DENVER, May 11, 2016—Today, federal, state and local officials joined with the Regional Transportation District (RTD) and their honored guests to officially break ground on RTD’s Southeast Rail Extension project, which adds 2.3-miles to the existing 19-mile Southeast Rail Line which parallels I-25. The light rail line will be extended from Lincoln Avenue to RidgeGate Parkway in Douglas County. “This extension is great news for 252,000 people who live and work in this rapidly growingRead More
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado – April 21, 2016 – The CE Shop has been named a finalist for Denver Business Journal’s annual Best Places to Work list. The Greenwood Village­based company landed at 4th place for medium-sized companies on 2015’s list, and was lauded as one of 50 companies on Colorado Biz’s 2015 Colorado Companies to Watch list. The release of their new learning management system, LEAP, helped them gain recognition as one of the mostRead More
It’s spring! The signs are everywhere. Grass is turning green and flowers are beginning to bloom. This is also the time when our mountain snow begins to melt and fill up our reservoirs with water that will be used to meet our needs until next year. As the temperatures increase, so does our water use and that is when Castle Rock’s water conservation and efficiency programs kick into high gear. With more than 50 percentRead More
When considering ways for expanding and enriching cooperation between the world’s two largest economies, many people and businesses first begin by asking, “What tools and resources are available?” Indeed, some of this column’s past topics have focused on educational exchange, tourism, and understanding differences in culture. This month’s article will take a closer look at some options for cooperation via investment. Beginning with the Chinese side of the investment market, there are a few keyRead More
The Denver South corridor is proven to provide an extensive inventory of both commercial and residential real estate for those looking to call the area home. The Denver South real estate market provides a wide choice of options from pristine office parks, green space to build on, flex space and industrial space on the corporate side to convenient apartment living on the light rail line, existing housing developments nestled among some of the best school districts in the country, and a diverse blend of new homes.Read More
2015 was an epic year of growth along the Denver South corridor. We continue to create one of the best global business environments to inspire ongoing public / private collaboration for the continuous improvement of the Denver South economic region. Denver South also continues to be a dynamic business corridor with over 200,000 employees (and growing each day), over 45 million square feet of office space, and 6 of the 9 Fortune 500 companies that are located in Colorado.Read More
Economic development can mean many things and as a result it has caused confusion about what economic development organizations actually do. We have realized through the content development on our new website that we, as economic development professionals, were making too many assumptions that the average business professional has an understanding of what it is that we do. We have since begun to recreate our website content with the intent to inform while avoiding the pitfalls of over utilizing economic development terminology.Read More