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Free disaster kits at Sky Sox game

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Free disaster kits at Sky Sox game

The Allstate Foundation and Points of Light are bringing their disaster preparation tour and education campaign to Colorado Springs on Wednesday, May 21. Volunteers and Allstate agency owners will help Colorado Springs residents build free disaster kits they can use in the event of a disaster or emergency. The free kits include a flashlight, a… Continue Reading Free disaster kits at Sky Sox game

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Manitou offers bus service

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Manitou offers bus service

The City of Manitou Springs will offer free summer shuttles and a free parking lot during the summer season, according to City Planner Michelle Anthony. The parking lot, which holds around 100 vehicles and can accommodate buses and Rvs, is located behind the Tajine Alami Restaurant at 10 Old Man’s Trail. Parking in front of… Continue Reading Manitou offers bus service

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CSFD Launches the RESTART Program

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CSFD Launches the RESTART Program

The Colorado Springs Fire Department has launched the RESTART program designed to help small businesses owners, realtors and brokers find code compliant commercial properties prior to their commitment to purchase, lease or develop the property. The program mitigates unexpected and costly upgrades later on. The RESTART program helps businesses and realtors through the process of finding and… Continue Reading CSFD Launches the RESTART Program

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Area home sales down 6.4 percent

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Area home sales down 6.4 percent

Turning “For Sale” into “Sold” is a little tougher this spring, as competition among local home sellers heats up. Sales for the year are down 6.4 percent compared to the first four months of 2013 as inventory has increased, according to Colorado Springs Real Estate News. There are currently about 3,700 single family homes on the… Continue Reading Area home sales down 6.4 percent

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AFA graduation tickets available Friday

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AFA graduation tickets available Friday

Six hundred free, reserved-seat tickets for the Air Force Academy’s graduation ceremony will be available Friday. All tickets must be picked up in person at one of these locations: • The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance office, 102 S. Tejon St., Suite 430, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. • The Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce office,… Continue Reading AFA graduation tickets available Friday

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NRF: Retail sales unchanged

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NRF: Retail sales unchanged

Despite nicer spring weather, consumers tempered their retail spending in April, according to the National Retail Federation. April retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations and restaurants, were unchanged seasonally-adjusted month-to-month, yet increased 4.7 percent unadjusted year-over-year. “The shift in Easter to April did not provide enough bounce to retailers, as retail sales struggled to… Continue Reading NRF: Retail sales unchanged

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Print in 3D in Springs

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Print in 3D in Springs

The 3D Printing Store opened a new location in Colorado Springs, the fourth location for the company that launched in November 2012. Located at 4250 Buckingham Drive, the Colorado Springs store offers three-dimensional printing services in a variety of materials, scanning services, technical training seminars, design assistance and filament and accessory sales. The store’s other… Continue Reading Print in 3D in Springs

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COSC adds three top-tier brokers

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COSC adds three top-tier brokers

Colorado Springs Commercial, the Colorado Springs Cushman & Wakefield Alliance office (COSC) announced its recent addition of three top tier local brokers.View Post Mark Useman is the city’s top retail specialist and brings with him a client roster and 28 years of experience. Mark will complement the existing retail strength COSC has with senior managing… Continue Reading COSC adds three top-tier brokers

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Home prices rise in March

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Home prices rise in March

Colorado home prices rose 9 percent in March, setting a record, according to a report released this week by CoreLogic. The 9 percent figure includes distressed properties. The figures were not broken down by county Colorado’s performance is something to cheer, said Peter Niederman, CEO of Kentwood Real Estate. “That is good news,” Niederman said.… Continue Reading Home prices rise in March

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Gov. Hickenlooper to speak at Space Symposium

Gov. John Hickenlooper will participate in two events at this month’s 30th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. The Space Foundation’s Space Symposium is an international space conference from May 19-22 at The Broadmoor. At 11:40 a.m. on May 20, the governor plans to sign a bill in the symposium’s Boeing Exhibit Center at the Colorado… Continue Reading Gov. Hickenlooper to speak at Space Symposium

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