Billions Invested Into Downtown Denver Development Projectslivxmin
Amidst Colorado’s torrential downpour last week, news headlines were flooded with incredible displays of human kindness as rescue crews worked tirelessly to secure residents and roadblocks – which is why news about the billions of dollars spilling into downtown Denver may have been a mere blip on your radar. Let us refresh your memory.
Elbra Wedgeworth, chairwoman of the Downtown Denver Partnership, said last Wednesday “There’s $1.8 billion — yes, billion with a “b” — being invested through 26 development projects downtown.” Astounding figures such as this one roused the well-attended crowd at the “State of Downtown” address, teeming with local business leaders and government officials. The news is positive, with a reported 7,000 residential units under construction or planned for downtown and nearly $750 million worth of development in the Union Station area from 15th to 20th Streets, and Wewatta to I-25. In other words, the state of downtown is healthy. Read the full Denver Post article here. Photo Credit: Eric Magnuson, flickr.com.