Economy News

Economy News

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 5:15pm
The City of Colorado Springs is committed to identifying, developing and implementing local programs in support of Colorado Springs business owners and their employees impacted by COVID-19. Local programs are being identified, developed and implemented in collaboration with community partners... Read more
support the springs
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 1:32pm
Together we can help support our local small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Support the Springs is a resource for our residents and local businesses to unite and become a stronger community through this pandemic. Find resources, local business information, volunteer opportunities, ways to... Read more
photo of downtown
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 10:10am
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 12:30pm
Amazon announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in Colorado Springs, creating more than 1,000 full-time jobs. Starting salaries are $15 an hour with comprehensive benefits starting on day one.
garden of the gods and pikes peak with text over photo that says "behind the springs."
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 11:18am
Does the city have a plan to deal with all of this growth? Of course! A lot of that centers around our planning department, so we’re talking with the director to get an idea of what our city planners do and what they don’t do.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 9:48am
Colorado Springs is one of three Colorado communities that has helped earn the state national recognition by Forbes Magazine for being committed to achieving equitable economic growth in underserved and overlooked communities in Opportunity Zones.
Jen and Ted give thumbs up from the audio booth. Gray sound proof materials on the way behind them, studio microphones and sound board in front.
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 1:45pm
Colorado Springs is lucky number 13! That's right, our amazing city is ranked #13 on the New York Times’ prestigious “52 Places to Visit in 2020” list. Ted and Jen are here to celebrate!
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 3:28pm
“Where would you go if you could go anywhere?” That's the question the New York Times asked its travel desk, contributors, correspondents and travel professionals. Colorado Springs ranked among the top spots on their wish-list. They ranked Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA, #13 on the New York... Read more
Ariel view of colorado springs
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 10:00am
Colorado Springs continued to draw national attention in 2019 as a best-in-class city. For the second year in a row, Colorado Springs earned the distinction of #1 Most Desirable Place to Live, according to U.S. News and World Report, which ranked Colorado Springs highly in terms of quality of life... Read more
Friday, December 27, 2019 - 1:41pm
Downtown Colorado Springs experienced unprecedented growth in 2019, thanks to a residential building boom, the opening or groundbreaking of four hotels and the coming development of landmark projects to include the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum, Downtown Stadium, Robson Arena and the Vermijo... Read more
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 10:40am
Over the last decade, the Pikes Peak Region has welcomed a record number of visitors and several high-profile improvement projects are underway to create an enhanced experience for all. Visit COS is helping to guide this sustainable growth within the tourism industry through a regional Destination... Read more
rendering of wide pedestrian walkway along newly designed Vermijo Street
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 12:37pm
A newly reimagined Vermijo Avenue in southwest downtown will soon become a key gathering place for an area expected to transform into a major urban destination over the next 20 years.