November 18, 2021

Stadium Club | Boulder, CO

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5 CE credits are available for attending this full-day conference. Attendance guidelines apply. CE credits are administered by Boulder – Longmont Association of REALTORS.

(CE credit fee priced separately.)

Early-bird pricing is available through Oct. 30!

Conference Agenda At-a-Glance

Residential Forecast (Plenary)

The Boulder Valley housing market has been red-hot, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. What do the latest numbers tell us about the residential market in the region? We’ll examine sales numbers, listings, average and median prices and much more.

Commercial Forecast (Plenary)

Commercial real estate has endured sweeping changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. What trends are we seeing in office, retail and industrial space? We’ll take a look at major developments and sales, as well as the latest vacancy and leasing statistics. Plus, Lynda Gibbons’ insider tips!

Institutional Frenzy: Large-scale investors and the impact on smaller buyers (Commercial)

Large institutional buyers have been snapping up commercial real estate portfolios along the Front Range. What is driving this frenzied market? And with record-breaking prices commonplace, what types of properties are left for smaller buyers and potential owner-occupiers?

Creative Lending Solutions (Residential)

Home buyers have faced a difficult market, with high demand and limited inventory driving up prices. Bidding wars have become commonplace in the Boulder Valley, and appraisals have not been keeping up with price escalations. What innovative lending solutions have emerged to help buyers close the gap?

Census 2020 — Population Trends and the Real Estate Market (Plenary)

The 2020 Census numbers are in, but what does the data say about the Boulder Valley and Front Range housing markets? How will changes in population and demographics affect housing demand and inventory, as well as housing types? With the 2020 count behind us, we’ll take a look at what to expect in residential demand in the next decade.

 

Lab-Space Shortage — Challenges in addressing a critical need (Plenary)

Laboratory space is in short supply throughout the Boulder-Denver corridor, and building out new space is a costly endeavor. What real estate options exist for startup and established life-sciences companies in the Boulder Valley, and how can developers help fill the void, either through new construction or conversion of existing buildings?

Breaking Ground (Commercial)

Communities throughout the Boulder Valley are seeing a wave of new commercial construction, with some projects in the planning stage and others already emerging from the ground. Our panel of development directors will provide a complete rundown of the region’s top projects. This panel is a huge hit year after year!

Are we in a bubble? (Residential)

Surging housing prices. Low inventories. Bidding wars. These factors have led some to conclude that the current housing boom is a bubble, but what do the underlying numbers really tell us about the market? What should buyers, sellers and agents expect in the coming months, and what would a bubble really look like?

Infill Development: What a New City Council Means (Plenary)

Redevelopment has become a common occurrence in landlocked Boulder. Developers seeking opportunities in the city have found widespread opportunities to transform underused properties. But challenges also exist, from complex city zoning policies to escalating costs. What does the future hold for this key component of Boulder real estate, and what effect will the new Boulder City Council have on infill development?