Wayne Heilman

Business Reporter

  • Tax credits approved to lure IT firm that would hire 180 in Colorado Springs

    Published: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    The Colorado Economic Development Commission has approved $2.74 million in state income tax credits over three years to attract an information technology platform company to Colorado Springs. The company would hire 180 employees earning an average annual salary of $54,000. The...

  • Colorado Springs medical device manufacturer expanding rapidly

    Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    A Colorado Springs company that manufactures medical devices for some of the biggest names in the business is in the midst of a growth spurt, thanks to burgeoning demand from its customers. By the end of 2015, CEA Medical Manufacturing will have increased its Colorado Springs...

  • Colorado Springs developer behind USOC headquarters project files for bankruptcy

    Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    Colorado Springs developer Ray Marshall - whose involvement in the U.S. Olympic Committee headquarters project led to charges of theft and racketeering - and more than 80 partnerships and limited liability companies in which he owns an interest have filed for bankruptcy. Marshall,...

  • Nominees for major Colorado Springs business award announced

    Updated: Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado and the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance on Tuesday named 21 women as nominees for the 2015 Athena Award, the area's premier award for local businesswomen. City Councilwoman Jan Martin won the award last year; this year's...

  • Survey: 2nd quarter hiring outlook for Colorado Springs not as sunny as for state, U.S.

    Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

    The hiring outlook in the Colorado Springs area will be better in the second quarter than it is in the current quarter, but it will still lag the state and nation, according to a quarterly survey by staffing giant ManpowerGroup. The percentage of area employers planning to hire in...

  • Condo deal creates big questions for Colorado Springs councilwoman, anti-tax activist

    Updated: Mon, Mar 9, 2015

    The sale of a small residential condominium on Colorado Springs' southwest side has created big questions for City Councilwoman Helen Collins and anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce. The political allies, who once ran together as a slate for the City Council, have found themselves drawn...

  • Ethics complaint stems from condominium owned by Douglas Bruce and his mother

    Updated: Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    The ethics complaint against City Councilwoman Helen Collins is tied to a real estate transaction involving Taxpayer's Bill of Rights author and convicted felon Douglas Bruce that centers on a southwest Colorado Springs condominium owned by him and his late mother. He and Marjorie...

  • Colorado Springs Ethics Commission cleared three city officials in its history

    Updated: Sat, Mar 7, 2015

    Colorado Springs City Council created the Colorado Springs Independent Ethics Commission in 2007 to make recommendations to council on possible violations of the city's nine-page Code of Ethics, which applies to the mayor, council, all appointed boards, committees or commissions and...

  • Complaint: Councilwoman Helen Collins 'appears' to have violated city's ethics code

    Updated: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    Colorado Springs City Councilwoman Helen Collins, already the target of a recall election, is now facing an ethics complaint that alleges she participated in a real estate deal with tax-limitation author and convicted felon Douglas Bruce, which helped him avoid payment of a nearly...

  • Technology vet takes on key role at Colorado Springs computer storage business

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Just four months after joining the board of X-IO Technologies, Bill Miller has become executive chairman of Colorado Springs-based computer storage manufacturer. The technology industry veteran took over the post last month from John Beletic, who remains on X-IO's board and is now...