Ranked second in the nation for program success, Colorado is a billion dollars richer in projects, with rural towns and cities both reaping the bounty
What’s Working: When the CHIPS Act, education and jobs come together in Colorado
The CHIPS Act rewards chipmakers that bring manufacturing back to the U.S. Colorado’s 2.8% unemployment rate, starter homes and more!
Colorado’s effort to attract more federal broadband funding seems to be working
After challenging thousands of incorrect data points on a national map, Colorado stands to gain millions of dollars more in federal funding
Housing, energy and food costs push Denver’s inflation higher than the national rate
The Denver-area’s inflation rate was 5.7% in March compared to the 5% national rate.
What’s Working: As home prices drop, Colorado’s real estate industry looks to history to understand trends
Plus: Denver-area inflation is up 5.7%, which is higher than the U.S. Some reasons why.
In Colorado River talks, still no agreement about water cuts
Review pits California and tribal interests against Colorado and five other states that say it’s time to come up with an approach that more fairly shares the river.
So much money, so little of it invested in female founders’ ventures. Colorado entrepreneurs wonder why.
While female-founded companies are attracting more venture capital, their share of the pot was 1.9% last year, and has been stuck around 2% for more than a decade.
What’s Working: Colorado moves past bank failures, while startup industry reassesses
“Talk to a person, not a building,” says Alpine Bank’s president. Plus: Companies are STILL hiring, reader’s economic outlook, and more!
How to retain resort employees? Colorado ski areas are building workforce housing — at the resorts
Like nearly every Colorado ski hill, Winter Park needed big money to help fix its employee housing problem. Enter its deep pocketed operator, Alterra, with a blueprint others can follow.
What’s Working: Colorado entrepreneurs must make money to spend it as recession talk increases
Women entrepreneurs have an answer to a more balanced venture industry. Plus: When local business leaders believe a recession will start, job growth vs. layoffs and more!