The Billo dispensary has moved from its old location in Curve Plaza to the other side of Steamboat Springs at 3150 Ingles Lane. The business’ co-owner Paul Franklin said the new location offers better visibility and more space.
John F. Russell
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Billo is moving to the south side of town, and co-owner Paul Franklin said the new location will bring more visibility to the Steamboat Springs dispensary as well as additional space.
“This new location has a lot of character and ambiance that we didn’t have before,” Franklin said of the new store that is housed in a building that was once a model for Lindal Cedar Homes. “We turned the building into a more contemporary modern building with industrial steel columns and beams.”
Franklin said Billo’s new location at 3150 Ingles Lane off of U.S. Highway 40 will expand the dispensary’s retail space from 1,240 square feet to 1,820 square feet.
“We moved for two reasons,” Franklin said. “One, our lease was up at the current location, and two, we just felt there were two other dispensaries on the west side of town, and we wanted to move to the south side to be closer to the ski mountain and to the locals on that side of town.”
Billo’s former location at 2093 Curve Plaza will not be empty for long. Rocky Mountain Remedies will be moving there and rebranding under the name of its new owner, Tumbleweed.
Billo, which is coming up on its three-year anniversary, offers both medical and recreational marijuana, CBD products and other merchandise.
“We offer concentrates, edible concentrates, drinks, vape pens, lotions, CBD products and tinctures,” Franklin said. “We carry a full range of just merchandise — hats, T-shirts as well as smoking accessories.”
Franklin said the store tries to