Current Monthly Economic Indicators

The Monthly Economic Indicators provides a detailed look at a wide selection of economic indicators for Metro Denver, including labor and employment, the consumer sector, residential real estate, and commercial real estate. The current edition is available exclusively to the investors of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation. Prior reports are available here.



Events and Conferences

Look for Development Research Partners at these upcoming conferences and events:


Economic Development Council of Colorado - 2018 Annual Conference, October 24-26, 2018

Estes Park, Colorado


The Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCC) is a state-wide nonprofit organization dedicated to successful, responsible economic development. EDCC represents the economic development profession in Colorado and reflects the economic development interests of both the private and public sectors throughout the state.

The EDCC mission is to position itself as the premier statewide organization for strengthening Colorado's economy by promoting the highest standards of knowledge and skill for economic development professionals, educating local and state leaders about the realities of economic growth, and advocating public policies that enhance economic opportunities for all Coloradans.


Current News and Releases

The research performed by Development Research Partners is often quoted in the media. Here are links to some of the stories and releases based on our work.


Boulder area leads state for low unemployment

Longmont Times-Call

March 12, 2018


Aluminum and steel tariffs could weigh heavily on Colorado economy, except perhaps in Pueblo

Denver Post

March 3, 2018


Denver-area jobs study finds major tech industries are outpacing national growth

Denver Business Journal

February 22, 2018


A coming recession will be different this time - really, investment strategist says at Denver event

Denver Business Journal

January 31, 2018


Cherry Creek contributed 4.6% of Denver sales tax in 2017, despite construction, mall pay-to-park

Denver Business Journal

January 24, 2018


Cherry Creek Shopping Center will double down on luxury market, executive says

Denver Post

January 24, 2018


Arvada study addresses metrowide concern over urban renewal subsidies for developers

Denver Business Journal

January 22, 2018


Metro Denver's housing market could find modesty in 2018

Denver Post

December 31, 2017


It's not just Amazon: Small businesses contribute big-time to metro Denver jobs, economy

Denver Business Journal

November 9, 2017


Hard truths behind the housing shortage

Denver Business Journal

November 3, 2017


Why Colorado's low unemployment rate is a double-edged sword


October 24, 2017


Study: Jefferson Parkway could inject $1.2 billion of economic life into Jeffco over 20 years

Denver Post

October 23, 2017


The Amazon Effect in Colorado: How 2 cities cut exceptional deals

Denver Business Journal

October 11, 2017


Viewpoint: Denver Zoo is more than an attraction; it's an economic engine

Denver Business Journal

August 25, 2017


Denver Zoo is both a place to spot tigers and an economic driver

August 22, 2017

Denver Post


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