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Rich Laden

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  • Longtime Colorado Springs business changes its name as it looks toward future

    Updated: Fri, May 23, 2014

    In the nearly 36 years it's been in business, Bircham's Office Products has had a perception problem with customers. The store doesn't sell office products - at least not the paper, pencils, manila envelopes and other items that many people associate with Office Depot, Office Max and...

  • J.C. Penney has shut its doors at the Chapel Hills Mall; who will replace it?

    Updated: Tue, May 20, 2014

    J.C. Penney has closed its store at the Chapel Hills Mall in Colorado Springs. The national retailer followed through on its announcement earlier this year and shuttered the store May 3. The closure leaves a 62,000-square-foot, two-level empty space in the mall, at Academy and...

  • Is renting better than buying in Colorado Springs?

    Updated: Fri, May 16, 2014

    Local real estate agents no doubt would disagree, but online real estate company Zillow says that it makes more sense to rent than to buy a home in the Colorado Springs area – at least for the first nearly three years you’re living in the Pikes Peak region. A recent blog post by...

  • A new name for Copper Ridge retail complex in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Wed, May 14, 2014

    The Copper Ridge at Northgate retail complex on Colorado Springs’ far north side is no more. It’s been renamed “Polaris Pointe.” The 200-acre shopping center, taking shape southeast of Interstate 25 and North Gate Boulevard, is home to Bass Pro Shops, Bourbon...

  • Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs to christen remodeled Broadmoor West on Friday

    Updated: Tue, May 13, 2014

    When The Broadmoor hotel opened Broadmoor West in 1975, it was separated from the rest of the hotel property by more than just Cheyenne Lake. Unlike The Broadmoor's main building, which opened in 1918, and other buildings that followed, Broadmoor West's contemporary architecture...

  • Colorado Springs businessman David Jenkins honored with entrepeneurship award

    Updated: Fri, May 9, 2014

    Even though David Jenkins' Nor'wood Development Group is one of the city's most successful real estate companies and he was a leader in the successful effort to transform Colorado Springs city government into a strong mayor system, he prefers not to be the center of attention. On...

  • Florida firm buys Colorado Springs apartment complex for $40.5 million

    Published: Wed, May 7, 2014

    A Florida real estate company paid $40.5 million last month to buy the 292-unit Spring Canyon apartment complex on Colorado Springs' northwest side, as out-of-town investors continue to snap up multi-family properties in the Pikes Peak region. Advenir Inc., whose website says it...

  • Colorado Springs one of the nation's top markets for homebuilding in 2013

    Updated: Wed, May 7, 2014

    Colorado Springs had one of the highest rates of single-family home construction in the nation during 2013, according to Jed Kolko, chief economist for on-line housing service Trulia.com. As part of a look at homeowner preferences on new vs. existing homes, Kolko used census data to...

  • Office Depot to close 400 stores by 2016

    Updated: Tue, May 6, 2014

    Office Depot is the latest national retailer to announce store closures — the result of a merger between Office Depot and OfficeMax. In announcing its first quarter earnings Tuesday, Office Depot said it would close at least 400 stores nationwide by 2016, including 150 this...

  • Colorado Springs-area foreclosure activity slows in April

    Published: Mon, May 5, 2014

    Local foreclosure activity fell last month after an unexpected surge during the first quarter of the year. Foreclosure filings totaled 167 in April, a 3.5 percent drop from the same month last year and a 17.3 percent decline from March, a recent report by the El Paso County Public...

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