Growing a real estate development firm

By Chris Arnold

Developing prestigious places in Denver

Transforming Cities welcomes Adam Fenton, Principal and Co-Founder of Narrate Companies. Adam brings over 14 years of experience in direct equity real estate investment and development, having developed over 1,500 units, valued at nearly $900 million.

Raised in Iowa, Adam started his career at Principal Real Estate Investors on the Equity Investment Management team. Seeking a change in lifestyle, he moved to Denver in early 2011 and ultimately worked alongside the teams at Holland Partner Group and BMC Investments.

Adam has been responsible for the development of over 1,200 units in Denver’s prestigious Union Station neighborhood, and also focused on Denver’s Cherry Creek North Neighborhood while at BMC. Today, Adam is focused on growing a new type of real estate firm through Narrate.

Latest Interviews

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On this episode of Real Wins, Chris and Mike discuss onsite activation best practices by way of what they see in the wild, why it's generally a broken approach, and more. 

EP87 Nate Jenkins
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Nate Jenkins is Principal at OZ Architecture in Denver, Colorado. His experience includes millions of square feet of mixed-use, commercial/retail, office, resorts and hospitality, K-12, Higher-ed, and multi-family projects.

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Chris and Mike engage in a vibrant discussion about why agencies and leasing teams don't get along, and what is broken when it comes to strategic and content-driven marketing plans. 

EP86 Moshe Crane Mike DiMella
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During our live event, our guests Moshe Crane and Mike DiMella debated and discussed centralization as it relates to residents, employees, and property outcomes.


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