If employers have not heard the term “status blind harassment” they should familiarize themselves with the issue, local attorneys and human resource managers say. Status blind harassment is more commonly known as workplace bullying, said Joan Rennekamp, human resources consultant with the law firm Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons in Colorado Springs. Insiders also call it […]
Eventually, Powers Boulevard will extend to Interstate 25 from Colorado 83, a paper corridor now home to native grasses and antelope. Classic Homes donated the right of way for one mile of the four-mile extension corridor to be built north of 83 to move traffic west to eventually hook to the interstate. The focus of […]
In the days since the Black Friday shooting at Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs, business and community leaders have spoken out against stereotypes that the city is too conservative, too religious and too crazy about guns. The suspected shooter, a Hartsel resident named Robert L. Dear Jr., allegedly killed three...
The benefits of athletic competition go far beyond a trim waistline. Many who compete, including those who do so at the highest level, say it has made them more complete human beings. The Colorado Springs Business Journal and Team Principal will explore how sports and life overlap at its Power Lunch: Sports Lessons Applied to […]
The proposed land swap between The Broadmoor hotel and the city of Colorado Springs is the culmination of years of negotiations, discussions and brainstorming between the two parties, as well as other stakeholders. But despite the negotiations, residents surrounding the city-owned parkland are picking sides — and even some open-space groups are undecided if the […]
While the nation’s nursing workforce is on track to exceed demand during the next 10 years, at least one report predicts Colorado will be short about 17,000 licensed practical and registered nurses by the year 2025. That conclusion was presented in a December 2014 assessment, “The Future of the Nursing Workforce: National- and State-Level Projections, […]
Sam and Kathy Guadagnoli have gained a reputation as one of Colorado Springs’ most creative, even fearless, dealmakers. It’s no wonder: In the last 10 years, they’ve played a key role in remaking the city’s once-sedate downtown into a lively, diverse and busy destination.
At the stroke of midnight, Chin and Amy Kim’s baking crew arrives and begins preparing dough for a 4 a.m. opening. “We’ll go through 500 pounds of dough on a busy day — Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays,” Chin said. Once the dough is fried until puffy and golden, the decorating team takes over. At Amy’s […]
The Military Affairs Council, part of the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, hosted a military speakers forum Wednesday afternoon that featured a discussion with three retired military generals about the complicated nature of today’s military, the effects of federal budget cuts and how those things affect the local community. The forum’s panel was composed of retired Army […]
At its northernmost point, Powers Boulevard is met with a juxtaposition. By now, InterQuest Parkway was supposed to be a vibrant strip of hotels, entertainment venues, restaurants, offices and residences. Instead, semi-finished buildings left vacant for 10 years stand mere feet from new construction. Stymied by a stagnant economy and developer bankruptcy, associated players are […]
By all accounts, except maybe Fido’s, Charis Bible College moving to Teller County has been good for Woodland Park. “They have been a tremendous asset to this community,” said Woodland Park Mayor Neil Levy. “One reason we continue to be in good shape in terms of sales tax revenues is with the addition of Charis […]
Nearly five years after Polaris Pointe (formerly Copper Ridge at Northgate) began as an urban renewal project in north Colorado Springs, businesses continue to slowly populate the development, including a large indoor water park and resort expected to open next year. Still without the infrastructure that was expected to support Polaris Pointe’s growth, developer/investor Gary […]