Housing demand is greater than ever but Colorado is building fewer homes than expected. Here’s why.
A pre-pandemic construction labor shortage intensified last year despite a strong real estate market. There’s just not enough workers to build what was planned. The industry is focused on attracting newcomers.
What’s Working: How much federal COVID relief went to unemployed Coloradans?
It's way more than $7.9 billion. Plus: Trust fund improprieties; mixed earner mistakes and construction jobs are plentiful -- and perks are getting better.
In rural towns like Kit Carson, a housing and development conundrum born of rising costs, disrepair — and lots of asbestos
As existing home stock deteriorates, locals struggle to reconcile needed business development with sparse affordable housing. A small town’s future can hang in the balance.
Record lumber prices are adding $35,000 to the sale price of a new home, further crunching Colorado’s housing market
A number of factors have forced lumber prices up, but many of them were around before the pandemic began.
With nowhere to go, Coloradans are spending big on home improvements
While some worry about paying their rent, others are finding money to make the most of the house they have
Coronavirus has struck construction sites across Colorado, including a school and off-campus housing project
Two workers from a landscaping company have died. Nursing home deaths have reached 932, but there are now twice as many resolved nursing home outbreaks as active ones.
Opinion: Colorado home owners need more time to respond to defective construction
Even if you make more than minimum wage, this updated Colorado rule could affect you
After 10 months of debate and public input, the revised pay standards are adopted; increase to minimum salary threshold is delayed to 2021.
Opinion: Driving salaried employees to the burnout point doesn’t benefit anyone
Colorado’s economy is predicted to keep growing in 2020, but slower. Here’s what this means.
University of Colorado's annual economic report is optimistic for agriculture (except for small farmers), bearish on construction (but there’s lots of ongoing activity) and more.
What are those people doing hanging off of the Colorado Capitol’s gold dome? We found out.
A crew of painters -- who also are certified climbers -- is completing warranty work on one of Colorado’s most popular tourist attractions as part of a $16 million overhaul completed in 2014
Opinion: Denver is facing an affordable housing crisis – we all have to look past our own front door
Construction workers exploited by Colorado’s underground economy want to add bite to wage theft law
Wage theft is currently an unclassified misdemeanor, no matter how much is owed, but a new focus on fighting labor trafficking could change that in Colorado
Focus on language helped drive down injuries for Spanish-speaking construction workers in Colorado
Efforts by insurers, construction companies and government to offer safety training also has financial benefit
Opinion: Why population growth is destroying Colorado’s hopes to rein in climate change
A Denver construction company’s tech saved it lots of time and money. Then it shared with competitors — for free
PCL Construction is using technology -- specifically virtual reality -- to encourage collaboration, spur safety and attract young talent to the industry