Perhaps a new lure for area

Check the guest column in this week’s Business Journal from longtime Colorado Springs Realtor Harry Salzman, and you’ll read his anecdotal description of a potentially game-changing new trend in the local market for residential real estate. Salzman talks about a growing number of incoming Colorado residents moving to the state because they will be working […]

DA’s top priority: crimes against children

DA’s top priority: crimes against children

Dan May grew up in Colorado Springs to become the Fourth Judicial District Attorney for El Paso and Teller counties. As such, his 78-attorney office is the busiest in the state, prosecuting more than 200 felony cases annually in the past two years. By comparison, the Denver County DA prosecuted fewer than 100. With the […]

Online rants landing consumers in court

Online rants landing consumers in court

By Bryan Grossman bryan.grossman@csbj.com Everyone is a critic in today’s world. The Internet has provided the majority of the planet’s population with the opportunity to share opinions, valid or not, globally and instantly. Each day people add to the archive of electronic opinion, often as consumers. As a result, proprietors, customers and the law are […]

On the Horizon – April 24, 2015

April 27 ‘Best Of’ voting starts Voting starts today for Best Of in many categories in the Colorado Springs Business Journal. Go to csbj.com and click the “Best Of” button. Apply for federal jobs How to Apply workshop, 10 a.m.-noon, free, Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, […]

Kudos! – April 24, 2015

Scheiner Commercial Group celebrates 10 years April 2015 marks the 10-year anniversary of construction company Scheiner Commercial Group, Inc. Headquartered in Monument, the privately held commercial general contractor was co-founded by Joe and Kelley Scheiner, nationally recognized experts in retail new-store and tenant-improvement construction. Scheiner has built and remodeled more than 220 retail projects in […]

People on the Move – April 24, 2015

Bonnie Weisburg was hired as the new branch sales manager for Academy Bank on South Tejon Street. She will work with treasury management, business loans, merchant services and all facets of personal banking, with emphasis on home equity lines of credit. She has 16 years of banking experience. ERA Herman Group announced the addition of […]

Brown: 25 years of catching bad guys

Brown: 25 years of catching bad guys

“Not one person has gotten away,” bondsman Bobby Brown says from his secured office,  once a home just south of downtown Colorado Springs. Brown sits behind a large desk; photos of family and friends (some recognizable to the general public, others only to those close to him) line the walls and nearly any other available […]

Lessons I’ve learned from a cartoon

By Bryan Grossman bryan.grossman@csbj.com After 10 years, Gary Blehm got to use his Mont Blanc pen again. On April 9, the local cartoonist signed a contract with Looking Good Licensing, which he called a shot of encouragement to return to creating art full-time. The Vermont company will market the Penman creator’s brand following a failed […]

Nuclear negotiations impacted by Putin decision

By Marija B. Vader marija.vader@csbj.com   Russia’s decision to sell a missile defense system to Iran “is not helpful” to promoting peace in the Middle East, said Frank Rose, assistant U.S. Secretary of State, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance. In town for the 31st annual Space Symposium, Rose addressed members of the Colorado […]

Denver shows how projects are done

Denver shows how projects are done

Many Colorado Springs business leaders suffer from severe cases of Denvy (short for “Denver Envy”). Denvy attacks can occur at any time, but are most often associated with yet another announcement of a Denver-area megaproject. DIA, Coors Field, the Colorado Convention Center, the Denver Art Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art, RTD’s light rail project, […]

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