Tagged: Local Politics

Thornton Topgolf project moves a step closer to development at Larkridge Retail Center

Thornton Topgolf project moves a step closer to development at Larkridge Retail Center

A planned Topgolf complex in Thornton took a step forward Tuesday night with city council approval of a resolution looking at a new location in the Larkridge Retail Center.

Thornton Topgolf project moves a step closer to development at Larkridge Retail Center

Thornton Topgolf project moves a step closer to development at Larkridge Retail Center

A planned Topgolf complex in Thornton took a step forward Tuesday night with city council approval of a resolution looking at a new location in the Larkridge Retail Center.

Affordable housing isn’t just an urban issue in Denver — suburban planners are facing it, too

Affordable housing isn’t just an urban issue in Denver — suburban planners are facing it, too

The redevelopment of the former Westminster Mall has been billed as an opportunity to redefine suburban America. A piece of that renewal attacks a growing problem across the Denver metro area: the scarcity of affordable housing.

Home values are spiking wildly in west Denver. Are hundreds of backyard cottages part of the affordability solution?

Home values are spiking wildly in west Denver. Are hundreds of backyard cottages part of the affordability solution?

The idea of building secondary homes on single-family properties is gaining cachet among affordable housing advocates, and one budding program aims to build hundreds in west Denver.

Lafayette may extend moratorium on new senior housing, cites demand on emergency services

Lafayette may extend moratorium on new senior housing, cites demand on emergency services

Developers keen to jump into Lafayette’s growing senior housing boom may have to wait a bit longer. The city may extend is moratorium on new senior-oriented housing because of an outsized demand for emergency services.

John Prosser, fierce advocate for Denver’s poor and historic neighborhoods, has died at age 84

John Prosser, fierce advocate for Denver’s poor and historic neighborhoods, has died at age 84

John Prosser had a crystal ball’s ability to predict that Denver would become the city it is today, but he made it a major part of his life’s work to ensure the historic fabric of the city wasn’t lost amid population booms and waves of development.

Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters

Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters

Colorado’s pitch to entice Amazon for a second headquarters is a mere 23 pages, excluding the appendix — a surprisingly concise document that officials believe is just enough for the Seattle conglomerate to make its decision.

Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters

Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters

Colorado’s pitch to entice Amazon for a second headquarters is a mere 23 pages, excluding the appendix — a surprisingly concise document that officials believe is just enough for the Seattle conglomerate to make its decision.

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 [cq comment=”cqcq”]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.

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.