The tourism industry in the Pikes Peak region enjoyed a record-setting year in 2016 — and this year might be even better.
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Multi-family housing sales in Colorado Springs have continued to increase in the first three quarters of 2014, driving the local market to new highs, according to a report by local apartment firm Commonwealth. “The Colorado Springs apartment market is on a record breaking pace,” Commonweath CEO Ron Spraggins wrote in the report. The sales of […]
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In the last column, I hoped to convince you not to chase the hot stocks or follow the top investment gurus. The same is true regarding the hot asset classes – cash, bonds, and stocks and subsets like foreign and domestic stocks. In this column, I’m going to show you what does work – asset […]
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If the only thing you have to remember Spring Break ’98 is that tattoo of Yosemite Sam brandishing two bottles of tequila on your — ahem … Have hope! There’s a PicoSure in town. Those who didn’t just get the T-shirt aren’t alone — the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery reported 96,000 tattoo removal procedures […]
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The $880 million, 62-mile Southern Delivery System pipeline that will move water from the Pueblo Reservoir to Colorado Springs has survived the past eight City Councils and carries the support of virtually every political heavyweight in the region. But there’s a nightmare possibility for Colorado Springs Utilities: What if voters elect a Council next week […]
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While clean technology was the fastest-growing industry in Colorado over the past five years, it’s not likely to be the linchpin of economic growth in Colorado Springs. And economic leaders say that might be OK. The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance has declared clean tech, which includes renewable energy manufacturing, installation and maintenance, a focus […]
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A Colorado Springs native and her 15-year-old dog, Kaly, are among several new faces greeting shoppers downtown this holiday season. Michele Osborn recently opened her pop-up shop, Art&Article, next to Iron Bird Brewing Company on East Costilla Street. The home goods and lifestyle store has been operating for six years online and features designer pieces […]
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Selling a luxury home requires a Realtor who knows how to market estate homes in luxury publications, according to people in the high-end real estate business. Trish Ingels wears two hats on this topic — she owns a $6.5 million home she’s trying to sell, and she’s a Realtor who sells executive homes for Berkshire […]
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Helped by DOE funding, UCCS to build prototype for powering electric cars The path toward much-advanced batteries for electric cars might begin in Colorado Springs. The University of Colorado Colorado Springs received a $716,000 Department of Energy grant last week to build a better electric-vehicle battery system. That $716,000 is just UCCS’ portion of a […]
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Advertising and public relations. Reporters sometimes call these fields the “dark side” to their work, the necessary but often covetous edge to the altruism of print and broadcast journalism. Whether sly or showy, “huckster” and “flack” are too often the terms that comes to mind. They’re selling us something we don’t want. They write fluff. […]
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In Colorado Springs, about 100 attorneys are working on a project that aims to provide legal access to people who in their wildest dreams could never afford to hire an attorney. Under the umbrella of the El Paso County Bar Association, a new nonprofit organization has formed, the Pikes Peak Pro Bono Project. And, “the […]
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Predictions about the effects of the Congressional supercommittee’s failure to reduce the federal deficit are dire. The smallest Air Force in history. The smallest Army since 1940. The least number of Navy ships since 1915, and the loss of thousands of civilian jobs — all thanks to the automatic Department of Defense budget cuts of […]
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