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Springs ranks as 14th fastest-growing MSA

Colorado Springs is the 14th  fastest-growing metropolitan area. According to a Pitney Bowes survey, the city is projected to grow 6.2 percent – or add 15,459 households – in the next five years, an annual rate of 1.3 percent. That’s in line with national trends, with 98 percent of U.S. metropolitan areas expected to grow… Continue Reading Springs ranks as 14th fastest-growing MSA

Retail sales ticked down slightly in October as consumers halted discretionary spending in the face of inclement weather and uncertainty in Washington. October retail sales – excluding automobiles, gas stations and restaurants – decreased .3 percent seasonally adjusted from September, but increased 3.9 percent from October 2011. “While Hurricane Sandy certainly impacted consumer spending in… Continue Reading Retail sales take hit from Sandy, federal uncertainty

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Home prices in major U.S. cities rose in May for the second straight month, propped up by a flurry of spring buyers. But after adjusting for such seasonal factors, prices fell in a majority of markets. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home-price index released Tuesday showed that prices rose in 16 of the 20 cities tracked.… Continue Reading Spring buying boosted home prices for 2nd month

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