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Uncle Tom’s Corner-Tales, Trials, Travels & Travails

Uncle Tom’s Corner-Tales, Trials, Travels & Travails

“Barbecue may not be the road to world peace but it’s a start.” – Anthony Bourdain Greetings and welcome back to Uncle Tom’s red-draped corner. For those who might be familiar with my writings I think I just heard a collective “omigod, is he gonna do that again?”. And...
Are we there yet? Denver’s multifamily market

Are we there yet? Denver’s multifamily market

Denver (and most of the country) is coming up on 10 years of continued economic expansion. The question on most people’s minds is, “How much longer can it last?” The baseball analogy frequently used is what inning are we in? I have heard some say seventh or eighth,...
Safety Net

Safety Net

At the circus there are trapeze artists. They fly thru the sky and do amazing tricks high off the ground How do they do it? It takes courage. Do you think the trapeze artist is born with courage? No. What gives them the courage to take their leaps is the net below....
Uncle Tom’s Corner-Tales, Trials, Travels & Travails

Uncle Tom’s Corner-Tales, Trials, Travels & Travails

“Barbecue may not be the road to world peace but it’s a start.” – Anthony Bourdain Welcome back to Uncle Tom’s Corner. You’ve probably noticed the days getting shorter, the kids are back in school, the official unofficial end of summer (Labor Day) is right around the...
Denver now has an Airbnb for commercial real estate

Denver now has an Airbnb for commercial real estate

Coffeehouses, rooftop patios, mansion attics available to rent   To shared rides, shared living spaces, and shared workspaces, a Denver startup called venUse would like to add another category — shared commercial space. “Commercial real estate is so...
Bad things happen

Bad things happen

Truth #1- bad things happen Trust #2 – good things will follow. When I was young and learned how to ride a bike, bad things happened.  I fell, I got scrapes and I was scared.  But once I learned and faced the ‘bad’ I was able to ride freely. I could...