Stress tests don’t uncover doomsday results

Results of the banking stress tests shouldn't be causing stress. While most reports call attention to the 10 banks that need additional capital, only one, GMAC, will need...

Commercial real estate lending tighter

Office, retail and industrial investors might book that long-awaited vacation to Tahiti this year. They certainly won't be pouring over commercial real estate offerings...

Advertisers shift focus away from 18-34 demographic

American businesses have seldom created products for or aimed advertising at the 55-plus demographic. Preferring to concentrate upon the next generation of consumers, the 18-34...

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...

People on the Move – May 8, 2009

Josh Chesbro has been promoted to supervising audit senior at Stockman Kast Ryan and Co. Monica M. Marquez has been named deputy attorney general overseeing...

Carson’s growth helps buffer local economy

Because of a large military population that spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually, Colorado Springs has enjoyed relative economic stability despite the recession. The...

Old is Gold

The United States might be going through one of the deepest recessions since the early 1980s, but some businesses that cater to baby boomers...

City launches improved Web site

The City of Colorado Springs has launched its new Web site, complete with a new set of tools designed to improve online services. The site is ADA-compliant...

New hours for security officer, taxi driver applications

Effective May 15, the City Clerk's Office will only process private security officer and taxicab driver applications for licensure from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through...

Sunflower grocery to open in former Longs Drug store space

Southern Colorado's first Sunshine Farmers Market is scheduled to open May 27 at 1730 Dublin Blvd. The natural and organic grocer signed a 10-year lease with options on...

Forum report: worst is over for Springs economy

Local economic conditions have hit bottom, and economists believe El Paso County has been through the worst of the recession. “The good news...

FDA approves new influenza production facility

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new manufacturing facility for seasonal influenza vaccine production. The facility, which is owned by Sanofi Pasteur, manufactures...