• Colorado Springs officials scramble to save sports and events center

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    With a deadline one year away to start work on City for Champions' downtown sports and event center, Colorado Springs officials are engaged in last-ditch efforts to save the foundering project and avoid forfeiting nearly $28 million in funding earmarked by the state to help build it....

  • GE Johnson founder, son among Colorado Business Hall of Fame inductees

    Updated: Wed, Dec 13, 2017

    Jim Johnson, owner of GE Johnson Construction Co. in Colorado Springs, and his late father, Gil, the company's founder and namesake, are among the Colorado Business Hall of Fame's inductees for 2018. Eight business leaders will be honored Jan. 25 as part of the 29th annual induction...

  • 5 likely reasons why In-N-Out chose Colorado Springs over Denver

    Updated: Mon, Dec 11, 2017

    The Denver area's economic development successes of recent years tower a mile high over Colorado Springs. Apple is hiring software engineers in Denver; defense contractor Lockheed Martin plans a state-of-the-art factory in Jefferson County; and online giant Amazon is adding a second...

  • Builders association finds new home for home shows at Colorado Springs mall

    Updated: Sat, Dec 9, 2017

    The local homebuilding industry's trade shows are moving to Chapel Hills Mall in 2018 after the Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs found itself without a home for the events. The HBA will hold its shows in the 31,000-square-foot lower level of the former J.C....

  • Colorado Springs poised for another record-breaking year for home sales

    Updated: Wed, Dec 6, 2017

    Brisk home sales last month have put Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region on the verge of another record-breaking year for buying and selling. In November, single-family home sales totaled 1,255, a nearly 5 percent jump over the same month last year, according to a report...

  • California import Blaze Pizza set to open its first Colorado Springs location

    Updated: Wed, Dec 6, 2017

    Blaze Pizza, a California-based, build-your-own pizza chain that boasts basketball star LeBron James as an investor, will become one of the area's newest fast-casual entries when it opens its first Colorado Springs location Thursday. The restaurant will occupy a 2,450-square-foot...

  • In-N-Out Burger coming to Colorado Springs, bringing first restaurant in state along with regional headquarters

    Updated: Tue, Dec 5, 2017

    To heck with snagging Amazon's second corporate headquarters; In-N-Out Burger is coming to Colorado Springs. The Irvine, Calif.-based chain - whose burgers, fries and shakes have developed a cult-like following over nearly 70 years - will open its first restaurant in Colorado Springs...

  • It's been a good year for Colorado Springs homebuilding - and there's still a month to go

    Updated: Fri, Dec 1, 2017

    With a month to go, the pace of Colorado Springs-area homebuilding in 2017 already has surpassed that of last year - more evidence the local housing market remains on solid footing. Permits issued to builders and individuals for the construction of single-family homes in El Paso...

  • Josh & John's ice cream expanding to Colorado Springs' north side

    Updated: Fri, Dec 1, 2017

    Get ready for a triple scoop of Josh & John's. The longtime local maker of slow-churned ice cream plans to open a third Colorado Springs location next spring, northwest of North Gate Boulevard and Colorado 83 in a small shopping center in the Flying Horse development. Lindsay...

  • Colorado Springs expected to be a Top 10 housing market in 2018

    Updated: Thu, Nov 30, 2017

    Already on pace this year to break its home sales record, Colorado Springs will continue to be one of the nation's hottest housing markets in 2018. That's a prediction from Realtor.com, an online real estate service that ranked Colorado Springs as No. 8 in its national housing...

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