The giant chess set and oversized Connect 4 that showed up in Acacia Park this summer are among many efforts underway — by citizens and the city — to energize and revitalize Colorado Springs parks. It’s not just about games; parks mean business in the Springs. The 2017 Economic...
Despite being within about an hour’s drive of each other, some issues facing the Tri-Lakes region, Colorado Springs, western and southern El Paso County, Teller County and Pueblo can seem worlds apart. Barriers were broken down last week, however, as leaders from those communities gathered for the Colorado Springs Business...
Problem: My organization is built around teams and teamwork. However, if we are completely honest with ourselves, most of our teams are not functioning at a high level. None of the leaders in our organization have training or background in team building. How can we become better at building...
Today’s edition (June 16) of the Colorado Springs Business Journal includes the Health Care Quarterly, and while most of the Journal’s focuses on health care in the past include interviews with doctors, nurses and traditional health care administrators, this week’s Quarterly follows up on the topic of health equity. It was a little over a year […]
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The city of Colorado Springs and Monument resident Leslie Weise are once more engaging in a legal battle. Weise filed a notice earlier this month to sue the city of Colorado Springs for more than $1 million. The original dispute started nearly two years ago, when Weise sought to force Colorado Springs Utilities to release […]
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Debt, whether it’s connected to a small business or personal finances, can create stress in our lives. Some people deal with that better than others; some don’t feel the stress at all, comfortable in what may have been a conscious decision to create that debt, and confident in the ability to erase it in a […]
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When Erik Davidson talks to a room full of millionaires, he has their undivided attention. That was certainly the scene May 18 at Cheyenne Mountain Resort when Davidson offered financial advice to some of the Pikes Peak region’s wealthiest investors. Davidson, who is Wells Fargo’s chief investment officer, is accustomed...
The Springs will be a special destination for thousands of out-of-town guests this summer because of two much-anticipated events.
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Preserving and rehabilitating such buildings can demand specialized skills few contractors can provide, and require deep-pocketed funders.
Staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation and the Congressional Budget Office released Wednesday its estimate of the direct spending and revenue effects for a revised American Health Care Act. According to the CBO, which provides nonpartisan budget and economic information to Congress, “H.R. 1628 would reduce the cumulative federal deficit over the 2017-2026 period […]
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“This is not about crazy drunken street parties — this is about empowering businesses to offer their customers a better experience.” — Jill Gaebler
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Have you seen a movie lately? How about a movie in a theater? The temperature will surely start ticking upward soon, and with the heat comes the summer blockbuster season. At least that’s how it has worked for years. But with increased home-streaming options, the film and television industry, which employs nearly 2 million U.S. […]
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