An abandoned coal mine near Aspen has become a mountain biking park for the masses
Well-heeled owners offer clean up of the Coal Basin mine and perpetual access to a new trail network there. The unusual public-private collaboration could serve as a model for restoring environmental danger zones.
5 big tax bills Colorado lawmakers passed this year that will affect your wallet
Significant changes were made to property tax rates, tax loopholes and tax credits that will affect the wallets of people across the state
Here are some of the radical ideas to help alleviate Colorado’s high-country housing crisis
In Crested Butte, workers ponder a midsummer strike while Frisco leaders weigh a first-ever emergency declaration as the lack of affordable housing in Colorado communities threatens communities.
Residents of Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood sue to stop legal homeless site from opening in church parking lot
The legal encampments are meant to be cleaner and more stable environments for those experiencing a lack of shelter.
Extended-stay motels quietly fill the gaps in Gunnison’s chronic housing shortage
Gunnison County is in the midst of a housing crisis, years in the making and intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic fallout.
Mark Walter, who owns the Los Angeles Dodgers, is buying up Crested Butte’s downtown buildings
Billionaire has bought several restaurants, bars and shops on Elk Avenue, but he’s not revealing details about his plan for the historic buildings.
As 2020 winds down, renter programs get more money as Colorado’s state eviction moratorium is set to end
Funds to help people struggling with rent and mortgages payments are replenished as landlord applications for aid quadruples. Meanwhile, the federal eviction ban was extended to Jan. 31 as part of the new federal relief bill
Coronavirus drives blistering sales of Colorado mountain homes, sets 2020 as historic high mark
Driven by high-end sales, real estate markets in Colorado’s resort communities have set records since July. Most resort towns saw sales through October surpass all sales in the record-setting 2019.
Forest Service OKs access road to Eagle County community surrounded by public land. But not the one developers wanted.
Florida investors the behind a plan for Berlaimont Estates, 19 luxury homes on 680 acres, suggest they may sue if the Forest Service doesn’t change the approved road alignment.
Cimarron Mountain Club, a private ski area near Montrose, sells its seven final memberships
The 2,000-acre ski area near Montrose has seen demand spike during the pandemic. The one-of-a-kind resort model offers snowcat-accessed skiing to only 13 members who pay $3 million to join.
Why Colorado’s housing market looks so hot even though coronavirus is ravaging the economy
Home prices are up, the mortgage industry is thriving and 93.9% of renters paid July rent. But sudden unemployment caused a widening of cracks that have been there all along.
“The great urban exodus:” Colorado resort towns see flood of second-home buyers, burst in school enrollment
Schools in Aspen, Vail and Crested Butte are reporting record interest and enrollment as part-time residents relocate to their vacation homes and urban buyers flock to mountain retreats.
Audio: Second-home owners try to rally political power in Gunnison County after ban
Jason Blevins talks with KUNC's Colorado Edition about his latest story
Gunnison County second-home owners, sour from being temporarily banned during coronavirus, gear up for political fight
Outside money in local elections worries Commissioner Jonathan Houck. “This is a litmus test for all resort communities,” he said.
Denver’s vacant office space is piling up, but don’t blame coronavirus and work-from-home trends
In May, downtown Denver's subleases rose 65% over last year. But a soft market isn’t deterring Facebook from expanding in the city.
Coronavirus isn’t stopping Coloradans from selling their homes. And some are even still going for a premium.
While Colorado’s housing market is starting to slow somewhat as the economy stalls, it's nothing like the Great Recession. Here’s why real estate experts say that’s the case.
Coronavirus made us all “preppers.” And people who’ve been doing it for years aren’t saying “we told you so.”
Fortitude Ranch, a chain of affordable prepper country clubs with two locations the Colorado mountains, sold out of space once the gravity of COVID-19 spread.
2020 forecast: Colorado is getting older and narrowing the housing gap, but really needs middle-wage jobs
A look at Colorado's past and future for predictions about the state's aging population, how the current construction boom compares to the ’70s and more