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Inflationary pressures remain elevated, while the overall index for the Mountain States region has slipped. The November Business Conditions survey of supply managers and business leaders for Colorado, Utah and Wyoming shows the overall Business Conditions Index slumped to 56.6 from October’s 63.3 and September’s 64.8. “The Mountain States region will continue to expand even… Continue Reading Mountain States leading economic indicator dips again

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The El Paso County Assessor’s Office has changed the El Paso County DS056 (Regular Business) and DS060 (Lessor Business) forms for the 2008 tax year. The changes are expected to make it easier for a business owners to complete and submit the forms. Taxpayers owning more than $2,500 in total actual value of personal property… Continue Reading Assessor’s Office changes personal property declaration forms

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The El Paso County Assessor’s Office has changed the El Paso County DS056 (Regular Business Form) and DS060 (Lessor Business Form) for the 2008 tax year. The changes are expected to make it easier for business owners to complete and submit the forms. Taxpayers owning more than $2,500 in total actual value of personal property… Continue Reading Assessor’s Office changes personal property declaration forms

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For the first time in 13 years, house prices fell in 21 states during the third quarter, according to a government index. Average home prices fell by 0.4 percent nationwide from the previous quarter, according to the latest Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight House Price Index [730 Kb PDF]. The index tracks homes with… Continue Reading Pikes Peak region continues to see home price stability

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The Wits End Comedy Club is planned to open in the in the space formerly occupied by the longtime west side gay nightclub, Hide N’ Seek, at 508 W. Colorado Ave. Kevin Murphy of Murphy Constructors, which recently completed a $450,000 upgrade to the building, said plans for a new kitchen for the comedy club… Continue Reading Comedy club to fill former Hide N’ Seek space

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There are professional trade groups for almost any type of organization. Retailers have the National Retail Federation. Nurses have the American Nurses Association, and so on. But, now an international group of forward-thinking individuals has created an organization that in some way matters to us all – The World Toilet Association. While it may sound… Continue Reading World Toilet Association flushing out serious issues

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Commercial sales affected by credit crunch

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Office building sales across the U.S. fell 70 percent during October from a year earlier, according to a report this week from Reuters. The story said a Nov. 20 report issued by Real Capital Analytics shows that sales of office properties that typically sell for more than $5 million fell to $4.4 billion during October.… Continue Reading Commercial sales affected by credit crunch

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There will be no charge for on-street parking in downtown Colorado Springs and Old Colorado City on Saturdays throughout December. The free parking is expected to cost the city $27,200 in uncollected meter money, but city officials reason that the free parking will bolster shopping traffic and in turn boost sales tax revenue.

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National women’s sportswear retailer Title Nine will move into the longtime vacant downtown retail space next to Terra Verde this spring. The storefront, at 210 N. Tejon St., has sat empty for more than three years. The space, along with Terra Verde’s, was once home to the Chinook Book Shop, but when Chinook went out… Continue Reading Title Nine to fill longtime empty space next to Terra Verde

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The El Paso County Veteran and Military Affairs Office has moved from the Department of Human Services at 105 N. Spruce St. to the first floor of the Robert L. Russel Building at 105 E. Vermijo Ave. The office assists residents who served in the Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Navy and Marine Corps. It… Continue Reading Veteran and Military Affairs Office at new location

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