Your Hub – | New King Soopers to host grand opening for Commerce City store

The massive King Soopers Marketplace, at East 104th Avenue and Chambers Road in Commerce City, will host a grand opening on June 27. The store has been under construction for about a year.

The store is one of the largest King Soopers in the state and will offer an expanded variety of products, according to Kelli McGannon, marketing spokesperson for King Soopers. It is one of just two such stores in the metro area, and one of four in the state.

The store is about twice as big as traditional King Soopers operations, which typically range in size from 55,000 to 65,000-square feet. It will offer up a variety of specialty items not usually found at traditional grocery stores, such as dinnerware, small appliances and jewelry.

Commerce City signed off on an incentive package to lure King Soopers. The deal, which was valued at approximately $2 million, provides incentives to both the grocer and the developer of the land, Shea Properties.

For retail (in-line and pad sites) next to the new King Soopers – check out our Reunion Marketplace listing here.

Contact Scott Crosbie or Rich Otterstetter for more information on Reunion Marketplace retail at (303) 398-2111.

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Nation’s Restaurant News | Top 100: Top 5 fastest-growing chains

This story is part of NRN’s Top 100 special report, a proprietary census ranking the foodservice industry’s largest restaurant chains and companies by sales and unit data, among other metrics. The full report is available only to Nation’s Restaurant News magazine subscribers, and is part of the June 25 issue. Subscribe here.

Growth chains: Who’s on top?

That is the question industry professionals and interested observers in the financial, supplier, consulting and educational sectors want answered as they scope out competitors, prospective acquisitions, clients or case studies.

Here, we present the top five fastest-growing chains, based on the change in U.S. systemwide sales in fiscal 2011, or the year ended closest to December 2011, versus fiscal 2010. These chains are the current stars of the restaurant industry, with their expansion based not only on available runway for national growth, but also a clear consumer proposition.

While these top five growth chains favor sandwich and fast-casual players, two entries from the casual-dining segment, which was particularly battered by the recession, also made the cut.

Get to know these five chains’ sales growth, market share, U.S. unit growth and more.

1. Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Lorton, Va. (Sandwich)
2. Jimmy John’s
, Champaign, Ill. (Sandwich)
3. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Denver (Sandwich)
4. BJ’s Restaurants,
Huntington Beach, Calif. (Casual Dining)
5. Cheddar’s Casual Café,
Irving, Texas (Casual Dining)

Denver Business Journal | King Soopers unveils new store model at Reunion

It’s unlike any King Soopers that Denver-area shoppers ever have seen.

The new King Soopers MarketPlace in Commerce City, just west of the Reunion community, opens June 27. At 123,000 square feet, it’s more than double the size of regular King Soopers stores. It will offer home furnishings, a vitamin store and even a jewelry store.

The store, at Chambers Road and East 104th Avenue, is the fourth MarketPlace-format store in Colorado but the first in metro Denver. It’s part of the grocery chain’s strategy of adapting each store to its market to gain an advantage in the hyper-competitive Denver …

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Boulder Daily Camera | Boulder’s boom: More than 30 building projects on tap for next 2 years

Big changes are brewing in Boulder.

The city is on the brink of a building boom that — in relatively short time — could alter the look and feel of large parts of the city.

The developments that are expected to come online within the next two years are on track to add 1,500 apartments, a few hundred new hotel rooms and a large volume of new office and retail space.

Of the dozens of projects either in the planning process or already under construction, the Daily Camera has identified more than 30 private developments that are significant in size, location or historical context.

“This long list certainly contradicts the notion that Boulder is not growing — and, indeed, is a note of caution that we not rush to develop them all at once,” City Councilwoman Suzanne Jones wrote in an e-mail to the Camera. “There are finite options for new development and redevelopment within Boulder, so we need to proceed with deliberation, creativity and even restraint to ensure that this pulse of building activity reflects Boulder’s long-term values and community aspirations.”

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Crosbie Real Estate Group | New Retail Openings & Property Sales in Colorado

7-Eleven will be opening new locations at 6630 Yosemite St in Greenwood Village; 14th & Santa Fe, 450 Federal Blvd and 3435 W Colfax Ave in Denver; 7692 Barnes Rd5280 Astrozon Blvd and 7718 E Woodman Rd in Colorado Springs; and 3391 Hampden Ave in Englewood.  Brokers:  Andy Buettner, Scott Steputis and Rhonda Coy

1440-1444 Market Street was purchased by 1440-1444 Market Street, LLC.  Broker:  Scott Crosbie

Wells Fargo will be completing an ATM at 2900 N Main St in Durango.  Broker:  Scott Steputis

Jerome’s Pizza has opened at Arapahoe Lima Center at 11405 E Briarwood Ave in Englewood.  Broker:  Eli Boymel

Frontier Securities, LLC has purchased the American National Bank Building at 3033 E 1st Ave in Denver.  Broker:  Scott Crosbie

Family Dollar will be joining West Prospect Shops at 115 W Prospect Rd in Fort Collins.  Brokers:  Eli Boymel & Rich Hobbs

Depot Hill Center in Broomfield welcomes Buenos Tiempos.  Broker:  Rich Otterstetter

School of Rock is coming to Broomfield at 11970 Quay St.  Broker:  Eli Boymel

Golden Nugget Gold Buyers is coming to 6790 Sheridan Shopping Center in Arvada.  Broker:  Jeff Germain

Goodwill Outlet World will be opening at 3155 South Platte River Drive in Englewood.  Broker:  Rich Otterstetter

Centennial Promenade welcomes Glidden Paints to the center.  Brokers:  Rich Hobbs and Rhonda Coy

Cost Cutters is coming to Shoppes at Mountain Shadows II at 68660 Centennial Blvd in Colorado Springs.  Brokers:  Rhonda Coy and Scott Steputis

Yogurt Guru is now serving at 2636 E 3rd Ave in Denver.  Broker:  Rich Hobbs

Iowa Steak Company will be joining Hampden Business Center at 3545 S Platter River Dr in Sheridan.  Brokers:  Eli Boymel and Scott Crosbie

Weight Watchers will open shop at 1485 S Colorado Blvd in Denver.  Broker:  Rich Otterstetter

Grandview Marketplace at 3264 Centennial Blvd in Colorado Springs welcomes Super Quality Cleaners.  Brokers:  Rich Otterstetter and Rich Hobbs

Sprint Wireless is set to open at Ken Caryl Village in Littleton.  Brokers:  Rich Otterstetter and Eli Boymel

Cherry Knolls Shopping Center is excited to announce that Denver Academy of Ballet will be joining the center.  Broker:  Rich Otterstetter

Ananda Salon has leased space at The Detroit Building at 2727 E 2nd Ave in Denver.  Broker:  Jeff Germain

Sprint Store by Verity Wireless and T-Mobile have leased 16900 E Iliff Ave in Aurora.  Brokers:  Rich Hobbs and Scott Steputis

Pro Cuts is opening at Promenade at Denver West on the SEC of Colfax Ave and Indiana in Lakewood.  Brokers:  Rhonda Coy and Scott Steputis

BizCard Xpress has leased 8410 Wadsworth Blvd in Arvada.  Broker:  Eli Boymel

A new Denny’s restaurant is coming to the SWC of Mesa Ridge and Fountain Mesa in Fountain.  Broker:  Rich Hobbs

Westminster Vision, LLC purchased 9410 Sheridan Blvd in Westminster.  Broker:  Rich Otterstetter

Panda Express has purchased a new site in Longmont on Highway 287.  Broker:  Rich Hobbs

UPS will be opening a new store at Bennett Marketplace in Bennett.  Brokers:  Eli BoymelAndy Buettner and Scott Steputis

Denver Business Journal | Goodwill Industries plans another Outlet World

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but Goodwill Industries of Denver is growing again.

Building on the momentum of 2011, when it opened a new Outlet World in south Denver, an upscale boutique in Cherry Creek North earlier this year, and its 28th Denver-area retail store in Stapleton last month, the nonprofit company has just leased a 220,000-square-foot warehouse off I-70 and Kearney Street for another Outlet World.

“Goodwill is growing and in doing so we’re creating new opportunities for our employees, shoppers, donors and program participants,” CEO Jesse Wolff said in a news release. “Adding this warehouse to our operations will create new jobs and will allow us to serve our community even better.”

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