‘Colorado-modern’ aesthetic arrives

14bndwxIt’s a new Southwest Plaza.

The 1.3-million-square-foot shopping center located at 8501 W. Bowles Ave. in Littleton underwent a $75 million redevelopment that brought a host of new tenants and a Colorado modern aesthetic.

Redevelopment began in April 2014 to update the 1983 mall – a redevelopment that touched nearly every aspect of the retail center.

“It was an interesting challenge to say the least,” Greg Sims, senior general manager for Southwest Plaza, said of the work. “Basically, we removed everything to the outer walls and touched every system.”

Read the entire article in the Dec. 2-Dec. 15 issue of the CREJ.

Jennifer Hayes has been an editor with the CREJ since 2000. Jennifer covers multifamily and retail news in the Denver metro area plus all property types in Colorado Springs and Southern Colorado. She also covers the finance market as well as solicits bylines articles and is editor of the Health Care Properties Quarterly. Before joining…