Economy News

Economy News

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 2:28pm
On Friday, August 28, the City of Colorado Springs, together with the Colorado Springs Chamber and Economic Development Commission, submitted a questionnaire response as the next step in its effort to be named the permanent home of U.S. Space Command.
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 3:40pm
U.S. Army Hiring Days are underway and that impacts Colorado Springs! Tune in to hear from Mayor Suthers and special guests Major General Matthew McFarlane and Recruiting Company Commander Cpt. Josh Trenkel. They talk about what makes the national recruiting event unique and why these efforts can... Read more
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 3:17pm
Local loans and grants to Colorado Springs and El Paso County businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic supported nearly 8,000 jobs and resulted in $757 million worth of goods and services produced in the local economy.
Friday, June 19, 2020 - 3:26pm
This year Bike to Work Day is transforming into a week-long celebration supporting local businesses. Instead of riders grabbing free breakfast at stations along their commute to work, riders are encouraged to support Colorado Springs businesses by bike.
Monday, June 15, 2020 - 1:47pm
What’s your plan for the summer? Visit Colorado Springs is the organization dedicated to promoting our region and they’re hoping you’ll choose to explore some attractions in your own backyard. Listen for some great ideas of places to visit and fun things to do!
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 3:28pm
With restaurants now open for limited dine-in services, the City of Colorado Springs is working to help restaurants accommodate more customers while adhering to social distancing requirements. To answer Governor Jared Polis’ call for municipalities to expand outdoor dining, the Colorado Springs... Read more
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 1:57pm
It’s hard to find the positive news, but we have some for you! Hear from Dirk Draper with the Chamber & Economic Development Corporation about the current climate, challenges and resources available to local businesses. Find out how the Chamber & EDC is partnering with the city and others... Read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 9:24am
The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is slated to receive more than $24 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The $2 trillion aid package will provide nearly $10 billion to eligible U.S airports.
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.
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Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 10:10am
The City of Colorado Springs is working hand-in-hand with county and state officials in obtaining the most accurate and up-to-date information about COVID-19.
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.