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 …

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 …

Smartwool Relocating from Steamboat?

With VF Corp's recent entrancement of the relocation of their corporate headquarters to Denver, many Smartwool (A VF brand) employees are likely looking at the prospect of relocation from Steamboat to Denver.  The good news for these folks is that those that own homes will be selling in a strong Seller's market in Steamboat.  The …

BIG NEWS! – VF Corp Relocation

Hitting the news wires this morning is the announcement that VF Corp, the parent of brands such as The North Face, Vans, Smart Wool (founded in Steamboat), and others, will be moving their headquarters to Denver. VF Corp employs 70,000 people worldwide and has revenues of $11.7 billion. The move will bring roughly 800 positions …

BORING!!!!!!!

Title Commitments - think they don't matter or don't even know what they are?  Are you already falling asleep?  You are not alone! Can you say $10,000,000 mistake??? 300+ people in Denver just found out they bought income restricted homes - and paid non-income restricted prices.   (My bet - this is not isolated to Denver) In …

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 …

Lakewood 1% Growth Cap – Horrible Idea

Looks like the risk of a 1% cap on the growth of housing units in Lakewood is back on the table. To recap, a group of local residents collected sufficient signatures to require the council to impose a cap of 1%, or place the measure on the November ballot.  A challenge was filed (on technicality …

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