WalMart Killed the Deal

From Councilwoman Mary Beth Susman's monthly newsletter: ...the proposed insertion of Wal-Mart as the tenant anchor was a tipping point for new scrutiny of the project which I feel needs a greater mix of uses and a more urban feel. I am concerned the present proposal would likely draw from other retail in the area …

WalMart Development Hits a Bump

According to 9 News, the upcoming public meeting about the proposed development at 9th and Colorado has been postponed  and two council members have come out in opposition to the TIF the developer had sought: In the battle over a proposed Walmart at 9th and Colorado, the anti-Walmart faction now has the support of two Denver city council members and the developer has …

9th and Colorado Wal Mart – Latest News is Confusing

Last week was the latest public meeting between the proposed developer of the 9th and Colorado site - Jeff Fuqua, and the public.  As reported in the Denver Post, the meeting covered a few topics, including the traffic impacts of the proposed project: For those concerned about increased traffic with this redevelopment, Pachner cited traffic …

County looks at taking over underwater loans using Eminent Domain

A novel approach has arisen to dealing with a neighborhood crisis in especially hard hit areas - Eminent Domain.  This is the power granted to the state in the 5th Amendment to the US Constitution and extended to the state and local level by the 14th Amendment .  Fortunately, the Denver housing remained strong enough that a …

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