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Boulder development ‘strategy’ rejected in 5-4 vote

September 16, 2014 – Daily Camera – When City Councilman Sam Weaver’s proposal for a moratorium on all new building projects in Boulder met swift and fierce opposition, he replaced it Tuesday night with a call for a broader development strategy.

But the council voted 5-4 against pursuing his proposed “comprehensive development strategy process.”

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Nonprofit buys office building for $2.5 million

September 15, 2014 – BizWest – The Bridge House, a nonprofit based in Boulder that provides services to the homeless and the working poor, has purchased a two-story office building at 4747 Table Mesa Road in Boulder for $2,525,000.

Bridge House plans to retrofit the 14,423-square-foot building to create living space, a dining area, common space, computer lab and garden.

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Boulder’s InDevR receives contract for FluChip-8G development

September 15, 2014 – Daily Camera – Boulder-based InDevR has landed a multimillion-dollar infusion that could land the company’s FluChip influenza virus diagnostic technology in hospital labs and urgent care centers by 2016.

InDevR was awarded a contract with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority to complete product development of the FluChip-8G diagnostic product. InDevR could receive up to $14.7 million as a result of the agreement, if certain milestones are met.

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Hoping to retain fast-growing SendGrid, Boulder OKs $60,000 incentive

September 2, 2014 – Daily Camera – Boulder has approved up to $60,000 in rebates for local cloud-based email delivery company SendGrid, in an effort to retain one of the area’s highest-impact and fastest-growing employers.

SendGrid, founded five years ago, claims to move 2 percent of the world’s non-spam email — roughly 13 billion emails per month — for more than 175,000 companies worldwide.

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New Boulder housing strategy sparks debate over growth, development

August 31, 2014 – Daily Camera – On Tuesday, the Boulder City Council will discuss a new housing strategy that pins affordable housing programs, diverse housing opportunities for middle-income homes and “innovative approaches” to providing additional and broader housing options as target areas for improvement.

That the city — or its voters — must take some form of action on housing in the next couple years does not appear up for debate. Roughly 60,000 people commute every day to Boulder, and most can’t afford to live here.

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