Colorado Rockies – McGregor Square
The Laramie Company was chosen as both retail consultant and leasing agents for the portions of McGregor Square, an 850,000 square foot, mixed-use project in the heart of Lower Downtown Denver and adjacent to Coors Field.
After completing a competitive retail market study, Laramie determined the amount of supportable retail space along with the optimal tenant mix for over 75,000 square feet.
Laramie then implemented the leasing program, which resulted in attracting premier retail tenants to the project, including the iconic Tattered Cover Book Store. Working closely with McGregor Square’s ownership, including Dick Montfort, an Owner of the Colorado Rockies Baseball Club, the retail areas are scheduled to be fully leased and operating by Rockies’ Opening Day 2021.
From beginning to end, the Laramie Company has led the redevelopment of the former Westminster Mall site into Downtown Westminster. Laramie represented the City of Westminster in the assemblage and purchase of over 100 acres of land. Simultaneously, Laramie coordinated the competitive development market study and consulted with the City on its long-term vision to create a dense, urban downtown for Westminster. This resulted in a 28 city-block plan, which is being developed on a block-by-block basis by multiple, nationally known developers. When complete, Downtown Westminster will house 2,500 residential units, 2 – 4 million square feet of office space, and 750,000 square feet of retail.
The first phase includes over 1 million square feet of mixed-use development, including 800 multi-family units, a 125-room boutique hotel, and 150,000 square feet of new retail space including a 10-screen Alamo Draft House Cinema, which opened in 2019. Laramie continues to work with the City as both a consultant recruiting developers, and as the listing land broker for the entire site.
Additionally, Laramie has been retained by multiple developers to their lease 100,000 square feet of the ground floor retail spaces throughout the project. Downtown Westminster exemplifies Laramie’s full range of services and expertise to ensure a successful implementation of the City of Westminster’s vision for a vibrant downtown.
Downtown Denver, Colorado
The Equitable Building is one of Denver’s most historic office building completed in 1892. The showpiece of Denver’s thriving financial district when it was opened, it still remains a landmark in the heart of Downtown Denver to this day. The Laramie Company has called the Equitable Building their home for the last 25 years.
With a variety in layouts, finishes and conditions within each historic suite at The Equitable Building, Laramie’s expertise in transacting multiple office leases and condominium sales has produced results for Landlords, Tenants, Buyers and Sellers.
The Orchard Town Center
Downtown Denver, Colorado
The Orchard Town Center in Westminster truly demonstrates the breadth of services the Laramie Company has to offer. Through an extensive market study, Laramie pinpointed a previously unidentified greenfield site with no access as the ideal location for the development. Laramie assembled the 200-acre site and for the City of Westminster, assisted in the selection of the master developer, attracted the anchor tenants, and negotiated a development & finance agreement in the amount of $85,000,000 in public bond issuance for public infrastructure.
After Forest City developed the Orchard Town Center, they hired Laramie to lease it the 400,000 square feet of retail space. Laramie took the project from 50% to 90% leased. Today, the Orchard Town Center remains a catalyst for the region and one of the single largest sales tax producers for the City of Westminster..
Owned by The Laramie Company in a partnership, the Rooney Valley is comprised of 120 acres of land on the four corners of the C470/Alameda interchange. As part of this partnership, The Laramie Company has developed and implemented the guiding vision for the site. After performing a detailed analysis of the surrounding area, Laramie rezoned the property, dividing it into commercial and retail corners. Having properly positioned the site, Laramie is excited to be a part of a new, capstone development at the base of the foothills.
The Shops at NorthCreek
Cherry Creek North, Denver, Colorado
A mixed-use retail/lifestyle development located in the heart of Cherry Creek, The Shops at NorthCreek was an unprecedented project for the city, combining world-class retail tenants and luxury condominiums. Capped off by the very first Hermés store in the United States, every tenant leased for the development was first-to-market, either luxury or lifestyle, including: Loro Piano, Eileen Fisher, Kate Spade New York, and The North Face setting new rental rate records for Cherry Creek North. The Laramie Company provided design consulting services, tenant mix identification, and project leasing.
Lone Tree Annexation of Park Meadows Mall
Lone Tree, Colorado
In 2006, The Laramie Company took the lead in negotiating the annexation of Park Meadows Mall from unincorporated Douglas County into the City of Lone Tree. Representing the City, Laramie analyzed short-and-long term economic projections for Park Meadows Mall and, based around this information, negotiated a public/private partnership between the City and this top-performing retail property. This partnership created a win-win situation for both entities, with Lone Tree receiving a significant increase in sales tax revenue, and Park Meadows receiving a reliable source of renewable funding to both maintain and improve the mall infrastructure, making the mall and the city long-term partners in success.
One of the most exciting new commercial developments in the Denver metro area, Glendale180 is an innovative, new, outdoor retail/entertainment project. When completed, the center will include a unique blend of retailers, restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues. Unprecedented in Colorado, tenants will have the option to stay open past 2 am, and common consumption of alcohol will be allowed in a designated area. For this project, The Laramie Company has worked closely with the City of Glendale, providing project conceptualization, market analysis, tenant leasing, and developer selection services, in addition to representing Alamo Drafthouse Theater as the lead anchor tenant for the project.