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Quantum active in real estate deals

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Quantum active in real estate deals

The 104,439-square-foot building at 5575 Tech Center Drive sold recently for $5.9 million, according to Quantum Commercial Group. The listing agents were Frank Tuck and Randy Dowis of NAI Highland and CIII, while the cooperating broker was Michael Palmer of Quantum. Quantum also reported the sale of 550 State Highway 105 in Monument for $1.45… Continue Reading Quantum active in real estate deals

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PPCC hires new director of grants

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PPCC hires new director of grants

Tammye Pirie was hired as the director of grants for Pikes Peak Community College. Pirie will oversee the Grant Office and guide PPCC’s grants development and management services as they relate to the solicitations, acquisition and management of governmental funding and support from private funders, focusing on project design, processes, training and oversight required to… Continue Reading PPCC hires new director of grants

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Colorado to be U.S. hub for global study

Colorado has been chosen to be the United States’ hub for Future Earth, the new international program for global sustainability. The effort brings together thousands of the world’s scientists on global environmental change, according to the website of the The International Council For Science (ICSU). Other hubs are located in Montreal, Canada; Paris, France; Tokyo,… Continue Reading Colorado to be U.S. hub for global study

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Report: Home prices up nationally, regionally, locally

California-based property information company CoreLogic reported Tuesday that home prices increased nationally by 8.8 percent in May since the same time last year. Colorado Springs also saw an year-over-year increase of 5.2 percent in May, according the company’s May CoreLogic Home Price Index report. That rate also increased from April 2014 by 1.7 percent. As… Continue Reading Report: Home prices up nationally, regionally, locally

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BLS: Employment increases in El Paso County

Employment increased in all nine large counties in Colorado from December 2012 to December 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported. El Paso County is considered a large county by BLS standards. Large counties are defined as those with employment of 75,000 or more as measured by 2012 annual average employment. Regional Commissioner… Continue Reading BLS: Employment increases in El Paso County

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NFIB news: Clean Air Act, Obamacare

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NFIB news: Clean Air Act, Obamacare

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the EPA’s misuse of the Clean Air Act (see nfib.com/article/om-epa-permitting-requirements-for-greenhouse-gas-emission-65980/) in regulating stationary sources of greenhouse gases, according to the National Federation of Independent Businesses. This will protect small family farms, manufacturers and restaurant owners from more paperwork and fines, the NFIB said.   Also, the Congressional Budget Office… Continue Reading NFIB news: Clean Air Act, Obamacare

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Brown is EY Entrepreneur of the Year – Technology

Cherwell Software President and CEO Vance Brown received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the technology category in the Mountain Desert region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, according to a news… Continue Reading Brown is EY Entrepreneur of the Year – Technology

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$4 million 1031 exchange completed for Springs retail property

The San Diego office of Colliers International announced the purchase of a 6,166-square-foot retail property at 1520 Briargate Blvd. for $4 million as part of a 1031 tax deferred exchange. This Chapel Hills Mall outparcel property is currently occupied by US Bank, which has a remaining 10-year lease. Rick Puttkammer of Colliers International represented the… Continue Reading $4 million 1031 exchange completed for Springs retail property

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AFA visitors bring $1.5 million in sales

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AFA visitors bring $1.5 million in sales

The arrival of the class of 2018 at the U.S. Air Force Academy this week, along with the arrival of cadet-candidates at the academy’s Prep School on July 16, will add more than $1.5 million to the local economy, according to a press release. When all the figures are added up, the estimated 4,760 visiting… Continue Reading AFA visitors bring $1.5 million in sales

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AAA Colorado predicts busy holiday weekend

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AAA Colorado predicts busy holiday weekend

According to a report by the Denver Business Journal, 665,000 Coloradans will travel 50 miles or more over the long Independence Day weekend. The forecast was prepared by AAA Colorado and IHS Inc.’s Douglas County branch. That number is up nearly 1 percent from the same weekend last year. According to AAA Travel, 41 million… Continue Reading AAA Colorado predicts busy holiday weekend

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