How the Northern Colorado CRE Market is Doing–a Q2 Report

Steve Kawulok, managing director, SVN The Group Commercial, Fort Collins, CO

Recession recovery is continuing at a higher pace in the Northern Colorado commercial real estate market, says Steve Kawulok, managing director of Sperry Van Ness The Group Commercial in Fort Collins, Colorado.

The Northern Colorado market, which encompasses the three counties of Boulder, Larimer and Weld, had an improving outlook for the second quarter of 2013. Among the signs of recovery and strength were:

  • Market sales of property went up ;
  • Retail properties  did the best;
  • Office properties gained momentum with the vacancy rates going down and rental rates on the uptick;
  • Investors are still active in this market.

For a complete picture of the Q2 activity in Northern Colorado, including significant commercial real estate transactions, read Steve’s Q2 report here.

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Five for Friday with Steve Kawulok of Sperry Van Ness/The Group Commercial

Five for Friday travels to Fort Collins, Colorado to feature Steve Kawulok , managing director at Sperry Van Ness/The Group Commercial, LLC.

Steve Kawulok
Steve Kawulok, Managing Director, SVN/The Group Commercial

1. What is your geographic market and product specialty?

I cover Denver and north to Wyoming. My personal product specialty is industrial commercial real estate

2. What’s your latest best practice tip that you can share?

Always be able to answer the question “how’s the market doing?” with a good grasp on commercial real estate demand drivers and activity.

3. What’s been the biggest change over on how you run your business in the past decade?

The financial stability of advisors during the recession that we’ve been through.

4. What business book do you like to recommend to your colleagues?

Brokers Who Dominate by Rod Santomassimo of the Massimo Group.

5.  What’s a fun fact that not everyone knows about you?

I am a dual citizen, through blood, of Poland.

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