Episode 165: Special Tax Districts

In this episode we sit down with Sarah Humbargar, formally of the Downtown Partnership (and now with Living City Ventures) to discuss what special tax districts are and how they work to direct tax dollars to infrastructure development. We dive into some of the more well known special districts around town and talk about the…

Episode 136: You Share, I Share, We All Love Bike Share

Bike share is coming! On June 15th, 2018 Colorado Springs will begin its very own bike share program, featuring 208 bikes and 28 hubs spread throughout the downtown core. To celebrate, and to talk about the bike share industry we sit down with Alex Armani-Munn, the Downtown Partnership‘s Economic Vitality Coordinator and the point person…

COS By the Numbers || Week of April 2nd, 2018

We had the pleasure of hosting Sarah Humbargar, Vice President of Development Services for the Downtown Partnership, on this week’s show to talk about bike share, the number of new apartment units coming into downtown and other projects that have broken ground or will break ground in 2018. This week’s COS By the Numbers is…

Episode 130: The State of the Downtown with the Downtown Partnership!

Sarah Humbargar, Vice President of Development Services for the Downtown Partnership, joins us to talk about development goals for downtown, successes and what is on the horizon. Filled with stats and facts, this episode will give you a good look at what is happening in the heart of Colorado Springs. Share your thoughts on this…

COS By The Numbers || September 29, 2017

There is a lot of development news in this version of COS By The Numbers – including details on the new bike share program launching in 2018! However, before you dive in, I would like to direct your attention to this amazing letter by State Senator Michael Merrifield in response to a recent Gazette editorial…

Episode 87: State of Downtown 2017

This week we sit down with Sarah Humbargar from the City of Colorado Springs Downtown Partnership to talk about this year’s State of the Downtown report. Sarah updates us on the new apartments, restaurants, businesses and things that are coming downtown Colorado Springs in 2017 and beyond. We also talk about what makes a great downtown,…

Episode 31: The Future of Downtown

The Downtown Partnership recently hosted its first annual State of Downtown report, full of stats and facts and other economic data about where the downtown core is going. In this episode we bring Sarah Harris, the Downtown Partnership’s Director of Business Development and Economic Vitality, in to the studio to talk about the report, the highlights…