Build a trendy residential task adjacent to the astir fashionable ballpark successful the country, and you’re going to get income from fans wanting a Coors Field pied-à-terre; and from the assemblage that’s seeking the eating country successful LoDo and RiNo.
But the ascendant purchaser that’s enactment the caller McGregor Square Residences connected the scoreboard—80% of its 103 units sold conscionable implicit a period aft completion—sees this arsenic an municipality resort, a existent assemblage wherever they’re readying connected surviving long-term.
One of those is Rockies Club Owner/CEO Dick Monfort, who took a penthouse early-on, past guided the project’s conception toward offering that consciousness of community. “I privation this for the remainder of my life,” helium said, showing disconnected the views implicit McGregor Square’s ballpark-themed plaza that divides the Residences from the caller Rally Hotel and from offices and retail.
Any different developer, Monfort says, would person taken this block-sized tract crossed from Coors Field and maximized the density portion lining the perimeter successful sports bars.
Rather, erstwhile you enactment up a circuit of remaining units contiguous you’ll find Tattered Cover successful the anchor presumption nearest the ballpark, with a angiosperm store acceptable to arrive, on with 2 Starbucks and 2 themed restaurants.
There are a mates of bully watering holes, too—taking vantage of that wide-open Plaza wherever tourists are already sitting connected its grassy perimeter slope, watching play-by-play connected a jumbotron.
But those places won’t beryllium making sound until 2 a.m. “We person strict rules,” notes McGregor Square CEO Patrick Walsh, who besides has bought a unit. Bars volition adjacent earlier, and the full artifact has its ain 24/7 security.
Kentwood Real Estate’s Dee Chirafisi, Matt McNeill and Kevin Garrett sold a 2-bedroom-plus-study with a ship’s prow platform pointing to the ballpark, to a purchaser from Manhattan. “It’s the lone spot successful Denver wherever I consciousness similar I’m not leaving New York,” helium told them.
One similar that is inactive disposable ($2.375M), on with a 2-bedroom/2-1/2 bath, implicit 1,400 sq. feet overlooking the Plaza ($1.7 million), and a 1-bedroom astatine $900K.
All units, slightest to astir pricey, get Wolf/Sub-Zero/Asko appliances. You’ll spot attractions that make that assemblage feel, including a rooftop pool, well-equipped fittingness halfway connected the bridge, municipality canine park, and a Legacy Club for residents only, styled similar a tavern.
McGregor Square is named for Rockies President Keli McGregor who passed distant successful 2010. “Coors Field became a lawsuit survey of municipality improvement for the full country,” says Dick Monfort. “When they look backmost 50 years from now, they’ll spot that downtown came to beryllium centered astir it.”
Call Kentwood for a idiosyncratic tour, 303-881-6312. McGregor Square is other Coors Field southwest crossed 20th Street. Take 20th eastbound from I-25 into downtown and crook southbound astatine Wazee Street.
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