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Valero store on Centennial closes

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The Valero Corner Store and gas station at 4215 Centennial Blvd. (just south of Garden of the Gods Road), closed Jan. 1. “There is another store within a mile that serves that general area,” said company spokesman Hal Adams. The corporation reviews all stores annually to “review our assets,” he said. “We intend to sell… Continue Reading Valero store on Centennial closes

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Dope division preps for change in bud biz

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Dope division preps for change in bud biz

The Colorado Department of Revenue announced Tuesday that its Marijuana Enforcement Division is working with industry partners to ensure a smooth Jan. 1 rollout of the state’s retail bud business. A key element to the success of the transition, according to the news release, is the use of a Marijuana Inventory Tracking System for both… Continue Reading Dope division preps for change in bud biz

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Sierra’s recap – positive yet uncertain

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Sierra’s recap – positive yet uncertain

Sierra Commercial Real Estate’s annual Colorado Springs Market Outlook, released Tuesday, shows positive indicators of market growth and health from the past year while conveying the uncertainty — yet hope — for continued reinvigoration. “As 2013 begins to wind down, it is apparent that there has been a slight shift in the regional marketplace with… Continue Reading Sierra’s recap – positive yet uncertain

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SBA helps businesses with growth, moves

By almost any measure, the U.S. Small Business Administration just finished a record-setting year of helping businesses in Colorado. Statewide, the SBA approved $622.5 million in small business loans for the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, an all-time record and an 11.5 percent increase over the last fiscal year. The SBA’s Colorado office approved… Continue Reading SBA helps businesses with growth, moves

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Copper Ridge building steam as Bass Pro finally opens its doors

After nearly two years of anticipation, it’s finally here. Outdoor retailer Bass Pro Shops opened its 62nd location to much fanfare Wednesday at the Copper Ridge at Northgate development in north Colorado Springs. At the 6 p.m. grand opening of the state’s second Outdoor World, notable figures including company founder Johnny Morris, Duck Dynasty star… Continue Reading Copper Ridge building steam as Bass Pro finally opens its doors

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Office competitors merge

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Office competitors merge

Any Colorado Springs business changes as a result of the Office Depot and OfficeMax merger will not be imminent, according to a spokeswoman for the now-giant office products store. Announcements of any changes are also premature, the company said. Office Depot and OfficeMax merged Nov. 5. The company now uses the name Office Depot Inc.… Continue Reading Office competitors merge

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Terra Verde: It’s still a boutique with style

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Terra Verde: It’s still a boutique with style

On any given day at Terra Verde, multiple generations shop for various eclectic sundries — cards, candles, jewelry, sweaters, boots, jeans, custom socks and hair bling. And so much more. Last week, Bill Griffith helped his children, Catcher and Lexi, shop for a birthday gift for their mother, Tracy Eubanks. From New York City, Hillary… Continue Reading Terra Verde: It’s still a boutique with style

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Buy or build? Circumstances choose for Farnes

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Buy or build? Circumstances choose for Farnes

Jennifer Farnes took steps to buy an existing jewelry store. The steps she took led her not to an existing store, but to one of her own. Originally, the owners of the existing store were going to sell the jewelry business for $300,000, the amount that the business owed at the time. Instead of buying… Continue Reading Buy or build? Circumstances choose for Farnes

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New car registrations continue to climb

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Colorado new car and truck sales are up 12.5 percent for the first nine months of 2013 over 2012, and up 4.5 percent for September compared to a year earlier. New vehicle registrations for Dodge, Ram, BMW and Porsche each increased more than 30 percent during the first nine months of this year, according to… Continue Reading New car registrations continue to climb

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Promenade Shops sold to national investor

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Promenade Shops sold to national investor

In a hushed real estate deal, an Illinois-based investment group purchased the high-end and successful Promenade Shops at Briargate in August for more than $96 million. “I have been thinking on and off for five years about this particular asset,” said Andrew Miller, president and CEO of Miller Capital Advisory Inc., which co-owns Skokie, Ill.-based… Continue Reading Promenade Shops sold to national investor

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