Colorado: Study Says Middle Class Shrinking in Colorado

According to the Pew Research Center, middle-income households are declining in Colorado. Middle-class households in the Denver area decreased from 58 percent in 2000 to 53 percent in 2014. Lower income households increased by four percentage points during that same time. Pew researchers note the decline took place in all five Colorado metropolitan areas, includingContinue reading “Colorado: Study Says Middle Class Shrinking in Colorado”

Colorado: State of the State

Governor Hickenlooper’s State of the State speech on Jan. 14 touched on many issues of interest to those of us in the real estate industry. The Governor asked for legislation to fund water projects included in the Colorado Water Plan. He also said we must invest in transportation to ease congestion and increase mobility, specificallyContinue reading “Colorado: State of the State”

City of Boulder to Consider New Fire Codes for “Interface” Areas

According to the Boulder Daily Camera, later this year the Boulder City Council will consider adopting regulations for the wildland-urban interface — city neighborhoods that abut open space — that will address everything from building materials to vegetation near homes. More than 70,000 communities across the United States lie in the wildland-urban interface, and someContinue reading “City of Boulder to Consider New Fire Codes for “Interface” Areas”