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St. Charles Town Company
About St. Charles

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St. Charles is a Denver-based firm founded in 1993 which brings a deep understanding of the art, science, and business of placemaking, always connecting history with the needs of today’s communities. We are developers, owners, and operators of real estate projects that in addition to delivering strong financial outcomes produce social dividends in the communities that we serve.

Why St. Charles Town Company?

We have a strong legacy founded in doing great work throughout our communities.
We bring a depth of knowledge, experience and relationships that has been built over decades.

We have the creativity and experience to execute complex deals.
We bring a keen understanding of complex deal structures and know how to leverage a multitude of financial, public, and capital resources.

Our projects weave in threads of the history of places to create compelling destinations.
We honor and preserve the roots of urban neighborhoods and places while enhancing them for today.

We build places that strengthen neighborhoods for all people, for good.
Our places are designed to have lasting impact.

We do great work and people love working with us.
We are recognized in the market for doing high-quality, professional and architecturally interesting work.

Our Company History

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The original St. Charles Town Company completes its first plat of Denver.
LoDo pioneers Charlie Woolley and John Hickenlooper reform the company.
St. Charles’ Bayly Lofts project pushes the LoDo boundary to Arapahoe Square.
St. Charles completes 1301 Wazee development, one of Denver’s first mixed-use office and residential warehouse conversions.
St. Charles purchases Colorado’s finest historic office building, the Equitable Building, built in 1892.
St Charles completes Hardware Block.
The Benjamin Moore Factory project commences.
St. Charles launches its Rock Island Building Historic Preservation Tax Credit project.
Brunetti Lofts is completed, St. Charles’ first affordable housing development.
Historic Lowenstein Theater retail development brings books, music, and movies to East Colfax.
14-story 1800 Glenarm office building undergoes transformation.
St. Charles, acting as developer for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, completes a LEED-certified renovation of the Emerson School, including geothermal heating and cooling.
Jordan Zielinski, Darrin Grommeck, and St. Charles founder Charlie Woolley start an affordable housing tax credit platform.
St. Charles celebrates its 20th Anniversary.
Zephyr Line Apartments is completed at the Wadsworth light rail stop on the west line.
Del Corazon Apartments is completed along Morrison Road in the Westwood neighborhood.
Savageau Buildings is renovated, breathing new life into East Colfax, along with Choice Market, a healthy convenience store.
St. Charles actively pursues acquisitions and dispositions of historic infill sites.
St. Mark Village is completed, providing 216 affordable apartments in Westminster.
St. Charles breaks ground on Aspgren Park, a 216-unit affordable apartment complex in south Denver.
St. Charles celebrates its 30th Anniversary.

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