A Pretty Good Place to Live!

Here's a quick recap of a few recent news articles about our local area - If you already live here, pat yourself on the back because you picked a pretty good place to live! The Post's front page today has a story about the Holly Hills neighborhood being ranked top "2019 Best Place to Live …

Cherry Hills Village – Third Wealthiest Town According to Bloomberg

Bloomberg came out with their annual ranking (LINK) of "Richest Places", and Cherry Hills Village was ranked third in their report behind Atherton,CA and Scarsdale, NY. The article cited accessibility to a city center as a key characteristic in the rankings and quoted managing broker at Sotheby's International Realty, Steve Blank as saying "it happens …

Market Dips in January – What to Make of It?

The January 2019 reports from REColorado (the local association)  and the Colorado Association of Realtors (statewide association) indicate that sales activity in January was weak across the board.  The report form RE Colorado, indicates a -5.8% drop in the Y-O-Y median sale price in Denver County for the month of January.  This report combines attached …

Happy Canyon – Legal Wrangling Ensues Regarding Sale

Following up on a previous post on the Denver Post Article about the Happy Canyon Shopping Center,attached (link here:gdadoc)is a filing in Denver District Court, from January 15th, where the receiver, Harvey Sender is seeking an order to authorize the sale of the Happy Canyon Shoppes - AKA the retail strip center, NOT the old …

Happy Canyon Shopping Center Update??

Today's Denver Post has an article on the status of the Happy Canyon Shopping Center project titled: "Happy Canyon shopping center: Indictments, delays and light at the end of the tunnel" Here is a photo I took in August 2018 - nothing has changed since (except 4 months of exposure to weather). The article paints …

Happy Canyon Update

Work seems to be progressing on the building modifications.  Tony's has a floor plan up on their website and some architect's renderings are available at this site: https://archinect.com/tinatownsendpoole/project/market-and-wine-shop-at-happy-canyon A person familiar with the project told me recently that they expect the owner's work to be completed by fall 2018 and that tenant work would likely …

Happy Days at Happy Canyon???

According to the Denver Post: Tony’s Market on Broadway is closing, moving to south Denver location Tony’s will be one of a number of complementary businesses inside Happy Canyon, a 42,000-square-foot food hall that includes a 13,000-square-foot wine and liquor store. There also will be a bakery, a bar, a florist and other shops. The concept …

Happy Canyon Shopping Center Renderings

For anyone who is wondering what's happening with the former Safeway at Happy Canyon Shopping Center, below are some images from the current leasing brochure showing renderings for a marketplace-type concept: Lots of rumor still swirling, but no action yet. According to one source, several groups have taken a run at the building, but negotiations …

I was wrong

Throughout the winter, my expectation was that as the market progressed into the Spring selling season, we would start to see a good increase in home inventory, getting us back to a more balanced market and taking pressure off pricing.  As we now sit on the cusp of the season, it appears I was wrong. …

Scourge of the Neighborhood No More

Every neighborhood has one - that run down house that has been a rental for years and which every neighbor hates....  Cherry Point's version is the home located at  3703 S. Hudson Street.  The home was recently foreclose on and hit the market priced at $291,890 - a ridiculously low price for a house in …

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