Earlier this week, Lakewood became the first Colorado city to pass an ordinance aimed at increasing condo construction, which has slowed to a near-halt in the metro area as builders back off for fear of getting sued for construction defects. The ordinance makes it more difficult for homeowners' asso ... More >>
Last year, we told you about the dearth of condo construction in the Denver metro area. Some say the reason that developers are steering clear of building condos is that most projects end up as the subject of costly construction-defect lawsuits. One of the local policy makers concerned about this is ... More >>
Condo construction in metro Denver has been hampered in recent years for several reasons, many of which are dissipating as the economy bounces back. But the one factor that continues to spook builders is the fear of being sued for construction defects. Such lawsuits can be so costly that many builde ... More >>
This week's cover story, "Design Flaw," delves into the drop-off in metro Denver condo development, a phenomenon some blame on construction defect lawsuits. The latest estimates show there are 15,000 apartment units under construction in the seven-county metro area, but just 371 condo units. Which ... More >>
Blake Street Bath and Racquet Club
A Denver neighborhood fights city hall and wins -- for now.