Large, modern retail and entertainment venues are easily accessible throughout the region. With 15 retail centers (700,000 square feet or larger) and numerous smaller shopping districts, diverse retail options are available.

Retail amenities abound

Downtown Denver's 16th Street Mall is among Denver's most popular tourist attractions. The 16-block pedestrian and transit way is downtown Denver's retail core, with offices, residential units, hotels, and transit stations. Cherry Creek, consistently one of the region's top tourist destinations, is located in central Denver.

Population growth in Metro Denver has spurred high demand for retail products and services – with several new shopping and lifestyle centers under construction or newly completed.

Nebraska-based outdoor retailer Cabela’s Inc. opened two Metro Denver stores in 2013 in Thornton and Lone Tree. In addition, Trader Joe's has/will open several metro area locations.