City officials have given the Woodmen Task Force a mission: Establish the impact fees yourselves to fund the construction of an overpass at the intersection of Woodmen Road and Academy Boulevard. Task force officials couldn’t be happier, since they have the option of completely ignoring all reports from Duncan Associates,...

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Falcon Safeway expands <br> <br>IDGAS, LLC, owners of the Safeway building at Meridian and Woodmen Road, in Falcon have contracted with Thomas General Contractors of Colorado Springs for the addition of retail space for businesses interested in joining the grocery giant. <br> <br> Ray Thomas, Jr., owner of Thomas General Contractors,...
It’s strictly business for Internet Communications Corp. in Colorado Springs. Its brand-new, high-speed digital subscriber line is, at least. The company will begin marketing the service this month, and the service will only be going to business customers — not residential ones. “When you try to do both, you...
PacifiCare Health Systems is announcing the reduction of its work force by about 550 people nationally, representing about 6 percent of its total. Of that, 27 are Colorado staff members. Five of the 27 are based in Colorado Springs. <br> <br> "We have announced to 27 employees in Colorado that their positions...
With more than 60 million individual investors in the United States, trying to figure out which major stock market to use can be confusing. A prospective investor must understand the two largest U.S. markets - the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quota (NASDAQ) and the New York Stock...
One area college campus contributed more than $100 million in gross state product to Colorado’s economy in the 1998-99 fiscal year, according to a study released in March. The “Economic Impact Study,” completed on the University of Colorado campuses by CU’s System Office of Information and Analysis, quantified the...
In July 2005 and again in January 2006, NAHB’s Business Management Department polled the Single Family Production Builders Committee about the most challenging home building industry issues its members face. Here are the top 10 issues they identified most recently and corresponding resources NAHB members can use to address similar issues in their markets.
Within the next few weeks, officials from the Colorado Springs Airport will step up marketing efforts in order to divert Colorado Springs residents driving to Denver and flying out of Denver International Airport. Mary Collins, a spokeswoman for the airport and a member of the marketing team, said that after...
<SUBHEAD>Hotel occupancy leaves room for improvement</SUBHEAD> A report detailing the financial performance of Colorado’s hospitality industry shows Colorado Springs with the poorest hotel occupancy levels in the state. Terry Sullivan, president of the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, said that’s because Colorado Springs’ significant growth in the past several...

Health Care

<SUBHEAD>IHS back in state’s, HCFA’s good graces</SUBHEAD> IHS at Cheyenne Mountain, which the state health department had previously recommended lose its Medicare funding from the federal government, is “back in substantial compliance,” said Jeanne-Marie Ragan, a state health department spokeswoman. The nursing home will keep its Medicare funding and remain...