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 C2ER Annual Conference & LMI Institute Annual Forum, June 4-8, 2018

Atlanta, Georgia


The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) annual conference, held in conjunction with the LMI Annual Forum, is the premier national event for economic development researchers and labor market information analysts. C2ER is a membership organization that promotes excellence in community and economic research by working to improve data availability, enhance data quality, and foster learning about regional economic analytic methods.


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.


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


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


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