Latest story about Trader Joes at 8th and Colorado – it became official this week (Denver store gets the liquor license) and now the developer says the race is on to open first:
Denver developer Jimmy Balafas said he expects to be in a “neck-and-neck race” with Boulder to be the first to open a Trader Joe’s.
The Monrovia, Calif.-based specialty grocer confirmed Wednesday it will open a second Colorado location — in Denver in 2013. As expected, that 14,000-square-foot store will be located at the southeast corner of East Eighth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard.
Read more:Denver Trader Joe’s developer races to open before Boulder – The Denver Posthttp://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_21536522/denver-trader-joes-developer-races-open-before-boulder#ixzz26Q0cwRIk
I find it interesting how he made a point to separate Trader Joes from the controversial Wal Mart/9th and Colorado campus…