Early in 2015, the American Vein and Vascular Institute will move its headquarters north, from Pueblo to Colorado Springs. “We wanted to move our corporate headquarters to Colorado Springs because it’s more centrally located,” said CEO Erin Gibbs. “We have a lot of jobs coming.” With clinics in Colorado and Texas, the AVVI opened its […]
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Carole Jackson of Security Florist used to bring her older flowers to the adjacent Dad’s Kwik Inn Diner at the end of each week. There her colorful contributions would adorn the tables. “We used to get customers often because of them,” she said of the now-vacant building at 385 Main Street in Security. According to […]
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Although seven people are running for the office, the Business Journal chose to survey the top five candidates, based on campaign contributions. A brief bio of each candidate and their answers to four questions pertinent to the business community are listed below.
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Transactions in northeastern El Paso County may occur at a slower pace than in Colorado Springs, but they’re catching up, say people familiar with real estate deals in Falcon. Many people who move to the Falcon area want the rural lifestyle, along with acreage for their boats, fifth wheels, ATVs, dogs, horses and other animals. […]
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Gov. John Hickenlooper has asked the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission to overturn a 5-percent tax break for Colorado casinos in an effort to save funding for community colleges and historic preservation groups. While the gaming industry argues that the tax decrease will bring much-needed relief after three consecutive years of revenue losses, community colleges […]
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The nation’s export laws could be revamped soon, raising hopes among exporters here and elsewhere pushing for changes to streamline how they do business. The Obama administration announced proposals last week that would essentially remake the export system — replacing a bulky, difficult system with a much leaner, more efficient one. At present, three federal […]
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With billions of dollars in play each year, opportunities abound in federal contracting for women- and minority-owned small businesses. There are, however many barriers. Discrimination, glass ceilings and the maze of government contracting rules can all present treacherous hurdles. Kelly Terrien, president and CEO of Colorado Springs’ Summit Technical Solutions LLC, has seen it all. […]
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What would it take to spruce up downtown’s Acacia Park? More chairs, benches and tables? More trees and flowers? A café? An ice skating rink? It’s a question that Springs-based HB&A Architects has been asking the community, and they’ve gotten some creative answers The firm is leading a project to get the community to imagine […]
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It’s never too early to start planning for the next Base Realignment and Closure round of military cutbacks. But for Colorado Springs, it already could be too late. Years ago, other states started investing heavily in commissions and reports to address the upcoming BRAC process, which likely will occur in 2015 and be implemented in […]
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