Charter school leases move-in ready space

Once again former office/warehouse space will be transformed into an academic center. Atlas Preparatory School, a new charter school in Harrison School District 2, has leased 28,780 square feet at Airport Park, 1602-1628 S. Murray Blvd. The same location had been used for 10 years by the James Irwin Charter School, a plus for the […]

Property management companies springing up, flourishing

Perhaps as a result of historically high foreclosure rates, tight credit or a slow residential resale market, an increasing number of homes – and some commercial buildings – are now being offered for rent. As a result, property management companies are forming to handle the workload Dominion alliance ‘hands on’ Dominion Property Management, a partnership […]

Signs of recovery have builders increasingly optimistic

Could it finally be that area home builders might come out from under the economic black cloud that’s hovered over the industry since 2007? Ralph Braden, president of the Colorado Springs Housing and Building Association and vice president of Nor’Wood Development, thinks so. Based on an NAHB economic forecast during a webcast last week, he […]

Round House redevelopment nearing completion

When Van Briggle Pottery vacated its former headquarters at Highway 24 and 21st Street last year, the stage was set for Griffis Blessing to redevelop the 3.25-acre site. With its first occupants scheduled to move in this spring, the $5 million redevelopment includes both the historic 30,000-square foot railway roundhouse and 10,000 square feet of […]

Springs real estate market better-poised for recovery

In its fourth quarter recap of the Colorado Springs residential real estate market published this month, the Denver-based Genesis Group provided a forecast for the remainder of 2009. Acknowledging current “bleak conditions,” Genesis reporter Sue Selle said Colorado Springs is better positioned to improve once the national economy begins to recover.  She also cited the […]

Local realtor Curbow on HGTV

It’s not every day a Colorado Springs real estate company can land a spot on a national cable network, but Mercie Curbow, managing broker for Century 21 Curbow Realty knows it can be done. At 7 p.m.Thursday, March 5 at Curbow Realty broker Jeff Robinson and his client, Marcus Garcia, a Naval Reserve sailor home […]

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