Castle Rock Supports Business Development Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Castle Rock, CO, remains one of the best places to live and start a business in in Colorado. The town’s appeal can be credited in part to its beautiful location, highly-educated residents and close proximity to Denver and Colorado Springs. The town’s business-friendly environment and multitude
Douglas County Named a Healthy Community A recent ranking by U.S. News and World Report and the Aetna Foundation listed Douglas County, CO, as the second healthiest community in the nation. In the report announcing the findings, U.S. News stated that the ranking reflects the economic and social vitality of the county. The ranking scored
Outdoor Office Space Gaining in Popularity The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a number of new office and work concepts, including a serious look at developing outdoor office spaces. While many climates make working outside impractical during at least a portion of the year, the concept is gaining traction around the country. Prior to the
Consumers Still Prefer to Shop Locally Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic the shop local movement was gaining steam as more consumers chose to support local retailers and restaurants. Yet it should come as no surprise that COVID-19 has affected the way consumers shop, including their feelings about shopping at local businesses. While COVID-19 has altered
Following the Commercial Real Estate Development Process Large commercial real estate developments like Miller’s Landing follow a fairly standard process from project inception to completion. To the untrained eye, a development may seem to move along in spurts of activity follow by periods of inaction. But this is rarely the case. At Miller’s Landing we’ve
Denver is Leading Destination for Tech Companies The Denver metropolitan area continues to be a top destination for leading technology companies and the region’s appeal is expected to grow. Recently, data analysis software company Palantir Technologies announced plans to relocate its company headquarters from the Silicon Valley to the Denver area. In June, Marqeta announced
The Importance of Public-Private Partnerships Public-private partnerships can play a key role in real estate developments. In some cases, a development cannot get off the ground without a partnership with local government. This was the case at Miller’s Landing in Castle Rock, CO. Miller’s Landing is developing a once blighted and abandoned property in town.
While change is inevitable in just about any town or city, many growing communities grapple with how to maintain their community’s unique character while still allowing for growth. It’s a legitimate concern. Far too often towns and cities have witnessed a charming historic building torn down, only to be replaced with a fast food establishment.
Honoring the Castle Rock Community at Miller’s Landing Over the past few years progressive real estate developers have learned that community involvement is key to the success of a project. It’s a welcome development. In the past, many developers have been hesitant to reach out to the community at large, fearing negative feedback regarding their
Open Space Provides Valuable Benefits Research has consistently shown that open space provides a host of benefits to individuals and communities. For years, cities and communities of all sizes across the country have embraced the concept of open space, both as developed parklands for recreational use and more open, natural areas. Recently, commercial developers have