Owning a family business is considered by many to be a cornerstone of the American dream, but attempting to pass on the family profession to posterity has been known to bring down the house. The American culture of capitalism has long fostered an environment where the family-run business can thrive, and while numerous small and […]
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Colorado Springs’ six Lube Stop 10 Minute Oil Change Centers have been purchased by Tibarom Inc., a Colorado-incorporated company that plans to convert the centers to Q Lubes, A Quaker State Company, by next fall. The Lube Stops plan to add Q Lube’s reputation and product recognition to Lube Stop’s...
A grant search company is still at work trying to bilk consumers of money while promising them thousands of dollars! The Better Business Bureau has received numerous calls from consumers inquiring about Consumer Grants USA. The “grant search” company is calling Colorado Springs residents offering them grant money. The company ropes people in with the […]
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Aug. 25 Job search 501 Federal jobs workshop: How to apply, from 10 a.m.-noon, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org. Job search 401 Expanding your connections through social media workshop from 2-4 p.m., 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 1107. To register, visit ppwfc.org. Aug. 26 Intro to...
Communications firms around the United States were the big winners in the fourth quarter of 1996, garnering more than $553 million of venture capital investments, according to the Price Waterhouse Venture Capital Survey. Colorado communications firms received $119.8 million or 21.6% of the total, coming in second only to...
The $880 million, 62-mile Southern Delivery System pipeline that will move water from the Pueblo Reservoir to Colorado Springs has survived the past eight City Councils and carries the support of virtually every political heavyweight in the region. But there’s a nightmare possibility for Colorado Springs Utilities: What if voters elect a Council next week […]
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Steve Ingham of Academy Bank will serve as chairman. Sue Forester, a community volunteer, is past chairwoman, and George Guerrero of El Pomar Foundation is vice chairman. Marilyn Bignell of Summit Medical-Legal Solutions is secretary, and Steve Scott of Flying Horse Signature Homes is treasurer.
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When you buy a product, you pay a monetary price for it. Whether it is a newspaper, a new car or new suit, our basic understanding of how economics works is you pay money for a product and you take it home. But there is another big economic structure out...
By Andrea Stone Leadership development is an integral part of any organization, and the Department of the Army civilian workforce at Fort Carson is no different. The Leadership Drives Results and Success (LDRS) Academy grew out of the need to develop a program to foster leadership skills locally. “[U.S. Army Installation Management Command] offers many […]
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As president of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Colorado South chapter, I hope you enjoy this 2007 Design Awards insert of Colorado Springs Business Journal. This year a Washington D.C.-based jury selected 11 architectural design award winners from the pool of entries. The following pages showcase these exciting projects, which are work completed across the state and country by licensed architects in our own community. As you will read, honor, merit and citation awards are divided by category: built architecture (large), built architecture (medium), residential architecture and interior architecture.
Colorado Springs’ downtown business improvement district is bringing in only a sliver of the money it should. That’s the opinion of M. Bradley Segal, a Denver consultant who’s been analyzing downtown Colorado Springs for more than a year. A business improvement district is a section of businesses that contribute,...
Tejon Street will never be the same. At about 10 a.m. on July 6 the free downtown shuttle will be up and running. “We’re gonna have a big celebration to kick it off,” said Beth Kosley, executive director of the Downtown Partnership. The inaugural ride will begin at Cache La Poudre and Tejon Street, with […]
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