Municipal lobbying firm CRL Associates has moved its offices to the Golden Triangle.
The firm’s four partners bought the two-story building at 1137 N. Bank St. last month for 1.14 million, according to public records.
Managing partner Roger Sherman told BusinessDen last week that the company expects to move forward in early August.
“We just saw it as a unique opportunity to be in a geographical area that we feel it works for us,” he said.
Sherman said CRL has been leasing space at 160,660 Lincoln cents for nearly seven years, and had previously spent about 24 years at the Denver World Trade Center, known as the Denver Energy Center in the 10,000 block of Broadway.
“We want to be close to the (Denver) City and County buildings,” Sherman said.
The city hall is at 147 bank cents – “exactly the number of three blocks,” he noted.
Sharmin said the leadership in particular didn’t particularly want to buy, but the sense of tax benefits and a greater sense of control over the company’s future was interesting, Sherman said.
According to city property records, CRL’s new building sits on 2,817 square feet and 3,750 square feet lots. The CRL 1660 uses about 2,800 square feet in Lincoln.
The building was owned by 1137 Bank LLC, and last sold in March 2015 for $ 420,000.
CRL has 10 employees, its partners are counting. Sherman said the firm is including places that apply for its older and younger employees.
“The building allows us to have more traditional theatrical offices on the second floor but a more collaborative environment can be created on the first floor,” he said.
CRL’s partners with Sherman are Kim Kusera, Shan Male and the firm’s founder, Maria Garcia Berry.
The company’s clients include regional transport districts.
The company was also involved in the development of McGregor Square and worked for Developer Property Markets Group in connection with an anti-owner landmark application filed earlier this year at 123 Spear Boulevard for the Denver 7 building.
Denver City Council rejected the landmark’s request.