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Wall Street Journal Highlights Denver’s Emergence as a Financial Services Hub

Denver continues to attract national attention as a prime location for business, due to the low cost of business and living and ample amenities. The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted Denver’s emergence as a hub for financial service companies.You can read the full article on the Dow Jones Newswire.

The article details recent relocations and expansions of financial services companies in the Denver metropolitan area. Several reasons are cited for this growth, including Denver’s low-cost of real estate relative to coastal cities.

Denver South company Charles Schwab is prominently featured in the article. In 2014 Charles Schwab opened a $230 million dollar campus in Lone Tree. Since opening, the campus has grown from 2,000 employees to more than 4,000, making it the company’s largest office.

The Denver South region is home to more than 2,270 financial services companies employing more than 30,240 workers. Nearly 32 percent of all financial services employment in the nine-county Denver Metropolitan region is located in Denver South. Six out of Colorado’s 10 Fortune 500 companies are located in Denver South. The area is particularly attractive to financial services companies due to low operating costs paired with a highly-educated workforce. Learn more about Denver South’s thriving financial services industry by clicking here.

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