Wayne Heilman

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Economic growth in Colorado Springs in 2014 at 4-year high

By: Wayne Heilman

The economic output generated in the Colorado Springs last year rose at the fastest rate in four years, mostly due to surging growth in the financial services industry, but still trailed every metropolitan area in...

Economist: U.S. recession unlikely until early 2019

By: Wayne Heilman

Consumers and businesses won't have to grapple with another recession until 2019 and a major downturn is unlikely for at least another 15 years, a Manchester, N.H.-based economist said Friday in Colorado...

No surprises in third quarter from Colorado Springs-based Spectranetics

By: Wayne Heilman

Spectranetics Corp. delivered no surprises in its third-quarter financial results released Thursday, which for stockholders was a welcome change from the previous two quarters.

The Colorado Springs-based...

Better times ahead? Forum forecasts continued improvement in Colorado Springs economy

By: Wayne Heilman

The Colorado Springs area economy took a big step this year in recovering from the Great Recession and will continue to improve in 2016, according to a forecast from the Southern Colorado Economic Forum.


Former Colorado Springs elementary school sold, brewery-restaurant work begins

By: Wayne Heilman

A Colorado Springs developer bought the former Abraham Lincoln Elementary School north of downtown Colorado Springs Wednesday and immediately began work to turn it into a home to two brewery-restaurants and up to a...

Colorado Springs credit union eying charter change to aid expansion plans

By: Wayne Heilman

Ent Federal Credit Union, southern Colorado's largest financial institution, plans to switch its charter to allow it to expand more easily if its more than 260,000 members approve the change in balloting this...

Colorado Springs defense contractor wins $36 million in contracts

By: Wayne Heilman

Intelligent Software Solutions Inc. has received 12 contracts totaling $36 million that will trigger hiring of an additional 20 employees.

The Colorado Springs-based defense contractor is providing...

Colorado bank offering prizes for best 'elevator pitch'

By: Wayne Heilman

FirstBank is offering $20,000 in prizes each for businesses in Colorado and Arizona who make the best 90-second "elevator pitch" on how the money would help expand and advance the business.