A planned $225 Air Force Academy Hotel and Conference Center will break ground this summer in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The 10 acre resort will be built and owned by Provident Resources Group which builds projects with tax-exempt bonds that serve a public benefit and drive tax revenues for local governments across the country. Steve Hicks, is CEO and board chairman. Provident is also building a new indoor waterpark at the Mall of America in Bloomington Minnesota. The planned 300,000 sf convention center and hotel near the Air Force Academy Visitor’s Center will be financed with $224 million in bonds. Work is planned to start in August 2021 after infrastructure work is completed.