Mostly developed over the last 25 years, the Powers area of Colorado Springs is a long, skinny region that grew around Powers Boulevard. The homes in this area are in suburban neighborhoods surrounded by restaurants and shopping. Located in the eastern section of town, Powers is easily the fastest growing area in Colorado Springs. The area offers affordable housing, with easy access to Peterson and Shriever Air Force Bases, and is a short drive to Fort Carson. Due to this proximity, it’s one of the most popular areas to own a home among residents employed by the military. There are many new development neighborhoods giving home buyers a choice between buying new construction or a resale home.