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January 30, 2012
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Patricia Silverstein of Development Research Partners Addresses Kentwood Real Estate Professionals During Company-wide Meeting at Cable Center
Leading Real Estate Company Unveils Marketing and Technology Strategy for 2012

DENVER — Patricia Silverstein, President of Development Research Partners, addressed Kentwood Real Estate professional about the economy during a company-wide meeting held on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at The Cable Center in Denver. Silverstein serves as the consulting chief economist for the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Kentwood Real Estate's marketing department also rolled out the company's marketing and technology strategy at the meeting. Carol Ihli, Kentwood's Marketing Director, and Lance Smith, the firm's Chief Information Officer, stressed the power of the Internet and provided an overview of Kentwood's accomplishments in 2011, including how SEO improvements have helped make the company's website at the number one real estate website in metro Denver.

Silverstein's presentation was titled "Remodeling the Economy." She provided projections for real gross domestic product annual average growth and Colorado personal income annual average growth for 2012. Home sales in metro Denver should increase this year over 2010 and 2011, and foreclosures will decrease in 2012 compared to last year, according to Silverstein's projections.

Silverstein compiles, interprets, and forecasts economic and demographic data for the Denver metropolitan area and performs in-depth research on issues and proposed developments impacting the region. She is active in a number of business and professional organizations, including serving as chair of the manufacturing committee of the University of Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum.

Recent accomplishments by Kentwood Real Estate, presented by Ihli and Smith, include super-fast Internet sites, the initiation of a domain strategy and syndication to the nation's leading real estate websites, new Polygon phones, and company rebranding, including new signage. Kentwood Real Estate is known as metro Denver's leader in both print and website marketing.

Kentwood's management team also announced its recent affiliation with Christie's International Real Estate, the world's leading luxury real estate network. Kentwood Real Estate will exclusively represent the Christie's brand in the metro Denver area.

Kentwood Real Estate is dedicated to its legacy of being "Colorado's Premier Real Estate Company" through the highest producing, most knowledgeable, caring and experienced sales team in the country, offering the highest quality customer service experience. Kentwood Real Estate is an innovator known for unparalleled marketing strategies and superior Internet technology that places its clients in the best possible position.

Kentwood Real Estate is comprised of The Kentwood Company in the Denver Tech Center, Kentwood Company at Cherry Creek, and Kentwood City Properties in downtown Denver. For more information, visit Kentwood Real Estate online at

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