Renderings show Cherry Creek Whole Foods rebuilt on parking lot

By Aaron Kremer, BusinessDen

The new owners of a prime Cherry Creek corner may revamp the front door to the upscale retail neighborhood.

OliverMcMillan is displaying plans for a new Whole Foods store in the Clayton Lane area, relocating the supermarket from its current perch at the edge of First Avenue and Josephine Street.

The renderings, which the San Diego-based developer is showing off in Las Vegas at this week’s RECon retail real estate convention, show a new Whole Foods essentially right on its current parking lot.

The new grocery store is part of a redevelopment plan that includes demolishing the now-vacant Sears along First Avenue. That massive department store closed last year. OliverMcMillan has announced plans to replace Sears with a pedestrian-friendly street connecting various retailers throughout Clayton Lane.

A series of 3-D schematics shows a phased redevelopment, with the Sears building coming down first

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