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$5M RiNo infill project starts to take shape

With RiNo lease rates at an all-time high, there’s no site too small to take vertical.

Derek Lis is preparing to break ground on a $5 million restaurant and office building on a tiny sliver of land near 33rd and Larimer streets. It’s the second leg of a project Lis and another group of investors started almost five years ago by renovating an existing warehouse next door.

“When we finished that renovation, we had this dirt next door and thought we might build something else 10 years down the road,” he said. “Then RiNo rents kept going up, and we decided to take on a new project.”

The lot covers about 6,200 square feet between an office building at 3254 Larimer St. and the Dio Mio restaurant at 3264 Larimer St. Plans call for a three-story building.

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