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Side Streets: Technology innovation campus will fit nicely at historic Colorado Springs site

It’s back to the future as a technology, engineering and innovation hub is being created in the old Santa Fe Railway station southeast of downtown Colorado Springs. The Catalyst Campus of Technology & Innovation is described by its creator, the O’Neil Group Co., as a place where educators, students, technology companies, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and more will meet to collaborate …

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O’Neil has new space for enhanced growth

Share social-sharing-top The O’Neil Group Company has been focusing its effort in downtown Colorado Springs for years, but the firm is poised to initiate its biggest project in 2015 with what it calls the Catalyst Campus. The company, owned and operated by Colorado Springs businessman Kevin O’Neil, specializes in acquiring companies, streamlining their operations and moving them to the Springs …

Catalyst Campus: path to the future

Share Tweet Share Email Train stations once were among the world’s epicenters of connectivity and vitality. They represented the worth of a community as well as its future economic potential. That’s an ethos the O’Neil Group Company wishes to recreate at its Catalyst Campus, a collaborative work and education environment slated to open next summer in downtown Colorado Springs. The …

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Is it Van Briggle? Here’s how to tell

  “We have to keep them, because they’re Van Briggle tiles,” said Kevin O’Neil, showing off the historic tile adorning part of the 1917 Santa Fe Railway Station, which O’Neil is repurposing as a collaborative workspace called Catalyst Campus.   Clumsily renovated into office space during the early 1980s, the station badly needs a makeover. O’Neil and his colleague Ingrid …

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O’Neil Group plans ‘innovation district’ for downtown Springs

social-sharing-top The Colorado Springs-based O’Neil Group Company bought the historic Homburg buildings with plans to create an “innovation district” in downtown Colorado Springs. Company executives announced their plans Friday morning to transform the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Passenger Depot and surrounding buildings near the corner of Colorado and Pikes Peak avenues into what will be dubbed the Catalyst Campus. …