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Colorado Springs leads state for construction employment

Colorado Springs led the state in construction employment last year, but projects nationwide only grew in four out of 337 metropolitan areas, said the Associated General Contractors of America. The association said spending on projects dropped by $100 billion in December to a six-year low of $903 billion. Colorado Springs ranked No. 216 for overall construction… Continue Reading Colorado Springs leads state for construction employment

Retail sales dropped during December

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Retail sales unexpectedly fell in December, leaving 2009 with the biggest yearly drop on record and highlighting the formidable hurdles facing the economy as it struggles to recover from the deepest recession in seven decades. In another disappointing economic report, the number of newly laid-off workers requesting unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week… Continue Reading Retail sales dropped during December

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