After delays, RiNo cafe emerges

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After a setback from construction delays, a new RiNo cafe — which also has a full-service kitchen — opened its doors last week.

Downtown hotel fetches $210 million

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Closing out deal-happy 2015 with a bang, New York investors have dropped $210 million on a Sheraton Hotel on the 16th Street Mall.

Mines awarded $2.5M for new lab

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To test aerospace technology made from increasingly popular 3-D printers, the Colorado School of Mines is opening a new lab, with help from a recent state grant and a group of big-name corporate partners.

Law firms in their own legal dispute over similar names

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Two Denver-area lawyers with the last name Gilbert now have a lawsuit between them and their two firms, with one Gilbert claiming their similarly named companies have caused confusion among clients and in court.

Portable solar startup raises $5.4M

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A company that has developed a small solar charger for smartphones and other devices has closed out another capital raise and is planning to expand its Westminster solar facility.

Beefed-up bike tires gain traction

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Bike shops and frame makers are keeping an eye on a new trend in the cycling world, mountain bike-sized wheels with plus-sized tires for added traction.

LoDo office complex sold for $44 million

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A building in LoDo’s “warehouse row” has changed hands in a $44 million deal, nearly double the sale price from its last deal 10 years ago.

Software firms at odds over soured sales deal

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In a recent lawsuit, one local software company accuses another of purposely failing to hold up its end of a sales agreement, copying its software and using it as a scapegoat for huge losses.

Legal spat between RiNo baker, landlord heats up

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A bakery at The Source market and its landlord and investor have exchanged lawsuits, with accusations of improper withdrawal of funds and unacceptable building renovations thrown across the mediation table.

Backpack brand scores Kickstarter hat trick

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A backpack startup has now raised a total of $58,000 over three crowdfunding campaigns, using online fundraising platforms not just to get off the ground, but to fuel each big step in the business.