Business briefs for Oct. 23 |

Business briefs for Oct. 23

Drahota building Fox Creek Village

Drahota, Inc., general contractor, reports that construction is under way on Fox Creek Village affordable housing project at 1303 Hilltop Parkway South in Steamboat Springs. Owned by the Yampa Valley Housing Authority, the project consists of five six-plex units comprising 34,675 square feet. The cost of construction is $4.1 million. Completion is scheduled in summer 2006.

The Drahota team at Fox Creek Village includes Project Manager Jim Swartz, Superintendent Bo Miller and Project Coordinator Julie Haugh. Project architect is Eric Smith and Associates.

Subaru partners with Steamboat Resort Corp.

The Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. announced this week it has formed a two-year partnership with Subaru of America, making Subaru the official vehicle for the ski area.

Under the agreement, Subaru will provide significant marketing, advertisement, online partnerships and programs for the resort. It also will display vehicles at the resort. The two companies will develop joint promotional programs such as “Subaru Master the Mountain.”

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Subaru of America, Inc., based in Cherry Hill, N.J., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan.

Online info center links volunteers to projects wants to make it easier for volunteers to find causes. The project database recently went live with the intent of connecting interested people with local projects, programs and organizations seeking assistance

Any organization within Routt County may add its project to the database, and anyone seeking volunteer work, or perhaps a student looking for a learning project, may search the database for appealing opportunities. The database can be found at

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