High-Impact Retail Amenities

Downtwn Denver's residential renaissance is encouraging retail development, including first-to-market and new-to-Downtown options that create a diverse retail scene with something for everyone.

The Downtown Denver Partnership’s place-based economic development strategy is yielding significant growth in residential and employee populations, which is in turn attracting high-impact retail amenities throughout the center city. Downtown Denver’s retail market continues to strengthen and evolve as first-to-market and internationally-acclaimed retailers are identifying the center city as a place they can be successful.

Recently, we welcomed Target, MontBell, and Giordano’s.

Retail Facts

4M SF
Downtown Denver has more than 4 million square feet of retail space
3.3%
retail vacancy rate is 3.3% and a direct average lease rate of $27.01
$58M
retail sales tax collections in Downtown Denver totaled in 2018
16th Street Mall in Downtown Denver

Doing Business on the 16th Street Mall

As the commercial heart of Downtown Denver, the 16th Street Mall is a main attraction for a rapidly growing number of visitors, workers, residents and conventioneers. The Mall is filled with outdoor cafes, renovated historic office buildings, sparkling glass-walled skyscrapers, shops, restaurants and retail stores.

Recent Retail News, Announcements & Openings

Oct 10th 2019

Retail Council

The Retail Council pursues the goal of making Downtown Denver a metro and...

Nov 14th 2019

Retail Council

The Retail Council pursues the goal of making Downtown Denver a metro and...

Dec 12th 2019

Retail Council

The Retail Council pursues the goal of making Downtown Denver a metro and...