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Economic Indicators

2014

By Wayne Heilman

There's a story to tell about the Colorado Springs economy, based on a decade or more of data on job growth, retail sales and other indicators, and here's the synopsis: Colorado Springs has lost its "mojo". That's the term used by Les Gruen, a 30-year Colorado Springs resident and president of Urban Strategies Inc., a local development consulting firm. But during the last few years, it has been said in various ways by many other residents who bemoan the city's sluggish economy and ponder what it will take to bring it back to life.
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