Tagged: Don’t Miss

Public interest is high, so why is it “not in the public interest” to release details of Colorado’s Amazon bid?

Public interest is high, so why is it “not in the public interest” to release details of Colorado’s Amazon bid?

Public interest is running high over details of Colorado’s bid for a second Amazon headquarters, but officials involved in crafting the proposal, without a hint of irony, say releasing that information is not in the public interest.

When Whole Foods at Union Station opens next week, groceries will only be half the story

When Whole Foods at Union Station opens next week, groceries will only be half the story

The final beads of quinoa are tumbling through the hourglass counting down the days until Whole Foods Market opens its long awaited location near Denver’s Union Station. When it opens, customers will be in store for a prepared foods section unlike any other.

What Colorado regions will grow fastest through 2050? The answer is not metro Denver.

What Colorado regions will grow fastest through 2050? The answer is not metro Denver.

Between 2015 and 2050, Colorado will add 3 million residents, with the largest percentage gains coming in Greeley, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs and the Western Slope, according to projections from the State Demography Office.

“Storm of scarcity” pushing resort companies to spend big on affordable housing in mountain communities

“Storm of scarcity” pushing resort companies to spend big on affordable housing in mountain communities

From Telluride to Aspen, Vail to Steamboat, ski resort companies are shouldering more responsibility for — and spending tens of millions of dollars on — workforce housing after years working in the background with community partnerships.

$3.27 billion and counting: Money going into Denver construction projects set to blow away record in 2017

$3.27 billion and counting: Money going into Denver construction projects set to blow away record in 2017

The amount of money being pumped into construction projects in Denver is on a record-smashing pace in 2017. And, despite a rebuke from the auditor on the topic this summer, the city’s planning and development office says new procedures, technology and a larger staff are helping it deliver faster, better customer service amid the building rush.

Here’s why some of the world’s biggest retailers, and many others, are flocking to north metro Denver

Here’s why some of the world’s biggest retailers, and many others, are flocking to north metro Denver

An unprecedented $350 million worth of commercial projects broke ground along the I-25 corridor in Thornton in 2017, city economic development officials say. There is little reason to think the flood of development will stop any time soon, and neighbors Westminister

If approved by the city, this proposed 90-story structure would be the tallest building in Denver

If approved by the city, this proposed 90-story structure would be the tallest building in Denver

A Manhattan developer plans to bring a mammoth skyscraper to downtown Denver, a monumental structure that would not only stand as the city’s tallest building once built, but dwarf its closest competition.

In Denver’s raucous RiNo market, an island of affordable apartments will rise

In Denver’s raucous RiNo market, an island of affordable apartments will rise

The Urban Land Conservancy is partnering with Medici Communities to build 65 permanently affordable apartments at the corner of 36th and Walnut streets in RiNo. Affordability is not the norm in the neighborhood near the 38th and Blake train station.

Finding workers a challenge in Colorado’s bid for Amazon campus

Finding workers a challenge in Colorado’s bid for Amazon campus

Colorado, which has the second lowest unemployment rate of any state, isn’t producing enough technology graduates to meet current demand and will face further strains if Amazon locates a campus with 50,000 workers here.

Cielo Vista Ranch, home of fourteener Culebra Peak, now owned by heir to Texas oil fortune

Cielo Vista Ranch, home of fourteener Culebra Peak, now owned by heir to Texas oil fortune

William Bruce Harrison, scion to one of Texas’ original oil fortunes, has purchased the storied 83,000-acre Cielo Vista Ranch in the San Luis Valley, according to Costilla County property records. The property sold last month after listing for $105 million.