Owner-Occupied Senior Cooperative Rising in Colorado Springs

Real Estate Equities Development's Village Cooperative of Briargate includes raised gardening beds, a reading room and underground heated parking.

Real Estate Equities Development has announced plans for their new Village Cooperative of Briargate property in Colorado Springs, Colo., aimed at adults 62 and over. The development will be the first 100 percent owner-occupied senior housing community in the city.

The property will include homes ranging from 900 to 1,600 square feet, from one-bedroom/one-bath to two-bedroom/two-bathroom units. Each residence will include a laundry room, storage area and a balcony. The open-plan, fully-equipped kitchens will comprise kitchen islands, rollout shelving and several cabinetry options to choose from. The Briargate cooperative will feature:

  • community room with kitchen
  • guest suite
  • club room
  • reading areas
  • raised outdoor gardening beds
  • fitness center
  • internal storage area
  • underground heated parking with a car wash bay

“Our company started developing Village Cooperative communities in 2003 because we saw the demand for this type of dynamic lifestyle,” said Keith Jans, president of Real Estate Equities Development, in prepared remarks. “Cooperatives give active adults and retirees an excellent home ownership option with a hassle-free lifestyle.”