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Business

  • Bank of Colorado opens Brighton branch

    David Evens will lead the new Bank of Colorado, Brighton branch, which opened Monday, Jan. 29, at 435 S. Fourth Ave., Unit A.

    Evens previously was the senior vice president of Bank of Colorado in Fort Lupton for 17 years. Everyone in the new Brighton branch is ready to start work, he said.

    “We cannot wait to begin building relationships within the Brighton community and providing them with the highest quality banking service,” Evens said in a press statement.

  • Bank of Colorado opens Brighton branch

    David Evens will lead the new Brighton Bank of Colorado branch, which opened Monday, Jan. 29, at 435 S. Fourth Ave., Unit A.

    Evens previously was the senior vice president of Bank of Colorado in Fort Lupton for 17 years. Everyone in the new Brighton location is ready to start work, he said.

    “We cannot wait to begin building relationships within the Brighton community and providing them with the highest quality banking service,” Evens said in a press statement.

  • Hiitbox, Brighton’s new gym offers fresh take on fitness

    Hiitbox gym owner Adam Geiger’s fitness philosophy centers around accessibility and affordability.
    His gym, Hiitbox, focuses on inclusive and encompassing training, Geiger said.
    “Fitness is for everybody,” Geiger said. “I want to affect a million people positively through fitness.”
    Hiitbox, 5 S. First Ave., Suite B, opened Jan. 1. Gym members can work out on their own or go to one of the many different classes.
    “We understand classes aren’t for everybody,” Geiger said. “So if some people just want to come in and use the equipment, they can.”

  • No construction date set for Cannery Lofts

    There’s currently no date for construction to start on the $18 million Cannery Lofts, which originally were expected to be finished by October 2017, according to public officials.

    The 99-unit apartment complex is planned to be built behind the “Duffy” building at 224 N. Main St., which once served the community as a cannery and later housed German prisoners of war during World War II. That building is expected to become a restaurant or brewpub.

  • Businesses can get money from new program

    Business owners can get money to fix up buildings and to train employees under the new Brighton Investment Program put on by city economic development offices.

    Owners can apply for up to $10,000 in matching grants for things like paint, carpet and flooring, as well as outside improvements such as front facades, gutters, painting and masonry cleaning. Business owners can apply for the money starting in January. The Brighton Economic Development Corp., the Brighton Urban Renewable Authority and the Brighton Lodging Tax Committee are partnering to put on the program.

  • Shop Small Saturday returns Nov. 25

    Americans know Black Friday as the day when retailers offer deals and specials to customers.

    But the following day, Saturday, Nov. 25, is more about what consumers can do for their local economy.

     "Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses during the busiest shopping weekend of the year," said Naomi Colwell, president of the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce. "By simply making your purchases at a local business, we can each do our part to ensure our favorite stores are around next year."

  • Noble Wine and Spirits has new name, new look

    The former Noble Wine and Spirits at 2555 Prairie View Parkway now is a DaveCo Liquors.

    Store owners held an official grand opening under the new name in early November. The store currently has 15 employees, but the number is expected to grow as the business does, according to Ted Sutton, general manager.

    Although the name has changed, the store ownership remains the same.

  • High-speed transit testing coming soon to E-470

    Arrivo, a Los-Angeles-based, high-speed, transit start-up company, plans to build and test hyperspeed roadway in Commerce City's backyard next year.

    The company plans to build a test track at the intersection of E-470 and East 96th Avenue at an unused toll station. The proposed transportation system is a "hyperloop" in which "pods" are whisked along at 200 miles per hour using electricity and magnetic levitation.

  • Chamber recognizes best Brighton businesses

    The Brighton business community has grown quickly in the past year, with multiple new businesses on Main Street, in east Brighton and everywhere in between.

    The Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce celebrated some of this year’s best and brightest businesses during an awards lunch Thursday, Nov. 9, at Todd Creek Golf Club, 8455 Heritage Drive.

    Outstanding Young Professional

  • New Holiday Inn Express planned

    A new Holiday Inn Express is coming to Brighton’s Prairie Center shopping district.

    The 88-unit hotel will join two other IHG hotels in the area - Candlewood Suites, 2204 Medical Center Drive,and the existing Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 2180 S. Medical Center Drive, which is expected to be remodeled and converted into a Comfort Inn and Suites.