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Report: Foreclosure filings down

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New foreclosure filings in Colorado fell more than 28 percent in the first half of 2011, according to report from the Colorado Division of Housing. There were just 15,348 foreclosures filed  in the state during the first two quarters of the year, which is lower than the 21,369 foreclosures filed in the first half of… Continue Reading Report: Foreclosure filings down

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Retailers making holiday shipping list

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There are 99 days until Christmas, and while that might not be enough to send shoppers into a tizzy, it’s a different story for retailers. Continue Reading Retailers making holiday shipping list

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Architects seek business help for city redesign

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Colorado Springs architects are leading an effort to create an action plan to redefine the character of the city. The American Institute of Architects Colorado South chapter is seeking volunteers to participate in a three-day workshop Sept. 26-28 with a team of renowned architectural and community-building advisors to discuss sustainable design in Colorado Springs. The… Continue Reading Architects seek business help for city redesign

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University of Phoenix to open downtown location

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The University of Phoenix is opening offices in downtown Colorado Springs. The private, for-profit university opened its new location in the Springs to increase educational opportunities and be accessible to workers downtown, according to a release from the University. “Downtown is really the center of the business community,” said David Smythe, campus college chair for… Continue Reading University of Phoenix to open downtown location

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Penrose St. Francis Health Services is in the throes of two major construction projects, including a new medical office building just outside of the main hospital and a complete remodel of the emergency department. The bones of the new office building are already up with an estimated completion date in the spring. Westfield Developers will… Continue Reading Penrose St. Francis in midst of big construction projects

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Inquiring minds want to know your shopping plans

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UCCS and BiggsKofford want to know local residents’ shopping plans. The two organizations sent out a survey Monday to find out. It’s the third year in a row for the survey, which was created by the Southern Colorado Economic Forum at UCCS. “The survey results have been similar to what you get on a national… Continue Reading Inquiring minds want to know your shopping plans

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Springs’ renewable energy emerging from shadows

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While Colorado has a reputation for having one of the fastest-growing green economies in the nation, Colorado Springs has limped behind in the shadows through most of these formative years. But that may be changing. That’s what David Amster-Olszewski hopes. He’s behind an effort to persuade the Colorado Springs City Council to approve a program… Continue Reading Springs’ renewable energy emerging from shadows

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A new solar company that aims to make solar available to the masses will host an informative question and answer session at Sonterra Grill, 28 S. Tejon St., this evening at 5:30 p.m. SunShare plans to build a community solar garden, which will allow people to lease for a 20-year term solar panels and get… Continue Reading Solar Garden founders to host Q&A happy hour at Sonterra Grill

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Most expensive El Paso County foreclosures

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Following are the most expensive foreclosures in El Paso County for the week of Sept. 16. Continue Reading Most expensive El Paso County foreclosures

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New Honda dealership to hire 50 employees

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A Honda dealership slated to open at the end of the month at the Powers Auto Park is hiring roughly 50 full-time local employees. The Piercey Automotive Group, based in Southern California, is opening the new dealership, but is only sending a few employees from its headquarters. The rest of the new staff will be… Continue Reading New Honda dealership to hire 50 employees

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