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Pinery offers exclusive club overlooking downtown

Still under construction, the Pinery at the Hill now offers exclusive club memberships. The Club at the Pinery at the Hill will sell annual memberships for $2,850, and with that come many “deep discounts,” said owner Mitch Yellen. At least initially, Yellen expects to sell between 100 and 150 memberships. He said the current owners… Continue Reading Pinery offers exclusive club overlooking downtown

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Palmer Lake lives on, without the lake

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Palmer Lake lives on, without the lake

Palmer Lake is a lake no more. The fact that Palmer Lake is now dry has affected some businesses there, they say. But other business owners report business has been good, despite the lack of water. What used to be a reservoir teeming with fishermen in the summer and skaters in the winter is now… Continue Reading Palmer Lake lives on, without the lake

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Antlers Hilton facing foreclosure

The El Paso County Public Trustee filed foreclosure papers Tuesday on the Antlers Hilton hotel in downtown Colorado Springs. According to records from the public trustee, $36.35 million is the balance due on the 232-room downtown icon. The original principal balance of the debt was $36.342 million, according to public trustee documents. This foreclosure is… Continue Reading Antlers Hilton facing foreclosure

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How to buy a business: Some easy, others not

Caroline Bilodeau went into The Speedtrap coffee shop one day, asked the owner if he would sell the Palmer Lake business to her, and he said, “Yes.” “A week later, I came back with a check, and it was done,” Bilodeau said. “It was a very quick and simple sale.” Not all business sales are… Continue Reading How to buy a business: Some easy, others not

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Early tourism: About the same as last year

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Early tourism: About the same as last year

Business owners in the lodging and tourist trades report varying degrees of success after the first month of summer tourism season in the Colorado Springs area. Occupancy at the 54-room Cliff House at Pikes Peak was “great” over the Fourth of July weekend, said General Manager Paul York. “We’re at 80 percent for the month… Continue Reading Early tourism: About the same as last year

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Griffis/Blessing Inc. will provide management services for the Boulder Street Medical Building, 1725 East Boulder St. in Colorado Springs. The 15,250-square-foot property is home to Pediatric Cardiology Associates, Pulmonary Associates and Memorial Pediatric Surgery. “We are thrilled with this selection to manage the Boulder Street Medical Building,” said Richard K. Davidson, senior vice president of… Continue Reading Griffis/Blessing to manage Boulder Street Medical Building

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McCloskey Motors won the National Quality Dealer of the Year award by the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association. The award was presented to Joe and Ann McCloskey at a ceremony in Las Vegas earlier this month. The McCloskeys again accepted the award at a ceremony Thursday at their North Academy dealership. “It’s a huge honor… Continue Reading McCloskey wins national award

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IKEA Centennial donated nearly $60,000 of products in comfort kits for families forced out of their homes during the Black Forest fire in June. In all, 800 kits were created, 500 for adults and 300 for children. “There really wasn’t a question of if we’d do something to help our neighbors, it was a question… Continue Reading Colorado’s IKEA donates to Black Forest fire families

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Black Forest businesses deal with losses

A month after the Black Forest fire blackened thousands of acres of forest lands, sending businesses and homes alike up in flames, charred trees and ash-covered ground somberly fill the landscape, and the sound of backhoes and chainsaws fills the air. For some, it’s business as usual, or maybe even a little busier than usual.… Continue Reading Black Forest businesses deal with losses

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If someone puts a home on the market today, chances are good it’ll sell within two months. As of June 30, single-family homes spent an average of 62 days on the market, the lowest number since June 2006, when the Pikes Peak Association of Realtors started keeping records. The total number of active listings is… Continue Reading Springs homes selling at fastest rate in years

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