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Denver group purchases Cooper Creek Square

Sky-Hi News Staff

Two Denver real estate entrepreneurs have purchased Cooper Creek Square in downtown Winter Park for $6.4 million, according to county records.

Charles "Charlie" Johnson and William "Bill" Johnson of WC Johnson LLC finalized their purchase of the 57,500 square-foot center in early September, records show.

"We were attracted to Winter Park for many reasons," Charlie said in a press release. "But most importantly, we believe economic indicators are very positive for the Fraser Valley and Winter Park."

Charlie pointed to the prospect of a new year-round, town-operated transit system in Winter Park, road improvements on I-70 and the possible return of train service to Winter Park Resort as factors that influenced the Johnsons' decision to purchase the property, the press release states.

"Cooper Creek Square is a high-quality property with an appealing exterior and a strong presence in the community," Charlie said. "Its diverse mix of great local businesses makes it a great fit for our organization."

The Johnsons purchased Cooper Creek Square, which was built in 1982, from an ownership group led by Ron Jones.

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Its new owners will retain Property Manager Mark Hanna and Marketing Director Stephanie Carey to oversee the property.

The Johnsons aim to take a community-conscious approach to management, according to the press release.

"We believe in a collaborative approach to business and look forward to being a partner and supporter of the community for many years to come," Charlie said.

For information about Cooper Creek Square, visit http://www.coopercreeksquare.com.

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