Home » Posts tagged with » Forecast 2013

Local leaders feel hopeful about prospects for year to come

Mayor Steve Bach Colorado Springs As Mayor Steve Bach looks to the new year, he’s optimistic about job creation in the Springs and he’s not backing down from his goal of 6,000 more civilians employed in the coming year. In August, Bach asked Summit Economics to determine how many jobs would be necessary to get… Continue Reading Local leaders feel hopeful about prospects for year to come

New hires, implementing a newly created vision and even more interaction with local industry top the list of things to expect from the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance in the next year. Created in early 2012, the Business Alliance is the result of a merger between the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and the… Continue Reading Business Alliance leaders expecting year of action

Continue reading …

Residential real estate: 2013 could be good year

Comments Off

After at least four years of slow sales and Realtors getting out of the game, the residential real estate market made a turn in 2012 that brokers are hopeful can be sustained in 2013. “Man. I wish I had my crystal ball,” said Joe Clement, broker owner of Re/Max Properties. “But if it continues like… Continue Reading Residential real estate: 2013 could be good year

Continue reading …

Developers to bring on new lots in 2013

Comments Off

New home construction heated up in 2012 and most in the industry expect that the building will continue into 2013. The Pikes Peak Regional Building Department issued 2,022 single-family building permits in the first 10 months of the year. There were more single-family permits issued in El Paso County this year than in any other… Continue Reading Developers to bring on new lots in 2013

Continue reading …

On Jan. 7, City Council will hear a proposal that might please the nine members — especially those who will continue in office after April 15, when a newly elected Council will be sworn in. A group of community leaders and media heavyweights (apparently including both Independent publisher John Weiss and Gazette editorial page editor… Continue Reading City Council: Chance for a raise?

Continue reading …

There was a lot of energy behind trying to create a downtown renaissance in 2012 — and advocates say to expect that energy to continue building in 2013. “The single biggest thing is going to be hiring a new CEO for the Downtown Partnership,” said Hannah Parsons, interim executive director. “Whoever it is will make… Continue Reading Downtown looks for apartments, new Partnership CEO in 2013

Continue reading …