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December 15, 2011
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New Boardwalk31 Development Brings Rare Homebuying Opportunity to Denver's West Highlands Neighborhood
Dee Chirafisi and Deviree Vallejo of Kentwood City Properties Now Marketing Unique Detached Homes Near Highlands Square

DENVER — Dee Chirafisi and Deviree Vallejo of Kentwood City Properties have announced the opening of sales at Boardwalk31, an exciting new residential development at the corner of 31st and Irving in Denver's West Highland neighborhood. Boardwalk31 showcases five detached homes priced at $599,000 each with three bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths, a two-car garage, and 2,050 square feet of beautifully finished living space.

"Newly constructed detached homes are a rare commodity around Highlands Square," said Ryan Diggins of Gravitas Development Group, the developer of Boardwalk31. "We are providing a viable option for the Highland buyer who may be torn between purchasing a renovated Queen Anne or a contemporary duplex. Boardwalk31 offers new homes that fall somewhere between these two choices, and we believe the homes fulfill an important market niche.

"Bothwell Davis George Architects shared our vision in creating a subtly contemporary, clean-lined design that gives a tip of the cap to the historic homes in the neighborhood while ushering in a new generation of architecture at the same time," said Diggins.

"Boardwalk31 provides an incredible opportunity for buyers to live just blocks from the popular Highlands Square shopping and dining area," said Chirafisi. "This is a prime location, and a premier team has been assembled to create and deliver a truly remarkable product. Deviree and I are very excited about being involved in such a high quality development."

Highlands Square is highlighted by a wide array of retail stores and restaurants, including wellness centers and spas, dessert and oyster bars, live music nightspots, a baby boutique, sports bar, book stores, and much more (

The new homes at Boardwalk31 are designed with the social dweller in mind, which helped drive the project from its infancy. With a specific buyer in mind, the development team created excellent transitional outdoor spaces in both the front and rear of each home. The custom front porch is wrapped in natural materials comprised of wood, concrete and steel, creating a very warm and welcoming gathering place. The rear of the homes features a 14-foot Nana Wall that opens like an accordion to expose the xeroscaped courtyard to the kitchen, which is perfect for large gatherings.

For discerning urban-home buyers seeking a quality product nestled in a highly desirable area, Boardwalk31 is the ideal choice. The new homes also serve as an appreciable asset. "In this uncertain economic times, it's tough to find a balance between all these factors, but Boardwalk31 truly provides this balance in a remarkable manner," said Diggins.

Gravitas Development Group is a real estate development firm based in Denver. Created in June 2008, Gravitas seeks to provide communities with thoughtful, creative, and environmentally friendly concepts and designs. Visit for more information.

For more information, contact Dee Chirafisi at 303-881-6312, email, and Deviree Vallejo at 303-931-0097, email

Kentwood City Properties, formed in 1999, is the newest member of Kentwood Real Estate, known nationally as Denver's premier real estate company. The company's street-front office at the corner of 17th and Wynkoop streets, directly across the street from Union Station, is comprised of 50 of metro Denver's most experienced real estate professionals serving residential buyers, sellers, and developers and commercial real estate services for buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants. For more information phone 303-820-CITY (2489), and visit online at

Kentwood Real Estate is comprised of Kentwood City Properties, The Kentwood Company at Cherry Creek, and The Kentwood Company in the Denver Tech Center. View all Kentwood listings at

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