Ashlee Grace, Building Denver’s Green Infrastructure Program: Meeting Multi-Faceted Problems with Multi-Pronged Solutions, The Solutions Journal, Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2019, (https://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/article/building-denvers-green-infrastructure-program-meeting-multi-faceted-problems-multi-pronged-solutions/) Abstract: Denver is a city in transition. Ranked as one of the best places to live in the country,1 Denver ‘s population is booming. Over the past five years, the city has averaged close to 2.1% annual growth, adding over 14,000 people per year.2 This rapid influx has led to housing demand exceeding supply, resulting in skyrocketing home and land values. As of March 2018, the year over year gain for resale was 8.4% (1.9% higher than that national average of 6.5%).3 Given these market conditions, many residents are deciding to make improvements to their current homes instead of entering the highly competitive housing market to move elsewhere, often leading to larger impervious area footprints on residential lots across the city. In the urban core, the city is seeing increasing densification with some neighborhoods experiencing over 50% growth in just seven years. Industry also recognizes that Denver is attracting a talented and capable workforce and is building and expanding offices … Topics: Built Capital