The Vancouver-based mountaineering brand, which opened a store at 250 Columbine St. in 2018, said it is “committed” to having a Denver location.
It opened its first Denver store in Cherry Creek Shopping Center last year and plans to open another at 1410 Larimer St. in December.
The buyer of the 0.22-acre lot at 3726 Brighton Blvd. is planning to build apartments with ground-floor retail space.
The firm is planning a $1 billion mixed-use project with retail, office and residential space in seven structures up to 12 stories tall.
A vaping store owner said the measure, if approved by the City Council, would put his business “in a desperate situation.”
“It’s sad because the consumer demand is still there,” said Perky Jerky co-founder Brian Levin. “It’s purely been a perfect storm of supply chain hell.”
Up to 2,000 residential units could be built and existing retail space cut to as little as 125,000 square feet from the current 270,000 square feet.
Gerrity Group, which bought the mall in 2016, wants to cut retail space in half to 125,000 square feet and add 2,000 residential units.
CLMBR, which sells an 8-foot-tall vertical climbing machine, will move from its current 8,000-square-foot office into 20,000 square feet next door.
Tai Beldock loves Embassy London shoes, but hated the “ridiculously high” shipping fees. So, she convinced the U.K. brand to let her open a Denver store.