A very good year: downtown Colorado Springs enjoyed a banner 2018, report says

Downtown isn’t slowing down.

The amount being spent to develop residences, hotels, sports venues and other projects in downtown Colorado Springs totals $863.9 million over the last five years — a 30 percent jump in just the last year, according to the Downtown Partnership advocacy group’s 2019 report on the state of the area.

The latest figure reflects projects that are completed, under construction or on the drawing board, and received a boost by last year’s announcement of Weidner Field, the multipurpose stadium planned for downtown’s southwest side, and Robson Arena, to be built farther north at Colorado College.


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