Boulder’s Premiere Commercial Real Estate Team

The Crabtree Team offers more than 25 years of combined real estate experience; and our supporting company, The Colorado Group, is considered the premier real estate company on the Front Range. While securing our clients the best possible deals, The Crabtree Team represents their interests with integrity, attention to detail, and transparent communication at all times.

Of course we know commercial real estate, but better than that we know our clients.

We know you need your buildings leased yesterday, that you need the best possible ROI, and that you don’t want to get pushed into anything that doesn’t represent your best interests. We also know that picking the right space for lease or purchase can make or break a business. This means you need a broker that has deep networks and experience in the local market and the integrity to guide you into the right deal. Commercial real estate can get complicated. With the Crabtree Team at The Colorado Group we make sure transactions are stress-free for you, with a team in place equipped to handle the flow of every facet of the journey from start to finish.

Our Team

We make sure transactions are stress-free for you, with a team in place equipped to handle the flow of every facet of the commercial real estate journey from start to finish.

Scott Crabtree

Broker Associate

Scott Crabtree has been actively involved in different facets of the real estate industry since 2002. He brings creative solutions to the commercial real estate industry as a Boulder market specialist and asset generalist, working with a spectrum of clients.

Scott earned his MBA from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado, with a focus in real estate. He prides himself on adding value and thinking of creative solutions for his clients, ranging from institutional investors to local single property owners – representing landlords with large portfolios to those with only a single commercial asset. Additionally, he thrives on helping growing companies obtain their first commercial space and guiding them as they grow and expand to reach their business goals and aspirations.

Scott and his team-Crabtree-Smith– have their office on Pearl Street in downtown Boulder to help better serve their clients’ needs, by keeping a pulse on Downtown and Boulder markets. His professional reputation and style are based on honesty, ethics, trust; and establishing long-term relationships.

Outside of business, Scott enjoys time with his family, opting outside, enjoying an adventurous life by traveling, surfing, biking, and enjoying quality food & drinks with good people.

When you’re ready to work with local knowledge to get dialed in, contact Scott for a conversation over an espresso or tequila – to further discuss his platform.

Liz Amaro

Broker Associate

Liz’s love affair with Boulder County began when she moved from Kansas City in 2012 to attend the University of CU Boulder. After she graduated in 2015, she couldn’t imagine living and working anywhere else.

Liz’s Commercial Real Estate career started off in the marketing world, but her desire to learn more about this industry led her to earn her Broker’s license in 2017. Liz’s creative problem solving, and communication skills allow her to streamline every transaction while paying great attention to detail. She approaches every transaction with a proactive, professional, energetic and honest approach. Her ability to identity and focus on the goals of clients allow her to provide strategic guidance to help them achieve these goals.

In Liz’s spare time, you can almost always find her in the great outdoors enjoying fresh Colorado air and sunshine with her family friends, and of course, her dog, Dannie.

Kelly Steinmetz

Transaction and Operations Manager

Kelly Steinmetz is originally from South Bend, Indiana. Soon after graduating from Ball State University she moved to Boulder in 2007. Kelly’s background is in accounting and sales support. Prior to joining the Colorado Group she worked in the endurance sport industry and most recently was the Accounting Manager for a custom home builder in Boulder County. Kelly also obtained her paralegal certificate in 2010.

In her free time Kelly enjoys hiking, running, gardening and most of all, exploring everything that Colorado has to offer with her husband, Mat, their young daughters, Eve and Clare and their yellow lab, Jake.

Our team loves real estate and lives and breathes the Boulder lifestyle. Which means we can market and sell it as an investment better than anyone.

We’ve also been known to make commercial real estate fun…Our client meetings have taken place on bikes, skis, hikes and over dinner in many Boulder’s  best spots. If this sounds like how you like to do business too, give us a ring! We are here to help you.

Our Services

Our difference is our depth. We are location specialists and commercial asset generalists – meaning we deal with all transaction types from sales to leases across all asset classes and we know the ins and outs of the local market better than anyone.

Investment Acquisition and Disposition

We help you buy and sell Commercial Real Estate. Sounds simple. It’s not, but we will make you feel like it is.

Landlord Representation

Office, Retail, Flex, Industrial…we specialize in you and your property.

Tenant Representation

We grow with businesses and we help businesses cut the fat when growth is taking a vacation. We take care of the real estate so you can focus on your business.

Financial Feasibility Analysis

Interested in a project and don’t know where to start? We’re interested too.

Testimonials

Scott was a valuable asset during our companies recent period of rapid growth. He quickly assessed the market and had arranged site location visits within days of starting the search. Once we chose a location, his assistance in negotiating the terms, build out, subleasing our old location, and move out/in strategies and services, etc were awesome. We couldn’t have done it all without him.

Justin'sTenant

Scott has outperformed our expectations on each assignment where we have engaged him. He has a deep knowledge of the Boulder County commercial real estate market and a passion for getting deals done.

Conscience Bay CompanyLandlord

I highly recommend the Crabtree Team for commercial real estate brokerage services in Boulder and the surrounding areas. Scott's professionalism, attention to detail and broad market knowledge are second to none in the industry. His charismatic, yet tactical approach not only helps broker the right deal — it also makes the process of finding the right space or tenant enjoyable. I’ll continue to use the Crabtree Team for all of my future commercial real estate needs.

Anthem BrandingTenant

Scott is a joy to work with. Not only does he know the market well but he is very organized, low pressure and just a good guy.

Brad SchellInvestor

Our experience with Scott Crabtree was excellent from beginning to end. Not only did Scott showed us a range of options for our company’s needs and size, he provided considerable insight on how to best align our real estate needs for future growth. Throughout the process Scott exercised considerable patience in a tight real estate market and provided us confidence and assurance as we went through the renovation process on our new office space. He was a valuable partner to have in our corner.

A2 MilkTenant

Scott made our move from the east coast to Boulder seamless. He went above and beyond to help secure our office space in our absence. I would recommend Scott’s brokerage service to anyone looking for commercial real estate.

Purely ElizabethTenant

I recently acquired a small office building in downtown Boulder and was fortunate to have Scott Crabtree of the Colorado Group as my realtor. He provided me with the highest level of service that I could expect. He is a consummate professional with a great deal of knowledge and experience in the regional market. In my case, the deal was complex. Scott was able to clearly track the many moving parts. From the multiple sellers to the several lease amendments that needed to be negotiated, I was clearly briefed on developments and deadlines until the sale was finally concluded. What was a mildly stressful process would have been hugely more so without Scott's level head and steady demeanor. I highly recommend his services.

Eric SorensonInvestor

With their guidance, we landed the perfect location in a desirable area that fits all our needs. They introduced us to architects and builders who turned our vision into reality resulting in a beautiful new headquarters with outdoor spaces, a collaborative work environment, innovation test kitchens and much more that our team members will enjoy. Because of the partnership with Scott and the Colorado Group, Yasso has successfully relocated with no disruption to our business and is proud to call Boulder home.

YassoTenant

We had a great experience with Scott. He knows clearly knows the industry and his market very well. But what set him apart for EcoEnclose was that he took time to listen and learn about our business, our financial position and our timeline. Acting more as a partner to us, he was then able to guide our search, offers and negotiations with our specific situation in mind. We ended up with a fantastic outcome – leasing a building that we were then able to put under contract and acquire. He’ll be my first call on future real estate needs and I would recommend him to others.

Kyle WenteOwner, EcoEnclose

Scott found us a great space for our team in Boulder and helped us make it our own. In a hot market with spaces moving quickly, you want a pro like Scott on your side.

Nick KishfyMojo Tech

Scott did an exceptional job finding an off-market commercial office space for our company. He was able to leverage his in-depth market knowledge and locate us a property prior to it ever being listed. Scott was truly a pleasure to work with and I admire his integrity, work ethic and professionalism. I look forward to working with Scott again for any future real estate needs.

Craig HarrisonWCP

Scott was recommended to us by a residential real estate colleague. We were looking for a creative office space to set some roots down into. He was able to show us several interesting properties right off the bat. He took our feedback and our special requests to heart. Within a short time, he was able to connect us to the ultimate space. We love our new creative clubhouse. Scott is at the top of our list when it comes time to find our next space.

Eric ScottSobo Designs

During a period of rapid growth for our organization, Scott’s brokerage services and knowledge of available commercial real estate helped us to move quickly and secure additional space with the proper economics.

Derek KrausSolid Fire

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