Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge Stakeholders

The Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge (RMREC) is a real-world development competition between graduate level real estate programs at the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver and the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder. Finalist teams compete for scholarships, future employment, and ultimately the NAIOP Cup! A panel of highly respected judges make the ultimate call on which development plan is the best for the site. The competition, hosted by NAIOP, culminates at the main event, providing one of the best networking opportunities in the industry. Over 700 real estate professionals attend, including developers, attorneys, lenders, architects, brokers, engineers, contractors and public officials.  


On the evening of May 2, 2024, MBA student teams from the University of Colorado and University of Denver will compete in the 22nd Annual Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge presented by Land Title Guarantee Company - a real world, development competition featuring the Victory Crossing project in Commerce City, sponsored by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment and the City of Commerce City  For more details about the Challenge, Click Here. Continue reading to learn more about this year's Challenge Stakeholders:   

About Land Title Guarantee Company | MAJOR SPONSOR

Land Title Guarantee Company is the largest locally owned and operated title agency in Colorado, delivering unsurpassed transaction excellence since 1967. Land Title's Commercial Team is recognized for consistently insuring more than $10 billion annually in commercial transactions. Land Title's experienced Commercial title, closing and sales teams deliver the best of both worlds: the benefit of working with the nation’s strongest underwriters coupled with the team's deep knowledge of Colorado real estate laws, customs and markets. For more information and to view a sampling of commercial closings, visit our website at

About Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, LLC | PROJECT SPONSOR

Denver-based Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) is one of the world’s leading ownership, entertainment, and management groups. As owners and operators of Ball Arena, the Paramount Theatre, Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, the Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Denver Nuggets (NBA), Colorado Mammoth (NLL) and Colorado Rapids (MLS), KSE’s sports and entertainment assets are second to none. Additional properties under KSE’s umbrella include Altitude Sports & Entertainment, a 24-hour regional television network; Altitude Authentics, the company’s official retail provider; and Altitude Tickets, the official ticketing provider for KSE teams and venues. For more information, visit

About Commerce City  | PROJECT SPONSOR

As one of the state’s fastest-growing cities, Commerce City is redefining itself for the next generation, building on historic values of community, industry, agriculture, and family. Centrally located along Colorado’s bustling Front Range, Commerce City is a Quality Community for a Lifetime with 25 miles of trails, a championship golf course, 840 acres of open space and parks, one of the country’s largest soccer complexes, and the nation’s largest urban wildlife refuge.

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About The Opus Foundation© | SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR

The Opus Foundation®​ is the corporate foundation for The Opus Group and is building community for a better tomorrow by supporting projects and programs that make our communities better places to live, work and raise families. The Foundation is committed to improving conditions that disproportionately affect historically underinvested individuals and communities by resourcing key focus areas of early childhood education, youth development, workforce development, community revitalization and pressing/emerging needs. Read more about the Foundation's work


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