Denver’s retail market is riding the demographic and economic wave, which is creating an opportunistic environment for all retail stakeholders. Unprecedented job gains combined with game-changing population growth have aligned for several years of fundamental strengthening, innovative retail solutions, an emphasis on placemaking and ground-breaking new projects. Partly due to minimal new supply, well-located premium retail space is in high demand both in the urban core and in suburban markets.

With the strong performance of Denver’s retail market, landlords and investors are intent on better understanding and capturing trade area demand as well as harnessing market-wide trends. At the same time, retailers are eager to embrace new opportunities and identify optimal real estate solutions that align with the region’s expanding consumer base.

This report provides insight into Denver’s retail landscape, including:

- Relative market strength compared to peer markets

- The growing consumer base

- The emerging marketplace concept

- Retail trade area overviews for downtown Denver, Cherry Creek and Park Meadows.