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NORAD Tracks Santa program draws national fire

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NORAD Tracks Santa program draws national fire

The NORAD Tracks Santa program captured much attention when it was inadvertently developed at a Colorado Springs military outpost way back in 1955. Now, nearly 60 years later, it’s doing the same thing for a very different reason. As most of you have read, heard or seen by now, the newest iteration of the North… Continue Reading NORAD Tracks Santa program draws national fire

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Exelis spin-off to create Springs-based Mission Services

Defense contractor Exelis Inc. announced last week that it will spin off a segment of its IT Services division to create a Springs-based Mission Services company. The independence of Exelis Mission Systems — currently a part of the company’s Information and Technical Services division located in Colorado Springs — is expected to be complete by… Continue Reading Exelis spin-off to create Springs-based Mission Services

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Historic Alamo Hotel building sells for $5.9 million

The historic four-story Alamo Hotel building in downtown Colorado Springs was recently purchased for $5.9 million by a local investor. Matterhorn Development LLC sold the 42,556-square-foot building, which was constructed around 1900, to Carlisle’s Alamo LLC. Matterhorn purchased the property in 2006 for just $200,000 less than the sale price. Cascade Commercial Group brokered the… Continue Reading Historic Alamo Hotel building sells for $5.9 million

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CTU launches Concierge Center

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CTU launches Concierge Center

Colorado Technical University officially opened  its new Campus Concierge Center, which will serve as a “one-stop shop” for a wide range of student and faculty needs, according to a CTU marketing representative. “Just as a hotel concierge can help with everything from providing driving directions to booking reservations at the hottest restaurant in town, CTU’s Concierge… Continue Reading CTU launches Concierge Center

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Leechpit to reopen on Westside in early 2014

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Leechpit to reopen on Westside in early 2014

Nearly six months after Adam Leech was forced to close his shop on the Colorado College campus, he has announced that the Leechpit is reopening on the Westside. Leech said in a news release Tuesday that the record shop/thrift store will reopen around Feb. 1 in a 4,000-square-foot space at 3020 W. Colorado Ave. Suite… Continue Reading Leechpit to reopen on Westside in early 2014

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Lockheed awarded $200 million USAF contract to further GPS program

Lockheed Martin Space Systems, which has a large presence in Colorado Springs, has been awarded more than $200 million in contract options for the U.S. Air Force’s GPS satellite program. The defense contractor announced in a news release Monday that the contracts are for the completion of its fifth and sixth generation Global Positioning Systems… Continue Reading Lockheed awarded $200 million USAF contract to further GPS program

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AspenPointe a finalist for award, statewide recognition

A Colorado Springs health network is one of three finalists for statewide recognition by the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts. The committee announced Thursday that mental and behavioral health services provider AspenPointe is one of 15 finalists competing for five different Business for the Arts Awards. AspenPointe is nominated for the Impact Award along… Continue Reading AspenPointe a finalist for award, statewide recognition

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Water Conservation Board donates $175K grant for flood study

The Colorado Water Conservation Board contributed a $175,000 grant to assist in studying methods of flood restoration and mitigation for two watersheds in the Pikes Peak region. The study will begin in January and focus on the restoration and protection of the Cheyenne Creek and Upper Fountain Creek watersheds, city officials explained Wednesday in a… Continue Reading Water Conservation Board donates $175K grant for flood study

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Sierra’s recap – positive yet uncertain

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Sierra’s recap – positive yet uncertain

Sierra Commercial Real Estate’s annual Colorado Springs Market Outlook, released Tuesday, shows positive indicators of market growth and health from the past year while conveying the uncertainty — yet hope — for continued reinvigoration. “As 2013 begins to wind down, it is apparent that there has been a slight shift in the regional marketplace with… Continue Reading Sierra’s recap – positive yet uncertain

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PPCC plans downtown expansion

The next few years should prove productive downtown for Pikes Peak Community College, which is anticipating the launch of a $20 million series of expansion projects that will more than double the size of its center-city campus. PPCC President Lance Bolton said that the school is currently planning a two-phase expansion of its Downtown Studio… Continue Reading PPCC plans downtown expansion

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