After two years of construction and numerous traffic detours, the first bus rapid transit system along the Front Range is about to debut in Fort Collins. The new $87-million dollar Mason Express, or MAX, route is being hailed as a key transportation alternative as the city continues to grow.
So-called â€śbusiness brokersâ€ť match buyers and sellers for all kinds of small enterprises, everything from high-end hair salons to septic tank cleaning. For those in the business of selling businesses, 2014 is expected to be a big year across Colorado and the U.S.
When it comes to the recent boom, itâ€™s, well, baby boomers who are mostly behind the uptick.
Tax revenue from Colorado marijuana is already in the millions.
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Coloradoâ€™s experiment with retail marijuana sales is less than three months old, but public opinion has swayed further in favor of legal pot since Amendment 64 passed. Those views are largely split along party lines.
In places like Denver and Steamboat Springs, the debate over retail marijuana has long been settled. Itâ€™s a different story in Fort Collins. A final decision on whether to allow retail marijuana in city limits is expected soon.