The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative has awarded the Arapahoe Community College Foundation more than $850,000 to fund scholarships for students in Arapahoe County and Douglas County. A grant of $741,633 was awarded on behalf of Arapahoe County, and the ACC Foundation is partnering with the Community College of Aurora (CCA) Foundation for part of this campaign. The CCA Foundation has committed to raising $350,000 in matching dollars for students in Arapahoe County. In addition, aRead More
Arriving by flight to Hong Kong before 1998 would have involved a carefully charted landing route that gave passengers a direct view into the high-rise apartment buildings that stood alongside the runway. These tightly-bunched, concrete towers were only allowed to be built to a height of 13 or 14 floors because of their proximity to the airport. The descent has been described by many-a-passenger as truly unique: having to land the plane in between theRead More
Economic indicators in the Denver South region improved through the first quarter of the year with rising employment, falling unemployment rates, and an improving commercial real estate market. Employment in the Denver South region increased 3.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015 compared with the prior year, representing 7,150 additional jobs. Employment in 11 of the 13 supersectors increased over-the-year, with the construction sector reporting the largest over-the-year increase (+9.2 percent) and the miningRead More
Arapahoe Community College will offer an opportunity for anyone to begin the process of enrolling in Fall 2016 classes with its Start Now! orientation and registration event on Saturday, July 23, from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Littleton and Parker campuses. Start Now! will provide all students who have applied to ACC – but are not yet registered – with the opportunity to complete new student orientation and basic skills assessment while receivingRead More
Ten Colorado companies — one more than last year — have been named to the annual Fortune 500 list of the nation’s largest public and private corporations. The ranking, published Monday, is based on 2015 revenue. Once again, Arrow Electronics Inc. holds the top spot among Colorado-based businesses on the 2016 list and moved up several spots in the national ranking. This year it comes in at No. 119, up from No. 131 last yearRead More
The 2016 Denver South Economic Profile is now available. Click here to download.  Read More
Denver, C.O. – May 17, 2016 –A delegation of government officials from Nanjing, Jiangsu, China visited the Denver Metro area this month to learn about how the state manages some of its natural beauty, particularly agriculture and water resources. The delegation was led by Vice Mayor Ms. Jing Hua, along with directors and executives of the Nanjing Municipal Government. Denver South Economic Development Partnership (DSEDP) arranged several site visits to showcase the Denver Metro’s efficientRead More
LONE TREE, CO – On May 17, 2016, the City of Lone Tree will embark on a new chapter in its municipal history when a new mayor and two new council members are sworn into office. Mayor-Elect Jackie Millet will leave her seat on City Council to become Lone Tree’s third mayor. Millet has been a member of City Council since 2008 and has served as mayor pro tem since 2012. Millet lives in HeritageRead More
“Sun Flyer” Prototype Unveiled Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Reserves 5 Additional Airplanes Collaborative Partnership with University of Denver’s Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science Announced DENVER, Colorado – May 11, 2016 – Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC), which is developing the high-tech, solar-electric “Sun Flyer” general aviation flight trainer, hosted a rollout event of its proof of concept (POC) Sun Flyer this morning at Centennial Airport.. The airplane unveiled publiclyRead More
Choosing the right location for your business sets you on a path to success as fast as possible. Where you reside helps in recruiting top talent, determines how much you’ll pay, and even guides the culture of your business. Let’s take a closer look at a few of the questions to help get you settled and thriving. Read More