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Bookstore adds coffee bar

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McKinzey-White Booksellers, a landmark in Colorado Springs since 1983, will open a coffee bar, just in time for the busy shopping season and the harsh Colorado winter. When customers come in to search for a specific title or just to browse, they may now be comfortably seated and enjoy a latte, cappucino, or a plain… Continue Reading Bookstore adds coffee bar

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Phantom will build another

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Microbrewerys, the highly hopped phenomenon that has hit Colorado Springs with a thirsty vengeance, have become as popular in the ’90s as discos were in the ’70s. Brewerys in Colorado Springs have stretched their imagination and employed choice barley combinations to create beers such as Misty Flips Red Ale, Way Pale Ale, and Bee Sting… Continue Reading Phantom will build another

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Symbios introduces cordless pen for Internet

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Symbios Logic, which established a strong presence in Colorado Springs in 1995, has entered into a venture with Scriptel Holding Co. to enhance the company’s support for personal data conferencing. The capabilities can now be integrated into popular Internet browsers, which include Netscape Navigator 3.0’s Cool Talk and Internet’s Explorer’s NetMeeting. The new product, named… Continue Reading Symbios introduces cordless pen for Internet

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Enterprise Zone won't change if approved

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El Paso County’s Enterprise Zone will change very little if its application is approved some time in February. Frank Barber, zone administrator, said the reapplication, which was filed in September, included the 34-year-old, 150,000-square-foot Chidlaw Building on East Bijou. The November reapplication for charitable contributions added recognition of the donated equipment related to the north… Continue Reading Enterprise Zone won't change if approved

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Speculative building continues

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A new speculative building, located on 5.73 acres, will be built this spring, according to developer Dan Gerken. The building will be located at 5535 Tech Center Drive in the Colorado Springs Technological Center. The land was purchased by Gerken and his partner, Josh Taxman, for $811,800. The building will be approximately 100,000 square feet… Continue Reading Speculative building continues

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Logistix holds steady without Apple

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The local division of Logistix anticipates revenue growth of up to 20% in 1997 — despite the loss of one of its highest volume customers, Apple Computers, earlier this year. “This is not going to be a traditional Apple Christmas in terms of volumes,” said Joe Bookataub, vice president of operations for Logistix. The 22-year-old… Continue Reading Logistix holds steady without Apple

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Phil Long hits

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Phil Long Family of Dealerships has risen on the 12th annual <I>Forbes 500</I> list of top private companies in the United States from 481 to 453. The 51-year-old company has 15 dealerships in Colorado Springs and Denver. It employs close to 1,200 people, up from 1,134 last year. Michael Marston, spokesman for Phil Long, said… Continue Reading Phil Long hits

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Let speculative building begin

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Denver-based Pacifica Holding Company will begin construction on the area’s largest completely speculative Class "A" office buildings in this decade. The buildings will be constructed in the Briargate Business Park. Financing for the more than $20 million project will come from Apollo Real Estate Advisors in New York with no preleasing. The office space is… Continue Reading Let speculative building begin

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Coupons work for PPCAA

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The Pikes Peak Country Attractions Association began riding the wave on the Internet starting in June with the offer of free coupons to 42 area attractions. The coupon blitz was a successful one with a high return rate, even more than anticipated. According to the PPCAA, the attractions report a return rate of $14,500 because… Continue Reading Coupons work for PPCAA

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Advanced Computing bought

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Advanced Digital Systems of Denver has bought the customer base of Advanced Computing of Colorado Springs for an undisclosed amount. ADS sales manager, David Drumm, said the acquisition will increase the company’s revenue by 35% in 1996. Advanced Computing had approximately 280 customers in Colorado Springs that have been added to ADS’ 400 existing local… Continue Reading Advanced Computing bought

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