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Revised priority: Springs might not be a clean-tech hub, but industry won’t be ignored

While clean technology was the fastest-growing industry in Colorado over the past five years, it’s not likely to be the linchpin of economic growth in Colorado Springs. And economic leaders say that might be OK. The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance has declared clean tech, which includes renewable energy manufacturing, installation and maintenance, a focus… Continue Reading Revised priority: Springs might not be a clean-tech hub, but industry won’t be ignored

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On the Horizon – May 24, 2013

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May 28 Legal advice for minority- and women-owned businesses The Small Business Administration is offering free legal consultation for minority- and women-owned businesses from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mi Casa Resource Center, 360 Acoma St. in Denver. Learn whether your business issue has a legal aspect, where you can find legal resources, whether you… Continue Reading On the Horizon – May 24, 2013

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People on the Move – May 24, 2013

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Construction Justin Cooper has been promoted to the position of vice president with GE Johnson, where he began working in 1998. He is active with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, the Denver Metro Chamber and Leadership Foundation and National Jewish Health, and is a board member with the St. Anthony Hospital Foundation. Shannon Rogers… Continue Reading People on the Move – May 24, 2013

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Utilities’ local rates:  Not bad for electric, but higher for gas

During community discussions about Colorado Springs Utilities, all parties to the debate tend to agree that CSU offers some of the lowest electric and gas rates in Colorado. Such low rates not only benefit residents but also serve to attract and retain businesses of all kinds, particularly job-providing manufacturers. A careful examination of CSU’s gas… Continue Reading Utilities’ local rates: Not bad for electric, but higher for gas

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Forget future, tourism needs success now

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Anyone who has spent more than a year in Colorado Springs should know what to expect starting this weekend. It’s the arrival of our annual summer tourism season, which means traffic jams on Interstate 25 around the Cimarron/U.S. Highway 24 exit, then westward on U.S. 24 from there. It also means car travelers flocking into… Continue Reading Forget future, tourism needs success now

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One on One: Aimee Cox

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One on One: Aimee Cox

Cox takes on new city challenge Aimee Cox knows her way around government jobs in the Pikes Peak region. Cox, who was named this week as Mayor Steve Bach’s new Senior Economic Vitality Specialist for the city of Colorado Springs, has had a long and varied government career. For the past two years she has… Continue Reading One on One: Aimee Cox

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Museums could provide anchor

A fancy baseball stadium could be the major downtown anchor needed to kick revitalization efforts into high gear. But it’s not the only possibility on the drawing board. At the same time the city of Colorado Springs launched a survey to judge community sentiment about moving the Sky Sox minor-league baseball team into a new… Continue Reading Museums could provide anchor

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The Colorado Springs Crowne Plaza has been purchased by 513 Hotels Ltd., a division of the Investment Corporation of America. And, in its first step as its new owners, the hotel has been renamed as the Hotel Elegante Event and Conference Center. The company is planning a multi-million dollar renovation, including new Simmons Beautyrest pillow-top… Continue Reading Crowne Plaza has new owners, new name

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Australian sports company to make Springs its headquarters

Australian sports software company fuseSPORT is moving its international headquarters to Colorado Springs. During a Business Alliance press conference today,  representatives said the company will be located in the Alamo Corporate Center at 102 S. Tejon St., and is moving four of its 11 employees to the city.  They also said they plan to add… Continue Reading Australian sports company to make Springs its headquarters

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The owners of Zeezo’s, a popular costume and magic shop downtown, have a contract to buy the historic Bryan & Scott Jewelers building located a couple doors to the north at 112 N. Tejon St. Zeezo’s owner Mark Modeer and his wife have been leasing their current location at 104 N. Tejon St. for almost… Continue Reading Zeezo’s wants Bryan & Scott building downtown

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