Archives for December 2010

DIA named top airport!

Denver International Airport is named the best airport in North America by Business Traveler Magazine for the sixth year.  Denver Avaiation Manager Kim Day said “DIA is honered to be the only airport ever to receive this award six consecutive years.  The 30,000 people who work at the airport are to be congratualated for balancing safty and security with providing an enjoyable experience for travelers.”  Having a great airport helps Denver businesses grow and encourage more business travel through Colorado. 

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Union Station Construction Update 12/23/10

To view a slideshow of construction photos, click here.

Park Place Lofts #302

Two park-side residences were originally combined and custom designed to create Park Place 302.  From polished concrete floors to two balconies to a sizable living area, this home is exceptional in every way.  This sprawling floor plan is over 50 feet wide and allows for spectacular Commons Park and Rocky Mountain views.  A large gourmet kitchen conveniently located adjacent to the spacious great room makes entertaining a pleasure.  The spacious private master suite features a large dressing room as well as a sumptuous spa with steam shower and soaking tub.  Two large bedrooms can serve as guest quarters or your home office/study.  Located in the heart of the neighborhood on the Plaza, all of the incredible Riverfront Park retailers are at your fingertips!  This incredible condo is offered at $1,195,000.  Call me to schedule a tour!

The South Platte River Project

The South Platte River is getting a makeover in the form of three infrastructure projects. The renovation will be a stretch just south of Mile High Stadium to about 8th Avenue. The first project is a floodplain and bank improvement to the South Platte and Lakewood Gulch. The River will be widened by about 40 feet and the riverbed will be lowered about 5 feet. This will make a huge difference and actually remove most of the areas west of Downtown from the 100-year floodplain. The second project is RTD’s West Corridor Light Rail. This will be running through the Lakewood Gulch project. The improvements will remove the light rail station currently under construction from the floodplain. The final project is the reconstruction of the Federal Boulevard Bridge over Lakewood Gulch. This bridge is in poor condition and is in desperate need of repair. With the reconstruction will also accommodate the RTD tracks. These projects will make a big difference to the downtown and Riverfront residnects that run and bike this path daily. To read more about the plans, click here.

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Union Station Construction Photo 12/16/10

To view a slideshow of construction progress, click here.

Looking for a creative Christmas Present?

It’s that time of year again and the days are flying by until Chrsitmas.  If you are looking for a creative present, try a gift card to Back in Shape Massage Therapy.  Stefan Paulson is a Swedish Master Massure and has been practicing for over 15 years.  He is located in the Riverfront Athletic Club and has some amazing package deals available.  If you are a Riverfront Park Resident, he would even do an in home massage!  Pricing starts at $50 for a 1/2 hour massage.  For more information, go to his website!

Colorado Gives Day is a Success

Colorado Gives Day was an unbelievable success this past Wednesday.  Community First Foundation and FirstBank have partnered to help increase donations to the states nonprofit sector.  Colorado Gives Day was formed to help over 450 Colorado nonprofit organizations through a one-day online giving program.  Surprisingly, Colorado ranks among the lowest states in charitable contributions even though it has higher average incomes.  The goal this year was to raise one million in one day.  After the 24 hours were over, everyone was stunned that over 8 million was raised!  The incredible outpouring of support for those in need is amazing!  I hope this is sign for positive things to come in 2011!

Union Station Construcion Photo 12/9/10

To view a slideshow of construcion progress, click here.

New Listing: Corner One-Bedroom in Glass House

Glass House #1118 is a rare one-bedroom floor plan located on a corner of glass. Floor to ceiling windows allows incredible amounts of natural light to flow through the home. This is a true-one bedroom home with spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains and Commons Park. An open living room is complimented with 11 foot ceilings and American Cherry hardwood floors. The spacious kitchen features maple cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and a rotating island. This home has everything and is located in Glass House, Denver’s hottest building.

Parade of Lights

The 9News Parade of Lights is tonight starting at 8:00pm and tomorrow night at 6:00pm. Come out to see some spectacular high school marching bands, floats and giant balloons. This year Colorado State University’s marching band will also join in the excitement. This is the first time a collegiate band will participate in the parade. Admission is free along the two mile path or you can buy Grand Stand tickets.  Adults are $18.00 and children are $15.00.

Come down and enjoy the beautiful decorations, great restaurants and exciting parade in our wonderful city. Start your night at the Denver City and County Building on 14th and Bannock and cap off the night with a horse drawn carriage ride. It is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays. To learn more about the event, click here.

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