“This is a wave that’s kind of sweeping the nation,” said Paul, whose company is looking to patent the method and has already signed licensing deals in California and Colorado for what it calls the M-System. He said he intends to set up franchise locations in other states.
“I think there’s a great deal of frustration that the economy should be doing better and that people feel they should be doing better,” says Mark Vitner, an economist at Wells Fargo.
‘A site that big at a major intersection, with a major grocer and major transit is pretty rare,’ said Carl Koelbel, vice president of Koelbel and Company, one of the Colorado firms submitting an RFP. Koelbel is teaming with Mile High Developers to craft their proposal, a Denver-based company that helped develop the Wellington Webb Municipal Building downtown and the Colorado Center in the southeast corner of the city
“They all need to get it together, compromise and start working for the people and not themselves,” said Penny Korakis, 50, in South Bend, Indiana.
“I think the big reason gold has lost so much ground is because confidence is coming back,” says Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management in Minneapolis.
“Oh my God, what has she gotten herself into?” Seta, now 73, recalls muttering to herself.
“We paint the wells, we paint the equipment. If there’s a need, we put a sound barrier around (a site). We try to make the most minimal footprint we can make,” he said.
“We now have the votes and we have the ability to call the agenda, so stop name-calling and let’s actually produce some legislation that helps jobs and the economy and moves our country forward,” Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said in an interview. “I think the country has figured that out, and they’ve given us the mandate to do it, and we better produce, or they’ll kick us out too.”