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Jake Rishavy, Vice President of Innovation at the Denver South Economic Development Partnership, recently attended the Smart Cities Connect Conference in Austin, Texas. More than 15 countries and 250 cities were represented at the conference, which connects leading technology and solution providers with city leaders. The conference brought together more than 400 global city leaders representing cities and communities with the goal of advancing citizen engagement, improving citizen life and prospecting and partnering with innovativeRead More
Colorado’s aerospace industry has been gathering increased attention in the past few weeks, as Denver South based United Launch Alliance won a $191 million Air Force contract, beating out SpaceX. Colorado’s aerospace industry was featured in a CNBC article that highlighted the industry’s substantial presence in the state and economic impact. Within Colorado, Denver South is a leading region for aerospace companies. Aerospace employment in the Denver South region represents 21 percent of all aerospace employmentRead More
U.S. Bank is expanding its presence in Denver South with a plan to hire more than 300 new employees and moving more than 400 other employees to a new, two-building campus located at the Inverness Business Park, located in Denver South. The expansion will begin with the welcome of new hires as early as October and continue into 2018. Existing employees working in a corporate office in Centennial will begin their transition to the newRead More
Blog by Traci Hiltonberry, Denver South Director of Innovation The Women in Business of South Metro Denver Chamber & Economic Development Groups hosted their third annual joint meeting on June 7 at the Koelbel Library. The event featured a lively discussion about economic development in Denver South and public-private collaboration. Panelists included: Mayor Cathy Noon, City of Centennial; Mayor Jackie Millet, City of Lone Tree; and Luella Chavez D’Angelo, University of Colorado South Denver, Chancellor.Read More
Guest blog by Shira Moffatt, Director of Marketing and External Relations at AllHealth Network Colorado is one of the fastest growing economies with highly-skilled employees moving here in droves. While we enjoy a rich quality of life we are also ranked #5 in the list of US cities with the highest suicide rates. Suicide kills more Coloradans each year than homicide, car crashes, diabetes or breast cancer. At least three out of ten Coloradans experienceRead More
Tony’s Market started in Denver South, so it seems fitting they’re still thriving in the region nearly 40 years later! It all began when Tony Rosacci saw an empty 7-11 store while driving down Dry Creek near Holly Street in 1978 and BAM…that was it, that was the place it started! Four stores and forty years later of family owned, not franchise, stores Tony’s continues to be a neighborhood butcher and fixture. Their corporate officeRead More
Temperatures continue to rise and so does our desire to enjoy the beautiful Colorado weather on a patio with a drink in our hand and some snacks within reach. The Denver South region has no shortage of patios to enjoy this summer. Whether you’re looking to grab a casual drink after work or hit the town for date night, look no further than these Denver South standouts. La Sandia richardsandoval.com 8419 Park Meadows Center Drive,Read More
Three Denver South companies have been named 2017 Colorado Companies to Watch winners. Transforming the healthcare and aviation industries from right here in Denver South, these companies are emblematic of the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit that fills the Denver South Corridor. Bye Aerospace Bye Aerospace is an innovator of sophisticated aerospace technology. The company, which was founded in 2007, is headquartered in Denver South and brings advances in energy and design efficiencies to aerospace applications. TheRead More
The state of Colorado is committed to investing in its labor force and building the workforce of the future. The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade and the Colorado Community College System have partnered to provide companies with funds to train their current workforce and new hires. The $4.5 million dollar program provides two types of grants. Colorado First (CF) funds The Colorado First grant funds focus on customized training for net newRead More
Put the pedal to the metal and get ready to bike for breakfast in Denver South! In honor of Bike to Work Day, on June 28 the Denver South Transportation Management Association will host two breakfast stations where you can freewheel for flapjacks and brake for burritos! While most of the country celebrates Bike to Work Day in May, Colorado’s frequent spring snow storms led the state legislature to declare June as Bike to WorkRead More
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