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A group of 10 national downtown-redevelopment experts hit the streets of Colorado Springs this morning, embarking on a week of tours, analysis and scrutiny. The Urban Land Institute will use the week’s worth of findings, along with past analysis, to craft an action plan that will be presented Friday. The group, which is being paid… Continue Reading Urban Land Institute begins city tours

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Outsiders could light path for downtown

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Colorado Springs has studied its downtown and come up with ideas for improving it. Now, city leaders are hoping one more study will show them how to implement those ideas. Continue Reading Outsiders could light path for downtown

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Seven years ago, the phone rang at the Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp. with an inquiry. Continue Reading ‘Business friendly’ environment won over Bal Seal

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Bal Seal Engineering Inc. broke ground Thursday on a 155,000 square-foot manufacturing plant that promises 200 jobs in the next two years. Local and state government officials, local business leaders, small business owners and Bal Seal employees celebrated at the 18-acre site, off InterQuest Parkway and Federal Drive in northern Colorado Springs. The project was… Continue Reading Bal Seal on its way to a new manufacturing plant, and 200 hires

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  The economy at risk, President Barack Obama accused Republicans on Friday of pursuing policies that would weaken the U.S. recovery, and he simultaneously urged Europe’s leaders to prevent an overseas debt crisis from dragging down the rest of the world.   At a White House news conference five months before Election Day, the president… Continue Reading Obama: Congress, Europe must stem economic crisis

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Colorado’s economic indicators slipped in May, but remain healthy, according to information from the Goss Institute for Economic Research. Employment, production and sales, inventory and new orders are all still above national levels, however. “Durable goods producers are outperforming non-durable goods manufacturers in the state,” he said. “Heavy manufacturers are adding employees at the same… Continue Reading State’s economic indicators weaken, but still positive

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When Mayor Steve Bach was campaigning last spring, his business-friendly platform included vows to create jobs, streamline the development review process and end the business personal property tax. Continue Reading Bach supporters are many, despite stagnation

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The federal government is launching a $26 million challenge to manufacturers to foster innovation and job creation through public-private partnerships. The hope is the challenge will help entice private capital to projects that oculd promote cluster-based development in regions across the United States. The government wants to build on the momentum within the manufacturing sector,… Continue Reading Government launches $26 million innovation challenge

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New film incentives in Colo. to become law

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  A measure to increase tax rebates an incentives for film production in Colorado will be signed into law.   The new law will increase the tax incentive the state gives production companies from 10 percent to 20 percent. The refund is given to filmmakers to help offset costs for in-state expenditures.   Colorado’s new… Continue Reading New film incentives in Colo. to become law

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