Colorado’s Strong Economy Continues to Outshine the Rest of the Country
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According to the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business’ mid-year economic update, Colorado experienced more growth in employment, home prices, and personal household income than the rest of the country. With industries like leisure and hospitality and construction leading the employment growth, the Denver Metro Area saw an increase of 3.1% in employment growth from May 2015 to May 2016 followed by Fort Collins (3%), Boulder (2.7%) and Colorado Springs (2.5%). Based on the 2015 numbers, the state is forecasted to add an additional 65,000 jobs in 2016. Colorado is positioned to rate within the top 10 states for growth in the country.
Read more about Denver's strong economy from the Denver Business Journal.