Boulder Daily Camera I Boulder board approves plans for project at 28th and Canyon

Eads News and SmokeA development project that would bring two large hotels and a mixed-use commercial building to the northwest corner of 28th Street and Canyon Boulevard took an important step forward Thursday night when it received conditional approval from the Boulder Planning Board.

Following a nearly four-hour public hearing, a joint redevelopment project for the current sites of the Golden Buff Hotel and the now-closed Eads News and Smoke Shop received unanimous approval.

The plans call for the construction of a full-service, 184-room hotel with a main entrance on 28th Street, plus a select-service hotel with 177 rooms and a main entrance on 26th Street.

The plans also call for the construction of a 38,375-square-foot building at the corner of 28th and Canyon, where Eads stands today, with space for offices, retailers and restaurants.

Read more: http://www.dailycamera.com/news/boulder/ci_22399484/boulder-board-approves-plans-project-at-28th-and
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Denver Business Journal | Plans unveiled for new Denver mixed-use project

Developers Thursday laid out plans for a retail center, luxury apartment complex and retirement community for the high-profile corner of I-25 and East Hampden Avenue in southeast Denver.

Construction on the Highpointe Neighborhood – it’s supposed to be the highest elevation point in Denver – could begin as soon as the second quarter.

Read more:  http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2012/01/27/plans-unveiled-for-new-denver.html?ana=e_den_rdup
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@Retail Traffic | Lifestyle Centers Evolve and Adapt to Stay Afloat

Lifestyle centers, as a concept, rose and fell spectacularly right along with the industry’s boom and bust.

That’s left backers of such properties going back to the drawing board and reimagining what lifestyle centers can be. These new approaches at times seem to redefine the concept itself. Whether or not to include anchors, whether to incorporate of non-retail uses and rethinking tenanting strategies are just some of the questions developers are wrestling with.

Read more: http://retailtrafficmag.com/management/propmgmt/lifestyle_centers_evolve_03312011/
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