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Anschutz’s impact spreads at Broadmoor

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Anschutz’s impact spreads at Broadmoor

When Philip Anschutz first came to town a few years ago, a prominent local businessman asked him a simple question. “Mr. Anschutz,” he asked deferentially, “do you look upon Colorado Springs as an undervalued asset?” “Absolutely!” replied our city’s sometimes-resident billionaire. Since then Anschutz has acquired, renovated and expanded The Broadmoor, acquired The Gazette and… Continue Reading Anschutz’s impact spreads at Broadmoor

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BRP: small manufacturer but with grand ambitions

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BRP: small manufacturer but with grand ambitions

Jim Rios started his business out of a backpack in Southern California in 1994. What began as a way to earn extra money to support his motorcycle racing hobby continues to put food on his table 20 years later. Rios moved from the West Coast to Colorado Springs in late 2008, and now Billet Racing… Continue Reading BRP: small manufacturer but with grand ambitions

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CSHP set to expand in ‘15

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CSHP set to expand in ‘15

Moving into 2015 with the backing of its new partner, publicly traded DaVita HealthCare Partners, Colorado Springs Health Partners expects a 2015 filled with patient and provider growth and at least one additional facility. CSHP will open a 16,000-square-foot Monument office at the end of March, according to Chief Operations Officer Debbie Chandler, and will… Continue Reading CSHP set to expand in ‘15

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Maggie’s Farm: Game may change in 2015

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Maggie’s Farm: Game may change in 2015

The folks at Maggie’s Farm claim to be the No. 1-rated chain of marijuana dispensaries in Colorado — and that would be no surprise — but 2015 may bring stiffer competition. After opening four medical marijuana businesses in the Pikes Peak region and building a large customer base, Maggie’s Farm became the first to offer… Continue Reading Maggie’s Farm: Game may change in 2015

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Convergent Design grows 4x

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Convergent Design grows 4x

Convergent Design of Colorado Springs helped produce the movie “Captain Phillips” and continues working with Wheel of Fortune, National Geographic productions, NFL programs and far more. All from its 14,000-square-foot center off Garden of the Gods Road. Convergent Design manufactures high-tech recording devices for the film and television industries. “There’s one very important distinction” between… Continue Reading Convergent Design grows 4x

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GE Johnson promotes staff with expansion

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GE Johnson Construction is all the way back. In the year prior to the economic recession of 2008, the Colorado Springs-based contractor completed around $500 million in projects. That dipped during the Great Recession. The company saw $417 million in sales in 2014, and according to President and CEO Jim Johnson, projections for this year… Continue Reading GE Johnson promotes staff with expansion

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Switchbacks set to bring soccer to Springs in 2015

It’s not every year a new, professional sports franchise appears in Southern Colorado. That’s why the Colorado Springs Switchbacks Football Club was chosen as one of the top 10 businesses to watch in 2015. The team, owned by Ragain Sports, will kick off its inaugural season in March, according Ragain Sports President Nick Ragain. The… Continue Reading Switchbacks set to bring soccer to Springs in 2015

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Techwise continues growth, diversification

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Techwise continues growth, diversification

Colorado Springs-based defense contractor Techwise has plans for continued growth this year — diversifying its business offerings and doubling its revenues. From humble beginnings 20 years ago, CEO Shawnee Huckstep has grown her company into a major Department of Defense contractor working in the areas of training, logistics, organizational improvement, development and education throughout the… Continue Reading Techwise continues growth, diversification

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Optimism reigns around city’s edges

The areas around Colorado Springs saw significant commercial and residential growth in 2014, with signs pointing toward additional growth this year. Both the southern and northern ends of El Paso County seem poised for a prosperous 2015, while Teller County plans to ride a wave of construction — and an economic boost due to tourism… Continue Reading Optimism reigns around city’s edges

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Commercial real estate looks stable

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Commercial real estate looks stable

Commercial real estate vacancies in Colorado Springs will continue to decrease, with steady, moderate growth in sales this new year, predicted Quantum Commercial Group, a leading commercial real estate leasing and sales firm here. “We’re all pleasantly surprised. The market isn’t as bleak as we all thought it was, and the numbers aren’t as bad,”… Continue Reading Commercial real estate looks stable

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