Wayne Heilman

Business Reporter

  • Colorado Springs construction firm a finalist in Comcast contest

    Updated: Thu, May 7, 2015

    It may be in its infancy, but a 6-month-old Colorado Springs construction company is good enough to have bested thousands of other companies in a nationwide competition sponsored by Comcast. IiCON Construction Group LLC is among 32 small businesses nationwide to be named regional...

  • Colorado Springs-area car dealers aren't worried about recent trend

    Updated: Thu, May 7, 2015

    The new car and truck market in El Paso County decelerated in April as registrations of new vehicles fell for the third time in the past four months, according to a report from the county's Clerk & Recorder's Office. The number of new vehicles registered with the clerk and...

  • Colorado Springs company optimistic about future, despite drop in revenue and earnings

    Updated: Thu, May 7, 2015

    Vectrus Inc. on Wednesday reported double-digit declines in revenue and earnings, but company officials said the Colorado Springs-based defense contractor remains on track to stabilize its business later this year as contracts in Afghanistan wind down. Revenue in the January-to-March...

  • Daughter's sleep disorder prompts UCCS professor to invent 'sleep hat'

    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    Sleep isn't a problem for most high school students - some would sleep until noon every day if they could. But for Jessica Larson, staying asleep was a huge challenge, and the treatment she received ended up doing more harm than good. "The doctor put me on some prescription drugs...

  • Longtime AspenPointe exec headed to top job at BBB of Southern Colorado

    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    Jonathan Liebert, a longtime AspenPointe executive, has been named CEO and executive director of the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado, effective June 1. Liebert, 38, has extensive management experience in nonprofits, entrepreneurial business operations, strategic and...

  • IntelliTec in Colorado Springs bought by Fort Collins-based chain of colleges

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    IBMC College, a Fort Collins- based chain of technical colleges, announced Friday that it has acquired IntelliTec Medical Institute of Colorado Springs, making the nearly 280-student school its fifth campus. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but all 70 IntelliTec employees...

  • Colorado Springs cost of living at 11-year high

    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    The cost of living in Colorado Springs last year was highest in at least 11 years when compared with the national average, according to a recent survey from the Council for Community and Economic Research. In 2014, the cost of living in Colorado Springs was 2.6 percent below the...

  • Colorado Springs lures small manufacturing company from California

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    A California manufacturer announced Wednesday it plans to move its Green Watt Power division and four employees to northern Colorado Springs later this year after selecting the city from among several contenders in four states. Green Watt, which sells chargers for electric scooters,...

  • Better health care, lower costs? Aetna brings new health plan to Colorado Springs

    Updated: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    A health care model designed to improve patients' care and lower their costs is coming to Colorado Springs this year, courtesy of insurance giant Aetna. The company has been operating its accountable care organization in Denver and northern Colorado since Jan. 1 and will expand it to...

  • UCHealth Memorial plans $10.3 million cancer center in northern Colorado Springs

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    UCHealth Memorial plans to begin construction next month on a $10.3 million cancer center at its Memorial Hospital North campus, part of a $15 million expansion and upgrade of its Colorado Springs cancer facilities. It will be Memorial's second location for cancer patients to get...

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