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Marczyk Fine Foods and Origin Hotel Partner Together in Downtown Westminster
Jul 19, 2017  The City of Westminster has announced that Denver favorite, Marczyk Fine Foods will open their third location on the first floor of Origin hotel in Downtown Westminster. Coined as “Marczyk 2.0” the

City Seeking a Reduced Energy District Partner
Jun 13, 2017  The City of Westminster has a strategic vision to be “one of the most sustainable cities in America”.  The City of Westminster Colorado is developing Downtown Westminster into a high density,

Downtown Westminster roadways nearing completion
May 23, 2017  Construction of the Downtown Westminster utility and roadway network is scheduled for completion in July. Check out the "drone" view of the roadway improvements.Don't forget -- you can watch live

Video Showcases Downtown Parking Garage
Mar 01, 2017  Curious to know what’s happening in Downtown Westminster? A new video series will provide the latest updates.One of the first steps toward the vision of a new downtown is the parking garage. Check out

Downtown Westminster Projects on the Horizon
Jan 31, 2017  Get a quick glance of all this is going on and going up at Downtown Westminster. With lots of projects slated to start in 2017, Downtown Westminster will be a flurry of activity. The attached map

Watch Downtown Westminster construction progress live!
Oct 27, 2016  Vertical development has begun at Downtown Westminster, and you now have the ability to view all the construction progress live! Click this link to see what's going on and what's going up at the new

A look at progress on Downtown Westminster project
Oct 27, 2016  By Amanda del Castillo, Channel 7 News WESTMINSTER, Colo. – Construction on the new Downtown Westminster area started off slowly, but developers told Denver7 that progress is going as planned.In just

Downtown to be featured at ULI's TOD Marketplace event
Oct 24, 2016  On November 9 and 10, 2016 Urban Land Institute (ULI) will host TOD Marketplace -- a two-day event that combines transit and development tours, programming with local and national speakers, and a

Downtown Westminster getting national news exposure
Oct 12, 2016  The new Downtown Westminster development was recently featured in Development magazine – a national publication with a circulation of 20,000 of commercial real estate’s best and brightest. Downtown

Two Fall events moved to Spring 2017
Sep 19, 2016  Two events slated for the Downtown Westminster site for this October have been moved to possible Spring 2017 dates. Both Ciclovia and the Denver Flea (see original article here) will most likely be

The Lowdown on Downtown Westminster
Aug 30, 2016  The following is a “lowdown” on what’s been going on Downtown, and what you can expect to see happening in the near future. Sarah Nurmela, the Real Estate and Development Manager for Downtown

Fall events to bring activity to Downtown Westminster
Aug 01, 2016  Before any of the new buildings go up and before any of the new tenants move in, Downtown Westminster will be a popular gathering spot -- thanks to an exciting line up of “pop-up” events to be staged

Construction begins on Downtown Westminster parking structure
Jul 07, 2016   A new roadway at the Downtown Westminster site, Westminster Boulevard, is now open on the west side of JCPenney. This roadway completion allows OPUS Design Build, LLC to begin construction on the

Downtown Westminster to feature unique public spaces
May 05, 2016   Early looks at plans for the parks and public spaces in Downtown Westminster were recently released. They show ambitious, creative designs that will make the new downtown a regional draw and make a

Downtown open house coming May 19
Apr 28, 2016  The City of Westminster invites you to an open house from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, at City Hall, 4800 W. 92nd Ave., to learn about the latest activity in Downtown Westminster.The 105-acre

City signs deal for downtown project to start in 2017
Mar 02, 2016    A major residential and retail development on the Downtown Westminster site is expected to begin construction in early 2017.The City of Westminster and Westminster Economic Development Authority has

Westminster names first office partner for new downtown
Mar 01, 2016  The City of Westminster and Westminster Economic Development Authority today announced its first partner bringing an office component to the new Downtown Westminster.Solera Salon and Grid

Construction update for Downtown Westminster
Dec 02, 2015  Utilities and roads are being installed as the new Downtown Westminster takes shape. Learn more in the video below. Remember: onsite businesses continue to be open during construction. Learn more

Watch the new Downtown Westminster video
Sep 28, 2015  

Utility work to impact 88th Avenue beginning Oct. 5
Aug 31, 2015  Utility construction on 88th Avenue will impact traffic from Sheridan Boulevard west to Harlan Street during October and November. Beginning on Oct. 5, 88th Avenue to have a partial closure between

Westminster names first development partners for new downtown
Aug 11, 2015   The City of Westminster and Westminster Economic Development Authority today announced its first development partners for the new Downtown Westminster.Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is moving

Two new aerial views of Downtown Westminster site
Jul 16, 2015  Check out the latest aerial views from the Downtown Westminster site.First, a 180-degree western panorama shot running from north to south, showing off the great mountain views from the site: Next, a

Downtown street grid begins to take shape on site
Jul 06, 2015  Construction begins this month on the roads and utilities to serve the initial phase of the Downtown Westminster project. In advance of the heavy equipment, crews have begun outlining the major

Downtown project on fast pace after council approvals
Jun 24, 2015  Westminster City Council on June 22 took action on major elements of the Downtown Westminster project, including approving a project to begin road and utility construction in mid-July.Council approved

Developer interest growing for new Downtown Westminster
Jun 17, 2015  Developer interest has been strong since the City of Westminster announced it was moving to a “block by block” approach to develop its new downtown on the site of the former Westminster Mall.The city

Aerial view of Downtown Westminster site
Jun 15, 2015  

Roadway work to begin on downtown site this summer
May 14, 2015  The City of Westminster is seeking bids from contractors to build the initial phase of roadways and utilities for the city’s new downtown development on the site of the former Westminster Mall.The

City announces block-by-block approach to downtown development
May 12, 2015  The City of Westminster has announced it will take a “block by block” approach to development of its new downtown on the site of the former Westminster Mall.Late last year the city approved a master

Council finalizes specific plan and rezoning of former mall site
Nov 26, 2014  City Council voted on Monday, Nov. 24, to adopt the new Westminster Downtown Specific Plan and rezone the former Westminster Mall site from Planned Unit Development to Specific Plan District. The

Denver Post: Westminster gives green light to rebirth of dead mall site
Nov 11, 2014  Read the entire Denver Post article here.

Council OKs specific plan and rezoning of former mall site
Nov 11, 2014  City Council voted on Monday, Nov. 10, to adopt the new Westminster Downtown Specific Plan and rezone the former Westminster Mall site from Planned Unit Development to Specific Plan District. The

Planning Commission Recommends Adoption of Downtown Plan and Zoning Code Change
Oct 30, 2014  The City of Westminster Planning Commission last night unanimously approved a recommendation that the City Council rezone the site of the former Westminster Mall from Planned Unit Development to

Planning Commission and City Council Public Hearings scheduled on Downtown Specific Plan
Oct 09, 2014   View Downtown Specific Plan All interested residents and property owners are invited to attend public hearings

Colorado Real Estate Journal: Thoughtful Approach to New Downtown
Oct 07, 2014  Read the full article here.

Westminster NEXT Food & Music Festival held on the former Westminster Mall site
Oct 01, 2014  The Westminster NEXT Food and Music Festival, held last Friday, September 26th on the site of the former Westminster Mall, attracted over 2,000 attendees.  The event was sponsored in part by the City

New Zoning proposed for downtown development
Oct 01, 2014  The Westminster City Council is ready to depart from traditional Colorado zoning practices with the creation of a new zoning category called a Specific Plan District (SPD), a powerful tool in the

Denver Post: Plans for Westminster Mall add to growing list of development projects
Sep 17, 2014  Read the entire Denver Post article here.

Open House on Downtown Westminster Master Plan Held
Sep 14, 2014  City staff and developer Oliver McMillan held an Open House on the Downtown Westminster Master Plan, Wednesday, Sept. 10, at City Park Recreation Center.A detailed plan for the new downtown area is

Grading of Downtown Westminster site begins this month
Sep 14, 2014  Westminster City Council, on Sept. 8, awarded a contract to Concrete Express, Inc. for the grading project at the Downtown Westminster site in the amount of $2,444,475.Grading will begin this month to

Denver Post: Metro Denver en route to becoming one of the nation's most walkable regions
Jun 17, 2014  Read the entire Denver Post article here.

City of Westminster and OliverMcMillan partner to redevelop site of former Westminster Mall
May 07, 2014  The City of Westminster, the Westminster Economic Development Authority (WEDA) and San Diego-based OliverMcMillan today jointly announced they are entering into an exclusive agreement for the

City seeking proposals for parking management plan
Dec 12, 2013  The City of Westminster is planning for two significant redevelopment and transit-oriented development opportunities in the city. Both projects anticipate a significant amount of high-intensity,

Downtown Westminster framework plan approved
Oct 31, 2013  Westminster City Council approved the proposed downtown Westminster preliminary development plan for the 105-acre former Westminster Mall site. The PDP sets forth a framework of streets, public spaces

Public hearing scheduled for downtown Westminster site
Oct 24, 2013  The Westminster City Council will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28, at City Hall to consider a rezoning (from PUD and C-1, to exclusively PUD) and a preliminary development plan for

New Westminster downtown development plans going to Planning Commission
Sep 26, 2013  The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Westminster City Hall, to review a Preliminary Development Plan for the new Westminster downtown.  Key components

Open houses scheduled for Westminster's new downtown
Sep 12, 2013  Westminster’s plans for a new downtown on the site of the former Westminster Mall include multi-story office and residential buildings, unique public spaces and vibrant shopping areas.The draft plan

Planning process kicks off for former Westminster Mall site
Jul 25, 2013  The first drafts of a master plan for a new downtown on the site of the former Westminster Mall are being created this week. Westminster planners are working with internationally recognized urban

Asphalt recycled from former mall site for US 36 project
Jul 25, 2013  The City of Westminster is having the majority of crumbling asphalt at the site of the former Westminster Mall hauled away at no cost. Ames Granite Joint Venture, the primary contractor for the U.S.

Westminster begins master planning for former mall site
Jun 20, 2013  The City of Westminster is moving ahead with a master plan for its new downtown on the site of the former Westminster Mall.The city will work with internationally recognized urban planning firm Torti

Westminster Mall demolition moving forward
Apr 22, 2013  Westminster Economic Development Authority intends to transform it into city's new "downtown core".  Read the article published in YourHub on April 16, 2013.

Sears building demo begins
Aug 02, 2012  Demolition of the Sears building at the former Westminster Mall started today. The Sears facilities were acquired by the Westminster Economic Development Authority as part of the process of

Sears closes, demolition next month
Jun 28, 2012  The keys to the Sears building at the former Westminster Mall were delivered Wednesday, June 27, to the Westminster Economic Development Authority. Demolition of the Sears Auto Center will be underway

Mall redevelopment questions answered as part of telephone town hall
Jun 07, 2012  A number of questions concerning the redevelopment of the former Westminster Mall site were asked during the recent Westminster City Council telephone town hall meeting. Specific questions are being

Residents provide input on redevelopment of former Westminster Mall site
May 16, 2012  The first round of community outreach for the former Westminster Mall site planning process was held in March and April. Over 200 people participated in the outreach events, which included a visioning

Comments now closed for online interactive open house
Mar 28, 2012  Comments closed April 15. The City of Westminster is inviting community members to participate in an online interactive open house on the future redevelopment of the Westminster Mall site.Begin the

Final phase reached in demolition of former Dillard's
Mar 20, 2012  The old Dillard's building at the former Westminster Mall site is completely down. Now the demolition contractor will be sorting through the debris for recyclable materials. About 90 percent of the

Dillard's demolition - updated video
Mar 15, 2012  Adding text to verify error occurs when Body Length is set to 200, but there is not 200 characters in the article BEFORE an iframe with a video.   Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah Making short

Community input sought for mall redevelopment
Mar 15, 2012  The City of Westminster is inviting community members to attend an interactive open house on the future redevelopment of the Westminster Mall site. The 105-acre area located between 88th and 92nd

Demolition of Dillard's begins
Mar 06, 2012  Demolition work began March 6 on the former Dillard's building at the Westminster Mall redevelopment site. Over the next two weeks crews from American Demolition will be working their way from the

Agreement reached on acquisition of Sears
Jan 23, 2012  The Westminster Economic Development Authority (WEDA) tonight authorized City Manager Brent McFall to enter into a purchase and sale agreement with Sears Development Company to acquire the 7.9-acre

To our RSS subscribers
Nov 10, 2011  Our RSS feed is not working so we need to ask you to sign up again. The correct feed is http://www.westminstercenter.us/DesktopModules/DigArticle/RSS.ashx?portalid=1&moduleid=1883&max=10 Just copy and paste this into a browser and sign up again.

The mall demolition and recycling
Nov 10, 2011  When people see the methodical demolition at the mall site, they often wonder why so much care is being taken. The short answer is: we need to preserve the materials for recycling. Here is the full

Photos from Wards demolition
Nov 09, 2011  Here is a selection of photos showing the current demolition of the old Montgomery Wards building at the Westminster Mall redevelopment site.

Video of Wards building demolition
Nov 08, 2011  Adding text to verify error occurs when Body Length is set to 200, but there is not 200 characters in the article BEFORE an iframe with a video.   Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah Demolition

Wards building demolition begins Nov. 7
Nov 03, 2011  The final phase of demolition at the Westminster Mall is now under way, with exterior demolition of the Montgomery Wards building set to begin Monday, Nov. 7.Demolition of Wards, Dillard’s and the

Mall demolition set to move to next phase
Sep 21, 2011  The next phase of demolition at the Westminster Mall is tentatively set to begin at the end of October.This second phase includes the demolition of the Dillard's, Montgomery Wards and main mall

Demo work begins on theater
Aug 31, 2011  American Demolition began demolition of the outdoor theater located on the Westminster Mall site on Wednesday, Aug. 31.Clean up from the demolition of the former Macy’s and Mervyns stores continues,

Demo work to include theater, Steak and Ale buildings
Aug 04, 2011  The contractor currently demolishing the former Macy’s and Mervyns stores will also take down the free standing buildings that housed the theaters and the Steak and Ale.American Demolition is expected

Bids sought for second phase of mall project
Aug 04, 2011  The City of Westminster is seeking bids for the final phase of demolition at the Westminster Mall site.The project consists of demolishing approximately 695,000 square feet, including the main mall

Video captures mall demolition event
Aug 03, 2011  In case you were not able to attend the mall demolition kick-off event on July 23, below is a short video that captures the spirit of the event and some mall memories from attendees. 

People share their favorite memories of the Westminster Mall
Aug 03, 2011  We asked folks to share their favorite mall memories during the Westminster Mall demolition kick-off event on July 23. From cruising to Christmas - check out the videos below for a few of those

Demo begins on Mervyns side of mall
Aug 03, 2011  Demolition work at the Westminster Mall site on August 3 expanded to the north side and the home of the former Mervyns store.Crews remained at work on the west side as well, where the site of the

VIDEO: Mall demolition update for July 28
Jul 28, 2011  Demolition on the west side of the Westminster Mall continues with the bulk of the former Macy's building now down. Crews will continue to work through the weekend and should start on the former

Mall demolition event draws thousands
Jul 26, 2011  Thousands of people flocked to the Westminster Mall site on July 23 to witness a demolition event that "cleared the way" for the city's ambitious redevelopment plans.View a photo gallery of the

VIDEO: Mall demolition continues
Jul 26, 2011  Crews from American Demolition continued work taking down the building formerly occupied by Macy's at the Westminster Mall site. Roughly 80 percent of the material from the demolished buildings will

Share your favorite mall stories on Facebook
Jul 12, 2011  We're hoping people will share their favorite stories and photos from a shopping center that occupies a special place in the hearts of those who grew up here. Visit

You're invited to the mall demolition kickoff event!
Jul 12, 2011  Please join us as we "clear the way" for the future at the mall site with a special demolition event on Saturday, July 23, at the Westminster Mall, 88th Avenue and Harlan Street, in the west side

Donations for Children's Hospital, Denver Zoo
Jul 11, 2011  The Children's Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the Denver Zoo were recent recipients of donations from the Westminster Mall.After the interior of the mall was closed, about $487 in coins

Date set for mall demolition event
Jul 07, 2011  Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 23, for a special event marking the initial demolition phase at the Westminster Mall.Interior demolition work on the buildings that formerly housed the Macy’s

Signs up on open businesses
Jul 06, 2011  Signs went up on July 6 for businesses remaining open during the redevelopment of the Westminster Mall site.More info on the businesses still open. 

Mall interior closed; some stores still open
Jun 30, 2011  With Sears and JC Penney remaining open through redevelopment, the Westminster Mall will officially lock its doors to interior public access for the last time this evening. All the remaining stores in

Mall demolition to begin in July
Jun 28, 2011  Demolition at the Westminster Mall will begin in July with the former Mervyn's and Macy's stores.The Westminster Economic Development Authority on June 27 approved a $215,700 contract with American

Auction set for mall furnishings
Jun 28, 2011  In preparation for demolition, the Westminster Economic Development Authority will host a series of three online auctions to liquidate mall furnishings.The first internet auction will be Wednesday,

Mall businesses still open
Jun 23, 2011  Although much of the Westminster Mall property is now vacant, several businesses remain open and ready to serve customers.Major department stores JC Penney and Sears, Brunswick Zone, Olive Garden,

VIDEO- Demolition robot knocks down walls at mall
Jun 14, 2011  Producers for Cool Tools on the DIY network came to the Westminster Mall on June 13 to shoot footage for an upcoming episode.Their subject - the Husqvarna DXR 140 demolition robot. Its mission - to

Video for Trail Dust Steak House demolition
Jun 08, 2011  The former location of the Trail Dust Steak House was demolished on April 14, 2010. You can view a short video of the demolition below.The property, vacant since 2007, sits on the northeast side of

City pays off remainder of mall purchase
Jun 01, 2011  The remaining $3.5 million left on the $22 million purchase of the Westminster Mall was paid on May 27. The outstanding note was part of the original May 2 agreement that brought about 90 percent of

City seeks bids for mall demolition
May 31, 2011  The City of Westminster is seeking bids for demolition of the former Mervyn's and Macy's stores at the Westminster Mall, including the removal of any accessory structures adjacent to the

Mall hours changing on May 11
May 10, 2011  Attention mall walkers. Effective Wednesday, May 11, the Westminster Mall will open at 10 a.m. and close at 7 p.m., Monday-Saturday, and open at 11 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. on Sunday.Although the mall

Rail station confirmed for 88th Avenue
May 03, 2011  The City of Westminster and the Regional Transportation District recently finalized an agreement that clarifies the city's commitment to use non-FasTracks dollars to design and build a rail station at

Listen to podcast of meeting to purchase mall
May 03, 2011  Westminster City Council on May 2 met to consider the purchase and sale agreement to acquire the majority of the remaining property at the Westminster Mall site.Listen to the meeting podcast - 15

Westminster acquires mall property, paves way for redevelopment
May 03, 2011  The Westminster Economic Development Authority and the Westminster Mall Company and related entities, owners of Westminster Mall, have announced that the Westminster Mall will be acquired by WEDA for

Westminster Mall purchase and sale FAQs
May 03, 2011  Following are answers to some of the common questions being raised about the City of Westminster's redevelopment efforts at the Westminster Mall.Have a question that is not answered? Send us an

Agreement reached on Westminster Mall
May 02, 2011  The Westminster Mall Company and related entities, as well as the City of Westminster and the Westminster Economic Development Authority, are pleased to jointly announce that agreement has been

City, Steiner part ways
Feb 22, 2011  The City of Westminster and Steiner + Associates have worked diligently for more than a year on the pre-development plans for the Westminster Center project. During that time, great progress has been

City acquires Mervyn's site
Feb 22, 2011  The City of Westminster has acquired another property at the Westminster Mall site, another step forward in the city’s plans to redevelop and revitalize the area.The city bought the vacant Mervyn’s

Video - Westminster Center flyover
Oct 21, 2010  What does the Westminster Center area look like from the air? View this short (38 seconds) clip that shows the view from Westminster City Hall over U.S. 36 and onto the site of the current Westminster

What does 105 acres look like?
Sep 16, 2010  The site of the current Westminster Mall is 105 acres, but how does that scale compare to other sites? To help answer the question, a comparable section of LoDo in Denver, near Coors Field, was

City launches website for Westminster Center project
Jul 27, 2010  Westminstercenter.us launched last week, providing a convenient location for information on redevelopment of the Westminster Mall site at 88th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard.The website includes maps,

City responds to mall lawsuit
Jul 14, 2010  Westminster officials are continuing to move ahead to redevelop the Westminster Mall site despite a recent lawsuit filed by mall ownership.On July 8 the city received notice of a complaint filed in

Rail station agreement nears
Jun 29, 2010  Access to rail via the proposed FasTracks commuter system is an important part of the overall vision for the Westminster Center, and the City of Westminster is taking steps to ensure it is

City negotiating with potential developer
May 28, 2010  The city has entered into an exclusive negotiating agreement with Steiner + Associates, a development firm out of Columbus, Ohio. There is no pre-development agreement yet in place; however, one is

Westminster acquires vacant Macy's at mall site
Feb 23, 2010  The City of Westminster Economic Development Authority on January 27 acquired the vacant Macy's store at the Westminster Mall property, the latest step in the city's long-term strategy to revitalize

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