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WestPac planes fill with cargo

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What’s good for the business traveler is apparently good for cargo. Western Pacific’s new flight schedule, with increased frequency and a midnight “bank” of flights, has helped the airline’s cargo and air mail business to nearly double. In 1996, WestPac carried 5.5 million pounds of mail and cargo. Cargo Manager Benjamin Jude is projecting the… Continue Reading WestPac planes fill with cargo

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Symetrix shifts focus

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Symetrix Corporation will announce a shift from research and development to a more production-oriented business plan at the International Symposium on Integrated Ferroelectrics in Santa Fe next week. Because of the growth of the company and the confidence expressed in its technology by global semiconductor companies, a public stock offering is not out of the… Continue Reading Symetrix shifts focus

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Local companies win funding

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Communications firms around the United States were the big winners in the fourth quarter of 1996, garnering more than $553 million of venture capital investments, according to the Price Waterhouse Venture Capital Survey. Colorado communications firms received $119.8 million or 21.6% of the total, coming in second only to Silicon Valley, for dollar amount invested,… Continue Reading Local companies win funding

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Keller Williams Office Opens

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Longtime Colorado Springs real estate brokers Gerda Reimer and Kerry Williams recently purchased a Keller Williams franchise to become the first Keller Williams real estate office in Colorado Springs. Williams said the office opened in Suite 200 at 5125 Centennial Blvd. on Feb. 1. “We have 12 agents and a few transactions,” which he said… Continue Reading Keller Williams Office Opens

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City's Largest Apartment Complex Sells

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Templeton Park Apartments was recently purchased by Templeton Apartments LLC, an entity controlled by Griffis/Blessing Company Inc., for $23.3 million — the highest price ever paid for an apartment property in Colorado Springs. Griffis/Blessing bought the 496-unit apartment complex, which is Colorado Springs’ largest apartment complex, from Templeton Investors, a partnership controlled by Chicago-based Balcor… Continue Reading City's Largest Apartment Complex Sells

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EDC president addresses city's economic outlook

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Rocky Scott, president of the Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp., addressed business and community leaders earlier this week on the state of the area’s economy. While economists agree growth has slowed considerably, they disagree on whether a boom/bust cycle can be totally avoided. Scott cited such growth issues as traffic congestion, cost of living… Continue Reading EDC president addresses city's economic outlook

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WestPac-Frontier merger: Who would benefit?

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Between stock analysts and the Teamsters Union, much has been written regarding a merger between Springs-based Western Pacific Airlines and Denver-based Frontier Airlines. But who will benefit from such a merger? <CENTER><TABLE BORDER CELLPADDING="2" Width=600> <TR> <TD> <P ALIGN=Center> <B><BIG>Western Pacific Airlines</BIG></B> </TD> <TD> <P ALIGN=Center> <B><BIG>Frontier Airlines</BIG></B> </TD> </TR> <TR> <TD> 1,111 employees </TD>… Continue Reading WestPac-Frontier merger: Who would benefit?

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Vitesse leases warehouse facility

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Vitesse Semiconductor Corp., a computer chip maker, signed a six-month lease on 7,800 square feet of warehouse space at 4401 Mark Dabling Blvd. last week. The lease is in addition to approximately 6,000 square feet that the Caramillio, Calif.-based corporation leased on Garden of the Gods Road for its design center. The building, which was… Continue Reading Vitesse leases warehouse facility

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New Leases Available

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A comprehensive single-family lease is available from the Apartment Association of Colorado Springs. This new form is in addition to the multifamily lease and other legal forms developed by the legal counsel of the Colorado Apartment Association. Landlords are encouraged to use this new approved lease rather than homemade leases that may be outdated, incomplete,… Continue Reading New Leases Available

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Coldwell Banker Walker and Co. Sells North Office

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Coldwell Banker Walker and Co. closed on the sale of its north Colorado Springs office building late last week. Jim Walker, owner of Coldwell Banker Walker and Co., said the 10,000-square-foot office building at 1561 Briargate sold for $1.3 million to an out-of-state developer whose name has not been disclosed at this time. Walker said… Continue Reading Coldwell Banker Walker and Co. Sells North Office

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