Denver-based Freebird is exiting Cherry Creek Shopping Center and opening in The Frye Co.’s former space at 2929 E. 2nd Ave.
The site at the I-25/Evans Avenue interchange to be rezoned for more height would be used to build an eight-story glass “car vending machine.”
The Gap-owned activewear brand has been in the Cherry Creek Shopping Center since 2012.
The retailer, which served enthusiasts in Denver for seven decades before moving in 2017, has given up its brick-and-mortar presence.
“To this day, it’s still a mystery how she discovered me. But knowing that she’s worn a pair of my leggings is pretty life changing,” said the founder.
The grocer, which has renovated and given a new name to its Cap Hill location, wants to add 8,050 square feet to its space at 1111 S. Washington St.
A group of investors that includes prominent Denverites such as Dick Monfort bought the 49-year-old book store chain, which has been hurt by the pandemic.
The home goods retailer’s location in Lone Tree near Park Meadows mall is also among 200 stores being shuttered nationwide.
Portland-based My Fit Foods has operated in the Denver Tech Center since 2018 and is looking at expanding to Boulder, Fort Collins and Colorado Springs.
The location near Park Meadows mall is one of 200 nationwide the home goods retailer is planning to shutter within two years.