<B>By KAREN SUCHARSKI</B> <I><FONT SIZE=-1>Staff Reporter</FONT></I> Kelly Johnson Boulevard's accessibility; its proximity to a booming retailarea, the Air Force Academy, and Interstate 25; and the availability of landsurrounding it are attracting a variety of users. First Pic Lodging LLC has purchased 3.21 acres at 1075 Kelly Johnson Blvd.for $390,000 to build...
<B>By LAUREY LUMMUS</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> A large chunk of commercial property, located at5825 Mark Dabbling Road, has been leased to the Quantum Corporation, furtherdepleting the inventory for companies seeking existing space. Quantum has signed a five-year lease to move into the former Texas Instrumentsbuilding, which has stood vacant since 1992....
<B>By LAUREY LUMMUS</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> The city's convention and tourism industry is doing better business thanother entry-points across the state, according to Terry Sullivan, executivedirector of the Colorado Springs Convention &amp; Visitors Bureau. On July 10, the Travel Industry Association of Colorado reported that thestate's welcome centers reported a decrease...
Video Update, the fourth largest company in the video rental industry, is planning a move into Colorado that eventually will include the Springs' market. The publicly traded video giant &emdash; which owns, operates, and franchisesvideo rental superstores &emdash; has plans to build stores in the Denverarea, and, within the next...
<B>By KAREN SUCHARSKI</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> Danny Mientka vice president of Equity Realty, an investment company, isthe managing partner for two partnerships that recently bought two strategicproperties. Both properties closed July 1; the first, at 908 N. Circle, waspurchased for $350,000, the second at 3730 Sinton Road, was purchased for$500,000. The...