Last week’s City Council vote to retain Bonsai Design and house them within a new $30 million business and recreational development in Las Colonias Park is indeed a big deal. Here’s more on the vision:

“Discussions with Bonsai led to a collaborative proposal: the city would put up land at Las Colonias for a business park and offer incentives for Bonsai to stay. Bonsai would anchor the park and work with GJEP to recruit other outdoor retailers. Each could have a facility for product development — think pump track, scuba pond or climbing wall — that would be available to the public. The park could also include interactive features that help people connect with the outdoors.”

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