Some banks reach limits of real estate lending

Despite reports of shrinking commercial real estate lending opportunities, the industry in Northern Colorado is robust, according to bankers in the region. Matt Gorr, chairman of First Western Trust in Boulder, said the economy is seeing a number of financial institutions in the commercial real estate marketplace nearing capital restriction levels, which then is going to diminish the opportunity to fund loans as readily as they have been funded since the Great Recession. “Financial…