At 4 p.m. on July 29, the city of Northglenn, the Northglenn Urban Renewal Authority (NURA) and Hawkins Development celebrated the official groundbreaking of the Webster Lake Promenade. This 10-acre commercial site will be located at the southeast corner of Interstate 25 and 120th Avenue. The promenade will house approximately 47,000 square feet of restaurant and retail commercial space on seven pads. According to Hawkins Development the project will bring in approximately $13 million in capital investments and 200 new jobs.
“It will revitalize that area. We need the jobs and new construction in Northglenn but it will also provide quality restaurants and services for the residents, businesses and visitors,” said Northglenn Mayor Joyce Downing.
In 2004, the property was assembled and purchased by the city and NURA for redevelopment opportunities.
“At that time the vision was to create a vibrant commercial center for the city, and we are now making this a reality”, said Mayor Downing.
The property was prepared for redevelopment by the demolition of aging buildings on the frontage property of 120th Avenue and Grant Street.
“I remember nine years ago when we decided to prepare the land for redevelopment and demolished the Days Inn Motel. This redevelopment project has been a long time coming, but well worth the wait,” said Rosie Garner, NURA chair.
National tenants already committed to opening at the Webster Lake Promenade include:
• Longhorn SteakHouse
• Jim ‘N Nicks Bar-B-Q
• Panera Bread
• Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar
• Café Rio Mexican Grill
• Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe
• Jimmy John’s
• Jamba Juice
• Sleep Number
• Pacific Dental
The majority of these tenants will be open for business in mid 2014, with the full build out estimated by early 2015.