Justin Koback has been wrestling with the idea of expanding his printing and copying business for more than a year. Since business at American Printing and Copying, on the city’s south side near Academy Boulevard and Astrozon Way, has performed well during the 21-month national recession, Koback thought about opening a second location. Then another […]
Big R, a ranching and outdoor gear store, is expected to break ground on a 34,000-square-foot retail box store in south Monument in the next couple weeks. Mark Useman, senior managing director at Sierra Commercial Real Estate, sold a 10-acre plot at the northeast corner of Struthers Road and Spanish Bit Drive to the retailer. […]
A new sandwich franchise is slated to open in University Village this March. Which Wich Superior Sandwiches is a Texas company with locations in 22 states, including 12 in Colorado. “Outside of Texas, we have more stores in Colorado than anywhere else,” said Which Wich communications director Hala Habal. “Our Colorado franchisees have a really […]
The Home Depot has expanded its commitment to the environment and sustainability by launching a national in-store, consumer compact fluorescent light bulb recycling program at all 1,973 locations. The Home Depot Canada launched a CFL recycling program during November.
General Growth Properties, a publicly traded real estate investment trust that owns and operates Chapel Hills Mall, is accelerating its plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection by forging agreements with lenders on about $9.7 billion in outstanding mortgage loans. Chapel Hills Mall General Manager David Moss said the move is a precursor to the company’s […]
Four years after the initiation of developer Gary Erickson’s grand plan for urban renewal, Copper Ridge at Northgate is still plugging along. Three new businesses are scheduled to open next month at the mixed-use development on the northernmost edge of Colorado Springs, east of the Air Force Academy and Interstate 25, and more will continue to […]
A Honda dealership slated to open at the end of the month at the Powers Auto Park is hiring roughly 50 full-time local employees. The Piercey Automotive Group, based in Southern California, is opening the new dealership, but is only sending a few employees from its headquarters. The rest of the new staff will be […]
Increased Internet shopping convenience means bringing the sales clerk to you — using technology, of course. “Click to chat,” uses instant messaging to enable the online customer to ask a sales clerk questions. Another service, “click to call back,” lets customers click an icon that prompts them for their telephone number so a company representative can call them.
Kum & Go, an Iowa-based gas station and convenience store chain, submitted plans for a new downtown location to Colorado Springs Land Use Review last week. The chain announced plans this winter to expand into the Colorado Springs market with its larger-scale convenience stores, which are commonly Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified. Since […]
Colorado Springs won’t have to wait until 2015 for its new Trader Joe’s to open, after all. After months of insisting its target was early next year, the California-based specialty grocer announced this week its first Colorado Springs location at University Village Colorado will open Oct. 10. The 12,400-square-foot store, under construction at 5342 N. […]
Einstein Bros. Bagels new location on a prominent downtown corner could be the first of several new locations in the Colorado Springs area. “Colorado Springs is an underdeveloped market for us, and we felt like it was a good time to expand in that area,” said Mike Ellis, executive vice president of franchise development. He […]
Mardosz Fine Art Gallery will host a grand opening celebration on Sept. 14. The event marks the beginning of the new gallery that artist Chuck Mardosz and his wife Diana Love created on the southeastern edge of downtown. The two started looking for a spot where Mardosz could open his own gallery and sell his […]