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A recent survey conducted by Fort Collins-based Colorado Job Base shows positive trends in employment, salary and benefits throughout the state. The Colorado Employment Survey polled more than 70 regional employers of various sizes, sectors, pay-grades and market demographics and found that — among other things — 51 percent of the respondents plan to hire… Continue Reading Survey finds positive trends in Colorado job market

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The Pikes Peak Area Rotary Clubs announced Sunday they will give $1,000 grants to three local businesses affected by recent floods and fires. The three area businesses — Tac Tile LLC, Scale Models LLC and Black Forest Creative Arts Center — will receive the grants during a ceremony Wednesday at Black Forest Fire Station One,… Continue Reading Rotary Clubs to give 3 local businesses $1,000 grants

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Those looking to leave college life behind — whether via graduation or frustrated abandonment —  may be interested in parentless places where they can live on the cheap while slaving to repay student loans. Well, now there’s a list for that. Vocativ.com just posted its own Livability Index, which the company calls a “semi-exhaustive, mostly… Continue Reading Springs, Denver grab spots on ‘most livable’ cities list

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Local market cools, but still holding up

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Local market cools, but still holding up

Following a summer full of home sales hype, both the local and national residential real estate markets cooled off in September for the first time in months. Although the Colorado Springs market may be on the decline until the new year, local experts say it is faring better than most. After hitting the highest level… Continue Reading Local market cools, but still holding up

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Springs listed as No. 4 U.S. military boomtown

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Colorado Springs came in at No. 4 among America’s top 10 military boomtowns, according to a list compiled using U.S. Bureau of Statistics data from 2009 to 2011. The list, compiled by Texas-based tech startup SpareFoot Inc., showed that Colorado Springs has seen average annual population growth of 2.3 percent and an annual per-capita income… Continue Reading Springs listed as No. 4 U.S. military boomtown

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Griffis/Blessing manages Shops at Powers Center

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Local property management company Griffis/Blessing Inc. has assumed management of the Shops at Powers Center in northeast Colorado Springs. Griffis/Blessing was chosen by RPS Investors LLC to manage the 16,000 property at 5490 Power Center Point — at the southeast corner of Powers Boulevard and Research Parkway — in the city’s Briargate neighborhood. “Our knowledge… Continue Reading Griffis/Blessing manages Shops at Powers Center

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Alumnus donates $3.5 million to USAFA

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A longtime U.S. Air Force Academy supporter and alumnus has donated $3.5 million to assist in funding leadership programs and construction of the Center for Character and Leadership Development. Max F. James, who graduated from the Academy in 1964 and serves on the USAFA Endowment Board of Directors, donated $1.5 million to create the CCLD… Continue Reading Alumnus donates $3.5 million to USAFA

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Colorado Springs city government and Colorado Springs Utilities signed a five-year contract last week with an international company that will provide fleet maintenance services for both entities beginning next year. City officials said outsourcing fleet maintenance of more than 3,500 vehicles and equipment is estimated to save the city and Utilities more than $4 million… Continue Reading City and CSU sign 5-year fleet maintenance contract

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Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo President Gary Markle announced in a news release Thursday that the organization will add a Colorado-based company as title sponsor and will no longer affiliate with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. The 74th Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Days event next year will take place without the involvement of the… Continue Reading Pikes Peak or Bust leaves PRCA affiliation, gains sponsor

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Symposium addresses future of work, tech in aerospace industry

Many representatives of Colorado’s robust aerospace industry agree that their beloved field and its future are marked with tinges of both promise and uncertainty. “I’m excited to say that the day is dawning, particularly at UCCS but throughout the nation, where we’re beginning to see new opportunities — exciting ways ahead in the fields of… Continue Reading Symposium addresses future of work, tech in aerospace industry

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