Boulder: Businessweek is calling it ‘America’s Best Town for Startups’–where newly arrived engineers can rock-climb one moment, kibitz with colleagues over their iPads the next in funky Wi-Fi cafÃƒÂ©s. Today you can tour a community that’s sold 15 homes in the past 30 days, many of them to buyers arriving for those sorts of attractions…offering them a lifestyle that puts it all together, even the cafÃƒÂ©, in one sustainable setting.
Peloton’s rooftop pool deck looks out of a view of the Flatirons, and anchors a $6 million community recreation center that’s one of many gathering spots for residents.
The Peloton, on the Boulder Creek Trail near the Twenty Ninth Street mall, has plowed through 34 sales since January, to buyers arriving from Atlanta, New Jersey, Long Island…as well as metro Denver. “They’re a highly educated, tech-savvy group,” says Peter Cushman, Peloton’s senior vice president. When the market dropped last year, Peloton dropped prices 20%. “We’ve been on a tear here ever since,” he adds. more »