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:


2019 Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum, November 9, 2018

Grand Hyatt Denver, Denver, Colorado


The Colorado Business Economic Outlook is the longest-running forecast of the Colorado economy. The forecast analyzes changes that have taken place in all economic sectors during the past year, and looks at the events and activities that will shape the changes in our population, employment, and overall economy for the coming year.


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.


Gaylord Rockies Resort was anything but a sure bet

Denver Post

December 9, 2018


Denver tops retail square feet decline

Colorado Real Estate Journal

October 17, 2018


As refugee resettlement in Colorado dwindles, so does the workforce in an already tight labor market

Denver Post

October 13, 2018


Study: This will shock you, but more millennials are moving to Denver


September 17, 2018


Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood home to sixth-largest share of U.S. millennials, study finds

Denver Post

September 14, 2018


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


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