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2126 – 2136 Lawrence Street Sells


Denver, CO – 1/2/19 – NAI Shames Makovsky announces the sale of 2126-2136 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO. NAI Shames Makovsky brokers Dorit Fischer and Hayden Hirschfeld represented the Seller, Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. The Buyer was Akara Partners.

The .64 acre lot is located in Arapahoe Square in Downtown Denver. Akara Partners plans to build a 20-story tower at 2136 Lawrence St., according to plans submitted earlier this year to the Arapahoe Square Design Advisory Board.

The project is called Kenect Denver. Kenect Denver is the latest in Akara’s nationwide Kenect portfolio, an urban housing brand offering the flexibility of what they like to call an “on demand” lifestyle. The building features a full complement of amenity spaces, including a rooftop pool, fitness center, coworking space and integrated “smart” technology to allow their residents to communicate with each other as well as management and outside vendors. The 250-foot structure is primarily residential, with more than 400 units between the seventh floor and the top of the building, according to plans.


Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is the parent company of Rocky Mountain PBS and KUVO Jazz. Rocky Mountain PBS began in Denver in 1956 as Colorado's first public television station. With stations in Denver, Pueblo/Colorado Springs, Grand Junction and Durango, Rocky Mountain Public Media is Colorado’s largest statewide, member-supported, multimedia organization.

Headquartered in Chicago, Akara Partners was founded in 2013 to capitalize on institutional real estate investment and development opportunities. To help formulate its investment strategies and building designs, Akara uses a data driven approach to better understand economics, demographics, changes in technology and human behavior that drive the utilization of real estate.


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