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:


2017 C2ER Annual Conference, June 12-16, 2017

Denver, Colorado


The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) will host its 57th Annual Conference & LMI Institute Annual Forum in Denver, Colorado. 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.


Economic Development Council of Colorado's (EDCC) Annual Economic Development Conference - October 2-4, 2017

Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, Vail, Colorado


The EDCC's Regional Economic Development Forums are designed to look at our communities across the state and learn what attributes they have and what challenges they face. Topics rang from infrastructure, small business development, workforce challenges, economic resiliency, and more.


The 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.


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.


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


What Cherry Creek's tax revenue means for the city

Denver Business Journal

January 23, 2017


Millennials flocking to Denver? Not so fast, says new report

Denver Business Journal

November 15, 2016


Wind and solar power the Colorado plains

Denver Business Journal

November 11, 2016


Office market enjoys relocation and expansion flurry

Colorado Real Estate Journal

October 12, 2016


How more millennials in metro Denver will shape the future

Denver Business Journal

October 6, 2016


Negative equity 2nd lowest in U.S.

Denver Real Estate Watch

September 16, 2016


Consumers - commission choices abound

Denver Real Estate Watch

September 5, 2016


Rising cost of living in metro Denver could curtail consumer activity, economist warns

Denver Business Journal

September, 7, 2016


Denver's Appeal to Millenials?, Jobs, Mountains and, Yes, Weed

New York Times

July 20, 2016


Cannabis industry bolstering retail, manufacturing job growth in Colorado

Denver Post

July 15, 2016


Innovation. Passion. Collaboration.

The Villager

May 25, 2016


Beverage production makes its mark on retail

Colorado Real Estate Journal

May 3, 2016 Denver 13th for college grads

Denver Real Estate Watch

April 27, 2016


RTD's ride into the future: 2016 is a big year for Denver transit

Denver Business Journal

April 18, 2016


Job growth healthier than first reported

The Villager

April 7, 2016


Double-digit rent increases set to cool

Denver Real Estate Watch

April 4, 2016



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