Keyword: Economic development
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Office developments headed to Downtown Westminster

Developers will bring two office projects, totaling 650,000 square feet of space, to Downtown Westminster, the city announced. The city is partnering with developers Schnitzer West, to develop the … more

Eye-opening development activity is revealing

I am sure most of you recall the old saying about “figures will not lie.” The facts are the facts no matter how people might want to spin them. With that in mind, I took the time to analyze the … more

Extinguishing some rumors on the Pillar of Fire land

The development proposal involving the 235 acres (“The Farm”) owned by the Pillar of Fire Church, which is for the most part between 84th and 88th avenues and between Lowell and Federal … more

Pillar of Fire developers making the rounds

The views from the Pillar of Fire’s farmland are too good not to share, according to developer Chad Ellington, partner in Oread Capital. “We really want to open that up to the community and give … more

Thornton Mall project hinges on cleanup

The long awaited redevelopment of the block northeast of 88th and Washington Street could hinge on the state approving an environmental clean-up plan. Developers from Flywheel Capital could move … more

Mayor looks to Westminster’s future in speech

During his State of the City speech Aug. 28, Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison urged local business owners to spend as much time thinking about the future of the city as they do their current status. … more

Bookstore bound for Downtown

Tattered Cover will open a branch of its popular bookstore in the first floor of the Origin Hotel in Downtown Westminster next spring, the company announced on Aug. 27. “We are excited to be moving … more

State of City talk focusing on economic matters

An annual review of Westminster’s progress goes back to economic issues this year. City Economic Development Director John Hall will join Mayor Herb Atchison at the annual State of the City … more

Development plan for Pillar of Fire land a concern for neighbors

A development along 235 acres southwest of Federal Boulevard and 88th might be inevitable, Shaw Heights neighbors said at a quickly organized Aug. 14 meeting, but they can steer what ends up on the … more

Park Hill Golf Course a lesson: What happens when cities and counties hesitate

As golf courses go, the Park Hill Golf Course at 35th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Denver is nothing special. First of all, it is flat — with little imagination used in its design, layout, … more

Use brains to sell Adams County, consultants urge

When national companies come to town looking for places to expand, it’s no surprise they’re looking for healthy transit systems, good education for their potential workforce and local governments … more

How will Lakewood’s growth control work around Front Range?

Lakewood voters might have started a trend to curb the amount of rapid new growth among suburban municipalities. At its July 9th special election, Lakewood voters put the brakes on hefty residential … more

County aims Opportunity Zones at underdeveloped areas

A new group will look for ways to spur economic development throughout Adams County, County Commissioners announced July 16. The county’s Opportunity Zones Task Force, composed of residents, … more

Workforce housing’ development opens in Downtown Westminster

Tenants were scheduled to start moving into Westminster’s Eaton Street Apartments on July 15 — the first housing development in the city’s Downtown Westminster project. City officials, … more

Broomfield commits $13 million for butterflies

The public was surprised back in 2017 when the Butterfly Pavilion and the City and County of Broomfield announced that the Pavilion would be moving from Westminster to Broomfield. Some politically … more

Infrastructure planning target of budget boost

Most Westminster residents won’t see a big change when the city adds 13 full time employees later this year but City Manager Don Tripp said the new hires will make the city more efficient, more … more
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