JEWISHcolorado’s Real Estate & Construction Network to Host Panel Discussion on Adaptive Re-Use of Real Estate with Industry Experts

Jun 14, 2023 | Article, Event, Press Release

JEWISHcolorado’s Real Estate & Construction Network to Host Panel Discussion on Adaptive Re-Use of Real Estate with Industry Experts

Jun 14, 2023

(DENVER) – JEWISHcolorado’s Real Estate & Construction Network addresses one of the hottest topics in real estate today: Adaptive Re-Use of Underperforming Spaces. Join the Network on Thursday, July 13, 2023, at Stanley Market Hangar in Aurora from 5:30-8:30 p.m. for a panel discussion focused on repurposing underutilized buildings into iconic destinations. Panelists include real estate leaders Jonathan Alpert, Jerry Glick, and Mark Shaker, along with moderator Amanda Blaurock.

Jonathan Alpert, a Partner at Westfield Company, Inc., has helped create iconic spaces such as Stanley Marketplace, North Wynkoop, Mission Ballroom, and S*Park. Born and raised in Denver, Alpert says he has always had a passion for building innovative urban apartments, for-sale residences, and commercial/mixed-use projects. He has generated more than $400 million in asset value and participated in the construction of more than two million square feet of commercial space over the span of his real estate career.

Jerry Glick of Columbia Group, LLLP, is the managing partner on several real estate development entities focused on both residential and commercial use. His development activities are primarily focused on Denver’s Lower Downtown, Upper Larimer, and the Highlands districts. Projects include the rehabilitation of mixed-use buildings and the development of low-to-moderate income housing, which includes 1500/1520 Market Street, the Studebaker Building, 1600 Wynkoop, Silver Square, and Highland Terrace Campus Village Apartments.

Mark Shaker is the co-founder and current partner with Stanley Marketplace. Additionally, he oversaw the development of the Golden Mill and the Market at Malcom Yards, two community-based food halls. Prior to marketplace development, Alpert ran nonprofit organizations which focused on maternal health issues in Africa.

Amanda Blaurock is co-founder & Executive Director of Village Exchange Center in Aurora, an innovative nonprofit serving refugee and migrant communities. Blaurock has experience in growth and turnaround activity in both the private and public sectors. Throughout her 20-year career as an attorney, she has represented the United States government, Fortune 100 companies, and family offices.

Tickets are $72 for JEWISHcolorado donors, $90 for non-donors, and $118 at the door with proceeds benefiting JEWISHcolorado. Details and registration on the JEWISHcoloado website or at Sponsorship opportunities available by contacting The Real Estate & Construction Network thanks corporate real estate sponsors: Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP; Carmel Partners; the Staenberg Family Foundation and event sponsors Village Exchange Center, and Rosenberg’s Bagels & Delicatessen.

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