Oak Coast Buys 384-Unit Apartment Community in Denver for $52.5M

DENVER — Oak Coast Properties has purchased a majority interest in the 384-unit Villas on 76th apartment community in Denver for $52.5 million. The property is located at 2002 W. 76th Ave. Villas features a playground, pet park, swimming pool and newly renovated clubhouse. The seller, BMC Investments, will maintain a minority interest in the project. BLDG Management, an affiliate of BMC Investments, will continue to operate the property. BMC acquired Villas on 76th in 2013. At that..

September 26, 2017

OZ Architecture Redesign of Community in Brush, Colorado Progresses to Next Phases

BRUSH, COLO. — OZ Architecture has launched its design plan for phases two through four of the Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center in Brush, located approximately 90 miles northeast of Denver. The new phases are part of a 10-step master plan for redesigning the 100-year-old seniors housing community. Phase II involves designing the new short-term rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing facility, with the addition of two wings of 14 beds each. There will also be a small amenity node with a..

September 26, 2017

American Campus Communities Acquires 3,776-Bed Student Housing Portfolio for $590.6M

AUSTIN, TEXAS — American Campus Communities Inc. (NYSE: ACC) has acquired a portfolio of seven student housing properties totaling 3,776 beds across the Western and Midwestern United States for approximately $590.6 million. Affiliates of Milwaukee-based development firm and Core Spaces and Chicago-based DRW Real Estate Investments LLC sold the assets. All of the properties are associated with major universities, with enrollment averaging about 35,000 undergraduate and graduate students at..

September 25, 2017

Continental Realty Advisors Buys 256-Unit Apartment Complex in Westminster

WESTMISNTER, COLO. — Continental Realty Advisors (CRA) has purchased the 256-unit Canyon Reserve at the Ranch Apartments in Westminster for an undisclosed price. The community is located at 2890 W. 116th Place. The property includes 16 two-story buildings with amenities like clubhouses, a resort-style pool, gym, dog park and business center. All apartments feature wood-burning fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, deep-bath garden tubs, and private patios or balconies. Canyon Reserve was built..

September 18, 2017

Chipotle Reopens Flagship Location Following First Renovation in 24 Years

DENVER — Chipotle Mexican Grill has reopened its doors to the first-ever Chipotle restaurant in its hometown of Denver following a summer-long renovation. The original Chipotle location opened in the former Dolly Madison ice cream shop on East Evans Avenue across from the University of Denver, where founder, chairman and CEO Steve Ells prepared the food and served the very first Chipotle customers. Chipotle expanded the basement of the 850-square-foot restaurant to create additional..

September 18, 2017

Griffs/Blessing, Freshwater Investment Acquire 280-Unit Apartment Complex in Colorado Springs for $41.1M

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — A joint venture between Griffis/Blessing Inc. and Freshwater Investment has purchased the 280-unit Lamplight Square at the Park Apartments in Colorado Springs for $41.1 million. The community is located at 6236 Twin Oaks Drive. Lamplight Square was built in 1984. Community amenities include a clubhouse with leasing office and business center, fitness center, coffee bar, swimming pool, spa, picnic area, courtyard and covered parking.

September 11, 2017

AvalonBay Communities Buys 252-Unit Lodge Denver West Apartments for $76.8M

DENVER — AvalonBay Communities has purchased the 252-unit the Lodge Denver West apartment complex for $76.8 million. The community is located at 14125 Denver W. Circle in the Denver submarket of Lakewood. The Lodge Denver West was built in 2016. The acquisition marks AvalonBay’s entry into the Denver metropolitan area.

September 5, 2017

MBC Partners, Corient Venture Partners Open WaterWalk Hotel in Centennial

CENTNENIAL, COLO. — A joint venture between MBC Partners and Rob Mossburg, Bill Booth and Chris Copps of Corient Venture Partners has opened the 146-room WaterWalk hotel in Centennial. The 123,378-square-foot asset is located at 11400 E. Peakview Ave. The property is a hybrid hotel and apartment concept. It was originally planned as a corporate site but is now the company’s first franchise location to open. WaterWalk combines the space and comfort of apartment living with the..

September 5, 2017

Majestic Realty Breaks Ground on Spec Warehouse, Distribution Facility in Aurora

AURORA, COLO. — Majestic Realty Co. has broken ground on a 701,900-square-foot speculative warehouse/distribution facility in Aurora. Nicknamed the “Big Bomber,” the building will be the state’s largest facility of its kind once it’s completed in early 2018. The building is being constructed on 36 acres at the 1,500-acre Majestic Commercenter, situated at the intersection of I-70 and Tower Road. It will feature 36-foot ceiling clearance, 146 dock doors, 198 trailer parking spaces..

September 1, 2017

Massage Heights to Open Location in Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS, COLO. — As part of its  nationwide expansion, Massage Heights has signed three franchise agreements during the first half of 2017. The therapeutic massage and facial services provider will to expand the brand to the Los Angeles submarket of Woodland Hills, in addition to Houston and Boerne, Texas. Massage Heights also opened six new locations this year, including one in Fort Collins, Colo. The brand is on track to open 10 locations in 2017, with a goal of having 300..

August 30, 2017