” Name: A. Scott Long
” Organization: ASL Properties LLC
” Position: Owner
” Hometown: Colorado Springs
” How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 56 years
” Education: Cheyenne Mountain High School; Colorado State University – 3 ½ years
” A few words about your company: I started the company in November 2000 to refurbish downtown buildings.
” Recent accomplishments: I rebuilt the Colorado Springs Music Building for mixed use.
” Biggest career break: Selling my restaurant
” The toughest part of your job: Scheduling all of the subcontractors
” Someone you admire: My dad
” About your family: Married to Jean; I have two children – Kristin, 30, and Philip, 27.
” Something else you’d like to accomplish: I would like to make the downtown area the most desirable place to live and shop.
” How your business will change in the next decade: Hoping to expand and acquire more real estate in downtown
” What book are you currently reading? “Musick Melodies” by Archie Musick
” What is the one thing you would change about Colorado Springs? The tearing down of old, neat buildings in the downtown area