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Travel agents, tour operators converge at The Broadmoor

Held last week at The Broadmoor, The Go West Summit felt a little like speed dating. Except that the two parties seated at the tables were buying and selling tourism in the traditional sense. The sellers had 12 minutes to describe their city, state, attraction or service to the buyers. In a calm tone, an… Continue Reading Travel agents, tour operators converge at The Broadmoor

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Powers corridor sees significant growth

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… Continue Reading Powers corridor sees significant growth

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Airport director dishes aviation

With the news last week that Sierra Nevada Corp. subsidiary Sierra Completions will open an $88-million aircraft modification business at the Colorado Springs Airport, Director of Aviation Dan Gallagher has been a busy man. He has been giving media interviews and further marketing the 7,500-acre airport, what he calls “a sleeping giant” for business, some… Continue Reading Airport director dishes aviation

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New camera could change real estate industry

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New camera could change real estate industry

Have you ever wanted to buy a house, but didn’t want to get off the couch? While lenders and real estate brokers may request such transactions be done in person, those in the market for a new home can at least tour potential abodes — without getting off the couch. Conceived in Silicon Valley in… Continue Reading New camera could change real estate industry

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Springs attracted tech entrepreneurs, visionaries

Around the turn of the 20th century, Colorado Springs was a national center of technological innovation where entrepreneurs, youthful tycoons and venture capitalists from New York City, London and other European capitals came together. It was a time of extraordinary intellectual and entrepreneurial ferment, especially for a remote little town with a population of less… Continue Reading Springs attracted tech entrepreneurs, visionaries

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Locally owned franchise stores stuff in a ‘zip’

Bob Cone can barely contain his excitement. Cone, owner of Colorado Springs’ first Zippy Shell mobile storage franchise, opened his business less than a year ago, following a career in the aerospace and defense industry.    “The aerospace sector is a cyclical industry,” he said. “If there’s a war, defense is great. If not and… Continue Reading Locally owned franchise stores stuff in a ‘zip’

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Franz seeks self-sustaining tech ecosystem

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Franz seeks self-sustaining tech ecosystem

Not so much a serial entrepreneur, but a self-described parallel entrepreneur, Chris Franz, 42, co-chairs Startup Colorado and the entrepreneurship team at the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance. He is also on the board of Peak Startup. None of this earns him cash now; however, it will add to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Colorado Springs… Continue Reading Franz seeks self-sustaining tech ecosystem

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Stagecoach Inn closes, sale and renovation pending

The Stagecoach Inn in downtown Manitou Springs is pending sale, following the restaurant’s closure Feb. 6. Dave Symonds, who has owned the restaurant at 702 Manitou Ave. since 2006, said it has closed for renovations in order to prepare for purchase by an unnamed buyer. He declined to comment further. Symonds and his wife, Kathy,… Continue Reading Stagecoach Inn closes, sale and renovation pending

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Hannigan now consulting at Magneti

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Hannigan now consulting at Magneti

Michael Hannigan’s retirement didn’t last long. The former CEO of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation has signed on as a consultant with Magneti, a full-service marketing firm with offices in Colorado Springs and Washington, D.C. Hannigan, who brings nearly 40 years’ experience in nonprofit leadership to the organization, is a nonprofit veteran and graduate of… Continue Reading Hannigan now consulting at Magneti

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UMB: 2015 economy will continue its climb

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UMB: 2015 economy will continue its climb

The national economy this year will continue to improve, following the slight upward trend of the 2014 economy, according to a certified financial planner with UMB Financial Corp. Business owners remain optimistic and will spend more money and hire more people this year, predicted KC Mathews. Mathews, executive vice president and chief investment officer at… Continue Reading UMB: 2015 economy will continue its climb

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