Cherry Creek North Denver Colorado Highlights 11-24-15

Redevelopment of Cherry Creek North marches toward St. Paul Street 80206
The transformation of Denver’s tony Cherry Creek North marches on, with St. Paul Street the latest target for redevelopment. Full Article Here 

Cherry Creek North’s Wizard’s Chest Begins Move 80206
Owners of the Wizard’s Chest Toy and Costume Store in Cherry Creek North started their relocation to South Broadway. Full Article Here 

Sage Hospitality’s Cherry Creek North hotel, scheduled to open in spring 2016 80206
Designed to make guests feel like they are staying in a friend’s house and to bring pedestrians off the street into its lobby, company leaders announced Tuesday. Full Article Here 

Blue Island Oyster Bar review: In Cherry Creek, Mollusks and More 80206
Blue Island Oyster Bar sits smack in the heart of cattle country, but rest assured, this Denver spot serves actual bivalves, not the Rocky Mountain variety. Full Article Here 

Cherry Creek North: Sales-Tax Revenue Up 6.4%; Retail Vacancies Down Sharply 80206
Businesses within the Cherry Creek North Business Improvement District (BID) generated nearly $10 million in sales-tax receipts in 2014. Full Article Here

Current Colorado Real Estate & Development Happenings from 11/11/2015

Development in the Denver|Boulder|Northern Colorado Metro areas is exploding!  It’s so hard to keep up with it all, so we’re here to do the research for you.  Here’s a summary of some of the latest Colorado real estate and development happenings as it relates to residential, multifamily and small investment real estate.  Want to subscribe to our e-updates?  Do you need or want to stay in the know? Email us your contact info…we’ll add you to our list for our e-letter (coming soon!).

New Community | Lakewood, Colorado 80226
Ascent Living Communities began construction on the Village at Belmar. The 156-unit apartment community for senior residents is located at 7825 West Alameda Boulevard in Lakewood, just west of the Belmar mixed-use community. The Village includes 72 assisted living units, 24 memory care suites and 60 units for independent living. Full Article Here

New Apartments | Littleton, Colorado 80122
AMLI Residential closed on the acquisition of a site for a new apartment community in Littleton. The previously announced AMLI Littleton Village will contain 352 units and be located at the northwest corner of East Dry Creek Road and South Logan Street. Littleton Village is a mixed-use residential and retail project underway on the 77 acre tract at South Broadway and East Dry Creek Road that was previously the location of a Marathon Oil research center. That facility closed in 2000 and was subsequently demolished to allow for new development by an affiliate of Watt Investment Partners. AMLI Residential paid $9.9 million for the site, or about $28,000 per unit.  Full Article Here

Business Center | Boulder, Colorado 80302
Portuguese software company Morphis selected Boulder as the site for its new US headquarters. The company expects to employ about 50 people in Boulder within two years. The office location in Boulder was not announced. Morphis develops software for clients seeking to adapt their products to mobile Internet and cloud computing operations.  Full Article Here

City Center Development | Cherry Creek North, Colorado 80209
Taubman Centers opened the expansion of Cherry Creek shopping center on East 1st Avenue at Fillmore Street. The 70,000 square foot four-story wing replaces a former Saks Fifth Avenue department store that closed in 2011. The major tenant in the expansion is RH, formerly known as Restoration Hardware, which is expanding from smaller quarters in the mall.  Full Article Here

Cherry Creek North Denver Colorado Highlights 11-10-15

New retail concept to debut in Cherry Creek Mall renovation 80206
The final touches have been placed on a new four-story renovation at the Cherry Creek Mall as the Restoration Hardware flagship store opens. Full Article Here

2015 JW Cherry Creek Holiday Party Promotion 80206
The award-winning JW Denver wants to take some of the stress out of the holidays. Full Article Here

Cherry Creek Schools goes cardboard 80206
You may have recently seen the car that Lexus unveiled, made completely out of cardboard, well now Cherry Creek School District is trying to top that feat with some of Colorado’s brilliant young minds. Full Article Here

Cherry Creek North to get new developments
Cherry Creek North and is planning three development projects with a combined cost estimate of more than $180 million. Full Article Here

Cherry Creek North celebrates the 9th Annual Denver Arts Week
What?  Denver Arts Week is a celebration of the city’s vibrant arts and cultural scene and Cherry Creek galleries participate by hosting Art Smart. Full Article Here

Current Colorado Real Estate & Development Happenings from 11/04/2015

Development in the Denver|Boulder|Northern Colorado Metro areas is exploding!  It’s so hard to keep up with it all, so we’re here to do the research for you.  Here’s a summary of some of the latest Colorado real estate and development happenings as it relates to residential, multifamily and small investment real estate.  Want to subscribe to our e-updates?  Do you need or want to stay in the know? Email us your contact info…we’ll add you to our list for our e-letter (coming soon!).

New Development | Broomfield, Colorado 80021
AG Spanos Companies received approval from the City of Broomfield Planning Commission to develop a 311-unit apartment community in the Interlocken Business Park. The project would be located at the southwest corner of Eldorado and Interlocken boulevards. AG Spanos is a Stockton, California-based developer that is active in the metro Denver apartment market. Full Article Here

New Construction Townhomes | East Boulder, Colorado 80301
Greenius LLC plans to build 32 townhouses on 30th Street in east Boulder. The project will be located on a 1.9 acre site at 2751 and 2875 30th Street, south of Valmont Road and near the RTD bus terminal in Boulder Junction. Greenius plans to operate the Boulder Junction Rowhouses as apartments, at least initially.  Full Article Here

New Apartment | East Aurora, Colorado 80012
The Fairview apartments in east Aurora were acquired by 29th Street Capital. The purchase price for the 100 unit property at 14594 East Mississippi Avenue was $8.7 million, or $87,000 per unit. The buyer was represented by Marcus and Millichap broker Greg Price.  Full Article Here

Transit-Oriented Development | Denver, Colorado 80202
The City and County of Denver will begin work shortly on improving pedestrian crosswalks on Speer Boulevard. The crosswalks at the intersections with Wewatta, Larimer and Lawrence streets will be will be widened and reconstructed with patterned pavement. In addition, new bicycle lanes will be installed on Arapahoe and Lawrence streets between Speer Boulevard and 24th Street. The Speer Boulevard crosswalks are heavily used by students at the Auraria colleges. Full Article Here 

City Center Development | Cherry Creek North, Colorado 80206
Unico Properties bought four office buildings in Cherry Creek North for an undisclosed sum. The properties are located on a 1.4 acre site on East 2nd Avenue between Columbine and Josephine streets, including 2401 and 2415 East 2nd Avenue, 201 Columbine Street and 220 Josephine Street. The properties also contain some ground floor retail space. Unico Properties is based in Seattle and owns a portfolio of about two million square feet in Denver.  Full Article Here

Cherry Creek North Denver Colorado Highlights 10-20-15

Restoration Hardware’s Grand Opening in Cherry Creek North 80206
Partygoers packed the new 70,000-square foot, four-story RH Design Gallery at Cherry Creek on Oct. 14, unveiling the stunning new space. Full Article Here

Greater Denver Diversity Job Fair at Cherry Creek 80206
Employers such as Denver Public Schools, Comcast and First Transit are scheduled to exhibit at the Greater Denver Diversity Job Fair on Thursday. Full Article Here

BOO! Cherry Creek Chorale’s 36th Season Halloween Concert 80206
BOO! Join us for the Cherry Creek Chorale’s 36th Season at an interactive Halloween concert designed for KIDS OF ALL AGES. Full Article Here

Cherry Creek may be changing but the Cherry Cricket remains eternal 80206
Like the rest of town, Cherry Creek is in the midst of a growth spurt, as steel supports etch the sky, giving structure to the mid-rises that are changing this part of the skyline. Full Article Here

Needle box installed on Cherry Creek bike path 80206
A kiosk for disposing needles has popped up along the Cherry Creek bike path near Stout Street. Full Article Here

Cherry Creek North Denver Colorado Highlights 10-06-15

Spice shop shutting down in Cherry Creek 80206
After five years, Cherry Creek is losing a posh spice shop. Penzeys Spices closed its Cherry Creek location at 200 Fillmore St. on Monday after a five-year run. Full Article Here

The Cherry Cricket looks back in seventy years 80206
Cherry Cricket general manager Kathy Huddleston and bar manager Clifton Bell have 25 combined years of experience serving customers at the venerable Cherry Creek burger joint, but that’s still only a fraction of the bar’s long life on East Second Avenue. Full Article Here

Don’t miss the Cherry Creek Farmers Market 80206
Farmers Markets are plentiful in the state of Colorado, from the Vail Farmers Market through the spring and summer to the Cherry Creek Farmers Market in the Denver Metro area. Denver Union Station is joining the fun hosting a Harvest Market on Wynkoop Plaza on October 10th, 2015. Full Article Here

Live Love Lash Grand Re-Opening Party 80206
After three Fabu-LASH years, we have outgrown our current space. Join us, as we celebrate the accomplishments of Live Love Lash in our new 3400 square-foot, state-of-the-art studio. Full Article Here

Starbucks in Cherry Creek 80206
Starbucks has been working on adding alcohol to its menu for quite some time now and it’s finally happening. The Denver Metro area is getting 9 of the 70 locations and one is right here in our own Cherry Creek. Full Article Here

The Marina at Cherry Creek 80206
It’s amazing how many people don’t know that there’s a marina in Cherry Creek State Park. Or that sailing, power boating — and a myriad of water sports even exists minutes from home. But 1.6 million people enter our fabulous oasis every year — 600,000 on foot or on a bike. Full Article Here

Cherry Creek vs. Cherokee Trail football 80206
It took a little longer than they might have wanted, but Cherry Creek football scored on the final possession in overtime to beat Cherokee Trail 16-13. Full Article Here

Cherry Creek North Denver Colorado Highlights 9-29-15

Fall Wine Tasting – and More 80206
The Vineyard Wine Shop and Vinue Food and Wine Bar will provide an interesting variety of red and white wines for our tasting enjoyment. To finish the evening, Enstrom Candies will be offering their famous toffee and other sweets.  Full Article Here 

CCNNA Dines Out – Sweet Ginger 80206
Please come, socialize with your neighbors  & enjoy a selection of some of this  wonderful restaurant’s most popular dishes. Everything will be served family style so you may discover some new favorites.  Full Article Here 

Fall Wine Tasting 80206
Don’t miss this great fall event which is sure to sell out. We have just added an exciting new restaurant, Blue Island Oyster Bar, to our lineup of food sponsors.  Full Article Here

Cherry Creek Restaurants 80206
Just steps from 52 Cherry Creek North Restaurants, the JW Marriott is perfect for those seeking delicious coffee, hamburgers or fine dining. Cherry Creek has something for every flavor.  Full Article Here

Art Smart 80206
Art Smart is a week of educational experiences led by the galleries of Cherry Creek North. Join artists, dealers, experts and creators as they come together for one week of programs and offer insight into the world of art and answer questions about art of all forms.  Full Article Here

TruAmerica Partnership Acquires Cherry Creek Community 80206
This latest acquisition represents TruAmerica’s third joint venture with Investcorp and increases the firm’s Denver portfolio to more than 2,200 units.  Full Article Here

Cherry Creek Schools factor race into learning 80206
For years, the Cherry Creek School District has embraced the idea that race has to be part of the process in finding ways kids can learn. Bull knows discussing race can be difficult for school districts.  Full Article Here

Field hockey rankings: Cherry Creek, Golden join poll 80206
Cherry Creek and Golden have joined this week’s field hockey ranking.  Full Article Here

Cherry Creek North Denver Colorado Highlights 9-22-15

Incoming office project sends Cherry Creek North restaurant scrambling 80206
A Cherry Creek breakfast spot will crack its last egg later this month. Full Article Here

Cherry Creek vs. Jordan 80206
Cherry Creek (3-0) is the reigning 5A state titlist in Colorado. The Bruins earned their 10th-consecutive victory with a fiercely fought 7-6 win against state No. 2 Pomona (Arvada) last week. Full Article Here

Fruit-powered food chain hitting Cherry Creek North 80206
A California restaurant chain with a menu that features exotic fruits will open its first Colorado location in December, and it has two more locations planned through 2017. Full Article Here

Openings: Hosts, Servers, Bussers, and Pantry/Fry @Hapa Sushi Grill & Sake Bar-Cherry Creek North 80206
We are looking for enthusiastic people to join our Hapa family.  Hapa provides a fun, team oriented atmosphere filled with great cuisine and exciting people. We are hiring front of house and back of house positions. Full Article Here

Cherry Creek Theatre Presents the Regional Premier of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM  80206
This “portrait on an artist” takes us through songs from his hit shows such as “West Side Story,” “Into the Woods” and “Sunday in the Park with George.” The show features archival and interview footage with the composer himself where he shares the inspirations, agonies and joys that have gone into creating over six decades of art. Full Article Here

Cherry Creek North Rezoning 80206
The Cherry Creek Area Plan outlines a vision for a connected, distinctive, green and prosperous Cherry Creek.  Achieving this vision requires that Denver update outdated zoning rules governing the development of properties within the business district bordered by University Boulevard, Colorado Boulevard, 3rd Avenue and 1st Avenue. Full Article Here

Incredible 2bdrm in the Heart of Cherry Creek North 80206
Luxury Laid Back Living in upscale neighborhood of Cherry Creek North. Located minutes from downtown Denver, this unique property offers affordable spacious options in spectacular area extraordinarily energy efficient, increased natural light, low flow fixtures, and in-unit washer and dryer. Full Article Here

Cherry Creek Announces Bicentennial Parade Winners 80206
Organizers of the bicentennial parade held recently in Cherry Creek have announced the winners in the various categories. Full Article Here

Cherry Creek North Denver Colorado Highlights 9-9-15

New Del Frisco’s opening in Cherry Creek 80206
Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group is interviewing to fill 120 jobs at its new Del Frisco’s Grille in Cherry Creek North, which is expected to open in late October. Full Article Here

Denver Multifamily Portfolio Captures Investors’ Imagination in Cherry Creek 80206
Grouped close together just five miles outside of Downtown Denver in the blossoming Glendale submarket, the apartment properties in the Cherry Creek Portfolio consist of Four Mile Flats, Park Point, Vantage Point, Infinity Flats and The Birch. Full Article Here

Powder mailed to Schools district office deemed nonhazardous in Cherry Creek 80206
The Cherry Creek Schools administration building was evacuated Tuesday because a suspicious piece of mail contained an unknown powder, district spokeswoman Tustin Amole said. Full Article Here

Plans for moving the neighborhood beyond retail in Cherry Creek North 80206
A number of retail, workplace and residential tasks nearing completion will rework Cherry Creek North from a client’s haven right into a reside, work and play vacation spot, in line with the enterprise enchancment district and builders. Full Article Here

JW Marriott: First Hotel to Install Cutting-Edge Interactive Guest Technology in Cherry Creek 80206
Last May, The JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek is pleased to announce that it has installed an innovative interactive guest engagement program that allows visitors to explore the hotel and its contemporary art collection through their mobile phone or tablet. Full Article Here

Cory-Merrill Luxury Home – New Construction UNDER CONTRACT!

View the virtual tour for 1124 S. Saint Paul St. Denver, Colorado 80210.  This home went under contract very quickly.  Call us to help you find one like it! 303-534-5000

When was the last time you walked into a luxury home and immediately felt a sense of comfort and a place you knew you wanted to call home? That is the overwhelming feeling you get as you enter this enchanting custom Tudor.  It has a warm and inviting, old world charm with a European flair. The house is filled with windows that provide warmth and natural lighting, amplifying the welcoming feeling of space. The open design throughout the home is accompanied by dark hardwood floors, and spectacular distressed timber and stone archways, enveloping the interior.

This house is perfect for the family who loves entertaining. The living room opens to both the front and back yards, for ease of movement. The formal dining room is situated off the living room but close to the kitchen, making hosting formal dinner parties sublime.  A stunning chandelier and distressed timber beams will give guests plenty to talk about, as they enjoy the meal you’ve prepared for them in your thoughtfully designed chef’s kitchen. The pristine kitchen is complete with top of the line stainless steel appliances that pop among the antiqued white cabinets, gorgeous slabs of stone countertops, and exposed brick walls.  You can enjoy your morning coffee or tea in the comfort of your kitchen’s cozy built-in window seating, overlooking the back yard.

For times you want to just enjoy the peace and quiet of your amazing house, you can retreat to the main floor study. You have plenty of space to build your own at-home library with floor to ceiling knotty alder bookcases.  Enjoy reading in the natural light and great views from the huge picture window overlooking the beautiful professionally landscaped front yard.

Upstairs you’ll find plenty of space for the entire family. Complete with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, along with an extra loft space that could be converted to meet the many different needs your family might have. Nursery?  Craft Room?  Fourth bedroom?  Second Study?  There are many options!  To add to the comfort of the house, the laundry room is located on the top floor, to avoid running up and down the stairs with loads of clothes.

The master suite will be your own tranquil get away from the hustle and bustle of life.  Enjoy quiet time in the sitting area complete with French doors that open to overlook the front yard. The spacious walk-in closet, offering custom built-ins, is off of the beautifully designed bathroom.  It is perfect for any couple to use simultaneously without getting in one another’s way.  After a stressful day you can unwind in the large jetted bathtub. The bathroom also has a separate shower, complete with duel shower heads.

The finished basement is an entertainer’s dream, offering a large family room ideal for hosting large groups of friends and family. Off of this space, there is a wet bar/kitchen area complete with dishwasher, mini fridge, and microwave. Your guests can feel welcome to stay the night in the spare bedroom with walk in closet and en suite bathroom.  And every single bedroom in this home has an en suite!  No one has to share.

When you’re not using the fantastic basement for entertaining you can use the workout room to stay in shape. The rubber flooring makes this room a great space to put your treadmill, elliptical, bike, or yoga mat.

This home is just south of Bonnie Brae and Belcaro, bordered by Washington Park and Observatory Park, only 5 minutes away from Cherry Creek North and all it has to offer!

Call today before for a showing before it’s sold!  Rachel Betz Colorado Real Estate 303-534-5000.