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Retail Experience

We design mixed-use local and regional retail shopping centers, build-to-suit retail centers, and renovation designs that reposition and reinvigorate existing retail spaces. Our trained expert team can determine the square footage capability of a retail property in a matter of minutes. We have designed over 1 million square feet of Denver retail space working alongside developers such as Landon Enterprises, The Paul’s Corporation, and Weingarten Realty. Our lasting communities have received the Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence and Hard Hat Awards. We are most well-known for designing the retro-deco Colfax Central, Arvada Grandview Plaza and Reno Place, Centennial Promenade, Aurora’s Town Center at Gateway Park, Parker’s Twenty Mile Mercantile, and The Orchards at Greenwood Village.

Our Strategy

Our strategy is to develop significant retail visual identities that are immediately recognizable and attractive to the consumer, maximize the square footage of each property adhering to and expediting municipality requirements, provide flexibility in tenant sizing, and quickly deliver core and shell turning the space over to tenants more rapidly.

Your Priorities

Developer Retail Design

  • Focus on cost, speed, and space utilization

  • Integrate the developer’s overall plan into a quick-turn development that leases quickly

  • Maximize budget use, avoiding over utilizing and underutilizing funds

  • Make a unique sense of place that is attractive and draws consumers into retail experience shopping

  • Review functional requirements and exit strategy

Branded Retail Design

  • Design attractive exteriors that are easily identifiable to your target market

  • Discuss image and marketing

  • Provide the highest level of team and client interaction with brand decision makers

  • Develop interiors that are easy to navigate and invite customers to linger

  • Design with flexibility in mind in order to adjust for future trends, innovation, and experimentation

  • Create features, such as branding of interiors and exteriors, with scalability for successful spaces like flagship stores to smaller remodels

Retail Renovation and Retrofitting

  • Improve overall look and feel to attract new and better tenants

  • Make each line-item detail have purpose for repositioning

  • Review budget expectations and limits

  • Provide a variety of solutions that narrow focus


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      Addison Automotive            Automotive Maintenance            15,000            Denver, CO     
      Majestic Lube            Automotive Service            5,400            Littleton, CO     
      MedVed Autoplex            Automotive Dealership            45,000            Wheat Ridge, CO     
      Tires Plus            Automotive Maintenance            6,800            Denver, CO     
      Highlands Ranch Self Storage            Self Storage Center            60,650            Highlands Ranch, CO     
      Grandview Plaza            Mixed use            24,750            Arvada, CO     
      Tundra Specialties            Office, Showroom, Warehouse            52,000            Boulder, CO     
      Baroness Coffee            Coffee Shop            1,378            Denver, CO     
      Dairy Queen            Ice Cream Shop            1,500            Westminster, CO     
      Ginza Express            Restaurant            2,500            Denver, CO     
      Los Dos Potrillos            Restaurant            7,500            Jefferson County, CO     
      Taco John's            Retaurant            3,000            Thornton, CO     
      Warhorse Inn            Restaurant            1,800            Parker, CO     
      Avanza            Grocery Store Renovation            46,000            Aurora, CO     
      Canyon Point            Retail Center            16,000            Golden, CO     
      Centennial Promenade            Retail Center            90,000            Arapahoe County, CO     
      Checker Auto Parts            Auto Parts Retail Store            7,000            Colorado Springs, CO     
      Colfax Central            Retail            14,684            Lakewood, CO     
      Ethan Allen            Retail Store            17,500            Westminster, CO     
      Furniture Row Lone Tree            Furniture Store            85,500            Lone Tree, CO     
      Goldmine Retail Pad            Retail Center            7,800            Englewood, CO     
      Kwik Car Wash            Car Wash            3,800            Parker, CO     
      The Orchards            Retail Center            100,000            Greenwood Village, CO     
      Shops at Centennial Valley            Retail Center Renovation            18,600            Louisville, CO     
      Stroh Ranch            Retail            14,000            Parker, CO     
      Times Square            Retail Center Renovation            Facelift            Wheat Ridge, CO     
      Town Center at Gateway Park            Retail Center            100,460            Aurora, CO     
      Tunnel Car Wash            Car Wash            4,600            Garden City, KS     
      Twenty Mile Depot            Retail Center            14,000            Parker, CO     
      Twenty Mile Merchantile            Retail Center            29,500            Parker, CO     
      Village West            Retail Center Renovation            120,000            Denver, CO     
      Wabash Marketplace            2 Buildings Retail Renovation            34,000            Arapahoe County, CO     
      Walgreens            Retail            14,000            Lakewood, CO     
      Woodlawn Center            Retail Center Renovation            80,000            Littleton, CO     
      European Autoworks            Auto Body Repair Shop            20,000            Douglas County, CO     
      UDI's Bakery            Bakery            30,000            Denver, CO     
      Shops at Stroh Ranch            Retail Center            14,400            Parker, CO     
      Mega Wraps            Franchise Restaurant            1,120            Salt Lake City, UT     
      Johnny Rockets            Franchise Restaurant            1,694            Lakewood, CO     
      Steak Escape            Franchise Restaurant            1,708            Mt. Prospect, IL     
      Steak Escape            Franchise Restaurant            1,688            Claybourn, IL     
      Southfield Center            Retail Shopping Center            19,000            Arapahoe, CO     
      Miller Weingarten Realty            Thorncreek Crossing, Lowry Town Center...            177,000            Denver, CO     
      Denver Pearl Brewing Company            Brewery & Tasting            5,000            Denver, CO