Late last month Gaylord tapped one of their longtime hotel bosses to lead the massive hotel in northeast Aurora: Rick Medwedeff, general manager of the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Florida, will helm the Aurora project when it opens sometime in late 2018 or early 2019.
KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX fell 1 percent to 12,903 while the CAC 40 in France fell 0.6 percent to 5,285. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.5 percent lower at 7,375. U.S. stocks were poised for a lower opening, with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures down 0.5 percent.
The store has been an Aurora icon for years, and owners hope to keep it that way at their new location. The plan is for the store to open by Nov. 11 and the kitchen to re-open sometime a few weeks after that
Activists say the moratorium will conflict with the city’s current “Climate Bill of Rights and Protections,” passed earlier this year, and represents a shift to do business with the oil and gas industry, rather than pre-empt it outright.
Shipping giant UPS announced this week it has started construction on 360,000-square-foot building in the 110-acre East Park 70 industrial park. The park is just off I-70 near East 23rd Avenue and Smith Road on the city’s eastern edge. The $90-million facility, which is set to open for some operations this holiday season and should be complete by 2019, is expected to employ 700 people
At the city of Aurora’s Permit Center — which is the arm of city government businesses have to contact when they want to expand or homeowners reach out to when they’re ready to remodel their basement — officials are aiming to make the rendezvous with Aurora bureaucrats a little easier.
“Economic growth brings opportunities, and it brings headaches,” says Margaret O’Mara, a University of Washington professor who specializes in urban history. “That was true in 1840s Manchester, it was true in 1890s Pittsburgh, and it’s true with Seattle in the 20-teens. … It’s on both cities and the tech companies to figure out the way to handle these things.”
“This definitely beats other deals that I have seen, to be sure,” said Enrico Moretti, an economist at the University of California, Berkeley and author of “The New Geography of Jobs. “It would certainly increase the attractiveness of that city for other well-paying high-tech jobs.”
Thornton’s rules require that new wells be at least 750 feet from homes, compared with 500 feet in state rules. Thornton also set tougher rules on taking some pipelines out of service
The Daily Times-Call reports that the City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3 in favor of lifting the ban. Many people attended the meeting in opposition of allowing marijuana businesses. Among them was Roger Lange, a former mayor and councilman who is a candidate for mayor in next month’s election