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Manufacturers from around Southern Colorado are preparing for next week’s Southern Colorado Manufacturing Expo — a Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Alliance South event. The expo will take place from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 1 and from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center, 3650 N. Nevada...
By the year 2030, 20 percent of the nation’s population will be age 65 or older. That translates to a slew of societal impacts, including the rapid growth of an enormous and highly desirable consumer demographic. In March, Colorado Springs received the Age-Friendly City designation from AARP Colorado and the World...
In recent years, “startup” has become among the most frequently used terms in the business world — but along with its ubiquity has come some confusion as to its definition. British venture capitalist Paul Graham defined a startup company as simply one that is built for scalability. “Being newly founded does...
During his second State of the City address as mayor of Colorado Springs, John Suthers spoke at The Broadmoor hotel on Sept. 8 about the city’s progress and potential — painting an optimistic picture of health and prosperity. “A year ago, in my first State of the City address, I...
New opportunities and aid for local veterans, service members and their families are now available, as partnerships and efforts to empower and provide high-quality care to the military community expand in the Pikes Peak region. El Paso County’s 80,000 veterans and 40,000 active duty personnel and their spouses can utilize...
Without a $3 million sales tax incentive given by the city of Colorado Springs, the Mining Exchange Hotel might still be a vacant, derelict building, said owner Perry Sanders. The economic development agreement with the city of Colorado Springs allowed Sanders and his partner to obtain bank financing for extensive...
Colorado’s first Joint Land Use Study offering citizens an opportunity to weigh in on military and community land use issues began this week, with an online community survey open through May 31 and telephone town hall scheduled this month. The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is asking for public...
Jeff Speck wants you to take a walk. Speck, a city planner and urban designer from Brookline, Mass., has advocated internationally for cities to embrace smart growth and sustainable design. He’ll display his urban prowess March 2 during the Downtown Partnership’s second lecture in its City Center Series. He was director...
King Soopers employees at 10 Colorado Springs store locations ring in the season of giving with The Big Ring, a day of corporate-wide employee volunteerism with The Salvation Army’s 125th annual Red Kettle Campaign. During The Big Ring, King Soopers employees take over the Red Kettles from 3:30-6:30 p.m., volunteering their time...
In a special city election as part of the coordinated election of Nov. 3, Colorado Springs voters will be asked to increase sales tax by .62 percent for road repairs and maintenance and to keep $2.1 million in revenue from fiscal year 2014 that exceeded the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) limits,...
Corps of Engineers awards contract to local firm The Omaha district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded HB&A, a local architecture firm, a five-year, $6 million capacity, indefinite delivery, small business set-aside contract. Colorado Springs-based HB&A provides planning, analysis and design services to civilian and military clients worldwide....
Jeff Airman was in the food business 15 years before discovering his passion for beer in the brewery mecca that is Colorado. Airman, a self-described “military brat” who calls California home, became an immediate fan boy of Paradox Beer Company upon its founding in 2012 and was hired a...