The complex, multilayered land swap between The Broadmoor and the city of Colorado Springs has its passionate proponents — and equally passionate opponents. The proposal: The city transfers 189 acres of park land in North Cheyenne Cañon Park to The Broadmoor hotel, subject to multiple conditions. The Broadmoor will build...
With plans in the works for an urban renewal area in southern downtown, some business owners are apprehensive about the idea that their business may not be included in the plan. <br> <br> Councilwoman Judy Noyes said, "I think there is a big push to develop the area because of the possibility...
When billionaire Elon Musk introduced Tesla’s Powerwall home battery, most of the media greeted his announcement with the same bemused disbelief that had followed previous Musk deals. PayPal? It’ll never work — no one can compete with Visa and MasterCard! SpaceX? Putting stuff in orbit is serious stuff, boy! Leave it to the guv’mint! Tesla […]
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Bal Seal Engineering is moving its operations to Colorado Springs, and expects to hire as many as 100 workers. The company, which is based in Foothill Ranch, Calif., manufactures medical implants. Some of the jobs will require technical machinist skills. The expected salary for those positions should be significantly above El Paso County’s average salary of $38,500, said Mike Kazmierski, president of the Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp.
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Growing Pains

Falcon’s rapid growth has been hypersonic, as swift as a fast-moving train, much like the trains that engineered the development of the eastern prairie town a long time ago. After the automobile was introduced, Falcon slipped into obscurity, with the exception of hearty ranchers and farmers and independent-types who sought Falcon as a respite from […]
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During the next three months, downtown Colorado Springs will welcome its first new signature office complex since 2004. Bancorp Plaza, 1 N. Nevada Ave., was purchased by One City Center LLC during April. The two-story building, with an expanded floor plate and new drive-thru banking lanes will be ready for move-in by the first quarter of 2008, said Steve Schneider, vice president of sales and marketing for Central Bancorp.
One year ago this past week, the Colorado Springs Business Journal changed hands. Our company, which assumed the name of Colorado Publishing Co. from the previous owners, brought the city’s established weekly business publication back into local control. From the start, our readers made it known that they didn’t want...
If I were Mayor Steve Bach, I’d be mad, mad, mad! And here’s who I’d be mad at: I’m mad at the media! I have a contentious meeting with a few community leaders who volunteered their time to work on a stormwater task force. After the meeting, all hell breaks loose. It appears that I’ve […]
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