Tagged: Colorado economy

Finding workers a challenge in Colorado’s bid for Amazon campus

Finding workers a challenge in Colorado’s bid for Amazon campus

Colorado, which has the second lowest unemployment rate of any state, isn’t producing enough technology graduates to meet current demand and will face further strains if Amazon locates a campus with 50,000 workers here.

Deja vu? In preparing Amazon bid, Colorado officials learn from failed effort to lure Boeing

Deja vu? In preparing Amazon bid, Colorado officials learn from failed effort to lure Boeing

Denver has been here before, with a Seattle-based corporate behemoth considering a move that could bring many high paying jobs to the region. Remember Boeing Corp., which chose Illinois over Colorado. This time it’s Amazon, which announced last week it is looking for a city for a second headquarters campus.

Deja vu? In preparing Amazon bid, Colorado officials learn from failed effort to lure Boeing

Deja vu? In preparing Amazon bid, Colorado officials learn from failed effort to lure Boeing

Denver has been here before, with a Seattle-based corporate behemoth considering a move that could bring many high paying jobs to the region. Remember Boeing Corp., which chose Illinois over Colorado. This time it’s Amazon, which announced last week it is looking for a city for a second headquarters campus.

Migration numbers show Denver gains Boulderites, but loses to Adams County

Migration numbers show Denver gains Boulderites, but loses to Adams County

Denver County attracted a steady flow of young 20-somethings from Boulder and Larimer counties in recent years, but pushed out a comparable number of mostly 30-somethings to Adams County, according to the latest migration numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Migration numbers show Denver gains Boulderites, but loses to Adams County

Migration numbers show Denver gains Boulderites, but loses to Adams County

Denver County attracted a steady flow of young 20-somethings from Boulder and Larimer counties in recent years, but pushed out a comparable number of mostly 30-somethings to Adams County, according to the latest migration numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Denver buyers developing an attachment to townhomes as fewer new homes list under $400K

Denver buyers developing an attachment to townhomes as fewer new homes list under $400K

Nearly three in 10 of the new homes hitting the market are attached, up from a low of 15.8 percent of the mix in 2012 and the highest share for that kind of housing since 2008.

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

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

Denver no longer has the demand for more luxury apartments. The report also notes a cultural shift: Millennials are starting to move out of rentals in or near downtown to purchase property farther from the city center.

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

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

Denver no longer has the demand for more luxury apartments. The report also notes a cultural shift: Millennials are starting to move out of rentals in or near downtown to purchase property farther from the city center.

Former Colorado mortgage board chairman accused of stealing test questions for his employer

Former Colorado mortgage board chairman accused of stealing test questions for his employer

A former gubernatorial appointee who oversaw the state board that regulates Colorado’s mortgage loan originators for years allegedly stole test questions used by the national agency that certifies that profession, then repurposed them at a company where he helped people pass the exam, according to a federal lawsuit.

Metro Denver inflation rate continues climbing in 2017, hitting highest level since 2011

Metro Denver inflation rate continues climbing in 2017, hitting highest level since 2011

A jump in housing costs and gasoline prices helped push up the metro area’s inflation rate to 3.1 percent in the first half of the year, the highest level since 2011.