Rich Laden

Business/News Business Reporter

The 300-unit Elements at Briargate apartment complex is under construction northeast of Research and Voyager parkways on Colorado Springs' far north side. Even as 2,000 apartments are planned, the local multi-family supply remains tight and rents continue to rise - soaring to another record high in the third quarter. RICH LADEN, THE GAZETTE
Colorado Springs-area homebuilding reached a 10-year high in November. Gazette file photo by Mark Reis.
Fit 365
A new fitness center -- called Fit 365 -- has opened in the lower level/basement of the the 25 N. Cascade Ave., building. Fitness director Tim Corner demonstrates some of the equipment at the center near a water feature on Thursday, November 17, 2016. Photo by Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette
The Great Wolf Lodge is projected to open in late December. (Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)