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Reader: Denver Is Way Overpriced for What the City Actually Offers

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The comments continue to accumulate on Patricia Calhoun's post about rising Denver rent prices and the Confluence project. In this reader's opinion, the Mile High City definitely isn't a bargain right now....

See also: Denver Rents Are Soaring -- and So Is the Confluence Project

Jacob Edward writes:

Denver is way overpriced for what the city actually offers. Don't get me wrong, I love my hometown, but the cost of living is getting out of hand. You would have an easier time finding affordable housing in a hip neighborhood in Portland now than you would in Denver, and Denver has much less to offer than Portland. Hell, I think Milwaukee and Minneapolis have more to offer than Denver, and for a fraction of the cost at that.

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