DENVER — The Denver Worldwide Airport has introduced about 40 new concessions that may open in 2022 and 2023.
The DEN Concessions program is present process one of many largest industrial developments within the nation, DIA stated.
Airport CEO Phil Washington stated the native and nationally acknowledged manufacturers will give passengers extra motive and pleasure to journey by DIA.
The next concessions will open at DIA this 12 months:
- XpresCheck, Terminal
- Dazbog Espresso, Concourse A
- Einstein Bros. Bagels, Concourse A
- Market 5280, Concourse A
- Mercantile Eating & Provision, Concourse A
- Novo Espresso, Concourse A
- Plaza Premium Lounge, Concourse A
- WH Smith, Concourse A
- Dazbog Espresso, Concourse B
- Half Moon Empanadas, Concourse B
- Excessive Dune Market & Items, Concourse B
- Kabod Espresso, Concourse B
- Novo Espresso, Concourse B
- River North Information, Concourse B
- Rosenberg’s Bagels, Concourse B
- VooDoo Doughnut, Concourse B
- Black Canyon Market & Items, Concourse C
- Dazbog Espresso, Concourse C
- Longs Peak Market & Items, Concourse C
- Skymarket, Concourse C
- Superfruit Republic, Concourse C
DIA stated in 2022, 56 building initiatives will begin on the airport, together with 24 full building construct outs and 32 refreshes.
As well as, these companies will open within the airport in 2023:
- Concourse A: Uncle, The Bindery, Maria Empanada, Tocabe, Williams & Graham, D Bar, Bagel Deli, Elway’s Faucet Room, Tacos Tequila Whiskey, Peet’s Espresso
- Concourse B: Mizu Izakaya and Sushi, El Chingon, Aviano Espresso
- Concourse C: Bar Dough, Señor Bear, Aviano Espresso, Cholon, Marczyk Advantageous Meals, Teatulia Tea & Espresso
This comes within the wake of an auditor’s report launched final week that discovered contracts of some concessionaires at DIA have expired and been in a holdover state for a number of years, permitting them to bypass the airport’s aggressive choice course of and leading to fewer alternatives for different companies. This was a part of the Premium Worth Concessions program.
In keeping with the 42-page audit, airport officers are supposed to make use of a variety course of referred to as “request for proposals” to approve concessionaires to do enterprise within the airport. This is applicable to meals and beverage places in addition to retail outlets, duty-free shops, and passenger companies.
Nonetheless, DIA allowed some concessionaires to get across the aggressive course of as a good thing about the Premium Worth Concessions program. This system permits some, however not all, corporations to barter their upcoming contracts immediately with the airport, and in flip bypassing the choice course of. O’Brien stated this prevents different companies from having the ability to compete for any worthwhile contracts, which is each unfair and inequitable.
The airport agreed to the auditor’s suggestions final week.
DIA confirmed with Denver7 on Wednesday that the above concessionaires went by the Request for Proposals course of, not the Premium Worth Concessions program.