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Wayne Heilman

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  • Gazette's former property near downtown Colorado Springs sold

    Updated: Tue, Jun 3, 2014

    A limited liability company set up by Colorado Springs attorney Bruce Wright bought the former Gazette property for $1.78 million, according to El Paso County land records. But what the property will be used for, and who all is involved besides Wright, remains a mystery. Wright...

  • Colorado Springs Airport on final approach to restructure finances

    Updated: Mon, Jun 2, 2014

    The Colorado Springs Airport plans to complete a complex restructuring of its finances next month that will lower costs for airlines by 50 percent - part of an effort to stem further losses after the departure of Frontier Airlines in 2013. The final part of the restructuring - a...

  • Compensation leapt in 2013 for Colorado Springs-based public firm leaders

    Updated: Sun, Jun 1, 2014

    Last year was a banner year if you happened to be a CEO of one of the three public companies based in Colorado Springs. Compensation last year for the CEOs of Century Casinos Inc., Gold Resource Corp. and Spectranetics Corp. - the only local companies with stock traded on major...

  • Economist: Colorado Springs job numbers back to pre-recession levels

    Updated: Thu, May 29, 2014

    The Colorado Springs area economy appears to have recovered all of the payroll jobs lost during the recession, according to new calculations released Wednesday by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment's top economist. Local payrolls totaled 262,400 in April, matching the...

  • New rules may open satellite market

    Updated: Thu, May 22, 2014

    New, more relaxed export controls on commercial satellites should help aerospace companies in Colorado and the rest of the nation recapture some of the share of the international market they have lost in the past 15 years, according to a U.S. Commerce Department official attending the...

  • Space Symposium speaker: Businesses getting the message about cyber security

    Updated: Wed, May 21, 2014

    If a major data breach at Target last year didn't wake business owners up to the reality of cyber attacks, accusations Monday that Chinese military officials hacked into several U.S. companies might spur them into action. But it appears the Target breach was enough to compel many...

  • Colorado Business Bank maps out big plans for new Colorado Springs branch

    Updated: Wed, May 21, 2014

    After spending eight years trying to expand into the Colorado Springs area, Colorado Business Bank is in its new home downtown, and plans to become a major player with its focus on lending to the area's small and midsize businesses. The Denver-based bank, owned by CoBiz Financial...

  • New Colorado Springs store makes 3D printing available to the masses

    Updated: Wed, May 21, 2014

    Once the domain of hobbyists and technology entrepreneurs, three-dimensional printing has gone mainstream in Colorado Springs with the opening of the first retail store that will make small and mid-sized objects for customers. The 3D Printing Store opened last month in a small...

  • Comparison of April sales tax collections for Colorado Springs not quite apples-to-apples

    Updated: Tue, May 20, 2014

    Colorado Springs sales tax collections - the largest source of revenue for city government - declined in April from a year earlier by the biggest percentage in 4? years, but things aren't as bad as the numbers might have you believe. Collections in April 2013 were inflated by...

  • Tourism forecast mixed for the Pikes Peak region; recent natural disasters' impact continues

    Updated: Mon, May 19, 2014

    The temperatures might be heating up in the Pikes Peak region as summer approaches, but will the area's tourism industry sizzle as well? It depends whom you ask. Some tourism industry officials are forecasting a flat year at best, but others are more optimistic that an improving...