By most metrics, Denver’s economy is booming. Unemployment is now below 3%, high-paying jobs continue to stream into the city, and construction activity and home sales are on the rise. In recent months, however, home sales and construction have slowed. Sales prices are rising much more slowly as home sellers are reducing prices in an effort to attract buyers.Continue Reading
On Monday, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the winners of the National Blue Ribbon Awards for 2018. Five Colorado schools made the list of 349 schools this year, including one school in Denver. Of the 349 schools honored this year, 300 are public schools and 49 are private schools.Continue Reading
Two suburbs in Denver have been ranked among the top 20 “Best Places to Live in America” by Realtor.com and Money magazine. Highlands Ranch ranked 8th and Broomfield ranked 18th on the list.
For 2018, the rankings considered communities with at least 50,000 people and eliminated any community with less than 85% of the state’s median income, more than twice the national crime rate, and/or poor ethnic diversity. This left a total of 583 communities in the U.S.Continue Reading
Denver Startup Week just concluded and there couldn’t be better timing for the news: the Mile High City was just ranked as one of the top 10 rising cities for startups by Forbes magazine in partnership with Revolution. Denver was ranked as the 4th best city for startups after Columbus, St. Louis, and Atlanta. Following Denver, other cities that made the top ten include Cincinnati, Baltimore, Portland, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Philadelphia, and Charlotte.Continue Reading