Keyword: economic development
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Thornton keeps old definitions in new plan

Three controversial land-use changes are off the table for the time being after Thornton Councilors approved a new comprehensive plan July 14. Councilors removed plans to allow housing developments … more

Downtown Westminster still on pace

While COVID-19 kept most of the businesses in Downtown Westminster closed for several weeks, construction crews managed to keep busy. “What we’ve seen is that because of social distancing … more

Coronavirus is slowing new development

It shouldn’t come as a complete surprise that there are some signs of the wind coming out of the sail of new construction — at least to some degree. While I will only cite examples involving … more

Smart growth is the only option that makes sense

Just for a moment or two, I want to divert your attention away from COVID-19 and all the havoc it is wreaking. Certainly, we are experiencing history as it is being made every day in coping with the … more

Jefferson Parkway now in doubt

The idea of connecting the Northwest Parkway with State Highway 93 down to the north of Golden to create an outer-belt freeway around the Denver metro area has been an on-again-off- again thing since … more

Downtown Energy District under the microscope

Westminster officials paid special attention back in 2017 when Amazon began looking for a site for a second headquarters. “In their RFP, they specifically asked for sites that had ‘District … more

Next phase for Westminster Downtown in progress

The ongoing renewal of Westminster Downtown has preserved some legacies from the old Westminster Mall and added in a new movie theater, with a hotel, bookstore, more retail and now 650,000 square … more

Reporter Stories: Digging into The Farm, Westminster's Uplands Development

Long-time Westminster Window columnist Bill Christopher discusses the Oread Capital's Uplands Development in Westminster, the City Council's Feb. 10 approval and what's next. Read our latest story … more
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