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11.01.2010

Native Sunflowers in Permanent Bloom at Prairie Center in Brighton

Native Sunflowers in Permanent Bloom at Prairie Center in Brighton

THF Realty Taps Artist Christopher Weed for Public Art Project

A colorful expanse of 18 towering, oversized sunflowers are now welcoming shoppers to Prairie Center in Brighton. The blooms, created by renowned public artist Christopher Weed, adorn a one-quarter mile stretch of the boulevard leading to the shopping center.


 

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10.01.2008

For The Birds - Raptor Preservation Group Lands in Mixed-Use Project

For The Birds - Raptor Preservation Group Lands in Mixed-Use Project

My first contact with a raptor rescue group was during the early fall of 2007, when I happened upon a badly injured Eastern Screech owl in my yard. Several phone calls to local wildlife agencies led me to a Raptor Recovery Nebraska (RRN) volunteer, who appeared in my driveway within an hour to transport the little guy to a rehabilitation facility in Elmwood, Neb. She promised to call me with an update on his condition.

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08.24.2008

The Eagle Has Landed at Prairie Center

The Eagle Has Landed at Prairie Center

On December 6th, a symbol of Prairie Center's ecological sensitive development found a home on top of a man-made mountain at Prairie Center in Brighton, Colorado. Normally in Colorado, when a bald eagle finds a perch, not that many people notice. However, when it is a 3,000-pound bronze sculpture with a wingspan of 20 feet, it causes soaring excitement.

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08.01.2008

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

On Aug. 1, 2009, Chesterfield, Mo., will mark the 16th anniversary of the Great Flood of 1993, an event that left Chesterfield Valley, a district the city envisioned as a potential engine for future economic growth, under 10 feet of water. To recover from the flood, a public-private partnership used tax increment financing (TIF) to restore the developmental viability of the valley to its pre-flood level. Exceeding officials' original projections of economic potential, by the end of 2007, the TIF was retired 10 years ahead of schedule.

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07.08.2008

THF Realty Funds Segway for Chesterfield Police Department

THF Realty Funds Segway for Chesterfield Police Department

At Chesterfield Commons these days, officers from the Chesterfield Police Department appear to be gliding a head higher than patrons. It’s not an illusion. The patrolmen are astride a new Segway donated by THF Realty, developer of the nation’s largest open-air retail center.

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03.21.2008

JC Penney opens at Prairie Center

JC Penney opens at Prairie Center

J.C. Penney has debuted as the anchor of Phase II of THF Realty's $500 million Prairie Center mixed use development in Brighton, Colo. The Plano, Tex.-based national retailer will be part of a 275,000-square-foot power center, the second to emerge at the 1,984-acre development. The growing development serves a community recently named one of seven "boom towns" in the U.S. by Little Rock, Ark.-based demographer Gadberry Group.

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12.25.2007

Redevelopment That Adapts to Sophisticated Lifestyles - Lindell Marketplace

Redevelopment That Adapts to Sophisticated Lifestyles - Lindell Marketplace

When Lindell Marketplace debuted in 1985 in St. Louis' Central West End, it brought much needed retail conveniences to the eclectic neighborhoods that surround a cluster of major healthcare research centers and hospitals. In the next 20 years, more and more creative housing options - including lofts and condominiums - lured professionals into the region and Lindell Marketplace needed a makeover to keep pace with a more sophisticated neighborhood customer base.

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08.01.2005

Chesterfield Commons Wins Beautification Award for Third Year

Chesterfield Commons Wins Beautification Award for Third Year

The Chesterfield Beautification Committee presented its 6th annual award for outstanding landscaping to THF Realty's Chesterfield Commons. Nominations for 2005 were accepted from residents and committee members from May through July. These nominations were then viewed by the 15 member committee and voted on. The criteria for judging were: curb appeal, color and texture, and maintenance of the site.

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