Denver Rising Part 31: DOUGLAS COUNTY

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AVRA at RidgeGate Station

10900 High Note Avenue, Lone Tree

Located within the RidgeGate master planned community in Lone Tree, Colorado, Regency Partners opened their newest mixed-use community, AVRA at RidgeGate Station. Greystar Management welcomed their first residents in October of 2023. Situated adjacent to the RidgeGate light rail station, AVRA seamlessly integrates the lively ambiance of city living with natural green spaces and the ease of accessible public transportation and open space.


The property features a contemporary design, incorporating a blend of four- and five-story buildings accentuated with balconies or patios and spacious windows that welcome abundant natural light. With keyless entry and smart home technology, residents can enjoy the enhanced convenience, security, and comfort of apartment living. The apartments offer an upscale feel with wood style flooring throughout, quartz countertops with soft close cabinetry and drawers, stainless-steel appliances, a kitchen island in most of the homes, tile backsplash, USB outlets, and oversized soaking tubs.


Residents can spend their summer days enjoying the resort style pool with cabanas and lounge seating, two outdoor hot tubs, or the indoor/outdoor rooftop lounge. Relax with a good book at the two-story library, complete with co-working spaces for those remote workers, or work on meeting your fitness goals at the full gym. Additionally, there are three retail spaces on site totaling 7,650 square feet. The community embraces furry friends, offering amenities such as an on-site pet grooming center and a nearby dog park.





10810 Rail Way, Lone Tree

Discover the perfect balance of affordability and Colorado charm at Koelbel and Company’s newest rent restricted community development. Nestled steps away from the RidgeGate RTD station, Talus is an Enterprise Green Community providing climate-conscious new apartments constructed with numerous green materials and features. With units restricted at 30% to 80% area median income, the community offers residents the opportunity to indulge in the Colorado lifestyle without the Colorado costs. ConAm Management Corporation began welcoming its first residents in November of 2022.



Talus offers residents various floorplans ranging from one-bedroom to three-bedrooms featuring interior amenities not common in older affordable properties. Residents can enjoy a full kitchen complete with sleek stainless-steel appliances and granite countertops, chic wood style plank flooring, USB outlets for all your charging needs, and most impressively, in-unit washer and dryer. Further enhancing its appeal, each unit offers a storage closet, coat closet, and some even boast a balcony.


Residents can discover the benefits of a community room complete with an entertainment center and covered patio, fitness facility, and a BBQ picnic area with a built-in playground for an enjoyable living experience. Located minutes away from the RTD station, this property is perfect for those who value convenience and easy commuting. With public transportation right at your doorstep, residents will save time, avoid the Denver traffic, and enjoy the freedom of not needing a car.







Compass Meridian

9035 Storm Peak Street, Unincorporated Douglas County


Situated just southeast of the E-470 and I-25 interchange near Park Meadows Mall, is Compass Meridian, Shea Properties newest owner-managed asset. The community is the ultimate destination for modern convenience and outdoor enthusiasts, effortlessly blending luxury and leisure. Experience top-notch amenities including the clubhouse with a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center and on-demand virtual training for workout enthusiasts, a co-working space with private conference room to enhance the work from home lifestyle, and a community kitchen for entertaining guests. The resort style pool deck is complete with a spa, grilling stations, lounge seating, and cabanas. Cozy up at the firepits, enjoy the various green spaces, or take a ride on the expansive 15-mile bike trail system accessible from the community.

The rental homes also include upscale finishes to provide luxury ambiance such as wood style flooring, granite countertops with tile backsplash, energy efficient stainless-steel appliances, double door refrigerators with water dispensers and ice makers, walk-in closets, a balcony or patio, and in-unit washer and dryers.


The convenience of nearby public transportation at RTDs Lincoln Station coupled with access to SPIN, Meridian’s new innovative e-bike and electric scooter share program, provides an alternative to conventional car transportation. For those who still favor driving, private garages are available. Further, electric vehicle owners can rest assured knowing there are numerous electric charging stations on site.







Broadstone Sterling Ranch

8425 Old Ski Run Circle, Unincorporated Douglas County


Alliance Residential Company's premier multifamily brand, Broadstone, has ventured into the master planned Sterling Ranch area with its latest Colorado property, Broadstone Sterling Ranch. Located just north of the Roxborough Park neighborhood, the community maximizes its breathtaking views with vast open spaces and miles of trails. Whether shifting from the hustle of the workday to the tranquility of a luxurious work-from-home lounge, life at Broadstone Sterling Ranch at Prospect Village embodies a serene rhythm. 


The community provides an array of amenities that cater to both indoor and outdoor preferences. With a resort-style outdoor pool and spa, fireside lounge, and rooftop lounge, residents have ample opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and indulge in relaxation. The fitness center and yoga studio, dedicated coworking and conference space, along with the clubhouse complete with an entertainment kitchen and coffee bar, are sure to elevate any resident’s lifestyle.


With designer upgrades and high-end apartment finishes, the homes exemplify the luxury offered by the community amenities. With an open floorplan design, complete with hardwood style flooring, walk in closets, stainless-steel appliances, generous balconies and patios, quartz countertops, and smart home features, it is evident why residents would choose Broadstone Sterling Ranch.