Metro Moves: Kimpton Hotel arrives at Denver Tech Center | Business
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Offering promising views from Pikes Peak to Longs Peak from a rooftop bar, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has announced plans for a 190-room, 19-story boutique hotel in the Denver Tech Center, according to an IHG press release. Hotels & Resorts.
The hotel will be located at 6985 E. Chenango Ave., Denver, northwest of Belleview Avenue and I-25. This will be Kimpton’s third location in metro Denver, along with the other two downtown: the Kimpton Hotel Monaco and the Kimpton Hotel Born at Union Station.
The hotel aims to attract business travelers, with walking access to the RTD Belleview Light Rail station and 7,000 square feet of meeting and event space.
“The mountain region of the United States has always been an attractive market for us,” CEO Mike DeFrino said in the release. “The success of properties such as the Born Hotel at Union Station in Denver and the Armory Hotel in Bozeman, Montana confirms that our spirit of adventure and hard-working mentality have found a like-minded home here. We are excited to expand to Colorado and look forward to working alongside our partners at DTC Hospitality to bring their vision to life and infuse our heartfelt care and passion for highly personalized experiences into the new Kimpton Denver Tech Center.
The property will be owned by DTC Hospitality Investors LLC, developed by Cypress 16 LLC in conjunction with McClurg Century Investments LLC. KGD Architecture designed the building and KARAMANN will take care of the interior. It is being built by general contractor Harvey-Clear Builders.
“We are thrilled to be part of Belleview Station and to partner with Kimpton to bring a dynamic, full-service boutique hotel to DTC,” Gary Roffe, managing partner of DTC Hospitality, said in the release. “Our distinctive restaurant and rooftop venue will add new experiences to an area rich in community and the place we call home.”
Its opening is scheduled for early 2024.
Louisville CycleBar owners Dale and Laurette Binke spent more than two months cleaning up the damage caused by the Marshall fire and reopened the business at 459 McCaslin Blvd. March 5.
In addition to introducing the “Phoenix Ride – a 60-minute community-focused class,” the owners offered free and discounted passes to victims of the December 30 wildfire that destroyed nearly of 1,100 homes and businesses. The owners also allowed customers to gift studio-sponsored subscriptions to someone else in need and let anyone affected by the fires “ride for free.”
“Over the past few weeks our community has held on, we have let go, we have mourned what we have lost and we have come together to find our strong resolve to move forward,” said the lead instructor Lisa Merves, whose family lost their home in the fire, said in a press release. “The way back will be long, but we often find that it is the steepest hills that lead us to the most beautiful places. We find so much strength in the kindness and support of friends and family near and far.
“We are thrilled to bring our amazing community together in difficult times like these to celebrate the strength to ride and rise as one,” the Binkes said in the statement. “The studio looks forward to welcoming back familiar faces as well as new guests looking for a place to ride, recover and prepare for the road ahead.”
For more information, visit the CycleBar website or call 720-304-5664.