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Koelbel & Company brings innovative catalyst concept to Omaha

Local Colorado Developer Expands Beyond State Lines for First time in 70 years  After almost seven decades as  Colorado’s most venerable local real estate developer, Koelbel and Company announced it will be doing its first ever development beyond the borders of Colorado—bringing its highly successful and innovative  Catalyst concept to the University of Nebraska Medical …

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SMDC announces honorary chair for 100-year anniversary gala

The gala serves as a kickoff to a year of celebratory events to commemorate the 100-year anniversary The South Metro Denver Chamber (SMDC) recently selected Chief Executive Officer of the Denver Botanic Gardens, Brian Vogt, as its honorary chair for the organization’s 100-year anniversary gala to be held on September 24, 2021. Prior to joining …

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Denver South panel unlocks the secrets of how start-ups are funded

BY FREDA MIKLIN – STAFF WRITER Eric Byington, Denver South’s director of entrepreneurship, opened its June 3 program by sharing his vision of Project Nexus, Denver South’s navigator for entrepreneurs, partners, and investors in the startup space: “A thriving and connected ecosystem that supports the formation of local startup companies and attracts top talents and …

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United Airlines announces purchase of 15 Boom supersonic jets

BY FREDA MIKLIN – STAFF WRITER On June 3, United Airlines announced it had agreed to buy 15 Overture supersonic aircraft from Denver-based Boom Supersonic “to add aircraft to its global fleet as well as a cooperative sustainability initiative – a move that facilitates a leap forward in returning supersonic speeds to aviation.” The contract …

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UpWest to open 6th location this year, will be located at Park Meadows

Columbus-based, national DTC retailer, UpWest, will be opening a store location at Park Meadows on July 2. To celebrate the grand opening, the entire store will be 20% off from July 2 – 11, 2021. Plus, they will be donating 100% of proceeds from opening weekend to local non-profit, We Don’t Waste. UpWest is excited …

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GV agrees to get Landmark out of the Marin Metropolitan District

BY FREDA MIKLIN – GOVERNMENTAL REPORTER The CityB of Greenwood Village gave its permission for the Marin Metropolitan District (the District) to be formed in 2007, including approving it to sell quasi-governmental tax-free bonds totaling $31,485,000 to finance the construction of infrastructure for the European Village, a residential development that was supposed to be built …

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The role of higher education in Colorado’s economic success

BY FREDA MIKLIN – STAFF WRITER The Colorado Business Roundtable (CBR) “engages with elected leaders, business and nonprofit leaders, and other strategic allies to improve the business climate in our state by unapologetically amplifying the voice of business in all four corners of Colorado.”  On May 19, CBR held a live and virtual panel discussion with leading educators about …

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Colorado’s restaurant industry lost more than $3 billion in 2020

BY FREDA MIKLIN – STAFF WRITER A panel discussion sponsored by the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce led by longtime restaurant industry leader Larry Herz on May 14 featured Mollie Steinemann, manager of local government affairs for the Colorado Restaurant Association. She represents the industry with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment …

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