Industry is defined as commercial enterprise in a particular field. With the largest concentration of high-tech corporate workers living and working in Denver South, the region is redefining industries. They’re innovators. They’re game-changers.
Because of their discoveries and successes, is it any wonder Forbes ranked Colorado as the 5th best state for business?
– CNBC, 2013
We’re a premier hub for the evolution of products and systems for commercial, military and exploration applications. For these efforts, Colorado ranks third in the United States as the nation’s largest aerospace economy.
The aggregation of scientific and entrepreneurial talent with bioscience-focused professional services, and investment capital introduces a windfall of advancements for private bioscience companies. The 1,630 bioscience workers spanning through sixty companies in Denver South opens up numerous opportunities in both academic and clinical discovery and contributes to the region’s overall economic productivity.
The rapid escalation of telecommunications in the Denver South region cannot go unnoticed. As one of the region’s largest clusters, 15,600 employees in 420 companies command 42% of the entire industry for all employment covering the nine-county region.
Growth for the energy economy continues to climb for this particular industry in Denver South. The integration of renewable energy and the state’s rich energy resource base makes this a textbook study for the nation on traditional and new energy development.
World-renowned companies in CH2M Hill and Merrick & Company call Denver South home. The region prides itself as one of the highest concentration of engineering services employment coast to coast. The numbers prove it: 300 companies, 6,580 workers. And in 2013, out of top 50 metropolitans, Denver South is in fact number one.
The high number of corporate talent with many diplomas and degrees in Denver South earns deep respect for the financial industry. 11,020 workers comprise the banking and financial industry, earning it the well-deserved moniker ‘Wall Street of the West.’
This industry spearheads its success through leading research institutions, scientific talent and unique assets. 13,820 health care and wellness workers cover 2,000 companies in the Denver South region. It’s one of the fastest growing, for good reason.
The entrepreneurial ecosystem and its talented workforce make this industry a force to reckon with in Denver South. In fact, the region accounts for roughly 39% of all telecommunications employment crisscrossing the nine-county region.