Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Business Journal and Other Publications Q1 2016 Business Journal - Page 10

YOUR CHAMBER 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & BEYOND “The result of 2015 will mean leaner and more efficient businesses. They will be able to tackle business challenges in the future more effectively and from a long term economic perspective. This will be positive for businesses and the community.” these companies is the unknown length of time they will need to engage in cost saving measures to ensure survival. The rest of the community has also seen some challenge from the downturn with decreased sales being reported in lower tax revenues. Certainly the energy industry downturn is a challenge, but in general, we are fortunate in Cheyenne and Laramie County. The housing market is still strong, a 90 (plus) million dollar construction project will start soon at FE Warren Air Force Base, Sierra Trading Post is conducting an expansion and great companies like Magpul have come ROBERT D. BROWN DALE STEENBERGEN, CEO/PRESIDENT OF THE GREATER CHEYENNE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE online to pick up the workforce which has come out of the energy sector. We finished the 2015 year in Cheyenne and Laramie County on a hopeful note. While there are challenges, there is [