The City and County of Broomfield offers a small-town living with all of the assets and amenities found in a large metropolitan area. The cost of living in the area is very competitive with other metro areas that we typically compete with for development.
The City and County of Broomfield for many years has continually updated its master plan. The last revisions were done in 2005, reflecting all of the sub-area master plans that have been approved over the last three years.
Residents of Broomfield enjoy a variety of housing stocks with prices ranging from $200,000 to $225,000 for starter homes to over $2 million for custom estate homes. There are over three dozen different neighborhoods and major housing developments in Broomfield with many of those areas providing affordable apartments and condominiums as well as affordable housing stock. The average price of homes sold in Broomfield in 2008 ranged from $180,000 to $230,000 for condominiums and townhouses and from $200,00 to over $2 million for single-family dwellings.
A significant percentage of the recreational, cultural and sporting attractions in Colorado are within one to three hours drive time from Broomfield. The Denver area offers a wide variety of theatres, museums, venues for dance and musical performance plus five professional athletic teams and easy access to college and university sporting and cultural events. The City and County of Broomfield recently completed development of a 6,000-seat event center located on U.S. 36 at Wadsworth Parkway. The 1st Bank Center has been host to many national and international recording artists and other events.
Broomfield is extremely fortunate in having two four-star hotels in the Omni Interlocken Resort and Renaissance Boulder Suites at FlatIron Hotel. The Omni has 392 rooms with 40,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. The Renaissance has 232 rooms and 6,000 square feet of meeting room space. Broomfield has two other major hotels, the Aloft, a 140-room facility and a 120-room Marriott TownePlace Suites. Construction has just begun on a 123-room Hyatt Summerfield Suites that will open in June 2010.
Broomfield, with its 1,500,000 square foot FlatIron Crossing Regional Mall, plus more than another 1,000,000 square feet of adjacent retail space, provides residents with a vast array of shopping opportunities on the local level plus easy access to downtown Denver’s shopping and sporting events. Skiing, hiking, biking, camping, rafting and a wide variety of other outdoor recreational activities are enjoyed by Broomfield residents.