Stories written by Tim Whitney

Tim Whitney is a broker associate at Coldwell Banker Commercial Prime Properties in Grand Junction who brings more than 30 years of experience to the team. For more information about Coldwell Banker Commercial Prime Properties, call 243-7375 or visit

Health trends affect real estate market

According to the World Health Organization, health and wellness most often refers to the optimal state of health of individuals and groups. There are two focal concerns: the realization of the fullest potential of an individual physically, psychologically, socially, spiritually and economically as well as the fulfillment of one’s role expectations in the family, community, […]

SBA programs make it easier to finance commercial property

The opportunities for financing commercial real estate have improved dramatically over the last couple of years even as the cost of purchasing property has remained competitive. For those tired of making monthly lease payments that benefit someone else, it’s a great time to take the leap and buy or construct your own commercial buildings. To […]

In commercial leasing, insurance matters

Commercial real estate leasing involves many issues, including one that probably receives the least amount of attention from a tenant negotiating a lease: insurance.  In most commercial real estate leases, landlords generally want the tenant to indemnify them against everything that could possibly happen in or around their properties. For example, you might see language […]

Buying a business? Professionals make deals easier

Thinking about starting a new business?  You might be better off buying an existing business instead. Purchasing an existing business eliminates some of the time and hassle involved with obtaining licenses and permits, meeting zoning requirements, negotiating a lease for space, launching a website and all the other tasks associated with a startup. And since […]

SBA programs offer real estate financing options

Sometimes we have good ideas that never seem to get off the ground due to a lack of financial resources.  Let’s suppose, for example, you’ve been running a successful business for a number of years with sufficient cash flow to pay the bills, but you haven’t really saved a lot for a down payment to […]

Despite technological innovations, real estate still about relationships

In a world of instant communications, the real estate industry continues to keep pace with the latest technological advances. Smart phones can work as electronic keys to open lock boxes. Programs offer instant tracking of listings in the multiple listing service. Digital cameras upload photos and videos wirelessly to computers. That’s not to mention electronic […]


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