The company has spent $100 million on real estate in the neighborhood and plans to redevelop nearly a full city block.
RiNo pioneer Ken Wolf and his investors are singing a different tune than Voicebox CEO Scott Simon, who blamed the closure earlier this year on his landlord.
The project’s developer, Mainspring, is moving its offices to a former fire station the company bought over the summer.
CEO Lee Mayer said RiNo was a “rising star in the city” before the COVID pandemic but “it just didn’t feel exciting or vibrant like it used to.”
The brewpub owned by Anheuser-Busch exercised an early exit clause in its lease with landlord Edens and does not plan to relocate in Denver.
Zeppelin Development has been trying to sell the four-story building at 3501 Wazee St.
A half dozen projects under construction will add thousands of apartments and hundreds of thousands of square feet of office space in the next couple years.
The brewery has been at 3001 Walnut St. since 2013. The property’s new owner submitted a plan to the city showing a restaurant.
An attorney for annoyed neighbors calls the punishment “a slap on the wrist” that won’t stop Number 38’s bad behavior.
The local convenience store chain also expects to open two new locations, by DU and the Anschutz Medical Campus, next month.