Guest blog by: Harriet Crittenden LaMair, Executive Director, High Line Canal Conservancy The High Line Canal extends 71 miles from the foothills of the Rocky Mountains to the expansive prairie stretching to the distant horizon. Along the way, this connective thread weaves through different ecosystems and communities, including Denver South. Now, and in the future, the Canal offers residents and visitors the unique experience of exploring the incredible mosaic of people, places and wildlife of

Critically acclaimed ABC reality show Shark Tank is headed to Denver South! On Tuesday, May 24 small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch their business concepts for a chance to appear on the show. The casting call will be hosted by Comcast Business, a Denver South Company. “We are thrilled to collaborate with ‘Shark Tank’ and give our customers and local entrepreneurs the chance to get their businesses

 Economic Development is the name of our game and the Denver South Economic Development Partnership (Denver South EDP) is proud to join the Economic Development Council of Colorado and the State of Colorado to celebrate International Economic Development Week! Governor John Hickenlooper proclaimed May 8-13 Economic Development Week in Colorado to celebrate achievements within the economic development profession and the important role economic developers play in building a resilient, thriving state. As an economic

After more than four years of negotiation and compromise, legislation seeking construction litigation reform has been signed by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper. House Bill 1279 was a bi-partisan effort unanimously approved by both the Colorado State Senate and House of Representatives. The Denver South Economic Development Partnership (Denver South EDP) supports this initial effort to create a business-friendly climate for developers and builders as they bring additional for-sale properties to the housing market. In the

Each year, National Small Business Week recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. As one of the most innovative and forward-thinking regions in the nation, Denver South has attracted more than 14,713 small businesses. The top industries for small businesses in Denver South include financial and insurance services, restaurants and legal services. The combined workforce

openFog Consortium

Helping to drive real-world requirements and scale of fog computing in a smart city environment

Denver, CO (Date) – Denver South, a regional economic development organization for a portion of the Denver Metro Area, has become the first region to join the OpenFog Consortium and its Americas Regional Committee. This smart city economic partnership region will seek to identify fog computing solutions to seamlessly enable advanced municipal services utilizing the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G

StarTek Call Center image from The Daily Sentinel

  STARTEK, Inc., a leader in business process outsourcing services, has joined the Innovators International – Colorado (iiCO) innovation collaboration to bolster its efforts to build the most cutting-edge growth engine in their industry. Chad Carlson, President and Chief Executive Officer, states, “Innovation is at the heart of our growth strategy as we seek to improve the outcome of customer and brand interactions through true human dialogue in the contact center.  We look forward to collaborating, sharing

Colorado Smart Cities Forum

Making Colorado the Smartest State in the U.S.”

Regional economic development agency Denver South Economic Development Partnership (DSEDP) announced today the launch of the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance. This ground-breaking collaboration is a state-wide, multi-jurisdictional partnership designed to accelerate the development of Smart City initiatives across the state of Colorado. The Colorado Smart Cities Alliance was announced at the Colorado Smart Cities Forum hosted by AMG National Trust Bank in Greenwood Village on March 16,

Jake Rishavy and Mike Fitzgerald, Denver South EDP
Jake Rishavy and Mike Fitzgerald, Denver South EDP

Jake Rishavy (left), director of innovation at Denver South, speaks with Mike Fitzgerald, the organization’s CEO.

POSTED BY: JOHN MICHAEL ORO ON JANUARY 18, 2017 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – On Jake Rishavy’s third day at his new job with the Denver South Economic Development Partnership, his boss, Mike Fitzgerald, walked into his office, dropped a thick binder

Mike Fitzgerald Bisnow

January 12, 2017 By Dees Stribling, Bisnow The Southeast corridor has been a remarkable success story within the greater success of metro Denver — but what now? The speakers at our third annual Future of Southeast Suburban Denver yesterday said the pace of development and leasing, as well as growth of the area as a distinct place, is arguably going to stay strong. But a few factors (such as a dearth of financing) could upset things. Denver