Fort Collins: Climate Action Plan Could Affect Real Estate

Members of FCBR’s Government Affairs Committee were surprised by some of the possible strategies that could be included in the 2014 policy update to the Climate Action Plan. The plan was first adopted in 1999. Its goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent below 2005 levels by 2020. According to analysis nearlyContinue reading “Fort Collins: Climate Action Plan Could Affect Real Estate”

Vestas to Close Louisville Facility

Vestas is consolidating its three U.S. research and development operations to Brighton amid a market slowdown. The company says the consolidation, which includes the closure of a 48,000 SF building in Louisville, is due to uncertainty on whether Congress will renew a wind tax credit. In July 2010, Vestas signed a six-year lease in Louisville,Continue reading “Vestas to Close Louisville Facility”

Fracking Ballot Measure Generates Controversy

This November Longmont voters will decide if fracking should be banned within City limits. The Longmont Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum on this topic that included speakers Governor John Hickenlooper, Adjunct Professor Dr. William Fleckenstein from the School of Mines and representatives from Our Longmont, Our Future (the group responsible for getting this measureContinue reading “Fracking Ballot Measure Generates Controversy”