Business File for August 26


Colorado Group Realty opens new office

— Colorado Group Realty has announced the opening of a new office at Riverside Drive and U.S. Highway 40. The office, located in West Steamboat, will specialize in the sale of property on that side of the city.

"We are excited to provide another convenient location west of downtown Steamboat Springs," said Penny Fletcher, broker and owner with the company. "Walk-ins are welcome to stop in any time for information and updates on our properties and developments west of town."

The office will house two associates and will be open Monday through Saturday.

Construction concerns meetings Wednesdays

A "downtown construction concerns meeting" is being held weekly at 8 a.m. Wednesdays in Centennial Hall. The meetings are intended to increase communication between the city of Steamboat Springs, downtown businesses, construction companies and concerned citizens. For more information, call Tracy Barnett at 846-1800. Similar meetings, focusing on construction at the base of the Steamboat Ski Area, are held at 8:30 a.m. every Friday at Slopeside Grill.

Steamboat Springs featured in the Times

A front-page article in the Aug. 13 New York Times featured Steamboat Springs and the increasing tendency of location-neutral businesspeople to move to places like Steamboat, where they can conduct business from afar with people in major cities, while living somewhere with rural amenities. The article, "Off to resorts, and carrying their careers," can be found on the Times Web site,

Steamboat Agents host grand opening

Steamboat Agents will hold a grand opening this Friday at its location, 2179 Curve Plaza in Elk River Crossing in west Steamboat. There will be a live performance by the band Shakedown Street, cash giveaways and gifts from local vendors.


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