City Street Investors along with Evergreen Development have announced plans to build a shopping and dining district that will include independent and local restaurants at the Eastbridge Town Center at Stapleton in northeast Denver.
“The People of Stapleton are Denverites. They went there for the school system and bigger floor plans. When you consider yourself a Denverite, you have certain expectations,” said Pat McHenry, a principal of City Street Investors. “We’re working with other hip, cool retail and are excited to be a part of something that’s authentic, local and part of the community.”
In addition to McHenry, the other principals in City Street Investors are Joe Vostrejs and RoD Wagner. These three are also principals of Larimer Associates, the group that owns Larimer Square and was also involved in the redevelopment of Denver’s historic Union Station.
This project will be developed at Martin Luther King Drive and Havana Street. The project will consist of 22,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space. Stapleton resident and Restauranteur Troy Guard signed to lease space to house two restaurants— Los Chingones Mexican restaurant as well as a breakfast restaurant that has yet to be named.
“I have always wanted to do a breakfast concept,” said Guard. “A cool breakfast spot is something Stapleton residents have been wanting in the Eastbridge Town Center for a long time.”
Once completed the development will accommodate 8-12 tenants. Gaurd is also opening a Los Chingones in southeast Denver at the mixed-use Belleview Station development.
Construction is slated to begin this November with completion expected in the fall of 2016.
“Stapleton has won acclaim because its authentic urban neighborhoods provide pedestrian friendly and bicycle access to small retail of the type City Street is planning to bring to the Eastbridge Town Center,” said Jim Chrisman, senior vice president with Forest City Stapleton, Inc., the master developer for the former airport property. “I am confident their development in the Eastbridge Town Center will be a tremendous success.”