D.A. Davidson Special District Group Closes $70M Bonds for Glendale Entertainment District

D.A. Davidson’s Special District Group has successfully priced and closed approximately $70 million of senior and subordinate bonds for Riverwalk Metropolitan District (MD) No. 2 in Glendale, for the development of Glendale Entertainment District, a master planned mixed-use retail, entertainment and commercial center located in the heart of downtown Glendale. The multi-million …


Denver Condo Project Expected to Break Ground Soon

Following a long delay, Vancouver, Canada-based Amacon is expected to break ground on a two-tower, 461-unit condo project at the end of March.  The project will replace the former Shelby’s Bar & Grill, which has already been demolished on the roughly 0.7 acres site. Amacon will serve as the developer and general contractor for the two-tower, …

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Confluent Development Appoints Long-Time Executive Leadership as Presidents of Commercial and Senior Living Divisions

Confluent Development, a Denver-based real estate investment and development firm, has introduced a new operational structure for the company as it accelerates its growth trajectory. To prepare the firm for a new phase of growth, it will establish two core business divisions, Confluent Commercial and Confluent Senior Living. Since its …


Groundbreaking: The View at Castle Rock

A groundbreaking celebration was held last week for The View at Castle Rock, a $70 million project that will include 221 apartments, 14,242 square feet of office space and 5,000 square feet of retail space.  The six-story project is located at Sixth and Jerry Streets and is expected to generate …


Apartment Project Including Live-Work and Affordable Units Breaks Ground in Downtown Denver

Serving as the developer, design-builder, interior designer, architect and structural engineer of record, The Opus Group has officially started the construction of KALACO Apartments, a 280-unit multifamily development across the street from the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver at the southwest intersection of Colfax and Kalamath. The seven-story apartment building will offer studios, …


47-Story Mixed-Use Building Proposed for Downtown Denver

According to concept plans filed with the city on Feb.4, South Carolina-based real estate firm Greystar has proposed a 47-story mixed-use building for 650 17th St., located at the southern corner of 17th Street and California Street in downtown Denver. According to records, the building will include 342 for-rent multi-family …


DIA Announces Largest Concessions Development to Date

Following the recent news that Denver City Council has approved $1.1 billion to fund DIA’s Great Hall renovation project, Denver International Airport (DEN) has announced that it will add a slew of new dining and retail options to travelers by 2023, many of them Colorado brands. The DEN Concessions program is one of …


Groundbreaking: Clark’s Market at Exchange at Boulevard One in Lowry

Colorado-based Clark’s Market has made its official entrance into the Denver Metro market, as the grocery anchor of the 175,000-square-foot Exchange at Boulevard One mixed-use redevelopment. Denver-based project partners and co-developers Confluent Development and Kelmore Development will celebrate the groundbreaking on Thursday, Feb. 24 with a commemorative shovel toss. The collaborative project is …


Illegal Pete’s Inks Lease at Revitalized Retail Community in Wheat Ridge

Gold’s Marketplace, a 59,000-square-foot revitalized retail community in Wheat Ridge, will be the newest location for Colorado’s popular fast-casual restaurant Illegal Pete’s. Projected to open at the end of 2022, the restaurant will occupy a 3,000-square-foot space alongside an exciting collection of locally-based small businesses. “We are excited to join …


Sprouts Farmer’s Market Opens at Shopping Center in Green Valley Ranch

Development plans are progressing well at Evergreen Devco’s grocery-anchored shopping center on the northeast corner of 56th Avenue and Tower Road in Denver. Evergreen completed construction of a 23,300-square-foot Sprouts Farmer’s Market last month and the much-needed store is now open. “We are very excited to deliver this beautiful, much-needed grocery …