What is Redtail Ridge?

Redtail Ridge builds upon a 150-year history of entrepreneurship, preservation and community. Offering acres of dedicated trails, parks and open space, this thoughtfully planned business park is designed to maintain Louisville’s natural landscape while connecting employees to vibrant new options for office space, industrial space and retail amenities. Located just north of US 36 and Northwest Parkway, Redtail Ridge embodies all the reasons Louisville is consistently named one of the best places to live in America.

Why did you choose the name “Redtail Ridge”?

The name ‘Redtail Ridge’ pays homage to Louisville’s historic mining tradition and scenic landscape. Founded in 1878, Louisville’s robust mineral deposits made it an important location for coal mining in Boulder Valley at the turn of the 20th Century. As mines were dug in the area, the process produced “red ash” or “tailings” – a combination of discarded rock, clay, slate and low-grade coal – that was used for the town’s roads, which resulted in red dust plumes or “tails” as cars drove by.

The name also refers to the Red-tailed Hawk commonly spotted in Louisville and along the Front Range. With acres of integrated open space planned, Redtail Ridge will support the natural habitat for birds and other species that call Colorado home.

Who is developing Redtail Ridge?

Brue Baukol Capital Partners is a boutique local real estate investment and development company. Our portfolio includes multifamily, senior living, office, industrial, for-sale residential, land and mixed-use projects along the Front Range. To date, we have developed or currently manage $600 million worth of Colorado assets, including:

  • The Foundry, a public-private partnership in Downtown Loveland
  • Interpark Business Park, a 240,000-square-foot industrial park in Broomfield
  • The Jones District, a 36-acre mixed-use development at I-25 and Dry Creek
  • Denargo Market, a 13-acre development in Denver’s RiNo Art District
  • Frost Creek, a 2,600-acre mountain resort community
  • The Standard at Denver Gateway, a 138-acre mixed-used development near DIA

What is the approval process for Redtail Ridge?

Brue Baukol is committed to working with the City of Louisville and the local community throughout the entire approval process for Redtail Ridge. Following the City’s established review process, we will host community meetings to gather input before seeking the approval of the Planning Commission and City Council. The project will also go through the City’s GDP amendment, subdivision, and PUD processes, as well as secure any other potentially required approvals. See process timeline here.

General Development Plan

A GDP establishes parameters and standards for the development of a property including:

  • The proposed use of all lands within the subject property
  • The type or character of development and number of dwelling units per gross acre
  • The proposed location of school sites, parks, open spaces, recreation facilities and other public and quasi public facilities
  • The proposed location of all streets

Subdivision Plat

A subdivision plat is the means by which property is:

  • Divided for the purposes of sale or building development
  • Combined for the purposes of sale or building development

Planned Unit Development

A PUD establishes:

  • The site plan
  • Landscaping plan
  • Drainage
  • Grading
  • Utilities
  • Lighting
  • Architecture

Where do I find more information about Redtail Ridge?

We value the community’s input on this project and invite you to attend one of our upcoming community meetings, or fill out our contact form, and we’ll be in touch. You can also reach out to the City of Louisville’s Planning Department at 303.335.4592 or


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