Vestar Acquires Bowles Crossing Shopping Center Near Denver for $76.1M
LITTLETON, COLO. — Vestar has acquired Bowles Crossing, a 409,457-square-foot regional shopping center in the Denver suburb of Littleton, for $76.1 million.
The 53.8-acre Bowles Crossing is one of the area’s top regional shopping destinations in the southwest Denver metro area. Tenants at the center include Trader Joe’s, DSW Warehouse, Ross Dress for Less, Gordmans and a newly renovated AMC Theatre. The center is located at 8055 W. Bowles Ave., at the northeast corner of Wadsworth Boulevard and Bowles Avenue.
Vestar plans expand the shopping center, adding new retail, restaurants and a multifamily component.
“Over the past 12 months, Vestar has acquired five retail centers valued at $670 million throughout the Western states,” says Clint Marchuk, the firm’s vice president of acquisitions. “Our goal is to continue acquiring strategic centers in key markets with strong demographics.”
Vestar also recently acquired the 623,205-square-foot, open-air retail and entertainment portion of The Gateway, a retail, residential and office complex in downtown Salt Lake City.
Phoenix-based Vestar is a privately held real estate company that specializes in the acquisition, management and development of commercial real estate, particularly retail. The company owns and manages more than 25 million square feet of retail assets in the Western U.S.