<B>By LAUREY LUMMUS</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> Pacer Systems Inc., based in Billerica, Md., and Infotec Development Inc.,based in Santa Ana, Calif., which also has a marketing office in ColoradoSprings, have announced a merger. The companies will now be known asPacer-Infotec Inc. and will join forces upon approval of their respectiveshareholders...
<B>By LAUREY LUMMUS</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> ComTel Technology Inc., which began in Broomfield, Colo., in 1982, its expandingits base of operations to Colorado Springs this month. The company, which specializes in the design, installation, and service ofcommunication networks, is a cabling contractor that provides installationof infrastructure to support high-speed data and...
<B>By LAUREY LUMMUS</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> Tenant space at a new shopping center on Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard is goingquickly with consumer-magnet Target at the helm. The center, under development by Colorado Structures, a Springs-based developmentfirm, is being built at an estimated cost of $760,000. This cost reflects foundations and shells only, with...
<B>By KAREN SUCHARSKI</B> <I><FONT SIZE=-1>Staff Reporter</FONT></I> A Monument manufacturer recently completed a $1.4 million, 27,000-square-foot,expansion and has more than doubled its local workforce in the last six years. The privately held Synthes U.S.A. makes orthopedic, maxiofacial, and spinalsurgical implants and instruments used in the healing of fractures in twomanufacturing facilities, one...
<B>By LAUREY LUMMUS</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> Northgate, one of the largest master planned communities in the Springs,is back in private hands. Italian developer Filipo Pola, who owns 950 acres of the area's 1,500 acres,purchased the land for $4.2 million earlier this year from the ResolutionTrust Corp. The land had been in...
<B>By LAUREY LUMMUS</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> Appliance Service Company, A Colorado Springs-based servicer of domesticand commercial appliances, is in the process of constructing a new building.The new site, which will be located at 3608 Betty Drive, is directly southwestof Austin Bluffs Parkway and Academy Boulevard. In 1984, owner Chip Reinhard purchased...
<B>By KAREN SUCHARSKI</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> Have you heard about a new company thatwill offer local and long-distance phone service and cable television inEl Paso County? You will. But it's not any of the telecommunications giants who are currently dukingit out with U S West over prices for leasing local phone...
<B>By LAUREY LUMMUS</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> The first endoscopic ambulatory surgery center is under construction in ColoradoSprings. The center, which will be run by Gastroenterology Associates of ColoradoSprings LLP, has two physicians at the helm, Richard Folan, M.D., and SamuelIwata, M.D. The new center will be located at 1699 Medical Center...
<B>By LAUREY LUMMUS</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> Northgate, one of the largest master planned communities in the Springs,is back in private hands. Italian developer Filipo Pola, who owns 950 acres of the area's 1,500 acres,purchased the land for $4.2 million earlier this year from the ResolutionTrust Corp. The land had been in...
<B>By KAREN SUCHARSKI</B> <I><FONT SIZE=-1>Staff Reporter</FONT></I> Self-storage units have become more important recently as companies relocateto Colorado Springs and employees must store their worldly goods while theysearch for the perfect home. Danny Mientka, vice president of The Equity Group, an investment firm, hasfour storage projects between 10,020 square feet and 26,650...
<B>By LAUREY LUMMUS</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> The Edward Jones Co., a Wall Street investment firm, predicts the Wal-Martchain, which is already dominating the discount department store arena, ispoised to take on rivals for its grocery business as well. The Edward Jones Industry Report on retail says "Given the expected growthfor Wal-Mart...
<B>By KAREN SUCHARSKI</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> The owner of Colorado Laser Marking has branched out in the last year tofound Aspen Technologies, an integrated circuit assembly company. The two companies are currently side by side on Elkton Drive. But AspenTechnologies needs space to expand and will be moving to an 8,500-square-footfacility...