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Vista Ridge Click here to view site plan
Location: Town of Erie, Colo.
Acreage: 930 acres with 95 acres of commercial and office space
Residential Units: 2,050
Metropolitan District Funding: $43 million
Other Highlights:
  • 18-hole championship golf club (Marathon built and operated)
  • Two school sites, a community center, two pools, parks and trails
  • Land sales continuing as of Q1 2007
  • Managed the construction of the Vista Ridge Golf Club. Improvements included
    18-hole championship golf course, 11,000sf club house, reservoirs, wetland areas and streams.
  • Managed entitlements of more than 1,200 residential lots.
  • Participated in major political campaign for project referendum and negotiated with adjacent property owners for project support.
  • Community hosted the Homebuilders Association of Metro Denver 2004 Parade of Homes (more than 85,000 attendees).
  • Formed the Vista Ridge Metropolitan District. Managed $43,000,000 of Metropolitan district funding and construction of improvements.
  • Formed Vista Ridge Homeowners Association. Managed the planning construction of 7,000 square foot community center, pool and tennis facility and a second pool facility.
  • Negotiated the surface use agreements with mineral rights owners that included the relocation facilities and abandonment of 11 well sites.
  • Coordinated with St. Vrain Valley School District on site location and infrastructure for Black Rock Elementary School (Opening Fall 2008).
  • Managed marketing campaign for homebuilders within Vista Ridge.
  • Managed 28 different pad site sales with 6 different builders.
  • Managed cleanup of abandoned gun range with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
  • Managed custom lot sales program.

Marathon Land Company
7887 East Belleview Avenue, Suite 825 | Englewood, CO 80111
p. 303.920.9400 | f. 303.920.9440 | JSpehalski@marathonlc.com