DENVER—JR Bitzer, an office specialist and one of the founding partners of Lee & Associates Denver, recently assisted San Francisco-based Soma Capital Partners in the brokerage of the LAB, a newly completed 78,639-square-foot office building located at 17th and Platte in Denver. WeWork Cos., a New York based  co-working platform with 3.5 million square feet globally, preleased approximately 65% of the building. According to Bitzer, Platte Street is one of the more dynamic streets in all of Denver, with its eclectic mix of retail and office tenants ideally situated in between the burgeoning Lower Highlands and the nationally recognized Union Station redevelopment. caught up with Bitzer to get his take on the Denver office market and the impact of millennials. How has the Denver office market changed in the last five years?

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