Ballots will be mailed starting today for the Colorado Springs mayoral runoff election. The candidates are John Suthers and Mary Lou Makepeace. The ballots are due by 7 p.m. on May 19. This runoff election is by mail ballot only. People who do not receive a ballot by Monday, May 4 should call the city […]
The Valero Corner Store and gas station at 4215 Centennial Blvd. (just south of Garden of the Gods Road), closed Jan. 1. “There is another store within a mile that serves that general area,” said company spokesman Hal Adams. The corporation reviews all stores annually to “review our assets,” he said. “We intend to sell […]
The Waldo Canyon fire has forced 10 of Colorado Springs most popular attractions to close today - bad news for the local tourism industry.
As recently as a year ago, a developer who wanted to complete a project in El Paso County had to hand-carry an application composed of dozens of documents to the county Planning and Community Development Department. Now, using the department’s Electronic Development Application Review Program, developers, builders, commercial and industrial businesses, and other landowners can […]
Maxx HD Sunglasses has signed a licensing agreement with Licensing Resource Group, a trademark management company. Licensing Resource Group provides license-management services to more than 180 colleges and universities, athletic conferences and special properties nationwide. MaxxHD will develop a line of sunglasses with matching school colors and insignias for licensed colleges and universities. “We have […]
Editor’s note: This is the third in a three-part series about downtown Colorado Springs revitalization. The first story listed dream projects for downtown. The second story explored the barriers keeping those dreams from becoming reality, and this story looks at recent successful projects and policy changes. Many who have participated in downtown redevelopment discussions during […]
* Name: Cathy DiMaggio * Organization: Springs Health & Wellness Center, 7834 N. Academy Blvd. (across from Chapel Hills Mall), 598-9200 * Position: Owner * Hometown: Monterey, Calif. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Since 1995 * Education: Master’s degree in traditional Chinese medicine with more than 2,700 hours of class room […]
In an unprecedented media alliance, the Colorado Springs Business Journal, The Gazette and the Colorado Springs Independent are combining to host the first in a series of political debates during this election year, with incumbent U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn debating Republican challenger Ret. Gen. Bentley Rayburn at 6 p.m. Monday, June 16 at Centennial Hall, […]
With almost a year of real estate columns behind me, I realize how much there is to report in this ever-changing, fast-paced field – and so many stories still to tell. Downtown re-development deserves a full column – as do many of the transactions the Colorado Springs Business Journal reports each week. In the days […]
Cadee Condit’s business deals in the healing power of touch. She runs the Toccare Massage Clinic at 9475 Briar Village Point. Condit said she chose the unique name for the clinic because “toccare” means to touch in Italian. She opened her clinic nearly two years ago with eight therapists, and today the business has grown to include 35 employees.
Americans deem frontline sales staff the single biggest detriment to their shopping experience, resulting in more lost business and negative word of mouth than any other shopping problem. These were the findings of the Retail Customer Dissatisfaction Study, conducted for the second year by the Verde Group, a customer dissatisfaction consulting firm, and the Baker Retail Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.