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Promenade Shops sold to national investor

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Promenade Shops sold to national investor

In a hushed real estate deal, an Illinois-based investment group purchased the high-end and successful Promenade Shops at Briargate in August for more than $96 million. “I have been thinking on and off for five years about this particular asset,” said Andrew Miller, president and CEO of Miller Capital Advisory Inc., which co-owns Skokie, Ill.-based… Continue Reading Promenade Shops sold to national investor

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Austin Bluffs to see weekend lane reductions

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The Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority will start multiple temporary lane reductions along Austin Bluffs Parkway beginning Oct. 12. The PPRTA release states that roadwork projects, which are scheduled to be completed by Oct. 25, will include construction to accommodate a waterline, storm sewer and a new turning lane. The projects are planned as follows:… Continue Reading Austin Bluffs to see weekend lane reductions

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Airport contributes $3.7 billion to area economy

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When multipliers are added in, the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport injects $3.7 billion into the annual economy of Colorado Springs, according to an economic impact study released by the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Division of Aeronautics. Some 27,721 people work in the operation and development of the city’s airport. The number also includes people working… Continue Reading Airport contributes $3.7 billion to area economy

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Gambucci shows what staying can produce

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Andy Gambucci came to Colorado Springs in 1949, leaving his hockey-crazy hometown of Eveleth, Minn., to further his education and play sports at Colorado College. Little did Gambucci know at the time where his career path would lead, both in athletics and the business world. He certainly excelled at hockey, and Gambucci played on the… Continue Reading Gambucci shows what staying can produce

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Before a packed room in the city administration building Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Steve Bach fired the first salvo as the simmering disagreements over stormwater funding between mayor, City Council, the Board of County Commissioners and the Regional Stormwater Task Force erupted into open warfare. It began with a somewhat muddled “Stormwater Needs Assessment” by CH2M… Continue Reading Mayor unveils ‘October Surprise’

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Executives from Springs-based communications firm Colorado Hi-Tech Solutions will speak at this year’s STAR CON event, hosted by International Technology Assurance Group. During the conference for leading technology providers, scheduled for Oct. 20-23 at the U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego, company leaders will discuss Colorado Hi-Tech Solutions and its role as an industry leader… Continue Reading Local IT firm execs to speak at national conference

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The City of Colorado Springs seeks volunteers for the Airport Advisory Board and Citizens Transportation Advisory Board. The airport board serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council and the City Planning Commission. Members are appointed for three-year terms, serving on a volunteer basis to address matters pertaining to land use, construction, planning or… Continue Reading Volunteers sought for airport, transportation advisory boards

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For those in the energy and environmental business, Colorado State University will host the third annual Natural Gas Symposium from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 15 and 16, at the Hilton Fort Collins, 425 W. Prospect Road in Fort Collins. Though the event is free and open to the public, space is limited… Continue Reading Natural gas symposium slated for Colorado State University

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Now that a second effort to recall state Sen. Evie Hudak, D-Aurora, has been launched by NRA-backed Republicans, maybe it’s time for Democrats to reconsider their strategy as they attempt to fight off such efforts. When recall petitions were certified against Sen. John Morse, D-Colorado Springs, and Sen. Angela Giron, D-Pueblo, Democrats huffed and puffed… Continue Reading Should Dems fight latest recall attempt, or play rope-a-dope?

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City Council clears Pico of ethics allegation

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The Colorado Springs City Council found that Councilman Andy Pico did not violate the city’s code of ethics by working for a firm the city has a contract with. The finding came after a closed executive session on Monday at which time the council reviewed a report written by the city’s three-person Independent Ethics Commission.… Continue Reading City Council clears Pico of ethics allegation

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