Real estate transactions for Nov. 12 to 18, 2015

Transactions from Nov. 12 to 18, 2015 ■ 1915 Alpine Plaza Seller: Lisa N. Ciraldo-Freese Buyer: Marcia M. Wakeman Date: Nov. 12, 2015 Price: $242,000 Property description: 849-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bath condo, Unit R-5 of One Alpine Plaza. Last sold for $196,000 in 2004.

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Real estate transactions hit levels not seen since 2007; vacant land sales up

Many buyers seeking vacant residential, commercial land

Real estate transactions during the third quarter of 2015 surpassed levels not seen since the third quarter of 2007, much to the surprise of some real estate brokers.

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Ski area reports smooth opening Saturday

The Steamboat Ski Area opened early for the first time since 2002 this weekend. The mountain will be open again Sunday before closing Monday and Tuesday in preparation for Scholarship Day on Wednesday.

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Bamboo ski pole company, agriculture tech entrepreneur take top prizes in business plan competition

A growing bamboo ski pole company and a local entrepreneur trying to create the equivalent of a Fitbit for cattle now have some more money to grow their businesses thanks to their victories in a local business plan competition.

Jim Clark: Transition to Steamboat offers much to be thankful for

Yes, it’s that time of year when many of us express thanks for the blessings in our lives. A little more than a year ago, my dream of living and working in Steamboat Springs came true.

Business Briefs: Free workshop to help community members launch businesses is Wednesday

A free workshop at Colorado Mountain College will help prospective business owners forecast their sales and gauge how much it will take to start the business.

Real estate transactions for Nov. 5 to 10, 2015

Nov. 5 to 10, 2015

Signs of progress seen in rebuilding Ski Time Square

Developers of a proposed 13-unit, Viceroy condominium project report pre-sales, hope to break ground near the base of Steamboat Ski Area in 2016.

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Enterprise Zone designation means tax credits for growing businesses

Steamboat Springs’ upcoming re-designation as an Enterprise Zone will make local businesses and non-profits eligible for a variety of tax credits from the state.

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Community celebrates business leaders

During an emotional night, Steamboat Springs business leaders honored two men and a group of restaurants, as well a downtown advocate for their contributions to the community.

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Busy season comes late for Steamboat's ranch property brokers

Activity in Routt County’s ranch property market started late this summer, but has picked up significantly for some brokers who specialize in ranch properties.

Business briefs: RE/MAX welcomes new agent

A former ski coach, Ellis has worked in Steamboat as a broker associate for two years and she has built an impressive clientele base.

Real estate transactions for Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, 2015

Real estate transactions for Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, 2015

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Federal, state, local officials discuss Northwest Colorado economy

State and federal officials, including a senior policy adviser to the president, were in Craig Wednesday to discuss economic development resources available to Northwest Colorado.

U.S. Rural Development official visits Mountain Pine Manufacturing in Steamboat

Sam Rikkers, a high-ranking official with the USDA rural development office in Washington, D.C., came to Steamboat Springs to visit Mountain Pine Manufacturing, a company that converts beetle kill pine trees into mulch for industry.