Story by Mark Samuelson Denver Post:
At a time when Denver has become the hottest market in the country and rents are rising faster than anywhere except Oakland, Calif., there are a dozen reasons why builders have a hard time building affordably priced homes. Nowhere is that tougher than in Stapleton – Denver’s most popular new community, where parks, restaurants and new schools lure buyers willing to reach into the $400s, $500s and $600s for new products. But Stapleton’s master developer Brookfield Properties (formerly Forest City) has brought in builders who are going the extra mile to create opportunities for first-time and other deserving buyers to get out of renting, into owning a home.
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