Flip on the T.V. at any given time during the day. Chances are reruns of “Friends” or “Cheers” will be on at least one channel. But what also will be found are episodes of some of the most popular programs to hit the airwaves – “Celebrity Poker Showdown” and “World Poker Tour.” The folks on […]
Fort Collins is the only city in the state that saw increased home prices in 2011, according to the Denver Post. The Federal Housing Finance Agency said its price index decline 2.69 percent for the fourth quarter for Colorado, meaning that home prices throughout the state declined. Read more at the Denver Post.
The business model for medicine is changing — and the way doctors practice will change with it. Boutique medicine is on one end — and Wal-Mart walk-in clinics are on the other. Working directly for a hospital is somewhere in the middle. “Being part of a large practice associated with a hospital allows you to […]
Financial Executives in Colorado has named a new board of directors for the 2011-2012 year. President, Clinton Knowles, Mountain States Pipe & Supply; First Vice President, Asa Beck, Cogent Strategies LLC; Second VP, Courtney Cowgill, CollegeInvest; Treasurer, Darryl Foster; Immediate Past President, John Frank, Cadre Technologies, Inc.; and directors: Andy Bishop, Hallador Energy Company; David […]
President Obama urged Congress to pass the jobs bill last night, mixing politically moderate ideas with a “punchy tone,” said the New York Times. Obama suggested $447 billion in tax cuts and incentives to boost employment rates nationwide. Among his ideas: expansion of payroll taxes and ambitious public works plans. Read more at The New […]
In 1850, Los Angeles was a tiny Spanish pueblo, relying on the Los Angeles River for its water supply. The river’s water was distributed by the kind of communal system — dams, waterwheels and ditches — that still exists in parts of Colorado’s San Luis Valley.
Ent Federal Credit Union hired Ryan McMullen as a corporate lending officer. McMullen has more than 10 years’ experience in the financial services industry, most recently as a commercial banker at Adams Bank & Trust where he managed all aspects of commercial loan portfolios. A Colorado native, McMullen earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from […]
Perry Sanders’ plans to convert the Mining Exchange Building and two adjacent properties into a luxury hotel would double the downtown hotel count – from one to two. But 82 years ago, a traveler seeking a hotel room would have had many more choices. According to the 1927 edition of Polk’s Colorado Springs Directory, downtown […]
It all began this past summer when hail storms hit southern Colorado and homeowners started looking for contractors to fix the damage to their roofs. Shortly thereafter, a roofing company by the name of H.L. Bosche showed up in town. Consumers reported to the Better Business Bureau back in August that the company was claiming […]
Reports that continuing debt in Europe could lead to credit issues globally rose, despite renewed efforts to bolster the Euro. The New York Times is reporting that the Euro crisis is the key risk to the global economy, holding back recovery in many countries. Read more at the New York Times.
Morgan Stanley, buoyed by its performance in core areas, has posted a third-quarter profit of $2.15 billion, reports the New York Times. A year ago, Morgan Stanley lost $91 billion in the same quarter. The profit of $1.16 a share beat analysts projects of 30 cents a share. Read more at the New York Times.
Stable occupancies and rents, few new units under construction and delayed absorption of multifamily units in southeast Colorado Springs because of troop deployments were the themes for the multifamily market during the first half of 2008. “Out of 204 total apartment complexes of 50 units or greater, we’re looking at 173 units of net absorption during the second quarter of the year, but so far this year we’re down by 48 units,” said Doug Carter of Doug Carter LLC and Sperry Van Ness.