The sport clock has hit zero for the large former Sports Authority warehouse in Baker.
The roughly 215,000-square-foot warehouse that spanned a full metropolis block at 50 S. Kalamath St. was in the method of being demolished earlier this week.
Sports Authority used the warehouse as a distribution middle for many years however closed it in the spring of 2016 shortly earlier than the corporate liquidated.
Glendale-based Westside Investment Partners paid $16.5 million in 2019 for the vacant facility, together with two parking heaps throughout the road — about 6.5 acres in all.
Westside can be spearheading the redevelopment of the 75-acre former Loretto Heights school campus alongside Federal Boulevard in southwest Denver. The agency additionally bought the previous Park Hill Golf Club property in 2019, which has prompted a combat over the way forward for the land.
Westside doesn’t plan to redevelop the previous Sports Authority property itself, nevertheless. The firm is below contract to promote to Houston-based residence complicated developer Camden.
A website improvement plan submitted to town in June requires a five-story, 435-unit complicated to be constructed on the website. The constructing would have about 4,500 sq. toes of retail area and 642 parking areas, in accordance with the plans.
Englewood-based Sports Authority was as soon as one of many Denver space’s most distinguished native companies, partially due to naming rights the corporate had for the Broncos stadium.
Not all vestiges of the corporate’s previous have been fully eradicated. The Sports Castle constructing at 1000 N. Broadway, previously a Sports Authority retailer, not too long ago offered to an possession group that plans to renovate and develop the prevailing construction.