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Terra Verde owners purchase Chinook building

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Chris and Gary Sondermann, owners of Terra Verde, have made a big move. Longtime neighbors of Chinook Bookshop owners Dick and Judy Noyes, the Sondermanns decided to purchase the space to expand their eclectic shop. “We’ve really outgrown our space,” Chris Sondermann said. “We’ve been here for 12 years, but we outgrew our space about… Continue Reading Terra Verde owners purchase Chinook building

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Apartment Realty Advisors represented the Dermot Co. in the sale of the Commons at Briargate to RK Properties in October. The apartment complex, built in 1996, has 194 units, each with a private garage. “It’s one of the few properties in town that has direct access garages,” said Ken Greene, vice president of Apartment Realty… Continue Reading Commons at Briargate Apartments sold for $19M (7696)

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NAI Highland Commercial Group recently announced the sale of 3755 Mark Dabling Blvd. to Kaiger LLC for $3.15 million. John C. Onstott of Highland Group assisted the seller, M&M 03 LLC, and Jerry Knauf, The London Group, assisted the buyer. The 53,632-square-foot building will be used for sale and distribution of hats and other licensed… Continue Reading Classic Companies' national ranking reflects local success

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Housing and Building Association members announce their upcoming 50th anniversary Parade of Homes, Aug. 5 through 22, at 38 Parade show homes scattered around the region, including Teller County. Tickets are available at area Safeway stores and discounted group tickets in blocks of 10 are sold at HBA’s office, 4585 Hilton Parkway (phone 592-1800) to… Continue Reading Association celebrating 50 years of homes parade

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Adaptive re-use made news recently with the purchase by James Irwin Charter Schools of the former business campus owned by Sanmina/SCI. This sale ranks as the largest industrial-user property transaction in the Pikes Peak region in more than five years, with Stephen G. Bach, Bach Commercial Brokerage, representing the buyer. Paul Engel and Randy Dowis… Continue Reading Charter school making most of ex-manufacturing facility

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Some big announcements broke at the end of May, promising June will be a busy month, along with presidential speeches at the Air Force Academy, new household formations with the tons of weddings around town, and locals adopting flowerbeds to keep the city pretty. Thanks to all who make sure CSBJ stays in the loop.… Continue Reading Devry building new facility, leasing activity strong in May

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Discerning real estate brokers might want to catch hold of a new publication that dissects 331 U.S. cities called “Cities Ranked and Rated” by Bert Sperling and Peter Sander. Stuff like this can counter any shopper’s objections, analyzing nine factors such as economy and jobs, cost of living, climate, education, health and healthcare, crime, transportation,… Continue Reading Residential units with hotel amenities slated for Springs

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Springs real estate a hot commodity

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The rock-bottom reason for the popularity of Pikes Peak region real estate showed up again last weekend. The weather was pretty perfect and the views were great as always. It’s hard to beat Colorado real estate, with its tumbleweeds jumping around the planned parkways. I’m from Chicago – I oughta know. After 36 years watching… Continue Reading Springs real estate a hot commodity

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Brokers, user strike deal on bowling alley

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There’s never a dull moment in the Pikes Peak region. Take the past week, for example. El Paso County earned an A+ rating for “economic vitality” in a Colorado College student survey, Checks Unlimited announced it would add hire an additional 100 people and a total of 80 medians have been “adopted” by green-thumbed, volunteers.… Continue Reading Brokers, user strike deal on bowling alley

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As one of Colorado’s favorite getaways, northern New Mexico offers plenty of temptation – from colorful canyon lands to delicious food and of course, attractive real estate opportunities. During a recent Santa Fe stay, I saw some fantastic homes built into the mountainside, $750,000 to $1 million-plus adobe houses featuring one bedroom, single car garages,… Continue Reading Housing market thrives; commercial leases rolling in

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