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Integrity Mortgage & Financial Inc., a privately-held Colorado Springs based mortgage banking firm, has completed its test case process with the Federal Housing Administration and has been approved for participation as an FHA Direct Endorsement Lender. The Direct Endorsement status allows Integrity Mortgage & Financial to underwrite and approve FHA loans in-house with its own… Continue Reading Integrity Mortgage and Financial receives Direct Endorsement status

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Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center, currently located on 6 South Tejon Street in Colorado Springs, will be moving Aug. 15 alongside the Small Business Development Center and the Pikes Peak Workforce Center on the first floor of El Paso County’s Citizens Service Center at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road. “This move increases the important… Continue Reading Technical Assistance Center to relocate to El Paso County Citizens Service Center

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Maggie’s Farm could open Thursday, despite ad

Colorado Springs-based medical marijuana vendor Maggie’s Farm will open the region’s first recreational dispensary Thursday in Manitou Springs, according to reports. Despite the company’s advertisement in the Colorado Springs Independent Wednesday indicating that the first official day of business will be Friday, Aug. 1, local media outlets have reported that owner Bill Conkling intends to… Continue Reading Maggie’s Farm could open Thursday, despite ad

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The Wright Group Services consolidates with AssuredPartners

AssuredPartners Inc., through its subsidiary AssuredPartners of Colorado, has acquired The Wright Group Services. The agency specializes in employee benefits, property and casualty insurance and retirement services. Operations are based in Denver, with additional locations in Eagle and Colorado Springs. The agency will continue to operate under The Wright Group Services name and the local… Continue Reading The Wright Group Services consolidates with AssuredPartners

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The El Paso and Teller County Self-Help Center gets a facelift

The El Paso and Teller County Self-Help Center will host a ribbon cutting at 7:15 a.m. Friday at the El Paso County Courthouse, 270 S. Tejon St. The Self Help Center is a legal services center open to the citizens of El Paso and Teller counties who want to research and file legal processes on… Continue Reading The El Paso and Teller County Self-Help Center gets a facelift

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Alley work to begin in August

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Roadwork on the alley between Bijou Street and Platte Avenue near the Cascade Parking Garage is scheduled to begin in August. The Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs announced Monday that work to the alley — including improvements related to drainage, drivability and pedestrian-friendliness — will begin during the second week of next month. A pre-construction… Continue Reading Alley work to begin in August

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U.S. Bank SBA division opens office in Colorado Springs

U.S. Bank has opened its first office to provide Small Business Administration loans in the Colorado Springs market. Operating as U.S. Bank SBA Division, the new office is located at 6 S. Tejon St. in downtown Colorado Springs.  Jackie Gonzalez, a Colorado Springs resident, will lead the new office as business development officer.  She has more… Continue Reading U.S. Bank SBA division opens office in Colorado Springs

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Goodwill to open new facility, create jobs

Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado announced Monday that its newest Colorado Springs facility will open Tuesday and will help to create 180 jobs. Discover Goodwill will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. July 29 to celebrate the opening of the Retail Support Center at 2855 S. Academy Blvd., according to a news release.… Continue Reading Goodwill to open new facility, create jobs

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Colorado Springs Utilities earns national recognition for ‘Dewey Campaign’

When water preservation was crucial in the Pikes Peak region, Colorado Springs Utilities’ communications team stepped up to the challenge. As a result of the team’s efforts, CSU was recently awarded the coveted Public Relations Society of America Silver Anvil Award for the 2013 “Dewey” the Water Drop campaign. Colorado Springs area residents were reached… Continue Reading Colorado Springs Utilities earns national recognition for ‘Dewey Campaign’

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AFA awards $110 million in support service contracts

The U.S. Air Force Academy awarded an Alaska-based contractor with more than $110 million in contracts to provide various support services. The Academy announced Thursday that Aleut Facilities Support Services LLC of Anchorage had won the two five-year contracts. Both contracts were set aside for small businesses, according to a news release. The first contract,… Continue Reading AFA awards $110 million in support service contracts

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