Web design, technology, innovation, and podcasts in the real estate and urban space.

The Authentic Journal is a place where we discuss all things web design, technology, and innovation in the real estate and urban space.

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A new reality for digital marketing in real estate: 360 Photography


Virtual tours and 360 technology have elevated digital marketing on real estate projects by giving users a more intimate look at the physical experience of a space. This form of augmented reality helps developers raise capital, brokers quicken leasing times, and helps the public with wayfinding and exploration.

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Podcast: 3 Best Food Halls in Denver and More

Transforming Cities Podcast

The story of the Stanley Marketplace and the impact of creative food halls on communities with Bryant Palmer, Founder of Oh Hey Creative

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Community engagement

Why community engagement is important in urban projects

Digital Strategy

Creating equitable and valuable cities requires public engagement and collaborative development to ensure the longevity and success of urban projects.

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Tim Gokhman New Land Enterprises

Podcast: 5 Amazing Facts About Mass Timber

Transforming Cities Podcast

Discussing the tallest mass timber building in the Western Hemisphere with Tim Gokhman, Director at New Land Enterprises.

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City park

Why innovation in public parks and green space is important to urban areas


Cities across the nation are developing innovative public projects, merging the benefits of green space with ambitious infrastructure reuse. There are a number of reasons why these features are so important, and why there should be more as places continue to densify.

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Transforming Cities

Season 3 of Transforming Cities to Premiere Soon

Transforming Cities Podcast

The third season of the Transforming Cities podcast will soon be live! Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, or Stitcher.

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Open space

What's the first step in long-lasting sustainable placemaking? Uniting public and private stakeholders.


The United States is increasingly urbanizing as Americans move to downtown areas and industry or business-specific hubs. According to data from United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, 53 urban areas in the United States will be populated by more than one million people by 2030.

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One Fillmore Render

Authentic is partnering with an exciting Cherry Creek project

Press Release

Authentic Form & Function is announcing a new partnership with Realty Management Group. Through this partnership, we’re looking forward to playing a role in the reshaping of a keystone property in the Cherry Creek neighborhood, as it continues to evolve as an epicenter for business and pleasure just outside downtown Denver.

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Repurposing Historic Gems: Why Adaptive Reuse Matters

Digital Strategy

Cities around the country continue to flourish as they reach new heights and take on new looks. Both engineering and architecture have advanced in ways unimaginable decades ago. However, as these areas evolves, it becomes critical that structures with history, character and meaning remain.

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Ascent MKE

Mass timber construction is changing the landscape of real estate development

Web Design

A future skyline that includes timber is both an exciting and attainable idea, and not quite the fire hazard one might think it would be.

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