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Candelas Community News

Our beautiful homes, our parks and trails, our breathtaking views—people are saying great things about Candelas, Arvada, Colorado’s new home community. We invite you to read all about it in these articles and news stories.

Candelas Awarded Prestigious LEED® Gold Certification
As further real-world proof of its commitment to sustainable development, the Colorado master-planned community of Candelas has been awarded LEED® Gold certification for its newest Swim & Fitness Club, a state-of-the-art recreation center in the community’s ParkView residential village. READ MORE >

Candelas Named 1st Place Telly Award Winner
Arvada Community Earns Top Honors for Short Film
The popular, family-oriented master-planned community of Candelas picked up a prestigious Silver Award—the highest accolade—from The Telly Awards. Honoring the finest film and video productions, groundbreaking web commercials, videos and films, and outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, The Telly Awards receives more than 13,000 entries each year from all 50 states and across five continents. READ MORE >

Financing for Candelas and Sierra School Construction in Arvada Moves Forward
Jeffco Public Schools - April 4, 2016
The Jeffco Public Schools Board of Education approved the use of Certificates of Participation (COPs) to finance the construction of a new K-8 school and an expansion of Sierra elementary, both in northwest Arvada, in early March. On March 31, the financing was secured and the lease-purchase agreement was cleared to proceed. READ MORE >

Candelas Wins Gold at The Nationals℠
Colorado Community Earns Top Honors for Online Advertising
The Arvada master-planned community of Candelas was recognized with a prestigious Gold Award from The Nationals, an annual competition sponsored by the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) and presented by the National Sales and Marketing Council (NSMC). READ MORE >

Chalk Talk from Jeffco Public Schools - Superintendent’s Corner
January 22, 2016
As many of you know, the growth of Jeffco Public Schools’ facilities needs has increased dramatically over the past few years. Schools in Northwest Arvada, in particular, are experiencing overcrowding due to increasing residential developments that are attracting new families to the area. READ MORE >

Candelas Recognized with Prestigious Nationals℠ Award
Colorado Community Earns Honors for Online Advertising
The Arvada master-planned community of Candelas won a coveted Silver Award from The Nationals, an annual competition sponsored by the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) and presented by the National Sales and Marketing Council (NSMC). The Nationals honors the best in the building industry for their determination, integrity, creativity and endurance. READ MORE >

Candelas Site Set for Next New Jeffco School
- Jeffco Public Schools - Chalk Talk Newsletter - Oct. 9, 2015
Last month, the Board of Education unanimously voted to build a new school at the Candelas site in Arvada. The site is a 25-acre parcel of land on Colorado Highway 72 between West 94th Avenue and El Diente Court. The new school is projected to seat 625 students from kindergarten through sixth grade. READ MORE >

Arvada’s master-planned Candelas has pool and parks already in, but a fast-developing sense of community is what sets it apart - by Mark Samuelson, The Denver Post
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As Candelas in Arvada readies to welcome its 400th family, the trails, parks, recreation and open space are ready to use now - by Mark Samuelson, The Denver Post
As master-planned Candelas prepares to welcome its 400th family to a sustainably designed community tucked close to the foothills between Arvada and Boulder, those residents like their scenic location - but appreciate even more that the parks, trails and recreational attractions designed to get them into the Colorado outdoors are ready now, not just on the drawing board. READ MORE >

Jeffco School Board Unanimously Approves Candelas Site for Next New School Site and Asks Staff to Begin Process for a Possible Bond in 2016
Golden, CO – September 3, 2015 – Last night, the Jeffco Public Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to build a new school at the Candelas site in Arvada, a 25-acre parcel of land on Colorado Highway 72 between West 94th Avenue and El Diente Court. The new school is projected to seat 625 students and the Board will decide whether it is a K-6 or K-8 school at the September 24 Board meeting. READ MORE >

Arvada Colorado’s Thriving New Home Community, Candelas, Surpasses 400 Home Sales in June
Continuing its track record of new home sales success, Arvada, Colorado master-planned community, Candelas, has surpassed 400 home sales since sales opened in 2012. In fact, as of June 30th, 310 families had moved into their new homes. With a growing and highly active resident population, this sustainable community is thriving right at the epicenter between the Denver-Boulder metro area and at the gateway to the Colorado Rocky Mountain West.
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New Candelas Recreational Centerpiece in the Works
Opening in 2016, the Candelas Swim and Fitness Club at Parkview will be the second recreation center in the Candelas community that will function as an exciting community hub. Featuring mountain resort- inspired architecture combined with some of the most cutting edge new green building technologies and amenities, the Swim and Fitness Club at Parkview will offer even more cutting edge community amenities for Candelas residents. READ MORE >

Village Homes’ lower-maintenance lifestyle is drawing a diverse range of buyers to Arvada’s master-planned Candelas
Designers at Village Homes are remarking on how fast their Sundance series of lowe-rmaintenance homes have disappeared from master-planned Candelas in Arvada – but also at the wide reach those alley-loaded, privacy-oriented designs seem to have with Denver area buyers. READ MORE >

Lennar Expands Innovative Solar Energy Program to Colorado
ARVADA, Colo. (Oct. 9, 2014) – Lennar, one of the nation’s largest homebuilders joined Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) to celebrate the expansion of its innovative solar energy program to Colorado homebuyers by making clean, safe renewable energy a standard feature READ MORE >

Candelas construction under way with housing options
New homes — and much more in the coming years — are starting to pop up in west Arvada. The homes are part of the Candelas residential and commercial development. Candelas is at Indiana Street and Candelas Parkway, just north of Coal Creek Canyon Road. The proposed Jefferson Parkway would run generally southeast of the residential area. READ MORE >

Candelas - Life Wide Open
Hugging a wide-open expanse of high country prairie set before spectacular views that seem to go on forever, Candelas presents a life full of the very things people love most about Colorado. Situated in west Arvada, the nearly 1,500-acre master-planned community offers something for everyone—from single-family detached homes and condominiums to townhomes and luxurious custom homes. READ MORE >

Arvada seeing last major buildout of park system, with 10 new sites
By Austin Briggs, YourHub Reporter
ARVADA —In the mid-1970s, Arvada hired landscape architect Harry Johnson to help create 32 new parks. Almost 40 years later, Arvada is once again experiencing record growth, and the city — and Johnson — will see 10 new parks to honor a decades-long philosophy of having a neighborhood park within a 10-minute walk of every home. READ MORE >

Scenic views and active community attract 
record home sales at Arvada’s Candelas development
Fueled in part by the quiet appeal of its rolling foothills and panoramic Front Range views, home sales at Candelas reached an all-time high for the first part of 2014, with nearly 200 homeowners making the decision to call Arvada’s western-most new community their home. READ MORE >

Village Homes acquires lots to build new neighborhood at Arvada’s popular Candelas community development
Leading Western homebuilder Village Homes has acquired 201 lots in Arvada’s popular Candelas community development, with plans this fall to open models showcasing its diverse selection of low-maintenance homes specifically designed to appeal to families, pre-retirees and retired buyers. READ MORE >

Building Lots at Scenic New Arvada Community Candelas More than Three-Quarters Sold Out
Thanks in large part to its stunning 360-degree views of downtown Denver and the Front Range, Candelas is quickly running out of lots for home-builders to build on as hundreds of families decide to make their home in Arvada’s environmentally-friendly and western-most new community. READ MORE >

Candelas, Arvada Colorado’s Sustainable New Home Community, Announces Official LEED® Gold Certification for Its State-of-the-Art Candelas Swim and Fitness Club
Bolstering its commitment to sustainable development, Candelas--one of the Denver metro area’s most exciting and fastest growing new home communities--has announced that its first recreation center, the Candelas Swim and Fitness Club has been awarded LEED® Gold certification by the United States Green Building Council. READ MORE >

Candelas in Arvada Unveils its Super-Sustainable Design: Grand Opening for Models, Swim-Fitness Club, This Weekend
In a market where renewable energy and “green” are suddenly major selling features, you’re unlikely to see anything as sustainable as a master-planned community in northwest Arvada with a grand opening set for tomorrow. At Candelas, north of 86th on Indiana, you’ll tour models by four builders – all built to Energy Star 3.0 standards, some offering standard solar energy along with their views and other features -- and Candelas’ $3 million Swim & Fitness Club, guaranteed to win a LEED certification; possibly at the highest-possible gold level, for its 15 kilowatts of solar and a ground-source heat pump. You’ll also find burgers and hotdogs for you and the kids, along with live music and other attractions – and some of the most creative model homes you’re likely to tour all year. READ MORE >

Arvada, Colorado: A Great Place to Raise a Family
When it comes to locations, choosing a place to raise a family is no small feat. Quality schools, low crime rates, employment, neighborhoods and culture all combine to either make or break the deal. Arvada, Colorado offers families a prime choice in real estate for raising the young ones in a happy and healthy environment. READ MORE >

Candelas™ Featured on OurArvadaNews.com
New homes — and much more in the coming years — are starting to pop up in west Arvada. The homes are part of the Candelas residential and commercial development. Candelas is at Indiana Street and Candelas Parkway, just north of Coal Creek Canyon Road. The proposed Jefferson Parkway would run generally southeast of the residential area. The residential portion of Candelas is being developed by Terra Causa Capital and GF Properties Group.
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Candelas™ Homes Provide the Best in Green Home Construction Features
At Candelas green living and the best of Colorado living come together in a new home community that is committed to sustainability. Candelas homes in Arvada, Colorado definitely knows its business when it comes to developing a green, sustainable community.
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Candelas™ Marketing Campaign Distinguished As “Best of the Best” At 2012 MAME Awards Ceremony In Denver
Recently, Candelas and its advertising agency, Miles BrandDNA, was distinguished as the “standard of excellence in Denver’s homebuilding community” in several categories at this year’s Merchandising and Marketing Excellence (MAME) Awards Ceremony presented by the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Denver. Every year, MAME recognizes the top achievers in homebuilding communities throughout the Denver area. READ MORE >

Candelas™ New Homes in Arvada, Colorado
The Tech Corridor Unplugged When it comes to living, at the end of the day, technology employees opt for a green home community like Candelas. Located just a short distance from the research and tech corridor, Candelas new homes in Arvada, Colorado is the place technophiles come to unplug. READ MORE >

Candelas™ New Homes: Green Colorado Living
At Candelas new homes in Arvada, green living and economical living have found a home. When it comes to green Colorado living, the new home community of Candelas in Arvada is a winning combination. A sustainable green home community, Candelas offers some of the best renewable energy features and amenities of any sustainable community in the Denver Metropolitan area. READ MORE >

Candelas™ Offers a Variety of New Budget-smart, Sustainable Homes
A new sustainable community in Arvada, Colorado, Candelas offers a great selection of affordable green homes for economically savvy and environmentally conscious buyers. Singles, couples and families alike will no doubt be pleased with the smart, eco-friendly choice of homes this forward-thinking community has to offer. Every home in Candelas is built to satisfy rigorous Energy Star® 3.0 requirements. READ MORE >

Candelas™ Solar Offerings
As one of Colorado’s premier green-living communities, Candelas offers a number of environmentally friendly features that you aren’t likely to find in any other new homes in Colorado. From our selection of sustainable new homes designed to fit just about any budget, to our energy efficient community amenities, Candelas has everything you’re looking for.
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Candelas™ Sustainability Trust: A Retrofitting Promise
Just another way Candelas makes living forward easy and carefree. When it comes to equipping your home with renewable energy technologies, Candelas has you covered. With our Sustainability Trust you can rest assured you will have ample opportunity in the future to retrofit your new Candelas home with the latest renewable energy technology whenever you are ready to do so. READ MORE >

Candelas™: Living Close to Nature
11,000 acres of natural beauty surrounds you at Candelas new homes in Arvada, Colorado. Built green both inside and out, living at Candelas in Arvada, Colorado is like being one with nature. This stunning sustainable community, that includes 191 acres of open space with 13.5 miles of recreational trails and multiple parks, offers residents a living experience unlike any other in the Denver metropolitan region. READ MORE >

New Candelas Homebuilder, Century Communities, Featured on BuilderOnline.com
In a recent article by senior editor, John Caulfiield of Builder Magazine, new Candelas builder, Century Communities, was highlighted for its commitment to build single-family homes in Candelas. The article accentuates Century Communities' interest in building fresh, modern new home architecture--including designs that accommodate a solar energy package--that work together with Candelas' commitment to sustainable community design. READ MORE >

Renewable Energy Offerings
Renewable Energy Offerings Candelas™ home builders offer some fantastic renewable energy solutions. Candelas is a premier, environmentally conscious community located in beautiful Arvada, Colorado. Our unique, master planned homes are built Energy Star® qualified with renewable energy systems such as sizeable solar photovoltaic panel systems. READ MORE >

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