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BRAC could start overseas

If you want to strike fear into a city like Colorado Springs, where our local and regional economy leans so heavily on the military, all you have to do is bring up that most dreaded acronym. BRAC. In plain English, it means Base Realignment and Closure of military installations, a process that over the past… Continue Reading BRAC could start overseas

City can’t ignore BRAC wakeup call

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In all likelihood, some readers of the Business Journal will not react strongly after they check out the Focus story in this issue by staff writer Amy Gillentine, extensively describing the potential threat facing Colorado Springs in the military’s next Base Realignment and Closure process, expected to begin in 2015. Calm down, you’re just trying… Continue Reading City can’t ignore BRAC wakeup call

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The time is now: Other cities already ahead of Springs before next BRAC process

It’s never too early to start planning for the next Base Realignment and Closure round of military cutbacks. But for Colorado Springs, it already could be too late. Years ago, other states started investing heavily in commissions and reports to address the upcoming BRAC process, which likely will occur in 2015 and be implemented in… Continue Reading The time is now: Other cities already ahead of Springs before next BRAC process

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Colorado Springs should prepare for a round of base realignment and closure by 2015, said Brian Binn, president of military affairs for the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC. The Department of Defense suggested two rounds of BRAC, one to start next year. But that isn’t likely. However, Binn said a round suggested for 2015… Continue Reading Chamber report: Springs’ military adds $5.93 billion to economy

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