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 new
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
Guest blog by Chief John Jackson, MCJ, Greenwood Village Police Department In a time when the stakes have never been higher regarding the sense of safety and security in your environment, it is the role of Public Safety, both Police and Fire, to fill this need. There are a few sections of a community where being and feeling safe is paramount to not only maintain itself, but more importantly, grow and sustain the community
Denver South is a global business hub and our team closely follows global trends and updates. In his latest blog installment, our Greater China Exchange Coordinator provides an update on trade regulations in China. Guest Blog by Sean Doherty Greater China Exchange Coordinator, Denver South Economic Development Partnership
Guns v.s. Butter; Missiles v.s. Lobsters
Since the advent of ships and other container forms of transportation, people have been filling crates with all manners of products
Lisa Darling is the new Executive Director of the South Metro Water Supply Authority (SMWSA). We interviewed her recently about the water situation in the Denver South region and wanted to share with you her perspectives and insights. How secure is the Denver South region’s water future? The Denver South area should be thankful for its elected officials, business leaders, and water providers. More than a decade ago, the South Metro Water Supply
Lynn Myers is Senior Vice President of the Denver South Economic Development Partnership (Denver South EDP). The Denver South EDP is an organization of government and business leaders committed to the economic vitality and sustainability of the Denver South region. Prior to joining Denver South EDP in 2007, Lynn served as an Arapahoe County Commissioner for seven years. She is the past chair of the Centennial Airport Board and the E-470 Public Highway Authority Board.
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