April 17, 2018
Famed French Bistro From New York’s Upper East Side to Open at Base of St. Paul Collection
BMC Investments (BMC), a Denver-based real estate investment company specializing in the development, acquisition and management of properties, announced Le Bilboquet, the famed boutique French bistro from the Upper East Side of New York City, will open in the St Paul Collection in the heart of Cherry Creek North. This is the fourth restaurant concept BMC has brought to the neighborhood, including Matsuhisa, Quality Italian and Departure Restaurant + Lounge already mainstays in the Cherry Creek dining scene.
“Cherry Creek North has evolved into a true dining and entertainment destination and Le Bilboquet will bring the premier French restaurant to Denver and Cherry Creek North, something it has been missing,” said Matt Joblon, CEO of BMC Investments. “With SoulCycle and CB2 already in place, the retail and restaurant offering at St. Paul Collection will be beyond compare.”
Le Bilboquet plans to open the new location in early 2019. It will feature traditional French cuisine as well as modern fare, including the restaurant’s signature Cajun chicken. It will mirror the East Coast original’s charm and atmosphere. The 6,700-square foot location at the corner of 3rd and St. Paul Street will feature two concepts – a traditional fine-dining bistro, open for lunch and dinner, as well as a Parisian-inspired café that serves breakfast and lunch. An expansive patio along 3rd Avenue will complement the eateries.
“We are proud and excited to bring Le Bilboquet to Cherry Creek which we find to be a vibrant and progressive community. We have numerous existing clients, both in New York and Atlanta, that live in Cherry Creek and we could not be happier that we have found a home in partnership with BMC in their existing and first-rate development in St Paul Collection. We hope to bring a slice of Paris to Rocky Mountains” says Le Bilboquet owners Philippe Delgrange and Rick Wahlstedt.
Sam Zaitz and Julie McBrearty of Legend Retail represented BMC Investments in the deal.
Designed as a micro-haven of sophisticated urban living, BMC’s St. Paul Collection is comprised of two towers offering 165 luxury rental residences and amenities including a rooftop deck with pool, hot tub and cabanas, resident clubhouse and a full-service concierge. The iconic mixed-use development also includes 55,000 square feet of ground floor retail to include Le Bilboquet, SoulCycle and CB2. The first St Paul Collection tower is scheduled for completion in spring 2018 with the second tower slated for fall 2018.
About BMC Investments
Denver, Colorado-based BMC Investments (BMC) is a diversified and vertically integrated real estate investment company specializing in the development, acquisition, and management of properties across various asset classes and geographies. BMC focuses its investment strategy on creating long-term value in its assets and generating strong risk-adjusted returns. BMC’s development portfolio and pipeline is valued at more than $570 MM and owns and operates, in partnership with its affiliate, BLDG Management, approximately 6,500 multifamily units and 200,000 SF of commercial space. To learn more, visit www.bmcinv.com.
About Le Bilboquet
Le Bilboquet is a classic contemporary French Bistro with a vibrant atmosphere decorated with a wide array of flowers and brilliant paintings and photographs. The menu has its own contemporary twist to classic French bistro items such as Tuna Tartar, Moules Frites and House Staples such as Cajun Chicken, Veal Paillard and Dover Sole Meuniere. Le Bilboquet is a meeting place where young and old, rich and poor, formal or casual crowds come to mingle, discuss business or just have a good time whether over a glass of Rose or an excellent lunch or dinner while listening to a great collection of music.
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