Rich Laden

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Colorado Springs-area homebuilding surges again in August

By: rich laden

Home construction remained on a hot streak last month in Colorado Springs and surrounding areas, according to a report Tuesday by the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department.

Here's a look at August's...

Colorado Springs foreclosure activity declines in August

By: rich laden

Local foreclosure activity slowed again last month, a report from the El Paso County Public Trustee's Office showed.

The number of properties in El Paso County that were served with foreclosure notices...

Smaller Colorado Springs apartment projects offer a big lifestyle alternative

By: rich laden

Bigger might be better, but smaller has its advantages, too.

While sprawling apartment complexes with several hundred units are taking shape in fast-growing parts of the Pikes Peak region, a handful of...

Judge upholds annexation agreement for Colorado Springs' Banning Lewis Ranch

By: rich laden

A federal judge has rejected an attempt by the owner of the Banning Lewis Ranch to get out from under an annexation agreement that governs the property's development, handing Colorado Springs a victory in its...

Colorado Springs foreclosure picture continues to improve, report shows

By: rich laden

Foreclosure activity in Colorado Springs continues to decline from its recessionary highs, according to a report Thursday by CoreLogic, a California-based national housing data firm.

The Springs' foreclosure...

Colorado Springs home prices rise nearly 5 percent in the second quarter, new report shows

By: rich laden

Colorado Springs home prices rose again in the second quarter, although at a slightly slower rate than at the beginning of the year and the slowest of any metropolitan area in Colorado, according to a report this...

Colorado Springs officials take first step toward reviving major corridor


Blighted conditions along Nevada Avenue south of downtown make the corridor a prime candidate to become Colorado Springs' next urban renewal project, according to a consultant's report.

The city's Urban...

Colorado Springs left off list of best places to live by Outside magazine

By: Rich Laden

If you like the great outdoors, Outside magazine has compiled its 2015 list of the 16 best places to live in the country, based on reader preferences. Two cities from Colorado made the list -- both with "Springs"...