Not following the rules often has consequences. Sometimes, in the case of construction, those consequences can be devastating. In addition to severe injury or death, failure to properly follow rules laid out by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration can lead to hefty fines that can put a company out of business. That’s where Occupational […]
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Performance Audio has been in business for only a year, but in that time it’s begun to fill a niche that, according to owner Ryan May, has been underserved in Colorado Springs. “The needs for pro audio lighting and video are pretty significant between our house-of-worship, military and education customers, [which are] big markets for […]
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Since its inception in 1978, N.E.S. (named after founder Nolan E. Schriner) has built a reputation as one of the preeminent landscape and planning firms in Colorado Springs. Now under the new ownership of principals Christian Lieber and Andrea Barlow, the company is continuing its march forward. “We have a very strong client base in […]
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Since 2011, George and Anna Heidinger have been steadily working toward their goals: having a successful swimming club and building their own facility. They’ve already succeeded in creating a club, Pikes Peak Athletics, which recently received Bronze Medal Club status from USA Swimming for the second year in a row (only 200 clubs out of […]
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What started in a Westside, 960-square-foot garage has grown to a business that tallied $24.5 million in receipts in 2017. And PLS Mechanical, which just celebrated its 10th anniversary, is not done yet. It’s projected to grow another 10-20 percent this year, according to owner Brian Clark. PLS Mechanical has grown so much, it’s had […]
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It all began with a simple move. Well, as simple as moving a 1,500-pound billiard table can be. But Billiard Brothers progressed from just a moving business to staining used pool tables, adding cordless LED lighting, touching up nicks and scratches and more. Billiard Brothers has been in business since August 2016 and since then […]
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Go to any of the major construction projects in town, such as the U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame or Children’s Hospital, and it won’t be hard to find construction equipment from one of Colorado Springs’ family-owned rental companies, Bill’s Equipment & Supply. Formerly known as Bill’s Tool Rental, the business was opened in […]
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The Sourdough Boulangerie Established: 2014 Employees: 4 Located: 6453 Omaha Blvd. Contact: 719-645-2905; shawnofthebread@gmail.com; thesourdoughboulangerie on Facebook Shawn Saunders is on the second go-round of owning his dream business, and this time he figures it will last. The 44-year-old baker opened The Sourdough Boulangerie in January 2014 and has seen substantial growth during the last year. Saunders...
Children from around the world can track Santa throughout the year thanks to a locally-owned company, the Globelink Foreign Language Center, which is the official translator for NORAD Tracks Santa. The Colorado Springs-based private company was started by Fadia Zaki-Gnoske, a former language professor who is fluent in five languages. She translates the popular Christmas […]
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A specialty ski and snowboard shop in Colorado Springs is celebrating 65 years in business. The Ski Shop opened in a barn by Colorado College in 1952, and was sold to Wolf and Julie Uhl in 1981, and then to Wolf’s son, Rick Uhl, in 2000. The shop has been located in the south end […]
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Though not approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, the number of cryotherapy providers continues to climb as users claim the treatments help relieve chronic pain. Cryotherapy chambers, developed in Japan in the 1970s by a rheumatoid arthritis doctor, place clients in temperatures as low as negative 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Goosebumps Cryotherapy Established: 2017 […]
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Iron Springs Chateau Established: 1964 Employees: Up to 18 Location: 444 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs Contact: ironspringschateau.com; 719-685-5104 By Kristian DePue Located in Manitou Springs, near the base of The Incline, the Iron Springs Chateau sits over both Ruxton Creek and the Ute Iron Spring. Ruxton Creek flows underneath, while the Ute Iron Spring is […]
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