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It isn’t often that the Business Journal reports on fatalities. But when a contributing factor for an apparent suicide and a marital homicide is marijuana intoxication, it’s simple to find relevance. It has been nearly five months since Amendment 64 went live in the state, allowing cities like Denver, Boulder and Pueblo to offer both… Continue Reading Give pot law a chance amid reefer madness

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YMCA names Boyd Williams as president/CEO

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YMCA names Boyd Williams as president/CEO

Boyd Williams has been named president and CEO of the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, it announced Friday. Williams had served as the nonprofit’s interim president and CEO since February, when former head Dan Dummermuth accepted the same position at YMCA of Middle Tennessee. For three years prior, Williams worked as the organization’s chief… Continue Reading YMCA names Boyd Williams as president/CEO

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Four years after the initiation of developer Gary Erickson’s grand plan for urban renewal, Copper Ridge at Northgate is still plugging along. Three new businesses are scheduled to open next month at the mixed-use development on the northernmost edge of Colorado Springs, east of the Air Force Academy and Interstate 25, and more will continue to… Continue Reading Copper Ridge to welcome shops, prepare for more

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Reports promising for commercial, apartments

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Despite seemingly optimistic projections of the Colorado Springs commercial real estate market, a recent first-quarter report indicates net absorption is down in all of the city’s office submarkets. But the year’s first MarketView report for Class A/B office space — done quarterly by Cushman & Wakefield’s Colorado Springs Commercial group — found the negative absorption… Continue Reading Reports promising for commercial, apartments

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CU names 2014 President’s Teaching Scholars

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Three University of Colorado system educators, including Business Journal guest columnist Raphael Sassower, have been named 2014 President’s Teaching Scholars. Sassower, a philosophy professor at UCCS, was honored along with Lisa Keranen, graduate studies director for CU Denver’s department of communication, and Helen Norton, associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Colorado School… Continue Reading CU names 2014 President’s Teaching Scholars

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AEG deal results in new name, more events for World Arena

The Colorado Springs World Arena and the Anschutz Entertainment Group have inked a deal that will result in renaming the landmark venue, as well as bringing new events to town. The entertainment and sports venue will revert to its former moniker, Broadmoor World Arena, representatives from the arena and AEG Facilities announced Tuesday. AEG acquired… Continue Reading AEG deal results in new name, more events for World Arena

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The Colorado Springs Business Journal will host a breakfast speakers event Thursday featuring a panel discussion on job creation in the Pikes Peak region. Sponsored by Platinum Relations and Stockman Kast Ryan + Co., this month’s Breakfast with the Journal will include talks on how to create jobs through venture capital, legislation and regulation. The… Continue Reading CSBJ breakfast to address job creation, retention

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Manitou businesses hope for recovery funds

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The air in the Manitou Art Center was thick with frustration Monday evening as government officials walked small-business owners through the process of acquiring recovery funds in the aftermath of the city’s floods last summer. “We are going to ensure that every county gets some funding,” Kelly Manning, state director of the Small Business Development… Continue Reading Manitou businesses hope for recovery funds

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Classen uses nutrition knowledge as business model

The Classen family has always been active: running, water skiing, rock climbing and even competing in Ironman Triathlons. Settling along the Front Range in 2001 (after years of moving cross-country for work), Jackie and her husband Dan decided to share their knowledge of sports nutrition and healthy living with others by opening the first and… Continue Reading Classen uses nutrition knowledge as business model

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Banker takes leap of faith, retires

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Many longtime businessmen and -women struggle with how they might fill their days after the time comes to retire — but not Steve Self. Self, who stepped down April 4 after nine years as president of BBVA Compass Bank in Colorado Springs, sees retirement as an opportunity. “I can’t explain the timing,” said the 52-year-old… Continue Reading Banker takes leap of faith, retires

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