The whole economy of Colorado’s high country is based on land speculation. That leaves many locals out in the cold.
Florida developer Bobby Ginn promised Minturn about $160 million in perks if voters annexed 5,000 acres where he planned a private ski resort with 1,700 homes. A final deal 15 years later could bury the ghost of Ginn with $150,000 and 250 acres in exchange for approval for up to 250 homes.
The 24 ballot measures seek approval for a combined $10 billion in debt repayments for each of the five Granby Ranch Metropolitan Districts, none of which have any homes.
Environmental groups sue to overturn Forest Service approval of a road across public land accessing a planned luxury community above Edwards
In his final decision, Forest Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams said federal laws require “adequate access” for “reasonable use” of private land despite “long-term impacts to wildlife habitat and recreation” from the road to the controversial Berlaimont Estates.
Columnist Laura Pritchett writes that Fort Collins should seize the chance to save the Hughes Stadium tract from development and overuse, while honoring its past and preserving it for future generations.
The 2022 version of prairie dog hostilities currently focuses on Longmont, where more than a thousand prairie dogs have been digging holes and chirping at the future site of a retail center
The life science industry has thrived in Colorado for decades. But in the last year or two, more people are moving in and around Denver to research everything from diseases and medical devices to pharmaceuticals and drug discovery. That means there’s less space equipped with proper ventilation and technology and fewer labs available for research […]
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday evening vetoed a bill that would have forced developers of new large commercial and multifamily residential buildings to set aside a portion of parking spaces to serve as electric vehicle charging stations. “I fully understand that with current technology, installing EV charging up front can be less expensive over […]
The Town of Minturn is holding a long list of promises from developers made in exchange for voters annexing more than 5,000 acres into the town. A new water treatment plant. Water storage. Money for a bike trail, a community center and the acquisition of neighboring Forest Service land. It’s been 15 years since Florida […]