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:


2018 Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum, December 11, 2017

Grand Hyatt, 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.


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


More on the cover story: Paid parking causes pain for Cherry Creek Shopping Center

Denver Business Journal

July 28, 2017


Leaders gather to discuss Brownfields

Valley News

April 18, 2017


What Denver's red-hot economy is doing to home sales, rent and more


March 24, 2017


Denver ranked unfavorably as an affordable city for health-care jobs

Denver Business Journal

February 24, 2017


Technology back in driver's seat in metro Denver

Denver Post

January 27, 2017


What Cherry Creek's tax revenue means for the city

Denver Business Journal

January 23, 2017


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