ken Schroeppel Some infill projects are bigger than others, but even the smaller projects help fill in missing bits of the urban fabric and energize their surroundings. In the case of The Boathouse, a new 10,400 square foot office project in Lower Highland at 1850 Platte Street, that means putting a cool new micro-building on a vacant sliver of land. Nautical-themed projects are rare in arid, landlocked Denver, but this one is kind of appropriate given its location on Platte along the Platte. Here’s the site outlined on a Google Earth aerial. The Boathouse, developed by Grand American, Inc., features four floors total—parking and lobby space on the ground floor and three levels of offices above—in a building that offers nice views of Commons Park and the Downtown Denver skyline. Here are two renderings, courtesy of the project architect, Shears Adkins Rockmore; the first image shows the view from the Platte River side, the second image shows the view from the Platte Street side. Construction on the project is already underway and I bet our project-updating-expert Ryan Dravitz will have some pics to share with you before too long. Source: Infill Denver...
River North: DRIVE 2 Update #2 (Inside the Infill Edition)

River North: DRIVE 2 Update #2 (Inside the Infill Edition)

By Ryan Dravitz It is time for the second part of our DRIVE 2 tour! We are going to go inside the walls and check out the progress, floor-plans, and exciting views this new, 60,000 square foot building offers! Thanks to Chris Woldum of Zeppelin Places for the great tour! The 60,000 square foot space is going to be occupied by mostly start-ups and small businesses therefore, efficiency is key in DRIVE 2. On the ground floor, offices will feature a mezzanine level to help maximize the space. Vertical space is also conserved with all of the HVAC systems running through the steel beams. A good example of this is shown in the second picture. Natural light is also a huge key player in DRIVE 2. As you may have noticed in our last update, there are several garage doors on each floor of the building along with many windows. This gives each corridor and office a great amount of natural light. Speaking of the garage doors, there are a couple of different purposes for them. Tenants can control the garage doors to open up the office to the elements, letting in fresh air and additional sunlight. Some garage doors lead out to balconies and some have ledges where you can drink your morning coffee and watch the trains go by, or get that afternoon report done on your laptop. This is definitely not a feature you find in the majority of new office developments! Even though DRIVE 2 is a four-story building, it is far enough from Downtown Denver to offer some spectacular views.You can see both Downtown...
Experts Predict Home Value Gains Through 2018, Weigh In On Affordability

Experts Predict Home Value Gains Through 2018, Weigh In On Affordability

By Meredith Miller In the latest Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey, released May 16th, over 100 housing experts predicted the path of home values through 2018. The panelists predicted home prices to grow, on average, 19.5 percent through December 2018, with the most optimistic quartile of panelists predicting 30.8 percent cumulative appreciation, and the most pessimistic quartile predicting 9.4 percent cumulative change in home values through the end of 2018. The survey of 106 economists, real estate experts and investment and market strategists asked panelists to predict the path of the U.S. Zillow Home Value Index through 2018 and solicited opinions on the main cause of declining home affordability. The survey was sponsored by leading real estate information marketplace Zillow, Inc. and is conducted quarterly by Pulsenomics LLC. On average, panelists said they expect nationwide home value appreciation of 4.4 percent through the end of this year, to a Zillow Home Value Index of $176,380 in December, ten percent below the peak value of $196,300 in April 2007. Panelists said they expect home value appreciation to slow to 3.8 percent by the end of 2015, on average, and to 3.4 percent through 2016. During the pre-bubble years from 1987 to 1999, home values grew an average of 3.6 percent annually. The most optimistic quartile of panelists predicted a 5.8 percent annual increase in home values this year, on average, while the most pessimistic quartile predicted an average increase of 3.2 percent. On average, panelists said they expected U.S. median home values to exceed their pre-recession peaks by Q1 2018. The most optimistic panelists predicted home values would rise roughly...