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Denver Tops Forbes List as Best Place for Business and Careers

In their 17th annual list of the Best Places for Business and Careers, Forbes ranked Denver as the number one city out of 401 metropolitan statistical areas in the U.S. The cities were rated on a dozen different factors, and Forbes quoted Denver’s “diverse economy, highly educated labor force and outdoor recreational opportunities” as the reasons that it ranked in the first […]

Denver Ranks #1 in Nation for Economic Success

Not only did an annual rating place Denver at the top of the list for economic development and jobs, three other Colorado cities also made it into the top twenty. The state of Colorado is doing well economically according to a report by  Area Development magazine. The magazine looked at 375 cities and metro areas […]

Denver Among Top Ten Cities for Foodies

Denver ranked as the sixth best city in the country for foodies. Thanks to a plethora of restaurants and breweries within the city limits, Denver scored high on a new NerdWallet ranking of Best Cities for Foodies 2015. The financial analyst website scored 50 cities using a variety of metrics, including number of restaurants, breweries, […]

Colorado Ranks in Top Five for Startup Activity

A recent report puts Colorado as the number fourth state for most startup activity. The latest Kauffman Index report ranks both states and metro areas for the amount of startup activity. Among states, Colorado ranked fourth, and boasted 350 people becoming entrepreneurs each month for every 100,000 adults. Metro Denver ranked fifth among metro areas with […]

Who is Hiring in Colorado?

It’s hard to say who has the most jobs to fill in Colorado, but one way to try and measure is to see which companies have the most online job help-wanted ads. Every month the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment puts out a list of the top ten employers with ads online. This month, […]

Denver Tops National List for Economic Growth

Not only did Denver rank first for metropolitan areas in economic and job growth, two other Colorado cities also made the top ten list. Area Development Magazine release a report analyzing 373 metropolitan statistical areas to determine which cities across the county are becoming economic front-runners. They used seven different sets of data and 21 economic and work […]

Denver’s Skyline About to Change

Hines broke ground on 1144 Lawrence Street for new 40 story skyscraper A new shape will grace the Denver skyline in the next 31 months.  This past Tuesday, June 9, the groundbreaking ceremony for 1144 Lawrence Street, a 40-story office tower being developed by Hines on 15th Street between Arapahoe and Lawrence streets took place.  […]

Four cities help Colorado rank high in best places for tech jobs list

Colorado scored high in the first “Best Places for Tech Jobs” list by researcher NerdWallet, which studied tech jobs, salaries and median rents in 370 metropolitan areas. San Jose, Calif., outscored all other cities, but Boulder ranked fifth, while Denver came in at No. 13 and Colorado Springs at No. 15. Read more…