A 3rd generation Colorado native, Chris and his father Dave run Nor’wood Development Group. Nor’wood has been in business for over 40 years and employs 35 dedicated professionals.
Nor’wood owns, develops, and manages real estate in the Pikes Peak region. Some of their projects include the Nor’wood, Wolf Ranch and Mesa Ridge master planned communities. They have also developed the First & Main Town Center regional retail, entertainment and dining development on the Powers Corridor and Interquest Marketplace. In downtown Colorado Springs, Plaza of the Rockies and Alamo Corporate Center are two of their more prominent assets. They are also actively developing four new apartment communities including Mesa Ridge Apartments, Encore at First & Main Apartments, Encore at Woodmen Crossing Apartments and Encore at North Point Apartments.
Chris is also President of the Nor’wood Foundation, which serves Christian initiatives with a focus on youth, the elderly and arts and culture in the Pikes Peak region.
The cornerstone to Chris’ business philosophy is to engage in community organizations with the aim of improving Colorado Springs. Chris believes that a community enriched with the arts, active young professionals and a strong local government will be the keys to the future of this great city.
Chris lives and works in downtown and is most passionate about leading and supporting a Downtown Renaissance where the heart of the city realizes its potential as a vibrant urban neighborhood with exciting housing types, additional unique retail and entertainment venues and places of employment that are essential to elevate the entire vitality of the city.
Before joining Nor’wood, Chris was Director of Finance for a Denver real estate investment firm where he managed the ongoing financing for retail properties in 11 states. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration, Finance and Real Estate from the University of Denver. Chris is married to Sharon and has two teenage boys, Nicholas and Nolan. The Jenkins family can often be found on foot, bikes and skis, enjoying Colorado’s great outdoors.