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Working downtown: What would grandma say?

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Working downtown: What would grandma say?

Grandma Halter taught me to feel fortunate for the things I was afforded — often while clipping coupons and humming some unidentifiable Irish folk song. I was recently reminded of that lesson when the Business Journal management told employees that this fall it will move the CSBJ offices from the perch at Platte Avenue and… Continue Reading Working downtown: What would grandma say?

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Retirement doesn’t mean less love for downtown

Jacque Stanley loves downtown Colorado Springs. For years it has given her photographs, good times and a livelihood. As a teenager, Stanley made her first traffic court appearance at what is now the Pioneers Museum; she had a first date at Poor Richard’s with the man who would become her husband; and she has worked… Continue Reading Retirement doesn’t mean less love for downtown

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AspenPointe CEO elected to national board

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AspenPointe CEO elected to national board

AspenPointe’s president and CEO has been elected to the National Council for Behavioral Health’s Board of Directors. The Colorado Springs-based health care system announced in a news release Monday that Dr. Mick Pattinson has joined the board, “which is charged with advancing the National Council’s mission to ensure access to mental health and addiction services.”… Continue Reading AspenPointe CEO elected to national board

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Local commercial market continues slow ascent

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A Colorado Springs-based real estate firm’s quarterly report indicates that the local commercial market continues to lag behind many others in its climb to pre-recession health. Quantum Commercial Group LLC’s second-quarter market report showed vacancy rates are down in the office and retail submarkets, while they remain flat for industrial space. Quantum also reported that… Continue Reading Local commercial market continues slow ascent

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Maggie’s Farm: first RMJ shop in region

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Maggie’s Farm: first RMJ shop in region

   

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UCCS arts center on track for 2017

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UCCS arts center on track for 2017

Talk of the UCCS Visual and Performing Arts Center has been relatively quiet since last year, when the university announced plans to build the sprawling cultural complex. Word of a Trader Joe’s moving into the nearby University Village Colorado and of other major projects on the Cragmor Campus have overshadowed the planning phase for the… Continue Reading UCCS arts center on track for 2017

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Colorado College raises $18.6 million

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Colorado College announced Wednesday that it has raised $18.6 million in charitable giving since last summer — the third best year for the campaign in the school’s 140-year history. The cash gifts came from 9,000 alumni, parents, students and friends of the college, and made for a 27-percent increase from last year’s fundraising, according to… Continue Reading Colorado College raises $18.6 million

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Local outdoor gear reseller thanks donors

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Local outdoor gear reseller thanks donors

A downtown Colorado Springs outdoor gear reseller has announced that it will give away $500 and 50 bottles of wine in response to successfully raising $50,000 for military charities. To celebrate its fundraising success, Mountain Equipment Recyclers (1024 S. Tejon St.) has planned giveaway events leading up to the store’s summer clearance sale Saturday, Aug.… Continue Reading Local outdoor gear reseller thanks donors

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Florida firm acquires insurance broker

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Florida firm acquires insurance broker

A Florida-based investment firm recently acquired insurance brokerage company Wright Group Services, headquartered in Denver. AssuredPartners Inc., headquartered in Lake Mary, Fla., acquired the Wright Group through its subsidiary in Colorado, according to a news release. The Wright Group, which also operates offices in Colorado Springs and Eagle, “specializes in employee benefits, property and casualty… Continue Reading Florida firm acquires insurance broker

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As Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado has expand throughout the region, talk of what might become of its Westside property fell silent. Now, as the nonprofit has prepared to open three new locations and add 180 jobs, representatives say Discover Goodwill will retain the large processing plant on West Colorado Avenue. On Tuesday,… Continue Reading Discover Goodwill expands, retains Westside parcel

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