Our Vision: United to Advance Health and Care

Fitzsimons Innovation Community is the only organization in the Rocky Mountain West that offers specialized life sciences lab and office space with the opportunity to work alongside researchers and clinicians at a world-class medical destination. Here, visionaries transform science into the future of health and care.

  • TODAY'S COMMUNITY
  • PHASE 1 EXPANSION
  • THE VISION
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Fitzsimons Innovation Community

The former Fitzsimons Golf Course was designed around dramatic views to the Rocky Mountains. These views are preserved and enhanced in the development vision for the Fitzsimons Innovation Community.

A Liveable Urban Campus Center

A vibrant, inviting urban center with new and redeveloped retail, residential, and a boutique hotel connected by dynamic public spaces.

CU Anschutz Medical Campus

The largest academic health care center in the Rocky Mountain region, nationally recognized as leaders in interdisciplinary teaching, research and clinical facilities.

VA Hospital

The new state-of-the-art VA Hospital includes three outpatient and two inpatient clinic buildings, a diagnostic treatment center and a research hub.

Children’s Hospital Colorado

Consistently ranked as a leader in pediatric care, Children’s Colorado is affiliated with the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital

University of Colorado Hospital is one of the nation’s leading hospitals and is the region’s only academic hospital.

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Scranton Boulevard

Scranton Boulevard is planned as a Nobel Laureate Promenade connecting the Fitzsimons RTD Transit Station and Sand Creek Regional Greenway to the Campus Center and CU Research Quad.

Incubator / Accelerator Community

A community designed to accelerate innovation with leasable laboratories, research bays, open offices, office suites and flexible warehouse and distribution space.

Residential Village

A diverse mix of residential options with full range of amenities including meeting spaces, art galleries, retail offerings, fitness centers, garden courtyards and pool terraces.

University Hotel

The University Hotel is the center of hospitality, located at the nexus of the nationally recognized CU Medical Campus and the Aimco Residential Village within the Campus Center.

Compositive School

A new preK-5th grade school, Compositive, and a 6-8th grade middle school, Aurora Science and Technology providing rigorous programs serving the innovation community

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Fitzsimons Innovation Community

The largest and most ambitious research community of its kind in the Rocky Mountain Region with over 125 acres of land ready for development.

A Livable Urban Campus Center

A vibrant, inviting urban center with new and redeveloped retail, residential, and a boutique hotel connected by dynamic public spaces.

CU Anschutz Medical Campus

The largest academic health care center in the Rocky Mountain region, nationally recognized as leaders in interdisciplinary teaching, research and clinical facilities.

VA Hospital

The new state-of-the-art VA Hospital includes three outpatient and two inpatient clinic buildings, a diagnostic treatment center and a research hub.

Children’s Hospital Colorado

Consistently ranked as a leader in pediatric care, Children’s Colorado is affiliated with the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital

University of Colorado Hospital is one of the nation’s leading hospitals, and is the region’s only academic hospital.

Clinician Access and World-Class Research

Our community members work across the street from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, with direct access to clinicians and researchers. The world-class medical destination is at the forefront of transformative education, science, medicine, and healthcare.

Community Design
  • An integrated urban campus located in
    Aurora – Colorado’s third-largest city.
  • A pedestrian-friendly environment means we often walk together to meetings with colleagues.
  • Proximity to top hospitals, including UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children’s Hospital Colorado with more than 4 million patient visits annually.
  • Two light rail stations offer easy access to downtown Denver, the Denver Tech Center, and Denver International Airport.

Colorado Lifestyle

Our Rocky Mountain environment helps our companies and organizations attract and retain top talent. Fitzsimons Innovation Community members enjoy Colorado’s three hundred days of sunshine a year, Front Range mountain views from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, and endless opportunities to enjoy life outdoors.

  • FITZSIMONS INNOVATION COMMUNITY TODAY
  • CAMPUS CENTER & ACADEMIC VILLAGE
  • INCUBATOR/ACCELERATOR DISTRICT
  • FAIRWAY DISTRICT
  • TRANSIT STATION DISTRICT
  • PEORIA DISTRICT
  • THE FUTURE FITZSIMONS INNOVATION COMMUNITY
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Fitzsimons Innovation Community

The former Fitzsimons Golf Course was designed around dramatic views to the Rocky Mountains. These views are preserved and enhanced in the development vision for the Fitzsimons Innovation Community.

A Liveable Urban Campus Center

A vibrant, inviting urban center with new and redeveloped retail, residential, and a boutique hotel connected by dynamic public spaces.

CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Nationally recognized leaders in interdisciplinary teaching, research and clinical facilities.

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital

University of Colorado Hospital is one of the nation’s leading hospitals and is the region’s only academic hospital.

Children’s Hospital Colorado

Consistently ranked as a leader in pediatric care, Children’s Colorado is affiliated with the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

VA Hospital

The new state-of-the-art VA Hospital includes three outpatient and two inpatient clinic buildings, a diagnostic treatment center and a research hub.

Bioscience 5

To better serve the biotech community’s demands on campus, Bioscience 5 will offer a new product more conducive to start-ups by providing flexible warehouse and distribution space.

Bioscience 3

Opening in 2019, the three level, 117,000 SF building is designed to support a diverse concentration of companies.

Bioscience 1

Grow your company in a plug & play environment designed to encourage collaboration.

Bioscience 2

Lease space alongside CU Anschutz’s bioengineering program.

Scranton Boulevard

Scranton Boulevard is planned as a Nobel Laureate Promenade connecting the Fitzsimons RTD Transit Station and Sand Creek Regional Greenway to the Campus Center and the CU Research Quad.

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Residential Village
A diverse mix of residential options with a  full range of amenities including meeting spaces, art galleries, retail offerings, fitness centers, garden courtyards and pool terraces.

Bioscience 2
Host to a diverse concentration of companies, Bioscience II fronts the dynamic open gathering space at the center of the community.

University Hotel
The University Hotel is the center of hospitality, located at the nexus of the nationally recognized CU Medical Campus and the Aimco Residential Village.

Building 500
Recognizable from all angles, historic Building 500 opened in 1941 and is listed on the Colorado State Register of Historic Properties.

CU Anschutz Research Quad
This 1.1 million square foot complex contains advanced wet and dry research labs, 22 core labs, lab support space, research and program offices and central vivarium.

CU Anschutz Academic Quad
The academic quad houses a full spectrum programs in medicine, nursing, dental medicine, pharmacy and public health in newly constructed facilities.

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Bioscience 5

To better serve the biotech community’s demands on campus, Bioscience 5 will offer a new product more conducive to start-ups by providing flexible warehouse and distribution space.

Bioscience 3

Opening in 2019, the three level, 117,000 SF building is designed to support a diverse concentration of companies.

Bioscience 1

Grow your company in a plug & play environment designed to encourage collaboration.

Bioscience 2

Lease space alongside CU Anschutz’s bioengineering program.

A Liveable, Urban Campus Center

A vibrant, inviting urban center with new and redeveloped retail, residential, and hotel connected by dynamic public spaces.

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Racine Street Open Space

Racine Street is a primary north/south bicycle, pedestrian and automobile connection linking Anschutz Medical Campus to Fitzsimons Station and Sand Creek Regional Greenway. It is envisioned to integrate water quality and a community-wide drainage system within a beautifully landscaped park, which will run the length of the Innovation Community, providing an amenity to all buildings along its frontage.

Fairway Commons

The re-invented Fairway No. 15 forms a central open space integrating existing trees and mountain views, providing open space frontage to development throughout this district.

Scranton Boulevard

Scranton Boulevard is planned as a Nobel Laureate Promenade connecting the Fitzsimons RTD Transit Station and Sand Creek Regional Greenway to the Campus Center and the CU Research Quad.

A Liveable, Urban Campus Center

A vibrant, inviting urban center with new and redeveloped retail, residential, and hotel connected by dynamic public spaces.

CU Anschutz Research Complex

This 1.1 million square foot complex contains advanced wet and dry research labs, 22 core labs, lab support space, research and program offices and central vivarium.

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Fitzsimons Transit Station (Existing)

Providing 20-minute connections to either Denver International Airport or the heart of downtown Denver and Union Station.

Scranton Boulevard

Scranton Boulevard is planned as a Nobel Laureate Promenade connecting the Campus Center and CU Research to the Fitzsimons RTD Transit Station and Sand Creek Regional Greenway.

A Liveable, Urban Campus Center

A vibrant, inviting urban center with new and redeveloped retail, residential, and hotel connected by dynamic public spaces.

CU Anschutz Research Complex

This 1.1 million square foot complex contains advanced wet and dry research labs, 22 core labs, lab support space, research and program offices and central vivarium.

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23rd Avenue

One of the campus’ primary east-west connectors, 23rd Avenue will run through the heart of the innovation community and is intended to be one of the highest trafficked streets on campus. The Peoria district, defined by 23rd, is envisioned as a Gateway into the Innovation Community from North Aurora and Denver.

Fairway Commons

The re-invented Fairway No. 15 forms a central open space integrating existing trees and views, providing open space frontage to development throughout this district.

North Middle School Health Sciences and Technology Campus

Colorado State Veterans Home

UCHealth Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation

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Fitzsimons Innovation Community

The largest and most ambitious research communities of its kind in the Rocky Mountain Region with over 125 acres of land ready for development.

A Liveable Urban Campus Center

A vibrant, inviting urban center with new and redeveloped retail, residential, and a boutique hotel connected by dynamic public spaces.

CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Nationally recognized leaders in interdisciplinary teaching, research and clinical facilities.

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital

University of Colorado Hospital is one of the nation’s leading hospitals, and is the region’s only academic hospital.

Children’s Hospital Colorado

Consistently ranked as a leader in pediatric care, Children’s Colorado is affiliated with the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

VA Hospital

The new state-of-the-art VA Hospital includes three outpatient and two inpatient clinic buildings, a diagnostic treatment center and a research hub.

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Development

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Living

The opportunities within the Fitzsimon Innovation Community don’t end at the workspace.