—A rendering of the Sterling Ranch's Lake Plaza, coming soon
Attention, families flocking to the southern suburbs for good schools, low crime rates, and easy access to the foothills: Highlands Ranch is officially full. Founded in 1981, the neighborhood will see construction on its final homes completed in the next five years. Fortunately, the coveted...
The Poudre River; Image courtesy of Shutterstock
1. Listen: Five Points Jazz Festival
Why you should go: We consider this festival—with more than 25 bands and eight stages—the official kickoff for the summer music season.
Details: May 16, various locations, Denver
2. Get Dirty: Denver Botanic Gardens’ Spring Plant Sale
May 6 2015, 11:00 AM
—Photo by Adam Larkey
Want to get an apartment in Denver? It'll cost you. —Image courtesy of Shutterstock
When I reluctantly left Denver in the summer of 2011, I had it pretty good. I was living in a modest one-bedroom apartment just west of Wash Park. I had a parking space, decent neighbors, and a couple of good bars nearby. When I moved in, rent was $595. When I left it had gone up to $625, but still...
April 16 2015, 11:00 AM
—Illustrations by Sean Parsons
Evergreen | 3,000 square feet (pictured, above)
Evergreen’s older yet well-loved properties present an entrée to the mountain-home marketplace. Just a 45-minute drive from Denver, half a mil here nets you a remodeled Nixon-era ranch. Who cares if the surrounding (spendier)...
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Got a mortgage? Consider yourself lucky. As the Denver metro area's multi-year housing inventory problem continues, there are few indications that relief is on the way.
One positive development arrived Wednesday, after the Denver City Council approved a zoning change that will allow the former...
February 20 2015, 10:00 AM
—Illustration by Mario Wagner
When Coloradans voted to legalize marijuana more than a year ago, everyone suspected there would be side effects. What forecasters didn’t predict was that one of them would be a red-hot industrial real estate market. As more growers seek larger facilities (and lower rents) to raise their crops, the...
Rendering of potential changes to Globeville's 45th Avenue. —Courtesy of the City and County of Denver.
On Monday, the Denver City Council adopted the Globeville Neighborhood Plan, a document meant to provide a guiding framework for real estate development, community building, and preservation in this north Denver neighborhood.
The plan is the latest step in revitalizing Globeville, a historical...
December 3 2014, 4:15 PM