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West Bijou attracting investment, businesses

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West Bijou attracting investment, businesses

The new 80-room Holiday Inn Express at 105 N. Spruce St. is still selling out months after peak tourist season, according to Tadz Jarosz, assistant general manager. The hotel’s grand opening was in May, marking what could be a precursor of additional commercial development around West Bijou Street just off Interstate 25. Holly Trinidad, a… Continue Reading West Bijou attracting investment, businesses

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CRE market flat; investors pounce

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CRE market flat; investors pounce

The Colorado Springs commercial real estate market, according to a recent report, remained mostly flat in the third quarter of 2014. The Quantum Commercial Group Inc. quarterly report painted a picture of the market as one that has cooled in recent months and is being harvested by opportunistic investors attracted by good prices and low… Continue Reading CRE market flat; investors pounce

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Feffer’s seen decades of change here

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Feffer’s seen decades of change here

After graduating from the University of Arizona with a marketing degree, Gary Feffer began working at Goldwater’s Department Store, pursuing his dream of being a haberdasher. After comparing his life with that of his friends, he moved north to pursue commercial real estate. He is married and has four children: Sophie, Army, Davis and River.… Continue Reading Feffer’s seen decades of change here

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Marijuana grow operations affect vacancies

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Marijuana grow operations affect vacancies

Vacancy rates in the industrial sector of commercial real estate in Colorado Springs continue to decline, due in part to marijuana grow operations here, say Realtors familiar with the issue. “Because of the medical marijuana and the need for space to grow plants, that has continued to cause a lower vacancy rate, both for opportunities… Continue Reading Marijuana grow operations affect vacancies

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South Academy: still lots of contrasts

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South Academy: still lots of contrasts

For a corridor stuck in a quagmire, South Academy Boulevard has been attracting plenty of attention. Studies conducted by the city don’t paint a pretty picture of the residential and commercial areas bordering Hancock Expressway and Academy Boulevard. According to the corridor’s Great Streets plan published in May 2011, “shopping center vacancy rates for second… Continue Reading South Academy: still lots of contrasts

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On the Horizon – October 31, 2014

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Oct. 31 Halloween at the museum Pioneers Museum Halloween History Hunt, from 1-5 p.m., 215 S. Tejon St., free, but $2 donation suggested per child. Registration required, cspm.org. Nov. 1 Vision board workshop Learn your values, goals and vision in this playful workshop, from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 427 E. Colorado Ave., $49. To register, 471-2022… Continue Reading On the Horizon – October 31, 2014

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Kudos! – October 31, 2014

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MechOne is safe Colorado Springs mechanical contractor MechOne was given the Circle of Safety Award by Pinnacol Assurance, Colorado’s leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance. MechOne has had no workplace injuries since 2002. CSU educates Colorado Springs Utilities received the Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense Promotional Partner of the Year Award. The award recognized CSU for… Continue Reading Kudos! – October 31, 2014

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A journalism professor of mine once had this advice for his young, would-be-reporter students: “If you’re curious about something, chances are you’re not the only one.” That being said, one topic that has piqued my curiosity for the past 17 months is that of the many intriguing place-names in Colorado, and how they came to… Continue Reading Pikes Peak region’s names have many stories

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Lorig’s makes more history in new spot

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Lorig’s makes more history in new spot

Lorig’s Western retailer first opened downtown in 1932 where the Plaza of the Rockies stands today. Its state tax identification number was 25. “Today they’re like six or eight digits long,” said Scott Roney, who bought the business in 2008 and moved it Aug. 1 to its new location at 2611 W. Colorado Ave. Roney,… Continue Reading Lorig’s makes more history in new spot

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City Council agendas are at best boring, often disturbing and sometimes infuriating. They’re never fun to read — the best you can hope for is that Council and the administration have taken to heart the ancient admonition to physicians: Above all, do no harm. Item 8i on Monday’s work session agenda, innocently titled “Cumbres and… Continue Reading City shouldn’t give away relic from its past

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