Author:

Rich Laden

Business/News Business Reporter

CITY SKYLINE
Colorado Springs city skyline May 19, 2005. Mark Reis photo
A home for sale on East Platte Ave. Thursday, April 28, 2016. The housing market remains hot, especially for homes $300,000 and under. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
An artists rendering shows the 10-story, 165 room hotel planned for downtown Colorado Springs on the southeast corner of Bijou St. and Cascade Ave. Photo courtesy of New Vision Hotels
For many years, there's been a vacant, undeveloped parcel of land on the southwest corner of Academy Blvd. and Maizeland Rd. This ground is being planned for development with a Kum & Go convenience store and other uses. A sign bears information about an upcoming public meeting about the planned construction for May 6 at 6 p.m. at the Austin Bluffs Evangelical Church. (photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)
Rachel Leinweber with Pikes Peak Outfitter, left, and Kristina Dougherty, with Angler's Covey were among several people representing the local outdoor recreation industry Monday, May 2, 2016, at an event at City Hall marking national tourism month. In the background is a bus that is making several stops around the state promoting Colorado tourism. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Work underway on a single family home under construction Monday, April 4, 2016 near the intersection of Vollmer Road and Forest Meadows Avenue in Northeast Colorado Springs.
Work underway on a single family home under construction Monday, April 4, 2016 near the intersection of Vollmer Road and Forest Meadows Avenue in Northeast Colorado Springs. (The Gazette)
A home for sale on East Platte Ave. Thursday, April 28, 2016. The housing market remains hot, especially for homes $300,000 and under. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
The go karts have arrived at Overdrive Raceway, a indoor, electric, two-story go kart track that is under construction in northern Colorado Springs. The facility will be housed in a 68,000-square-foot building in Polaris Pointe, the retail center. Monday, April 26, 2016. (photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)
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