Author: John Rebchook

John Rebchook, a freelance writer and media consultant based in Denver, publishes and can be reached at

Articles by John Rebchook

  • Health in the Suburbs: Arvada, Colorado
    Published on August 12, 2013 in Sustainability
    On a sunny but bone-chilling windy day in late March, with the Rocky Mountain foothills flanking their views to the west, seven members of a ULI Advisory Services panel listened to the whistle of a freight train as it made its way slowly through the heart of Olde Town Arvada, Colorado, about seven miles (11.3 km) northwest of Denver. Their task: envisioning how changes to the physical environment could improve the health of Arvada residents.
  • Health in the City: Denver’s Westwood
    Published on August 12, 2013 in Sustainability
    Westwood was the third Colorado community analyzed by a ULI panel under the auspices of the Healthy Places: Designing an Active Colorado initiative, sponsored by the Colorado Health Foundation (CHF). Over five days in May, ULI panel members walked the streets of Westwood, toured the area by van, and interviewed more than 100 stakeholders. At the conclusion of panel’s work, more than 100 people came to a local church to hear the panel’s recommendations, presented in English and Spanish.
  • U.S. Builds on Public-Private Partnership Model From Canada, UK
    Published on October 24, 2012 in Fall Meeting
    With the U.S. grappling with how to address more than $2 trillion in infrastructure needs, PPPs increasingly are the answer, according to panelists at the ULI Fall Meeting in Denver.
  • Opportunities and Risk Return to Asian Markets
    Published on October 19, 2012 in Fall Meeting
    Risk, other than literally, is not a four-letter word when investing in Asia real estate. Risk is a fact-of-life that needs to be constantly assessed on the ground, a trio of experts said at a session on Asia real estate capital markets.
  • Vail After the Low-Snow Winter
    Published on October 10, 2012 in Resorts/Second Homes
    How do you guide the resort and real estate businesses through an erratic economy—and the fickle whims of Mother Nature?