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‘Best Of Business’ competition returns

The Colorado Springs Business Journal is proud to announce the return of its Best Of Business competition in 2013. What is the best accounting firm in town? Which is the best bank? The best hospital? Restaurant? CSBJ readers are able to vote in 75 categories about what businesses they think should be crowned as the… Continue Reading ‘Best Of Business’ competition returns

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Local tourism officials say the Pikes Peak region is poised for a stellar season, and that wounds to the area’s image caused by last year’s Waldo Canyon fire are nearly healed. Convention and Visitors Bureau President and CEO Doug Price spoke about the state of the local tourism industry during the CVB’s annual business luncheon… Continue Reading CVB lunch highlights progress, path ahead

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Report: Springs apartment market healthy

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The current Colorado Springs apartment market is healthy — maybe the healthiest it has ever been. That’s the conclusion by area experts after reviewing the most recent vacancy and rent survey results from the Colorado Division of Housing. Vacancy, at 5.6 percent, is the lowest locally in more than a decade. But it’s not so… Continue Reading Report: Springs apartment market healthy

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Space Foundation making staff changes

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The Space Foundation announced a number of staff and organizational changes today. Janet Stevens, the foundation’s vice president of marketing and communications since 2009 will leave her job May 10, and Kevin Cook, director of space awareness programs will replace her. Foundation President Charles P. “Chuck” Zimkas, Jr. will retire July 1, and Vice President… Continue Reading Space Foundation making staff changes

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Yukman honored with 2013 Athena award

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Yukman honored with 2013 Athena award

Sandi Yukman, who is wildland fire team chief coordinator for Colorado Springs Utilities, was named the 2013 Athena award winner today during the annual award luncheon at The Broadmoor. The award, given by the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, seeks to honor an outstanding community and business leader who encourages women to achieve their full leadership… Continue Reading Yukman honored with 2013 Athena award

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Business Journal readers are invited to attend the Revenue North Business Growth Summit free of charge. The summit is designed to help businesses  increase revenue growth through several informational sessions. For more information or to register, visit www.revenuenorth.com. To attend free of charge, use the following promotional code during registration. The promotional code is: B37JQ8    

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(Published 1:15 p.m. April 5, 2013) Every election has its messages, and the 2013 Colorado Springs municipal election gave us plenty. We learned that having Congressman Doug Lamborn on your side, as incumbent Angela Dougan did in District 2, didn’t guarantee anything. Dougan insisted she was the most conservative member of City Council, and that… Continue Reading Editorial: The election, beyond the headlines

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The Colorado Springs City Clerk has released preliminary election results. The following totals are preliminary, and leading candidates are listed in bold:   Council District 1 Don Knight: Votes: 8,481; Percent:  55.95 Tim Leigh: Votes: 3,015; Percent:  19.89 Joe Barrera: Votes: 1,822; Percent:  12.02 Julie Naye: Votes: 960; Percent: 6.33 Linda Mojer: Votes: 880; Percent:… Continue Reading City Clerk releases early election results

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O’Donnell a Pied Piper for variety of Springs events

John O’Donnell grew up in Colorado Springs, and while he’s known to many as the man behind the St. Patrick’s Day parade, his fingerprints have been on many community initiatives through the years. Fundraising, politics and community building are what he might consider his bailiwick. John and his wife, Carol, founded their company O’Donnell &… Continue Reading O’Donnell a Pied Piper for variety of Springs events

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Financial giant JPMorgan has announced plans to cut about 4,000 jobs, mostly from its consumer banking and mortgage divisions. The move also could hint at a new direction for JPMorgan, one toward a leaner staff. The cuts only amount to a 1.5 percent workforce reduction for the bank, but the news comes on the heels of… Continue Reading JPMorgan to cut 4,000 consumer banking jobs

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