Los Angeles-based clothing brand Buck Mason opened its first Colorado store in October at 3000 E. First Ave., in the Cherry Creek Shopping Center. (Image courtesy of Buck Mason)
Denver and its environs have welcomed 14 new businesses over the past few months, from retailers to law firms to franchises.
• Furniture retailer Joybird opened a Denver showroom at 121 Clayton Lane in Cherry Creek in late summer, selling customizable pieces.
• Cannabis company LivWell Enlightened Health has opened a dispensary in the Denver Tech Center at 7795 E. Belleview Ave., its 27th location in the state. “The growing areas of the Denver Tech Center and nearby Greenwood Village are home to one of the region’s richest and most diverse populations,” said Rick Baughman, vice president of retail sales. “Our DTC location has regular customers ranging from seniors to young couples just starting out.”
• Denver-headquartered law firm Olson Grimsley Kawanabe Hinchcliff & Murray LLC launched in early September. Its five trial lawyers offer their services to litigants as a public interest firm.
• Financial services provider Apex Group moved to 4700 S. Syracuse St. in September. opened its new Denver office at In addition to existing customer service delivery teams, it plans to expand its team over the next year.
• Facial spa chain Heyday has opened its third Colorado location in the University Hills neighborhood at 2770 S. Colorado Blvd. On September 29, in a store of almost 2,000 square meters.
• Los Angeles-based clothing brand Buck Mason opened its first store in Colorado last month at Cherry Creek Shopping Center at 3000 E. First Avenue. “The Denver area has always shown us a lot of love,” said co-founder Eric Allen Ford. “It’s great to finally have a place where customers can fully experience the brand and the collection.”
• Veterinary clinic chain GoodVets opened last month at 990 Bannock St. in Denver. signed a lease at the address and construction is scheduled for early next year. Its initial opening will be next summer. GoodVets expects to open three more locations in south Denver, LoHi and Castle Rock by the end of 2023.
And more businesses are setting up shop outside the Mile High City.
• Department store chain Nordstrom Rack opened a 29,000-square-foot store in Aurora’s Southlands shopping center at 24101 E. Orchard Road.
• Retail furniture chain American Freight opened a 25,000-square-foot store Sept. 1 at 9667 E. County Line Road in Centennial. This location ships all of their in-stock items same day.
• Metal Supermarkets, a small-volume metals supplier, opened a Sheridan location at 1500 W. Hampden Ave. on Oct. 9, its third store in the Denver area.
• Fitness center franchise Planet Fitness opened a 27,800-square-foot gym in Littleton on Oct. 14 in the Jefferson Marketplace Shopping Center at 8194 S. Kipling Highway.
• Department store retailer Burlington Stores Inc. opened a new store on Oct. 27 at 7350 W. Alameda Ave. in Lakewood — its 15th location in Colorado.
• Milano Nail Spa Belmar – First Colorado outpost of Texas-based nail salon chain Nails of America | Milano Nail Spa — Nov. 19 at 340 S. Teller St. in Lakewood. will open at and occupy 5,056 square feet.
• Mathnasium Learning Centers on Nov. 11 at 10443 Town Center Dr. in south Westminster. re-opens the tutoring center under new ownership at “Being able to reopen this space is very important to many students because we know there is no better way to approach math challenges in 2023 than what Mathnasium offers,” said franchisee Karen Lossing.