Falcon, East of Colorado Springs, is Enjoying a Retail Boom of its Own

Falcon has recently enjoyed a retail boom, and it hasn’t gone unnoticed.  The Colorado Springs Gazette recently published the article below.  To view the article on the Gazette’s website, click here.

From the Gazette:

David Largent used to roar around on his dirt bike on empty land where the Falcon Walmart is now. He has watched as prairie has given way to concrete pads, as homes have sprouted on former farmland and shops and businesses have followed.

Now he’s looking forward to being part of that retail boom.

A longtime employee of Big O Tires, he’s planning to open a Big O franchise in Falcon with his partner, Dustin Roberts. Work began this summer on the sit... Read More

Fall Colors Along the Front Range

It’s been unseasonably warm this September, but the fall colors are slowly making their way along the Front Range. Even if you can’t make it to the high country to see the aspens change, there are plenty of opportunities along the Front Range to witness the changing of the seasons, where colors tend to peak in October. This is our list of the top five best places to view fall foliage along the Front Range.

  1. Dawson Butte Ranch Open Space Trail. Located just southwest of Castle Rock, the trail here runs in a 7.7 mile loop—mostly through forested space, but also with plenty of breaks for stunning views of the foothills. If you bring a furry friend, keep him on a leash, but either way plan to soak up the fall foliage and enjoy the scenery on this close-to-home getaway.
  2. Garden of the Gods. The dramatic, soaring red rocks at Garde... Read More

What’s it like living in the #1 Most Desirable Place to Live in the US?

The secret is out!
If you live in Colorado Springs you know what it’s like! Given the choice to live anywhere in the country, more people would choose Colorado Springs than any other city according to a new ranking from US News & World Report. Colorado Springs surpassed Honolulu to take the top spot after being in second place for the past two years. #1 MOST DESIRABLE PLACES TO LIVE!

Among the factors contributing to the rankings – including affordability, job market and population growth due to net migration – US News surveys people throughout the country to determine where residents would live if given the choice. According to the Google Consumer Survey results Colorado Springs ranks #1.

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Richmond American Model Featured in 2018 Parade of Homes

Meridian Ranch is honored to have Richmond American Homes showcase their model home in the 2018 Parade of Homes. Get a sneak peek here of their new model and parade entry located at 12803 Stone Valley Drive in Stonebridge. The Parade will take place Friday, August 3rd through Sunday, August 19th (homes closed on Mondays & Tuesdays).

From the beginning, Richmond American’s mission has been to help people attain the American Dream. Over 40 years and more than 195,000 single-family homes later, they haven’t lost sight of that vision. They’re committed to designing quality homes and strengthening the communities in which they build. What sets them apart? It’s the personal approach they... Read More

Calling all people who love children!

Grace & Ron Covington have answered that call! Covington Homes and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have teamed up to help kick childhood cancer to the curb and save the lives of children.

Meridian Ranch is honored to have one of our signature builders win the annual St. Jude Builder of the Year Award for their Dream Home Giveaway. Covington Homes and St. Jude, together with trade partners and homeowners, raised over $2.7 million in the form of donations of materials and labor to build a beautiful home for a giveaway benefiting the research hospital. One of only 5 builders nationwide who donated a Dream Home that cost zero dollars, Covington Homes donated all the proceeds from the ticket sales and additional donations directly to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For more details and to see the winner Read More

Summertime in the Springs: Fun Things To Do

Ready or not, school is out and summer is officially here. Whether you’re looking to kick back and relax, get out and about, or check out summer camps and programs, Colorado Springs has something for the whole family. Check out these upcoming events and activities!

The Stonebridge Difference

Welcome to Stonebridge, an exclusive neighborhood conveniently located in the heart of Meridian Ranch.  Centrally located, this intimate neighborhood nurtures close connections and active lifestyles where kids of all ages can play in acres of open space, ride bikes on trails or take leisurely walks and enjoy the beautiful sunsets with Pikes Peak as your backdrop. Grownups can meet at the private clubhouse for a fitness class, a book club or wine tasting.

Commanding center stage in Stonebridge is the Lodge, a private clubhouse exclusively for Stonebridge residents. This getaway offers endless life-enriching possibilities. Get in a workout in the fitness room. Maybe a gourmet cooking class in the kitchen. A party on the patio or club meeting in one of multiple gathering rooms. A game of cards or pool in the retreat. Or a scrapbooking group in the craft room. Lucky you. If you li... Read More