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With approximately 53 square miles (13,700 hectares) of land area, Denver International Airport (DEN) has the second largest land ownership of any airport in the world.

DEN’s Division of Real Estate supports the airport’s core aviation mission by capitalizing on DEN’s size, opportunity for growth and centralized location, both nationally and globally, to create innovative, sustainable and economically beneficial commercial development of the airport’s non-aviation land.

Key to DEN Real Estate’s unique opportunity is DEN’s capacity for growth and its unique geographic advantage. At its current size, in 2023, DEN served more than 77 million passengers annually and is the largest generator of economic impact in the state of Colorado.

DEN has the land area available to cost-effectively expand its airfield from its six existing runways to twelve runways at full buildout, with the ultimate ability to serve more than 100 million passengers annually. Even after expansion of airport operations to full buildout, an additional 16,000+ acres (6,475 hectares) of non-aviation land remains available for compatible commercial development.

DEN is located both at the center of the United States and at the global midpoint between Tokyo and Frankfurt. Nonstop flights from Denver reach most major U.S. markets in three and a half hours or less, and standard business hours overlap with those of multiple international time zones. This location provides a strategic advantage for cultivating domestic and international partnerships and attracting worldwide investors.

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What are the DEN Districts?

The Districts at DEN accommodate businesses of all sizes and expertise that will benefit from immediate proximity to one of the world’s busiest and most successful airports and its associated audiences.

Districts include both mixed-use developments and innovative transit-oriented development (TODs). Businesses in sectors such as retail, hospitality, restaurants, entertainment, professional services, technology, agribusiness, research and development, light industrial and advanced manufacturing can find an ideal home here.

Commuter rail, direct highway access and circulator transit connect the districts and provide multimodal access to DEN.

Available Land and The Districts at DEN

DEN is one of the most successful airports in the United States.

Now, it is also home to one of the most visionary commercial communities to emerge in today’s global economy. DEN will help connect businesses to the local metropolis, the region and the world in bold new ways.

Our location is at the midpoint between Tokyo and Frankfurt, allowing same day communication between multiple international time zones. DEN’s strategic location facilitates business connections from coast to coast as well as with Europe, South America and Asia.

What are the Strategic Advantages to DEN Real Estate?

At the Center of it All

Accessibility to a World Class Airport

Leveraging the Energy of Denver

Real Estate

Apartments under construction with 61st ave and Panasonic way street signs
Picture of Mustang art exhibit.
Picture of DEN's tent roof at night.
Overhead view of the interior of Jeppesen Terminal.
Rendering of a group of people walking in the Panasonic development.

Why Do Business in Colorado?

  • Colorado is the #1 state for the best economy (U.S. News and World Report, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Denver is the #4 city for business and careers (Forbes, 2019)
  • Colorado is home to the 2nd most highly-educated workforce in the United States. (U.S. Census Bureau, 2017)
  • Denver is ranked the 3rd best place to live in America. (CNBC, 2018)

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