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Denver named one of 17 ‘entrepreneurial engines that power our nation’
By September 28, 2017 Read More →

Denver named one of 17 ‘entrepreneurial engines that power our nation’

By Ben Miller, Contributing Writer, Denver Business Journal. Denver’s been named one of the country’s “entrepreneurial engines that power our nation.” That’s according to the Indiana-based Lumina Foundation, which tabbed Denver as a “talent hub,” and the city will receive $350,000 in grants targeted at education efforts beyond the high-school level. To be tabbed a “talent hub,” […]

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Denver’s apartment-building frenzy nears end – slowdown predicted in 2018

Denver’s apartment-building frenzy nears end – slowdown predicted in 2018

By Erin Douglas | edouglas@denverpost.com | The Denver Post. The Denver area’s apartment building frenzy will slow next year as demand for new high-end developments wanes and financing for new projects gets tighter, say economists and industry leaders. As renters’ pocketbooks respond to rising prices and banks look to other investment projects, multifamily-unit construction will […]

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Lockheed Martin begins building $350 million satellite facility in Jeffco

Lockheed Martin begins building $350 million satellite facility in Jeffco

Greg Avery and Ben Miller, Denver Business Journal. Lockheed Martin Corp. has started construction on a new $350 million satellite manufacturing facility at its Waterton Canyon campus in Jefferson County. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) said its new 266,000-square-foot Gateway Center satellite plant will be completed in 2020. The new facility is part of the ongoing transformation and expansion of […]

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Denver wages: Here’s how the Mile High City ranks for growth
By July 12, 2017 Read More →

Denver wages: Here’s how the Mile High City ranks for growth

Caitlin Hendee, Digital Producer, Social Engagement Manager, Denver Business Journal.  Denver wage growth is rising at the second-fastest clip in the nation, according to a new index from PayScale. PayScale Inc., a Seattle-based compensation data and software provider, tracks total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the U.S., adjusted for inflation and tracked since 2006, […]

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Now hiring: Transamerica will add 200 employees this year in downtown Denver
By February 22, 2017 Read More →

Now hiring: Transamerica will add 200 employees this year in downtown Denver

Monica Mendoza, Reporter, Denver Business Journal.  Transamerica Corp. is set to add 200 employees this year in its downtown Denver office. With the new employees in marketing, distribution, customer care and operations, the company’s workforce will be up to 700 employees in downtown. In 2015, the Baltimore-based insurance and financial giant moved its metro Denver office from […]

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Metro Denver unemployment rate unchanged in December, one of the lowest in the country

Metro Denver unemployment rate unchanged in December, one of the lowest in the country

Metro Denver’s unadjusted unemployment rate was unchanged in December at 2.6 percent, the same as November, but down from this time last year, according to job estimates released today from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. The 2.6 percent rate is for a 10-county area that includes Denver, Aurora, Lakewood, Broomfield and Centennial, but […]

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Some relief for metro-Denver renters

Some relief for metro-Denver renters

By Molly Armbrister, Reporter, Denver Business Journal.  The average apartment rental rate in metro Denver in the fourth quarter of 2016 was $1,346 per month, a slight decrease from the previous quarter but an increase of 4 percent over the same period in 2015, according to the latest report from the Apartment Association of Metro Denver and the […]

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BP opening 200-person Denver HQ for a major U.S. division

BP opening 200-person Denver HQ for a major U.S. division

Cathy Proctor, ReporterDenver, Business Journal. BP said today it will establish a 200-person office in Denver as the new headquarters for its onshore division for the lower 48 states. The global oil and gas company (NYSE: BP), which has its global headquarters in London, said it wanted to be closer to its “substantial operating asset position in […]

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Denver apartment rents appear to be falling

Denver apartment rents appear to be falling

Ben Miller , Contributing Writer, Denver Post. Two reports released this week seem to indicate that rents in Denver appear to be falling. The first, put out by San Francisco-based apartment app Zumper, indicated prices for one-bedroom apartment rentals in Denver have fallen 3.1 percent over the past year, and Denver is no longer on […]

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Denver again tops Forbes’ list of ‘Best Places for Business and Careers’

Denver again tops Forbes’ list of ‘Best Places for Business and Careers’

Caitlin Hendee, Digital Producer, Social Engagement Manager, Denver Business Journal.  Those are just a couple of the ways Forbes magazine describes metro Denver, which it named the nation’s best place for careers and business among 200 large cities for its annual report. This is the second year in a row Denver garnered the top spot. And three […]

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