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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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Charter Communications signs huge lease, plans 800 jobs

Charter Communications signs huge lease, plans 800 jobs

Molly Armbrister and Greg Avery, Denver Business Journal. Charter Communications Inc. will lease 306,000 square feet in the third and final phase of Village Center Station in Greenwood Village, and the company said it plans to add 800 jobs in the area. Charter’s lease kicks off development of the 12-story tower, which will be 100 percent […]

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Denver embraces West Coast feel for better, worse

Denver embraces West Coast feel for better, worse

Colorado Real Estate Journal. People and jobs are migrating to the Mile High City at record pace, resulting in an expanding skyline, revived urban neighborhoods, growth of knowledgebased industries and skyrocketing housing costs. It is clear the city is transforming, but into what? And, is it for the better? I often hear people remark that Denver is becoming more like a coastal market. There […]

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Colorado moves up on CNBC’s ‘Top States for Business’ list

Colorado moves up on CNBC’s ‘Top States for Business’ list

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL – Colorado has moved up on CNBC’s list of America’s top states for business, according to the cable channel’s annual ranking of the states. Colorado, which landed at No. 4 last year, has moved up to No. 3 for attracting business and jobs. The state was tied for No. 8 in 2014 […]

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For many Denver millennials, not saving for a home may be a choice, not just student debt
By May 26, 2016 Read More →

For many Denver millennials, not saving for a home may be a choice, not just student debt

Caitlin Hendee, Digital Producer / Social Engagement Manager. Denver Business Journal. Higher-income, college-educated millennials (with or without debt) save a lower percentage of their incomes towards a home than those with no degree and lower incomes. That’s the finding in a new report released Monday by Seattle-based Apartment List, suggesting that at least some of the extended […]

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