Published: April 15, 2020
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Each week we are witnessing a world that is changing, evolving and adjusting to new norms. Social distancing and adaptability are common themes in all conversations. At the CU Real Estate Center we are enlightened by stories of real estate professionals innovating to keep their businesses moving forward. Resourceful professionals are establishing new protocols and testing the limits of what technology can offer.

To continue delivering on our mission and supporting our community, the CU Real Estate Center has curated this week’s list of resources. Learning together, sharing ideas and advancing knowledge for our industry is even more critical given the potential chasms created during these times.

This Week's Resources for Real Estate Professionals


Colorado SBA Director Talks aid for Small Businesses

'We are all in uncharted territory' says Frances Padilla, the Colorado Small Business Administration district office director. Read more from the interview in the Denver Business Jounral.

How Covid-19 Will Change the way we Work Forever

For real estate this won’t just mean employees become more tech-savvy – it will fuel a change across the entire sector, from the way buildings are managed to the future of our offices. Read more of author Emily Wright’s report.

What the “Blanket” COVID-19 Stark Waivers Mean For Health Care Real Estate Arrangements

On March 30, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued blanket waivers of the sanctions under Section 1877(g) of the Social Security Act and its regulations thereunder, more commonly known as the Stark Law. Read more insights about how what this means for real estate professionals.

Seeking Economic Stability During a Global Pandemic

Read JLL’s report addressing massive job losses leading to negative consumer sentiment and a downshift in the desire/ability to spend. Enter the Fed to shore up small and medium-sized businesses while financial markets seek stability.


April 22 - Engagement and Automation for Real Estate Professionals Registration

Discover how today’s leading real estate professionals use Freshworks to drive results across their business. Real estate professionals need to keep clients and tenants engaged, satisfied and, most importantly, understand their unique requirements. Presented by Freshworks and CRETECH.

The Long Term Impacts of COVID19 on PropTech and Real Estate in General

Listen and learn about what occupiers should be focused on now. A discussion of CBRE experts covering a range of topics facing occupiers navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. Each expert shared their perspective and advice on immediate issues and hot topics which included: the macro economy, relevant lease implications, key operational issues, managing capital projects, as well as best practices for working at home.

How to Manage Subcontractor Default Risks During the COVID-19 Crisis

In this webinar, subject matter experts from Fails Management Institutes (FMI), Cove Programs Insurance Services and Peckar& Abramson share key industry insights and provide advice on how to manage and mitigate subcontractor default risks during the COVID-19 crisis.

A flier promoting the Inclusive City Builder Fellowship featuring a blue-grey background and a graphic representation of a city scape. Text reads: "Inclusive City Builder Fellowship. For more information or to apply, visit: Deadline: Aug. 22."  Logos are shown for partners: City of Denver, Milender White, CBRE, Denver Metro Commercial Association of Realtors, SAR Architects, and McWhinney.

Applications Open for 2022 Inclusive City Builders Fellowship

Undergraduate students have until Monday, Aug. 22 to apply. The CU Real Estate Center (CUREC) is partnering with employers and the Denver Metro Commercial Association of Realtors for the 2022 Inclusive City Builders Fellowship. In an effort to support more diverse representation within the commercial real estate industry, the fellowship...

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