Metro Denver EDC Annual Meeting celebrates economic milestones, honors outgoing CEO Tom Clark

The Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) celebrated notable economic development breakthroughs contributing to today’s thriving and diversified economy at its 13th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon today at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. More than 600 business leaders also paid tribute to the organization’s outgoing CEO Tom Clark for his … Read Post

IT-Software led 2016 industry growth in Metro Denver, according to new study

Growth in the IT-software industry cluster nearly doubled over the previous year, making it Metro Denver’s fastest growing industry in 2016, according to the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation’s (Metro Denver EDC) 11th-annual Industry Cluster Study released today. The study, completed by the Metro Denver EDC’s Chief Economist Patty Silverstein and Senior Economist Lisa Strunk of Development Research … Read Post

Share Economic Forecast: Metro Denver economy to thrive in 2017 due to its strength and diversity

The strength and diversity of Metro Denver’s economy will ensure the region continues to thrive in the upcoming year, according to the 2017 Metro Denver Economic Forecast presented today at Vectra Bank‘s 24th Annual Economic Forecast breakfast. The event took place at the Marriott City Center. Patty Silverstein, chief economist for the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC), presented the … Read Post

BP’s lower 48 business to establish headquarters in Colorado

BP’s U.S. Lower 48 onshore business announced today it will establish its headquarters in Denver to be closer to its substantial asset position in the Rocky Mountain region and an important energy hub of the future. The move highlights Lower 48’s continued momentum despite the current challenging energy price environment. It also marks a return … Read Post

Share Resource Rich Colorado report highlights assets and opportunities in state’s energy economy

The Colorado Energy Coalition (CEC), an industry affiliate of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC), today released its annual study measuring Colorado’s competitive position in the oil, natural gas, coal, renewable energy, alternative-fuel vehicles, and sustainability sectors of the energy industry. The eighth edition of Resource Rich Colorado (RRC) compares Colorado to the 49 other states based on the … Read Post

Metro Denver EDC Accents Strengths and Challenges to State in ‘Toward a More Competitive Colorado’ Report

The Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) today released the 12th edition of Toward a More Competitive Colorado (TMCC), an annual benchmark report of 111 measures analyzing Colorado’s strengths, challenges, and opportunities for future job growth and economic expansion. First published in 2005, the report evaluates Colorado’s competitive position against the other 49 states. The … Read Post

Study: Metro Denver’s Thriving Economy And High Quality Of Life Make It A Magnet For Millennials

Just as Metro Denver was once a top location for baby boomers, the region is now a magnet for Millennials, according to a new study—The Millennial Influence in Metro Denver (link to infographic)—released today by the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. (Metro Denver EDC). The Millennial population, which includes people born between 1981 and 1997, … Read Post