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Jeffco commissioner Don Rosier stepping down to head Sterling Ranch buildout in Douglas County

Jeffco commissioner Don Rosier stepping down to head Sterling Ranch buildout in Douglas County

Jefferson County commissioner Don Rosier will step down from his position in January to take over as general manager of the Sterling Ranch Community Authority Board, where he will oversee operations at the 12,000-home master-planned community in Douglas County.

Denver not a top-five choice for Amazon HQ2, despite breweries, Wall Street Journal says

Denver not a top-five choice for Amazon HQ2, despite breweries, Wall Street Journal says

While Amazon has been mulling 238 proposals it received from metropolitan areas across North America in response to its open call for sites for a second headquarters, the Mile High City has been slipping in the eyes of outside observers.

Metro Denver living costs lower than in California, but not a bargain

Metro Denver living costs lower than in California, but not a bargain

Metro Denver ranked in the 41st percentile out of the 100 larger metro areas studied for discretionary income, or just under the middle of the pack. But among larger Western metros, it ranked fifth best after Las Vegas, Seattle, Cheyenne, Wyo., and Boise City, Idaho, according to storage company Trove.

Business groups typically allied with GOP not all on board fast tax train

Business groups typically allied with GOP not all on board fast tax train

One powerful group was noticeably scarce from the flurry of activity inside the congressional committee room where Republicans recently took a big step toward passing their sweeping tax overhaul.

Independent toy stores kick off holiday shopping season with their own special day

Independent toy stores kick off holiday shopping season with their own special day

In a year when perhaps the biggest news in toys was the industry’s largest remaining brick-and-mortar retailer filing for bankruptcy, independent stores are looking to generate buzz and spark a strong holiday sales season with a familiar method: hosting a special event to boost their profile.

Denver-area home buyers who wait will need a bigger down payment

Denver-area home buyers who wait will need a bigger down payment

Real estate firm Zillow projects metro Denver’s median home price will rise from $372,800 in September to $383,667 a year later. That would lift a 20 percent down payment from $74,560 to $76,733, which requires an extra $181 a month in savings.

Wealthy homebuyers already figured out how to game the GOP tax plan

Wealthy homebuyers already figured out how to game the GOP tax plan

In the Hamptons, brokers and buyers already have a workaround for a tax-plan provision under consideration in Congress that would take away the mortgage-interest deduction for second homes: Become landlords instead of owners.

Wealthy homebuyers already figured out how to game the GOP tax plan

Wealthy homebuyers already figured out how to game the GOP tax plan

In the Hamptons, brokers and buyers already have a workaround for a tax-plan provision under consideration in Congress that would take away the mortgage-interest deduction for second homes: Become landlords instead of owners.

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

Sun Valley, flush with bond money and $30 million in federal grant funding, is set to undergo a face-lift unlike any other Denver neighborhood. The mixed-use Steam on the Platte project shows the private sector will be part of it.

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

From an illegal pot grow to Lyft: Steam on the Platte’s tenants shift as Denver neighborhood undergoes major face-lift

Sun Valley, flush with bond money and $30 million in federal grant funding, is set to undergo a face-lift unlike any other Denver neighborhood. The mixed-use Steam on the Platte project shows the private sector will be part of it.