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$222,449,200 in private investment inDowntown Westminster, with an additional $75,000,000 anticipated in 2020.
Central Square Plaza, Alamo Drafthouse and 373 units available in 2019.

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Origin Hotel and Tattered Cover are scheduled to open in 2020, along withseveral other retailers, and another 509multi-family units and a market hall are expected in 2021.

Downtown Westminster will be a mix of uses including office,retail, dining, hotel, residential and cultural uses. Coupled with 18 acres ofparks and public space, Downtown Westminster will be a dynamic, compact andwalkable place for employment, living and recreation.

The Alamo Drafthouse andEaton Street Apartments (118 affordable units) opened in 2019. AscentWestminster (255 multifamily units, including 25 workforce housing units) willopen in late 2019. Origin Hotel is scheduled to open in early 2020, withTattered Cover located in the corner retail space. Aspire (226 multi-familyunits) is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2021 and Westminster Peak (283 multifamilyunits) is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2021. 

910 affordable and workforce housing units

329 new units are currently open, with up to another 581 new units in process

Multiple new and existing affordable and workforce housing developments are located throughout the city.  The cityconducted a Housing Needs Assessment in 2016 and adopted the Affordable and Workforce Housing Strategic Plan in 2017.  Since undertaking this objective, there have been 329 new units of affordable housing opened at The Vistas at Panorama Pointe, Eaton Street, Alto and Hidden Lake Homes.

There are an additional 581 in various stages of development or anticipated at Holly Park, The Ascent, The Aspire, The Legends at Church Ranch, St. Mark Village, Bradburn Village, 7225 Bradburn Boulevard and W. 73rd Avenue & Lowell Boulevard. This brings the total to 910 new units.

Westminster also works to help preserve existing affordability through the Emergency and Essential Home Repair Program and supports other efforts including down payment assistance, utility billing assistance and energy efficiency improvements. Affordable and workforce housing supports our growing employers, while at the same time providing balance to the city's housing stock.

In 2019, we supported 18 households with Emergency and Essential Home Repairs.