Developer: The Foundry Will Bring People To Downtown Loveland Every Day

Developer: The Foundry Will Bring People To Downtown Loveland Every Day

The change that The Foundry redevelopment project is bringing to downtown Loveland is about to become fully apparent, the developer says. Beyond just the visual impact that a hotel, two five-story apartment/retail buildings, a 460-space parking garage and a movie theater bring to the area south of Fourth Street, The Foundry's big change will be about people. Lots of people. … Read More

Four Of The Foundry's Six Elements Will Be Complete By Jan. 1

Four Of The Foundry's Six Elements Will Be Complete By Jan. 1

Now that central portion of The Foundry project in downtown Loveland is nearing completion, retail and restaurant businesses are lining up for an opportunity to lease the commercial spaces, according to the developer. Jay Hardy, president of Brinkman, which is redeveloping the two and a half blocks south of Fourth Street, said commercial leasing of the ground-floor space in the … Read More

Loveland Shortlists Artists For Colorful Foundry Parking Garage Installation

Loveland Shortlists Artists For Colorful Foundry Parking Garage Installation

The city of Loveland Visual Arts Commission has developed a shortlist of 10 artists it is considering to design and build an art installation for the side of the new downtown public parking garage. The list, announced to commission members Tuesday, includes artists with work displayed in such cities as Taiwan, New York, Shanghai and Paris. The city issued a … Read More

Downtown Revitalization Occurring Across Northern Colorado

Downtown Revitalization Occurring Across Northern Colorado

As you may have heard recently, population growth in Northern Colorado continues to be downright robust. (Shocking!) However, an interesting aspect of the growth is the character of a few investments in historic downtowns throughout our region. For instance, in order to clarify community identity and improve citizen quality of life, some towns are making strategic investments in the “fine … Read More

Loveland-Area Hotel Developers Remain Confident

Loveland-Area Hotel Developers Remain Confident

As developers announce plans to put up new hotels in east Loveland and Johnstown, along comes the news that Loveland has the highest lodging occupancy rate of any market in Colorado, seemingly confirming the decisions to build. The developers say they're aware of market cycles and aren't building blindly, but a Colorado-based hotel broker says the current upward cycle will … Read More

Downtown Loveland Leaders Encouraged To Keep Working

Downtown Loveland Leaders Encouraged To Keep Working

The former mayor of Pittsburgh, who presided over that city's revival 20 years ago, told Loveland leaders Wednesday that their downtown is on its way toward revitalization, but they can't rest on their laurels. "You need to keep working. It's not done yet," Tom Murphy told the crowd in Loveland's Rialto Theater during a Destination Downtown Loveland event. "If you're … Read More

Loveland Public Art Project For The Foundry Canceled Due To Rising Cost Of Metal

Loveland Public Art Project For The Foundry Canceled Due To Rising Cost Of Metal

A sculpture titled "Shimmering Hues to Solar Muse," scheduled to be placed on the side of Loveland's new parking garageat The Foundry, had to be canceled due to metal price increases brought on by import tariffs and commodity speculation, city manager Steve Adams told the Loveland City Council via memo Friday. The sculpture was to feature the sun with a human … Read More

Loveland's New Parking Garage Now Open To The Public

Loveland's New Parking Garage Now Open To The Public

The new downtown parking garage at The Foundry opened to the public Friday at noon, according to the city of Loveland. City spokesman Tom Hacker said there will not be an official opening celebration until The Foundry's public plaza also opens in October, to mitigate danger to the public around an active construction zone. About 300 spaces are free and … Read More

First Tenants Signal New Phase For The Foundry

First Tenants Signal New Phase For The Foundry

The first residential tenants — 11 on Wednesday and another three on Thursday — have moved into the new Patina Flats at the Foundry, the new, multi-block redevelopment project in downtown Loveland. Apartments, mostly studio and one bedroom units on the Lincoln Street side of the development, became available on Wednesday. Brinkman, the developer, received the certificate of occupancy on … Read More

Loveland Council Says Paid Parking In Foundry Garage Not Planned, But Not Off Table

Loveland Council Says Paid Parking In Foundry Garage Not Planned, But Not Off Table

When the downtown parking garage associated with The Foundry development opens this fall, parking will be free to the public. But, members of the Loveland City Council on Tuesday opposed bringing forth a resolution that would have ensured those spaces would be free forever, as originally suggested by Mayor Jacki Marsh. At their regular meeting Tuesday, the council voted unanimously … Read More