The Streets at SouthGlenn

Fountain and sign at Streets at SouthGlenn

On Monday, December 13 City Council approved the amendments to the Master Development Plan for The Streets at SouthGlenn. Thank you to everyone who took the time to share feedback, ask questions, attend meetings and participate in the process.

The Owners are finalizing paperwork associated with the approval of the Master Development Plan and Master Development Agreement.

Neither a demolition permit for Sears or a Site Plan for redevelopment have been submitted to the City. When a Site Plan is submitted, an email will be sent to those that have signed up to receive email notifications about this project. To receive email notifications related to The Streets at SouthGlenn here.

Please note:

  • Future site plans do not require a public hearing for consideration of approval. Instead, they are reviewed and approved administratively.
  • If certain criteria is met, a Community Meeting may be required for a future site plan. If a Community meeting is required, nearby property owners and HOAs, CenCON and those signed up to receive project updates will be notified.

Please continue to check back for any updates. 

The Streets at SouthGlenn is a mixed-use center that includes shopping, dining, living and working options that serve the neighborhood, the City, and the region. It is located at the southwest corner of Arapahoe Road and University Boulevard in the City of Centennial.

  

What Is Proposed?

The project’s Letter of Intent notes the proposed changes, which are highlighted below.

Park

Require a minimum 25,000 square foot public open space within the South Redevelopment Area (the “Sears Parcel”) to be provided prior to final occupancy of the first residential building.

Residential Dwelling Units

Increase the allowed number of residential units from 350 units to a total of 1,125 units.
- Currently, there are 214 residential units within The Portola at SouthGlenn apartment building.

Modify the permitted height on the Sears parcel and the Macy’s parcel from 50 ft. to 75 ft.
- The current allowable building heights within The Streets at SouthGlenn vary across the site. No building is allowed to exceed 100 ft. For context, the current tallest building is the office building north of the existing Sears building at 85 ft.

Provide an open space area along the north side of E. Easter Ave. to serve residential development at the Sears Parcel.
-The Developer would be required to provide a minimum of 25,000 square feet of contiguous public open space, green space, passive recreation, or common public space to serve residential development at the Sears Parcel.

Retail

Decrease the required amount of retail from 909,815 sq. ft. to 621,000 sq. ft.
- Currently, there is 948,853 sq. ft. of leasable retail area, including the Sears and Macy’s buildings, which are approximately 307,000 sq. ft. combined.

Setbacks

Increase the minimum required building setbacks within the South Redevelopment Area (the “Sears Parcel”) along S. Race St. and E. Easter Ave.

Signage

Update the SouthGlenn Sign Criteria to ensure that sign criteria are assigned to future redevelopment of the Sears and Macy’s parcel.
- Currently, the SouthGlenn Sign Criteria does not identify how to apply sign standards to any redevelopment proposals for the Sears and Macy’s parcels.

Technical Clean-up

The Master Development Plan (MDP) Amendment incorporates other minor amended items within the documents that support the above amended items.
- Technical clean-up allows for the amendments to be incorporated into the existing document without creating confusion.

Zoning

- Rezone the 1.3 acre parcel at the northeast corner of E. Easter Ave. and S. Race St. to the MDP (2001 E. Easter Ave.)

View Submitted Plans

View documents for the City Council meetings (December 6 & 7):


View previously submitted documents:

View documents for Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing (November 9 & 10):

 


More Information

Beginning in 2009, The Streets at SouthGlenn project debuted as a mixed-use center that includes shopping, dining, living, and working options. The section below provides the project's background and an archival of project documents. 

Project Background

In 2019, the owners of The Streets at SouthGlenn, Alberta Development Partners and Northwood Investors presented a vision to City Council for The Streets at SouthGlenn, acknowledging the changing retail environment. This vision would result in changes to the Master Development Plan (MDP) and Master Development Agreement (MDA) to allow for additional redevelopment which may include retail, residential, office, and entertainment uses. The proposed changes only affect the farthest north and south areas of the center including the locations of the existing Sears and Macy’s buildings. The majority of The Streets at SouthGlenn would remain the same.

In 2006, the City entered into an agreement, the MDA, with the owner to establish the process by which the Southglenn Mall was redeveloped. The MDA required a submittal of a MDP that established the zoning and regulations for the redevelopment. The City approved the original MDP for The Streets at SouthGlenn simultaneously with the MDA in 2006.

Major amendments to the approved MDP (as defined by the MDA) must go to the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council for consideration.

Archive of Documents

You can view archived information here.

Process & FAQs

View The Streets at SouthGlenn FAQs and the Review Process & Timeline.

Questions?

If you have questions, send us an email at southglenn@centennialco.gov.