• Texas real estate company buys a big piece of Colorado Springs homebuilder

    Updated: Sat, Aug 19, 2017

    A deal between a longtime Colorado Springs homebuilder and a Texas real estate company could signal changes in the local homebuilding industry. Privately owned Challenger Homes, one of the area's larger residential builders, has taken the first step toward being acquired by Green...

  • Colorado Springs real estate manager and company licenses suspended

    Updated: Thu, Aug 17, 2017

    The Colorado Real Estate Commission has suspended the licenses of Synergy Property Management in Colorado Springs and real estate broker Dodi D'Alessio for alleged misconduct and license law violations, state officials said Wednesday. The suspensions were immediate and prevent...

  • Longtime downtown Colorado Springs restaurant and bar set to shut its doors

    Updated: Thu, Aug 17, 2017

    Another longtime bar and restaurant is closing its doors in downtown Colorado Springs. The Ritz Grill, a popular and stylish gathering place for power lunches, late-evening cocktails and live music, will close Saturday night. The restaurant opened in 1987 at 15 S. Tejon St., in the...

  • Colorado Springs real estate manager and company licenses suspended

    Updated: Wed, Aug 16, 2017

    The Colorado Real Estate Commission has suspended the licenses of Synergy Property Management in Colorado Springs and real estate broker Dodi D'Alessio for alleged misconduct and license law violations, state officials said Wednesday. The suspensions were immediate and prevent...

  • T-Mobile adding 120 full-time jobs in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Mon, Aug 14, 2017

    T-Mobile, one of the nation's largest wireless network carriers, plans to hire another 120 employees by year's end to help staff its 800-person call center on Colorado Springs' north side. To fill the jobs, the company will conduct a hiring event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at...

  • More than 100 Applebee's closing nationwide, but Colorado Springs-area locations safe for now

    Updated: Mon, Aug 14, 2017

    No Colorado Springs-area Applebee's restaurants will close, despite last week's announcement by the chain's owner that it plans to shutter as many as 135 Applebee's nationwide. DineEquity, the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar, said it expects to close 105 to...

  • Colorado Springs contracts for use of Global SuperTanker for fire disasters

    Updated: Fri, Aug 11, 2017

    Colorado Springs, where nearly 350 homes were destroyed in the 2012 Waldo Canyon fire, has contracted with Global SuperTanker Services LLC to use the mammoth air tanker to drop giant payloads of water and retardant during fire disasters. The city's contract with Global SuperTanker is...

  • Colorado Springs sales tax collections climb by less than 3 percent in July

    Updated: Wed, Aug 9, 2017

    Colorado Springs sales tax collections slowed in July to their smallest gain in nearly a year, according to a report Wednesday from the city's Finance Department. Sales tax revenues totaled $15.2 million last month or 2.6 percent higher than in July 2016, the report showed. Sales...

  • King Soopers opens its king-sized marketplace store this week in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Wed, Aug 9, 2017

    King Soopers is bringing its super-sized store concept to the Colorado Springs area this week. The chain will open its larger-format King Soopers Marketplace at Claremont Ranch at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Constitution Avenue and Marksheffel Road, in the unincorporated Claremont Ranch...

  • Public Market finally has a site in downtown Colorado Springs

    Updated: Tue, Aug 8, 2017

    The Colorado Springs Public Market finally has a home. Years after other locations fell through, backers say the market - a multi-vendor home for local produce and other food sales - is targeted to open in late August or early September in a 3,000-square-foot building at 9 S. Weber...

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