Wayne Heilman

Business Reporter

  • BBB of Southern Colorado names board member as interim CEO

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Board members of the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado didn't have to look far to find an interim CEO: They reached across the table and hired one of their own until they can find a permanent replacement for Matt Barrett, who resigned more than two months ago. Matt Colligan,...

  • Dillard's converting Citadel store into clearance center, vacating 2 floors

    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Dillard's Inc. is converting its department store at The Citadel mall into a clearance center and is vacating two of the three floors of its 203,000-square-foot building. Julie Johnson Bull, a spokeswoman at the chain's Little Rock, Ark., headquarters, said the company decided this...

  • Century ups stake in Calgary racetrack and casino

    Published: Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    Century Casinos Inc. said Monday it has raised its stake to 75 percent in United Horseman of Alberta Inc., which is developing Century Downs Racetrack and Casino in Calgary. Under an amended agreement with United Horseman, Colorado Springs-based Century agreed to lend $19.2 million,...

  • HomeAdvisor opening sales center in Colorado Springs to employ 150-200

    Updated: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    HomeAdvisor, a Golden-based company that connects homeowners with home improvement contractors, plans to open a sales center in Colorado Springs next month that a company official said eventually will employ 150-200 representatives earning $50,000-$60,000 a year. The center will open...

  • Snowy February meant fewer people in Colorado Springs hotels

    Updated: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Lots of snow in February meant there was plenty of room in Colorado Springs hotels last month. The occupancy rate for local hotels fell to 50.3 percent in February from 52.6 percent a year earlier, the first decline since November and only the second in the past 10 months, according...

  • CC senior wins statewide startup competition

    Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Colorado College senior Fredrik Lindseth and his iDro, a company he co-founded to develop a smartphone application that helps people grow their own food, won the Colorado University Startup Challenge Monday at the Angel Capital Summit in Denver. Lindseth and his team of Colorado...

  • Gold Resource profits jump despite revenue decline

    Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Gold Resource Corp. reported Thursday that its profits last year jumped more than 176 times to $16.2 million, or 30 cents a share, even as revenue generated by the Colorado Springs-based owner of a Mexican gold mine declined by 8.3 percent to $115.4 million. The company earned just...

  • FedEx to triple size of its Colorado Springs distribution center

    Updated: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Package delivery giant FedEx Corp. will more than triple the size of its Colorado Springs distribution center when it starts construction next month on a facility near the Colorado Springs Airport. The 223,000-square-foot center at 125 Troy Hill Road, southeast of Powers Boulevard...

  • Colorado Springs company expands mining operation in search for gold, silver

    Updated: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    Gold Resource Corp. announced Wednesday it has begun exploratory drilling at the Radar gold mining property it has leased in west central Nevada in hopes of discovering gold and silver deposits similar to a nearby mine that produced 1.53 million ounces of gold in 1986-93. The...

  • Longtime Spectranetics CFO Childs moving to new role

    Updated: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    Spectranetics CFO has new duties Guy Childs, who has served as chief financial officer of Colorado Springs-based medical laser manufacturer Spectranetics Corp. since 2003, will move to new vice president post overseeing treasury, investor relations and financial planning after his...

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