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Southwest Mobile Storage - Best Mobile Storage & Office Containers In Littleton, CO

Southwest Mobile Storage is a family-owned shipping container business founded in 1995. Our strength for more than 25 years comes from the specialized knowledge and passion of our people, along with serving over 24,000 commercial, construction and residential customers. Our facility and expertise in maintaining, manufacturing, and delivering corrugated steel containers is unrivaled in the industry.

While the rental side of our business is regional with branches throughout the Southwest, our container sales and modification operations are nationwide and becoming global. Littleton, CO offers a wide selection of portable offices and mobile storage containers you can rent, buy or modify.

Our experts in container rental, sales and customization are committed to providing you the highest quality and best experience from service to delivery - our reputation depends on it.

Whether your need is for storage, office space, moving, multi-purpose or custom use, we've got your back. Here's how:

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NO MATTER YOUR NEED, WE'VE GOT YOUR BACK.

STORE AT YOUR LOCATION

We bring your storage container to you for convenient, easy access at your home, business or jobsite. Plus, you'll get more choice in storage space and better security, for a fraction of the cost of a pod or add on building, saving money and energy.

STORE AT OUR LOCATION

Not enough room to keep a storage container at your business, home or construction site? No problem - we can store it for you. Plus, you get 70% more space and better security, for a fraction of the cost of public storage units.

CUSTOM STORAGE

Need a permanent storage solution for your business, residence or construction? We sell new and used shipping containers in many sizes with a variety of add-ons. Or customize a container to your specific storage needs with our certified fabrication experts.

LOCAL MOVE

Take your time packing with our moving containers. We'll deliver to your business or home and pick it up whenever you're ready to move. So, you don't have to stress about moving or making multiple trips in one day, like if you rented a moving truck.

LONG-DISTANCE MOVE

Our moving container solutions ensure the long-distance move of your home or business is highly efficient and affordable throughout the southwest. In fact, we usually cost 20%-40% less than full-service movers.

MOVING & STORAGE

We understand move-in and move-out dates might be different. We can store your moving container at our highly secure facilities until you're ready to move to your new home or business location, and you can conveniently access it at any time.

OFFICE USE

Whether you need a workspace, conference room, or other office requirement, our ground-mounted mobile offices meet any and all of your business needs. Plus, it's faster and easier than building additions.

BUSINESS USE

If you need your shipping container to serve multiple uses, such as office-storage combos, breakrooms and even utilities, we've got you covered. We'll modify a custom container to fit your business needs and bring your business to the next level

CUSTOM USE

We'll create a custom container to fit your unique needs anywhere in the US. With our container modification expertise, we make any idea a reality. From pop-up stores to multi-story structures, our unrivaled facilities and fabrication experts do it all.

You'll get your own dedicated storage and container expert to serve as your one point of contact for easy, convenient service you can trust.
With our wide selection of intermodal containers for sale and rent, you'll find exactly what you need, from size, to type and condition.
We maintain our rental fleet to the highest standard - our integrity depends on it.
Our certified, experienced Conex container modification experts have more than 500 years combined experience modifying ISO containers.
All of our containers come with high security dual-locking system for no additional charge, so you can rest assured your stored items stay safe and that you don't have to pay extra for it.
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At our unrivaled 90,000 sq ft indoor fabrication facility, ensuring your custom shipping container is made exactly to your specifications.
With our level of service, quality and expertise, you won't find a better value anywhere else.
Our portable offices include lighting and electrical outlets, internet hookups, HVAC and were crafted by our in-house steel container fabrication experts for top-quality construction.

Premium Quality - High Security

With Southwest Mobile Storage, you get much more than a POD or typical Conex box. You also get high security, unparalleled service and unmatched container modification expertise and facilities. No other company offers that much.

Shipping containers and storage containers come in a range of sizes. The most common external lengths are 20ft and 40ft with a width of 8ft. ISO Containers are typically 8ft 6in tall, but high cube containers are 9ft 6in tall. We also have steel containers in a variety of sizes from 10ft long to 45ft long to rent or buy, and we can modify shipping containers into any size you want.

 Rent Storage Containers Littleton, CO

SMS Mobile Storage Containers have these high quality features:

1/8" thick steel plate bottom side rails
High strength steel supporting cross members
1 1/8" thick hardwood floor with galvanized self-tapping screws
16-gauge corrugated steel walls
16-gauge roof
270-degree swing cargo door(s)
High security dual-locking system*
Spot-grinded, primed & repainted with a beige high-grade water reducible alkyd direct-to-metal enamel*
* Comes standard on all rental units

SMS portable workspace containers have these structural features:

High security window bars, lever & deadbolt set with lock box
Studs & R-19 Insulation covered with wood paneling
1 1/8" marine board floor is covered with a durable single part gray epoxy coating
Dual pane low-E horizontal sliding windows with screens and miniblinds
18 Gauge steel polystyrene core 3-hour fire rated personnel door
All of our workspaces are refurbished grade or better
Exterior load center operating on 100 Amp single phase 230 Volt power
Light switch, receptacles and 4' light fixtures; all wiring is Romex 12/2
CAT-6 voice and data lines with electrical junction box
HVAC units ranging from 1 ton to 2 ton on rentals; ability to customize up to 10 tons of cooling

Having flexible storage containers options is important, but security is crucial to protect your peace of mind and your possessions.

At Southwest Mobile Storage, we don't believe in leaving things to chance. We want you to rest easy knowing your inventory, documents, tools, equipment and other items are safe 24/7. That is why we equip SMS high-security slide bolt locking systems and lockboxes on our entire fleet of rental freight containers.

EVERY ONE OF OUR MOBILE STORAGE CONTAINERS FOR RENT IN Littleton, CO, INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING SAFETY MEASURES:

High-security slide-bolt locking system and extra-long lock box, giving you twice the security and peace of mind.
No holes to ensure your rental shipping container is wind and water-tight.
No rust for your safety.
14-gauge corrugated steel for strength and reinforcement.

Contact us to speak with a helpful, friendly representative to better understand our full range of capabilities. We are happy to answer any questions you have, go over pricing and set up a time and place to deliver your Conex box. Our quotes are 100% free and you are under no obligation to pay for your consultation.

COMMERCIAL STORAGE CONTAINERS TO RENT, BUY OR MODIFY IN Littleton, CO

When you own a business or manage one, it's crucial to have efficient, affordable ways to store inventory and supplies, whether it's to grow your business or adapt to changes in the market, like the many caused by the pandemic.

Renting storage containers to keep at your business eliminates the cost and hassles of sending your staff to offsite storage facilities. Steel containers with roll up doors make storing and retrieving items faster and easier. Auto repair shops and other businesses that need easy access throughout the workday to secure storage for tools, parts, equipment or supplies find renting shipping containers to be the best solution for their business storage needs. Southwest Mobile Storage has your back.

 Storage Containers For Rent Littleton, CO

Renting portable offices gives your business more workspace, breakrooms, pop up stores, security booths and more, without the cost and red tape associated with constructing building additions. Plus, a steel storage container fits neatly into one parking space and provides much stronger security than Pods and way more convenience than self-storage units.

If you have a specific need, we can modify shipping containers to build whatever you need to grow your business. Whether it's a portable workspace to run your business, like a pop-up container bar, or a durable facility for scientific research, like a container laboratory, or even a container gym, our unrivaled fabrication facility and modification experts got you covered. Our full-time, in-house staff of certified welders, engineers, electricians, carpenters and painters have over 500 years combined experience modifying thousands of container projects for just about any business use you can imagine.

WHETHER YOUR BUSINESS IS COMMERCIAL, HEALTHCARE, GOVERNMENT OR EDUCATION, OR YOUR INTEREST IS TO RENT, BUY OR MODIFY SHIPPING CONTAINERS, SMS HAS YOU COVERED:

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Offsite storage alternatives cause a mess of hassles and headaches. Expanding office space and storage capacity at your location saves time, money and hassle of making multiple trips offsite.
We offer more choice in security, size and features in steel Conex boxes or ISO shipping containers than a public storage unit or Pod for less cost and far greater service.
We offer flexible, month-to-month rental agreements and prorate by the day after your first 28-day billing cycle.
With us, you get a dedicated account manager you can rely on, so you can focus on running your business than waste time with a different person every time you call that doesn't know or care as much.
While other companies may have some staff for modifying containers, most outsource the work, so you don't know who is actually doing the modifications or how much they're marking up the price.
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When you modify a shipping container for your business, you won't have to worry about expensive, lengthy and complicated construction.
We have modified thousands of containers nationwide and internationally for more than 25 years for NASA, US Navy, GCP Applied Technologies, Helix and Sundt to name a few. And rent containers to Amazon, Walmart and many of other nationally recognized brands.
Our extensive staff makes it possible to custom build multiple projects simultaneously and our 90,000 sq ft indoor fabrication facility prevents contaminants from interfering with fabrication, which delivers better quality and precision.

CUSTOM CONTAINERS FOR YOUR HOME IN Littleton, CO

Building additions to your home can be very expensive and requires going through the hassle of securing permits and waiting for construction. You can save money, time and stress by modifying a shipping container instead. Whether you need additional space for a home gym, recreation or storage, we can convert steel containers into anything you can imagine. Our custom container gyms, man-caves or she-sheds, garages and more give you the extra space you need without the hassle, cost and wait that comes with home renovation.

Renting shipping containers for temporary storage, either when moving or dealing with restoration from a fire or flood, provides a secure, convenient way to keep your belongings close for accessing them whenever you need to. Plus, renting mobile storage containers for moving costs less than traditional movers and allows you to take your time packing, reducing the stress that comes from moving. You can also rent portable offices for your home to make working remotely distraction-free.

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HERE'S WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE US TO RENT, BUY OR MODIFY A SHIPPING CONTAINER FOR YOUR HOME:

With an extensive in-house staff and 90,000 sq ft container modification facility, we're able to deliver consistently high quality and work on multiple projects simultaneously for a fast turnaround.

Other companies don't have the facility, staff or resources to modify shipping containers and will outsource the work to various shops who may not have the special experience or tools needed to modify the right way.

You can rest assured knowing your custom container is safe in our hands. Our certified weld and quality control inspectors ensure everything is structurally sound and built to your specifications through every step of the process.

Renting a moving container from us makes your move much less stressful because you won't have to rush to pack your whole house into a moving truck in one day. Instead, you can take your time packing over the course of a month.

Our ISO shipping containers are weatherproof and come with vault-like security, so you don't have to worry about theft or damage to your belongings.

You won't get that level of security from U-Haul or other moving truck companies.

Renting a storage container at your home keeps your belongings close and gives you convenient 24/7 access, so you're always able to retrieve the contents of your container when you need to.

We know move in and move out dates don't always line up. We can store your packed rental container at our secure facility until your new home is ready.

With our mobile storage containers for rent in Littleton, CO, you can save up to 40% when compared to full-service long-distance movers, while gaining more flexibility in your schedule.

MOBILE STORAGE CONTAINERS & PORTABLE OFFICES TO RENT, BUY OR MODIFY IN Littleton, CO

We know your needs may change suddenly. With our extensive inventory and variety of sizes of portable offices and shipping containers to rent, buy or modify in Littleton, CO, we provide fast service and the best value possible so it's easy for you to get whatever you need when you need it.

Renting storage containers and portable offices from us gives you more flexibility when it comes to your schedule and options. If you don't have enough space at your current location or simply would prefer offsite storage, you can keep your rental storage and office containers at your location or ours - whichever is most convenient for you. You also get more options to choose from when it comes to size and features, like portable offices with divided rooms for private meetings or office/storage combos for storage and office space in one container. All while costing a fraction of the price of a pod or self-storage facility.

You can also buy new or used freight containers from us and choose from a variety of add-ons, including lights, electricity, doors and windows. Or fully customize a shipping container to save time, money and energy by skipping the expensive, lengthy process of constructing building additions. We can modify a Conex box into whatever you can imagine for any use you need, from construction tool cribs to office buildings, monitoring stations, mobile communication towers and much more. The possibilities are endless.

HERE'S HOW WE'VE GOT YOUR BACK:

You'll never face hidden fees or surprises with us. We give you transparent billing up front at the best prices.

With us, you get a reliable, dedicated point of contact, who keeps you updated every step of the way. You can rest assured knowing you'll always get what you need, when you need it.

No other company has the breadth and depth of staff and experience that we do when it comes to modifying shipping containers. Our certified welders, engineers, electricians, plumbers, carpenters and painters have more than 500 years of combined experience in fabricating custom steel containers.

We prorate your rent by the day after the first 28-day billing cycle, so you don't have to pay for a full month when you only have your mobile containers and offices for a few days.

While other companies may be able to do small container modifications, most don't have an in-house fabrication staff or 90,000 sq ft fabrication facility like we do. As a result, they outsource the work on your custom container, so you don't know who's actually building it.

Rest assured knowing your modified shipping container will be built to the highest quality standards. Our certified weld and quality control inspectors check every step of the fabrication process to ensure everything is structurally sound and built to your specifications.

HOW RENTING A STORAGE CONTAINER AND MOBILE OFFICE WORKS

Whether you're in need of a storage container for your commercial business, a portable office for your construction site, or a moving container for your home, our process is simple and straightforward.

Choose Your Container

Choose the mobile storage solution that works best for your needs. In this step, you will let us know the number of containers you need, their sizes and what types of doors to equip.

Choose Your Options

Let us know if you would like to add any of our rental options, like a folding table or shelving.

Choose Your Security

Choose from padlocks, puck locks and other enhanced security options. All of our storage containers come standard with dual-locking, vault-like security.

Choose Your Delivery Timeframe

You can expect standard delivery within 3-5 days of your order. If you need expedited delivery, we will do everything in our power to accommodate your needs.

Pick-Up Planning

Do you need to keep your shipping container at our location? Prefer to have our team deliver your packed container to a location of your choice? Let us know, and we'll be by your side to work out the logistics.

HOW RENTING A STORAGE CONTAINER AND MOBILE OFFICE WORKS

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DETERMINE DESTINATION

Let our team know where we should deliver your mobile storage container for rent in Littleton, CO. Be sure to let us know if there are any special conditions that might prevent our drivers from entering your chosen destination. Before you schedule your delivery, let us know which direction you would like the doors of your container to face.

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SCHEDULE DATE & TIME

Our drivers can deliver your storage container Monday-Friday, between the hours of 6AM and 2PM local time. Our two-hour delivery window is the most precise in the industry. If you desire another delivery time outside of our standard delivery options, we will do our best to accommodate your needs. As a courtesy, our driver will call you at least 30 minutes before they arrive at your drop-off destination.

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PREPARE FOR YOUR MOBILE STORAGE CONTAINER DELIVERY

Before we deliver your Conex box, prepare your delivery area by ensuring that there are no low overhangs, arches, wires, trees or any other obstacles that could interfere with your delivery. It's a good idea to mark the space where you would like your steel container placed.

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DELIVERY & SETUP

When our driver arrives, they will back our truck into the space where you would like your shipping container placed. Once we arrive, we will ensure that your container is delivered safely and securely. If placed on asphalt or pavement, we will use wood dunnage pads to make sure your ground surface is protected and the container is level.

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Latest News in Littleton, CO

Rogers twins, Padres rookie combine for rare, wild MLB feat

AN FRANCISCO -- Monday night's game at Oracle Park was a celebration for the Rogers family, but it turns out it was also a historic moment for a whole city in Colorado.Tyler and Taylor Rogers became the fifth set of twins to play in the same game and first in 32 years, with Tyler taking the loss after giving up a go-ahead run and ...

AN FRANCISCO -- Monday night's game at Oracle Park was a celebration for the Rogers family, but it turns out it was also a historic moment for a whole city in Colorado.

Tyler and Taylor Rogers became the fifth set of twins to play in the same game and first in 32 years, with Tyler taking the loss after giving up a go-ahead run and Taylor getting the save. The winning pitcher was Steven Wilson, a rookie right-hander who also happens to be from Littleton, Colorado.

That meant a historic night for the Rogers twins was actually a bit wilder than it first appeared. They became the second trio in MLB history to all be from the same hometown and get the win, loss and save in a game:

Littleton, Colorado represent! ðLast night was the 2nd @MLB game since 1901 where the W, L, and Sv pitchers were all born in the same city (Per @baseball_ref).@Swilson2436 ⢠@tyrogers2020 ⢠@trogers34 pic.twitter.com/XVzovpXtuZ

— San Diego Padres (@Padres) April 12, 2022

In the SDP-SFG game, the W pitcher, L pitcher, and Sv pitcher were all born in Littleton, ColoradoPer the @baseball_ref database, itâs the 2nd game since 1901 w/ all 3 born in same city:4/29/09W: Edinson Volquez L: Felipe PaulinoSv: Francisco Corderofrom Santo Domingo, DR https://t.co/gv6nPNe9dn

— Jeremy Frank (@MLBRandomStats) April 12, 2022

All three pitchers were born in Littleton, a suburb of Denver, but the twins went to Chatfield High while Wilson played at Dakota Ridge High, located about three miles away. Wilson then went on to Santa Clara, where he pitched well enough that the Padres took him with their eighth-round pick in 2018. He has made two relief appearances in his first season, picking up wins both times.

The Littleton reunion at Oracle Park proved to be short-lived. Tyler Rogers flew out of town late Monday night for the birth of his first child. The Giants put him on the paternity list on Tuesday afternoon and recalled right-hander Yunior Marte from Triple-A Sacramento.

Littleton leaders say Geneva Village tenants won't be displaced. Residents still worry

Low-income seniors living in Littleton's Geneva Village, a city-owned, age-restricted housing complex, say they are left with few options if a council decision forces them to move.Colorado Community Media met with 12 of the 20 residents living in Geneva Village following an April 26 city council meeting where proposals to sell or renovate the property were discussed with ...

Low-income seniors living in Littleton's Geneva Village, a city-owned, age-restricted housing complex, say they are left with few options if a council decision forces them to move.

Colorado Community Media met with 12 of the 20 residents living in Geneva Village following an April 26 city council meeting where proposals to sell or renovate the property were discussed with staff.

Residents have worried what might become of their homes since fall 2019, when notices taped to tenant's doors informed them that the city would stop filling vacancies in the complex "pending further decisions."

Though the property remains business as usual, according to city staff, residents said they fear being displaced by a sale or renovation in years to come.

"It's scary because you don't know if you're going to have a place to live or not," said Mary Hanson, 72, who has lived in Geneva for three years.

Other housing options may come with higher costs

All 12 residents said they live on a fixed income, either from social security or pensions. City staff estimates Geneva's 20 residents pay an average monthly rent of $375, though some pay more than $400 depending on the unit.

The average rent in Littleton for a one-bedroom apartment ranges from around $1,700 to $1,900 per month. None of the 12 residents said they could afford to pay such costs with most saying their incomes range between $1,300 to $1,500 per month.

But affordable options are available for residents who may need to leave, said Corey Reitz, executive director for South Metro Housing Options, Littleton's housing authority.

South Metro owns and manages several affordable properties around Littleton including Bradley House, Allison Court and Amity Plaza. Though the average rent offered ranges from just under $1,000 to more than $3,000 per month, eligible renters will see much of this subsidized, Reitz said.

Rents for those three properties are around $400 to $500 per month, according to Reitz, meaning some Geneva residents could see a more than $100 increase in rents if they choose to apply.

“Those would be great opportunities for the Geneva residents,” Reitz said.

Another option, posed by council member Jerry Valdes, is for residents to apply for housing vouchers and get on waitlists for other subsidized housing.

"I'd recommended the folks that live over there that they should apply for Section 8 vouchers or site-based vouchers ... because that's where ultimately I'm thinking this is going to go," Valdes said during the April 26 council meeting.

Two residents who said they'd inquired about vouchers and subsidized housing said waitlists are full and there were no more vouchers left, at least not for subsidized housing in Littleton.

Reitz said South Metro's housing has seen waitlists open for its various properties several times over the past year, though it can take years for someone to be placed. Currently, a waitlist is open for units at Powers Circle Apartments, and Reitz said Alyson Court Homes will see a waitlist open within the next month, urging residents to apply.

But the 12 residents who met with Colorado Community Media said they don't see another alternative if they're forced to move, especially with waitlists that can take years to find someone a new home.

"We'd be on the street," said Carol "Smitty" Smith, 83, who has lived in Geneva for 15 years.

Issues have been building for years

The property's future has long been uncertain.

Built in 1964 and owned by the city since 1975, Geneva Village had been managed through South Metro until it handed the responsibility to the city in 2019.

South Metro, in a March 2019 letter to city council, said because Geneva Village's rents were so low it couldn't guarantee it could afford to comply with a legal mandate to provide “safe and sanitary dwelling accommodations.”

The city, which has heavily subsidized the property to the tune of $123,000 per year according to staff, has pondered raising the property's rents, but those efforts have stalled in the face of past opposition from residents and other community members. The city estimates it loses more than $34,000 per year from subsidizing the property.

Littleton City Manager Mark Relph called Geneva Village's issues "the city's fault," and said "we haven't managed it properly."

Now city officials and council are looking at other options which include possibly selling the property to a private developer, which would almost certainly see the existing units scrapped for new ones, or renovating the site.

The cost of renovation is estimated to be $2.8 million, though it could exceed $3 million due to inflation according to Public Works Director Keith Reester.

Residents have said it's unnecessary for the city to spend that much money, though Reester said it's what's needed to elevate the homes to a better living standard.

City staff have expressed concerns over the units' conditions. A city assessment of several vacant homes showed each had asbestos tile underneath carpeting. Lead paint and electrical issues were also identified, according to Reester.

Reester said while no homes that are currently occupied were assessed, he is confident the findings of the vacant units apply to all homes in Geneva Village.

“We know that if there are five units in a building, and we look at two of them, there are the same characteristics in the other three," Reester said.

Residents have pushed back, maintaining their homes are "just fine," said Robyn Bernstein, 68, who has lived in Geneva for five years. None of the 12 residents thought their homes were unsafe or not up to a livable standard.

Mayor Kyle Schlachter and Mayor Pro Tem Gretchen Rydin visited Geneva Village in early March to speak with residents and see the conditions of units.

Schlachter said what he saw was "very nice, very clean” and that there “didn’t seem to be many fixes that were glaringly obvious.”

But he also said issues are likely hidden beneath the surface, such as the asbestos tiles, and said he trusts city staff's assessment of the site's needs.

Councilmember Stephen Barr said while residents may not see issues, he is "not comfortable having folks be in a place with exposures of lead paint and asbestos.

“Regardless of how your tenants feel, it is our responsibility as a city to do what is correct, what is healthy, what is safe for our residents," Barr said.

As residents worry, Schlachter said their safety and security are top of mind for the city and assured them that they would be housed if forced to move.

“This idea that the city would just kick people out onto the street is just inaccurate,” Schlachter said.

Littleton Public Schools breaks ground on new elementary building

District leaders for Littleton Public Schools broke ground May 9 on a new elementary school that will replace Ralph Moody Elementary and open its doors fall 2023.The new school, called Little Raven, will consolidate the students and staff of Ralph Moody and East Elementary School and could serve more than 600 students, according to district spokesperson Diane Leiker.Construction is expected to begin this summer.The groundbreaking comes just more than a year after the district's board of education ...

District leaders for Littleton Public Schools broke ground May 9 on a new elementary school that will replace Ralph Moody Elementary and open its doors fall 2023.

The new school, called Little Raven, will consolidate the students and staff of Ralph Moody and East Elementary School and could serve more than 600 students, according to district spokesperson Diane Leiker.

Construction is expected to begin this summer.

The groundbreaking comes just more than a year after the district's board of education voted to close both schools, citing declining enrollment rates due to families struggling with the city's high housing costs.

By consolidating the communities of Moody and East, LPS leaders believe they will be able to provide more comprehensive service and relieve staffing strain.

"We couldn't have done this without a board of education who saw a different vision for the future of LPS and understood that at some point in time you have to start reinvesting in the infrastructure of our school district," Superintendent Brian Ewert said.

The site, located at Windermere Street and Weaver Avenue, may also be a neighborhood that sees an increase in higher-density housing in the years to come, according to past conversations board members have had with city officials. It could lead to a renewal in enrollment and, with that, more money for district resources.

The new school, expected to cost between $35 million and $38 million, will be paid for with money raised through a district bond effort that voters approved in November 2018.

Measure 4A allowed LPS to raise $298 million for a slew of projects including new construction for aging schools with new construction, continued repair and upkeep of others and the creation of a career and technical education and innovation center.

"Without a board of education and a community that supports forward thinking and future thinking for LPS, this would not have happened," Ewert said.

School board President Robert Reichardt thanked voters who approved Measure 4A and said "voters showing their faith in us and our ability to manage their money well," proved imperative to Little Raven's creation.

"The main message I want to convey is how grateful I am to members of our community," Reichardt said.

Stolen Box Trailer Contains Colorado Model Railroad Setup That Took Years Of Effort

(CBS4) – In the basement of Ken Cook’s Littleton home, trains in a model railroad display chug circles through carefully constructed mountains and miniature buildings. Friend Bill Thomas wonders what happened.“We’re all in a little bit of shock. Because this was not something that would be high value for anybody else to steal.”They are hoping to get back the trailer that contains the expansive model railroad setup they bring to people.“We try to go to venues where peop...

(CBS4) – In the basement of Ken Cook’s Littleton home, trains in a model railroad display chug circles through carefully constructed mountains and miniature buildings. Friend Bill Thomas wonders what happened.

“We’re all in a little bit of shock. Because this was not something that would be high value for anybody else to steal.”

They are hoping to get back the trailer that contains the expansive model railroad setup they bring to people.

“We try to go to venues where people aren’t necessarily expecting to see a train layout and expand the hobby that way,” said Cook.

Often they are the biggest draw with the 40 foot by 16 foot display.

It’s been missing since Sunday.

Thomas went to the Appogee Industrial Park in Watkins in eastern Arapahoe County to pick up the loaded box trailer that contains the whole setup they call a module. It wasn’t where they’d left it.

“Then I saw the chocks that we put under the wheels, the block, etc. And it clicked that the trailer was gone.”

A lock on the hitch was knocked off.

“They had snapped it off with something big and strong,” said Thomas.

The group calls the setup the Slick-X Line.

“It stands for Steve, Larry, Chuck, Ken, Xavier,” said Cook.

The group is now seven model railroading enthusiasts. They built the display 14 years ago. It took two years. Each year since they’ve tried to make improvements. The thousands of hours are difficult to count. The value hard is to figure. It’s not something you sell. The value to the group is in the joy it brings when they set up the display and show it to wide-eyed children and older people who remember the times when railroads were dominant.

“It’s much higher. You can’t touch that.”

Thomas says there are a lot of trailers stored at the industrial park — even others that look similar. He wonders if someone thought it might contain something they could use.

“If they didn’t expect to find this in the trailer, and therefore it means nothing to them, it means everything to us,” said Cook. “And that’s why we want it back intact.”

The trailer is a 2009 Haulmark. It’s a 16 foot long box trailer with a roll-up door in the back and a 4 foot door on the side. Inside, it’s set up to contain the huge module.

“We built shelves in the trailer and the modular layout is designed to come apart,” said Cook.

It takes about three hours to set up. The display itself fills many display areas.

“Forty feet by sixteen feet. With unbelievable choreographed scenery,” said Thomas.

They were headed to Cheyenne for next weekend to set up again at Depot Days at the city’s historic train depot. Other visits are scheduled in the months ahead. But now they’ll have to be canceled. The men figure rebuilding is not possible.

“That module is what we put our hearts into 14 years ago and we don’t have the time, the energy, to re-do it. It can’t be redone,” said Cook.

They are not as young as they were.

“To build another layout I’d have to say is pretty unlikely at this point,” said Thomas.

The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office is working to obtain video from a company at the industrial complex that may show the theft in action. It’s not yet clear exactly when the trailer was stolen.

“I don’t know what their motivation is. I hope they’ll reconsider,” said Cook.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Denver Southwest/Littleton, Colorado Opens

Apr. 13, 2022 / PRZen / LITTLETON, Colo. — InterMountain Management is proud to announce the opening of Fairfield Inn & Suites Denver Southwest/Littleton, CO at the C470 and Bowles intersections, with an address of 5679 South Alkire Street, Littleton, CO 80127. At this destination, guests can close their eyes and take a deep breath of high desert air. Nestled in the Rocky Mountain Foothills, Littleton, Colorado is “Anything But Little” and far more than a s...

Apr. 13, 2022 / PRZen / LITTLETON, Colo. — InterMountain Management is proud to announce the opening of Fairfield Inn & Suites Denver Southwest/Littleton, CO at the C470 and Bowles intersections, with an address of 5679 South Alkire Street, Littleton, CO 80127. At this destination, guests can close their eyes and take a deep breath of high desert air. Nestled in the Rocky Mountain Foothills, Littleton, Colorado is “Anything But Little” and far more than a suburb of Denver. Your room at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Denver Southwest/Littleton puts comfort, variety and convenience at your disposal, with easy access to sites unique to the city and nearby mountains.

This four-story hotel offers 77 guest rooms and 31 suites designed to satisfy the needs of business travelers and tourists alike, whether relaxing after a day of travel or staying productive on the road. Unwind in comfort and settle back on cozy bedding designed for restorative slumber. Guest room amenities include a mini fridge, coffeemaker and microwave. High-speed Internet/Wi-Fi with an ergonomic workstation help keep you connected, and streaming services enhance viewing choices. Spacious suites provide separate working and sleeping areas, and guests’ business needs are supported by fax and copy services. Mobility accessible rooms are available.

Start the day right with a complimentary hot breakfast featuring oatmeal, hot sandwiches, quiche, soufflé, and other healthy items, such as fruit, yogurt, and whole grain cereals and breads. Take an invigorating dip in the hotel’s indoor swimming pool or enjoy a workout in the 24/7 state-of-the-art Fitness Center. The patio and fire pit afford an opportunity to relax and stimulate the senses outdoors, and Tavern 470 serves lite fare.

Set in the heart of the South Platte River Valley, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Denver Southwest/Littleton gives the guest access to the wide range of activities and amenities available in the Littleton area. The hotel provides two complimentary electric car charging stations to keep guests on the move. Titillate one’s taste buds at nearby restaurants with a wide variety of cuisines including Middle-Eastern, sushi, fondue, Mexican, Chinese and more. Littleton is home to several craft breweries, wineries, and a distillery.

Enjoy the outdoors in the parks, golf courses, and on the city’s miles of trails made for cyclists, horse-riders, joggers and walkers. Guests at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Denver Southwest/Littleton will find themselves within easy driving distance of Edge Ice Arena and Bandimere Speedway. The hotel is a 28-minute drive from Downtown Denver with Empower Field at Mile High and its Denver Broncos home games, 45 minutes from Denver Int’l Airport, and just 12 minutes from Red Rocks Amphitheater and Park. On the road to Red Rocks is one of the outdoor venues: Bear Creek Lake Park with hiking and biking trails, swimming and water sports, archery range, and fishing for smallmouth bass, saugeye, and rainbow trout. Children may enjoy ice skating and a visit to Tiny Town, a 1/6-scale Western town in the Foothills with fun buildings and a ride on the miniature steam-powered train. The nearby Rocky Mountains are a perennial favorite destination for snow skiing, hiking and other outdoor endeavors – and for soul-inspiring, breathtaking scenery.

About InterMountain

InterMountain Hotels, a leading hospitality company, is family-owned and operated with a nationwide portfolio of 85 hotels comprised primarily of extended-stay and select-service. Dewey Weaver founded InterMountain approximately 40 years ago, and since then has pursued a strategy of steady, consistent growth through development and ownership of high-quality, premium-branded hotels. With Dewey actively involved in all aspects of a business of a thousand details, InterMountain continues to focus on what has contributed to its success: taking great care of their employees and guests, and building strong, long-term relationships with owners and hotel brands.

Since inception, InterMountain has expanded to offer a wide range of third-party services by experienced, in-house teams. These services include hotel management, development services, revenue strategy, sales, digital strategy, and renovation/design/procurement.

InterMountain has built and/or renovated over 200 properties nationwide, with a pipeline of 20+ hotels in various stages of development or repositioning. For more on InterMountain Hotels, third-party services, or to view hotel locations, visit www.immhotels.com.

About Fairfield by Marriott

Fairfield by Marriott is designed to deliver a seamless stay through trusted service and warm, inviting spaces. In addition to complimentary Wi-Fi and hot breakfast, Fairfield offers thoughtfully designed rooms and suites that provide separate living, working and sleeping areas. With over 1,000 properties around the globe, Fairfield is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriott’s travel program replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.com. For more information or reservations, visit www.fairfieldinn.com, become a fan on Facebook or follow @FairfieldHotels on www.twitter.com/fairfieldhotels.

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