Commercial Real Estate Retail Recap: December 2015



9News I Denver’s population boom changing neighborhoods

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERATravel a couple of blocks from your home and you’ll see it. Construction projects are popping up everywhere in our city and in the suburbs. Whether we like it not, Denver is becoming a popular place to live.
Long-time residents remember a city without the Stapleton and Lowry neighborhoods. Many of those folks also remember a time when the Highlands neighborhood was a quiet area of mostly older homes.
Gail Wheeler remembers when her neighborhood was quiet too. We met her in July when her neighborhood in Jefferson Park was just beginning to change.
“They start early. They work late, and most of my neighbors say this is only the tip of iceberg, wait until the power tools start up,” Wheeler said, describing the sound of non-stop construction.
Wheeler lives near West 21st Avenue and Decatur Street in northwest Denver. She is living at the crossroads of modern and tradition. Modern is the word used to describe the 27 new townhomes going in on either side of Wheeler’s home. Her home would fall under the traditional category.

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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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Denver Business Journal | Goodwill to open new stores in Stapleton, Longmont

Goodwill Industries of Denver will continue its expansion next year, building on the momentum of a strong 2011 when the nonprofit company opened its 24th store and an Outlet World. The company will open two new stores in early 2012, one in Longmont at 1750 N. Main St. in Westview Plaza. It will convert a 27,275-square-foot retail space that used to be an Albertsons for a retail store as well as a drive-up donation location.

Nice work Rich Otterstetter!

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