In recent months, the city’s center has seen a major economic boom — and planners are confident that downtown’s future is bright. With new businesses, new apartments, new hotels planned for the future, along with the Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame, the city’s heart is bursting with optimism. And...
Earlier this week, the Board of Directors for Colorado Springs Utilities voted to keep the governance of the municipally owned, four-service utility company as it is — City Council in a different role. The move came after more than 18 months of research, several scientific polls that showed most residents...
While summer is the busiest tourism season in Colorado Springs, winter doesn't equal hibernation. Marketing moves toward group visits and away from leisure travel, and some professionals think that Colorado Springs is fortunate to be away from the busy ski slopes. Winter season in lodging relies on local and regional leisure...
While Tuesday and Wednesday's meeting at the Pentagon were productive for members of the Regional Business Alliance's team in Washington, D.C., the news wasn't always good. Part of the group spent Tuesday at the Pentagon and Wednesday with the state's federal congressional delegation, where they heard about the chances for...
For Debbie Chandler, CEO of Colorado Springs Health Partners, the Regional Business Alliance's annual trip to Washington, D.C., is  a chance to meet the groups that are shaping tomorrow's health care policy. Chandler spent the day at two health care policy think tanks, learning about the latest innovative, cutting-edge ways...
Washington, D.C. — While most of the 50 people attending the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance annual trip to the nation's capital were still on airplanes Monday afternoon, Mayor John Suthers was busy marketing the city to five different businesses. "These were businesses in cyber security technology and space technology," he said....
The Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center is facing a crisis — it could lose a third of its funding if the City Council accepts the recommendation of the Lodging and Automobile Rentals Tax. The organization, which provides assistance and support to local small businesses, received $55,000 a year from...