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By Pam Zubeck Back in 1988, the Lowell School area seemed like a good target for urban renewal. Located generally southeast of Rio Grande Street and Nevada Avenue, dilapidated and abandoned houses dominated the area, while the majestic old schoolhouse, finished in 1902, had fallen into ruin. But with help from the Colorado Springs Urban […]
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Among its dozen or so urban renewal areas, Colorado Springs can count the Gold Hill Mesa development on the Westside, the U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame downtown, and the Air Force Academy Visitors Center, planned for the city’s north end. Urban renewal projects — public-private partnerships designated by the Colorado Springs Urban Renewal […]
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Staunch opposition by Southeast Colorado Springs residents has prompted a hemp processing company to drop a proposal to put a CBD extraction operation into an industrial site on Aeroplaza Drive. The leaders of Veritas Farms, a hemp growing and processing business that produces CBD-infused products such as tinctures, salves, lip balm, moisturizing lotion and edibles […]
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For Peak Innovation Park, two major hotels and one Amazon delivery center are on the horizon — and Garrett Baum says that’s just the beginning. “I expect in the next 18 months we’ll have hotels, we’ll have restaurants,” said Baum, managing partner at Urban Frontier, master developer for the park. “If you start adding four-story […]
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April 1, 1989. The Dow Jones Industrial Average had closed the previous week down 2.26 percent at 2243.04. The average interest rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage rose slightly to 11 percent. At the beginning of the year, there were 4,512 single-family homes listed for sale by Realtors and another 728 units by HUD. Average […]
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The Colorado Springs community is collaborative, blessed with natural advantages to attract new businesses and is a leader in workforce development. Those were among the positive impressions that eight site selection consultants from across the country are taking home with them after a weeklong familiarization tour hosted by the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC. There […]
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Major roadwork is in full swing at the south end of Nevada Avenue, town- homes have sprung up and sold out around Ivywild, new retailers and restaurants are thriving, and the southernmost part of the avenue is about to “come alive” with new development. At the other end of Nevada, the struggling Kmart at Fillmore […]
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Indicators of a coming economic downturn are starting to tick up. Economists are seeing predictors of past slowdowns, such as yield curve inversions — when short-term bond rates rise above long-term yields; weakness in manufacturing; falling prices of key commodities like copper, zinc and lumber; and a decrease in business investment. “The biggest news people […]
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A new State of Downtown report reveals a vibrant downtown Colorado Springs where people are increasingly coming to dine, shop, attend events and live. “Downtown has experienced incredible growth over the past couple of years with new businesses and establishments choosing to locate in the heart of our city,” Mayor John Suthers stated in an […]
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A new form of tax incentive will be applied for the first time to bring a SCHEELS sporting goods store to northeast Colorado Springs. Fargo, N.D.-based SCHEELS All Sports has proposed building a 220,000-square-foot store in the InterQuest Marketplace commercial area northeast of Interstate 25 and Interquest Parkway. Colorado Springs City Council on Tuesday approved […]
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The final installment of this round of the Downtown Partnership’s City Center series, entitled “Urbanism Goes to the Movies,” is bringing back a popular concept from 2017. The Downtown Partnership is presenting “[a]n evening of new short films from the New Urbanism Film Fest exploring how people and places around the world are building more […]
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A decommissioned passenger car from the Pikes Peak Cog Railway will reside at the new Switchbacks stadium in downtown Colorado Springs. Manitou Springs City Council accepted the cog management’s offer to keep three of the cars it is getting rid of as it rebuilds and restores the railway and adds new cars — a project that […]
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