When buying commercial property in Colorado with the assistance of a broker, more likely than not the state approved Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate (Commercial) will be used. This and the subsequent column will cover some of the more important aspects of that contract. If the reader cares to follow along, a copy of the contract noted above (CBS 2-7-04) can be downloaded from the Colorado Real Estate Commission Web site at www.dora.state.co.us/real-estate/contracts/CONTRACTSII.htm. Right at the top of the contract is a bold disclaimer in all caps suggesting the parties to the contract should seek counsel before signing the contract. In any commercial transaction, it goes without saying that all parties should thoroughly understand the contract and its various implications.
Visitors to Poor Richard’s – either the bookstore or the restaurant – have seen the hammering, sawing and painting in the space that used to house the business’s children’s bookstore. Once the work is finished, the 1,500 square foot space will become a coffee and wine bar that hopes to attract patrons with live music, poetry readings and book signings. The retail location will also sell chocolates, juice and smoothies.
Memorial Hospital now offers a 30-minute test that provides data about how the brain processes, also measuring speed, memory and visual motor skills. The cognitive test – ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) – is the first of its kind in the county. “It’s baseline testing, and it gives you a sense of where your neurological strengths are,” said Bradd Hafer, a spokesman for Memorial Hospital. “It’s like fingerprinting.”
It was déjà vu come true for U.S. Bank this week as officials re-opened the lobby of the branch at Pikes Peak and Wahsatch. The lobby has been closed to walk-in business since the late 1990s, when banking traffic at the location took a dive, said Lana Yeakel, president of U.S. Bank downtown.
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations named Pikes Peak Mental Health Center the 2005 winner of the ninth Ernest Amory Codman Award, which recognizes excellence in the use of outcomes measurement by health care organizations. PPMHC received the behavioral health care category award for its part in addressing substance abuse issues in the area.
Mike Callicrate is becoming an international spokesman for independent ranchers and beef processors. The owner of Colorado Springs' Ranch Foods Direct recently filmed a feature segment for TV Tokyo, a Japanese network that produces the only business television show in the country.
U.S. Bank welcomed Academy Bank to the downtown neighborhood last week with a practical joke. Unidentified officials from U.S. Bank posted a sign on the boarded windows of Academy Bank’s soon-to-open downtown branch, which is still under construction, that read “Construction funded by U.S. Bank.”
If you build it, they will come. That’s the mantra of Dan Fogarty, owner of Orthopedic Rehabilitation Associates, as he opens a second location at 6140 Tutt Blvd., Suite 210, near Powers Boulevard and Stetson Hills. Two years ago, Fogarty opened Orthopedic Rehabilitation Associates at 3425 Austin Bluffs Parkway. Patients came, and a growing population on the eastern corridor is one reason he’s opening a second rehab center.
Two business partners are collaborating to open an all-natural meat market in northern Colorado Springs early next year. Colorado Steak Co. will launch operations at the Shops of Briargate in January. The store will offer naturally grown beef, poultry, lamp, pork, fresh fish and seafood, said co-owner Clifford Telle.
A majority of Colorado’s business leaders favor Referenda C and D, according to a Vectra Bank survey. The Vectra 100 survey was conducted through mid-September. Sixty percent of those surveyed said they supported C and D. Only 10 percent of those surveyed said they opposed C and D, and another 30 percent said they were […]
The working uninsured in El Paso County have a new option in the fight against escalating health care premiums and a lack of access to medical care. The Healthy Workforce program is a collaborative effort between Peak Vista Community Health Centers and Provision Plus, a private administrator of employee benefits, allowing the uninsured or under-insured […]