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LivWell Enlightened fitness has shed its Bob Marley posters, and geared up its most modern dispensary at Tejon and Evans to appearance greater like a spa or a jewelry keep.

The cannabis grower and retail chain opened its 14th dispensary on Friday, a 6,000-rectangular-foot spaceat 1941 W. Evans Ave., down the road from its previous Evans area.

CEO John Lord said the new layout is supposed to trap the enterprise’s developing base of girlcustomers.

“We’re catering to a female shopping revel ina very at ease, at ease, properly-lit surroundings, with out it feeling overbearing,” he stated. “Retail is ladypushed. We ought to be cognizant of that and layoutour areas for that reason.”

the space has an open ground plan, with coins registers and glass display instances in a ring round a middle island. besides inexperienced beams crossing the ceiling, maximum the whole thing in the storeis a impartial colour of tan.

Lord stated LivWell worked with Denver-primarily based Elsy Studios at the interiors, but also did some ofthe design paintings itself.

the store is slightly smaller than LivWell’s biggest dispensary, a 7,000-rectangular-foot area in Stapleton.

about 40 personnel will work at this location, Lord said, lots of them going for walks the store’s 20coins registers.

the new area has little in not unusual with LivWell’s first dispensary as Lord recalls it, which changed intosouth of the old Gates Rubber constructing on South Broadway and in his phrases, “particularly seedy.”

“It became very a lot the crucial Bob Marley revel in,” Lord stated. “There have been velvet curtainsplacing and unframed posters of Bob Marley on the wall.”

Seven years later, Lord owns fifty four marijuana commercial enterprise licenses in Colorado (40 withinDenver). LivWell has two grow sites totaling 170,000 square toes in Denver, he stated, and employs 550humans.

In an interview with Marijuana enterprise every day in September 2015, Lord said he expected LivWell’srevenue to be “properly in extra of $eighty million” in 2015. however his boom projections for 2016 are conservative.

“LivWell will grow about 4 percent in phrases of sales this year,” he said. “due to state-imposed plantmatter limits, we must look out of kingdom as a enterprise.”

The corporation already has formed LivWell Oregon, Lord stated, but hasn’t yet opened its first dispensaryout of doors of Colorado.