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Inside DIA's Great Hall project, Molson Coors news, skiing and more: 9 business stories to know

​Here's a weekly roundup of Denver Business Journal's top business stories served up for 9News readers.
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Turbulent weather produced a spectacular sunset over the skyline of the Denver downtown.

DENVER — Included here are a roundup of major developments going up in Denver, news on Molson Coors closing its Mile High office, and stories about construction and employee pay at Denver International Airport. 

See this week's top stories below.

Real estate

1) Nearly 5,000-acre ranch in private valley near Steamboat Springs listed for $39.9M

Credit: Provided by Ranch & Resort Realty

Located at 46600 County Road 129 just north of the ski town of Steamboat Springs, Big Creek Ranch's land and its plentiful resources are major selling points.

2) 19 big development projects underway in Denver in 2019 

Developers continue to zero in on Denver as a place to build and they’re not shying away from bold projects, especially in the River North Art District. 

3) Why Rockies owner Dick Monfort still wants to strike a WeWork deal at his new development (DBJ subscriber content) 

Despite WeWork's recent turmoil, Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort is still in talks with the New York-based coworking company over taking an undisclosed amount of square footage at McGregor Square, his new development under construction across the street from Coors Field. 


4) Molson Coors to close Denver office, consolidate offices, cut up to 500 jobs 

Credit: Kathleen Lavine, Denver Business Journal
Working the bottling line at the Coors brewery in Golden.

Molson Coors will close its Denver office, designate Chicago as the North American headquarters and move functional support roles, which were located in several U.S. offices, to Milwaukee.

5) Here are the Denver metro jobs that pay between $85,000 and $100,000 (new for 2019) 

A large number of jobs across multiple industry sectors get close to that magic six-figure point. 

Sports business/tourism 

6) Here are the mountains you can explore with an Ikon Pass or Epic Pass this ski season 

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area joined a new pass this year.

In the race to win skiers’ and snowboarders’ loyalty and money, Broomfield-based Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE: MTN) and Denver-based Alterra Mountain Co. have worked all during the offseason to add mountains, pass perks and improve resorts.


7) Full Plate: Fuzzy's is growing in Denver, a canine cantina is coming and a bugs-and-beer pairing is on tap

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop opened its 16th Colorado restaurant with the debut Monday of its store at 12231 Pines Bluff Way in Parker, but this is by no means the end of the local growth for the Fort Worth, Texas-based chain. 


8) Public Paychecks: The highest-paid Denver International Airport employees 

Within the City of Denver, the airport is home to the highest concentration of top earners, according to a new Denver Business Journal analysis. 

9) Peek inside the construction areas of DIA's Great Hall project  (DBJ subscriber content, but photos are viewable by all) 

Credit: Kathleen Lavine, Denver Business Journal
DIA Great Hall project

Businesses and the general public will have more of a say in the next steps regarding Denver International Airport’s upgrade of its Great Hall terminal. 

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