Rich Laden

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Home of longtime Colorado Springs business might give way to northside retail center

By: rich laden

A new chapter is being written for Current USA Inc., once one of Colorado Springs largest employers and whose home-grown roots date to the late 1940s.

Realm Realty, a Houston-based real estate company that...

Another strong month for Colorado Springs-area housing; sales and prices rise again

By: rich laden

The furious pace of buying and selling homes showed no signs of slowing last month in Colorado Springs and surrounding communities, according to a new report from the Pikes Peak Association of Realtors.


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...