Candelas Community News
    in Arvada, CO

    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. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed   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   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   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). Winners were announced on January 19th at The Nationals Gala in Las Vegas, held in conjunction   READ MORE >

    Chalk Talk from Jeffco Public Schools – Superintendent’s Corner
    January 22, 2016

    Dear Parents and Guardians, 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. In September, the Board of   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   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   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   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
    Location driven by rapid growth in Jefferson County north of I-70

    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   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   READ MORE >

    New Candelas Recreational Centerpiece in the Works
    By Michael Bain

    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   READ MORE >

    Village Homes’ lower-maintenance lifestyle is drawing a diverse range of buyers to Arvada’s master-planned Candelas
    by Mark Samueleson

    Designers at Village Homes are remarking on how fast their Sundance series of low-maintenance 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 THE FULL ARTICLE >   READ MORE >

    Lennar Expands Innovative Solar Energy Program to Colorado

    SunStreet Energy Group Offers Safe, Clean Renewable Energy on New Homes as Standard Feature. 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   READ MORE >

    Scenic views and active community attract 
record home sales at Arvada’s Candelas development

    ARVADA, CO – May 13, 2014 – 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   READ MORE >

    Village Homes acquires lots to build new neighborhood at Arvada’s popular Candelas community development

    ARVADA, CO. (April 23, 2014) –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. Thanks in large part to its stunning   READ MORE >

    Building Lots at Scenic New Arvada Community Candelas More than Three-Quarters Sold Out

    ARVADA, CO. (March 20, 2014) – 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. Candelas   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

    Contact: Steven Silvers Principal GBSM stevensilvers@gbsm.com (303) 825-6100   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. To achieve LEED® Gold   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   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   READ MORE >

    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. This new, eco-friendly and energy-efficient community of homes has gone all out when it comes to providing the very best in green home construction features. Energy Star® Certified For starters, each home within the Candelas   READ MORE >

    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   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. A sustainable, new homes community laden   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   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   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   READ MORE >

    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   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   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. Two of our home builders, Ryland   READ MORE >

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