NoCo Newsletter | Chrisland 1/25/18

By January 25, 2018News
Retail growth explodes at Johnstown’s I-25 development



Northern Colorado Economic Alliance – January 2018 Newsletter: Update on NoCo & Importance of NoCo’s Educational and Medical Industries

U.S. 36 lodgers had top occupancy rate in region during 2017

  • Highway 36 corridor: 74.1%
  • Loveland: 73.8%
  • Greeley: 72.8%
  • Boulder: 71.6%
  • Fort Collins: 66.4%
  • Longmont: 64.5%
  • Estes Park: 54.5%

Forever 21 to join Fort Collins mall; more tenants promised

Fort Collins student housing project faces challenge as 2 more rev up

  • Three student-oriented housing projects that could bring 1,200 beds around the CSU campus are ramping up efforts to get through the city’s development process.

Topgolf lured to Thornton with millions in incentives — once again

Amazon names top 20 finalists in second headquarters race

Walmart is abruptly closing 63 Sam’s Club stores and laying off thousands of workers

Seven Troubled Retail Chains

  • Claire’s
  • Toys ‘R’ Us
  • Bon-Ton
  • Rue 21
  • Sears
  • Charming Charlie
  • J.C. Penney

Foreign Investors Continue to Prefer Industrial Properties in 2018


Fed survey finds solid growth and rising wages

Economists Think the U.S. Economy Is At or Near Full Employment

  • “Until we see sustained higher growth in wages, hidden slack in the labor market remains,” said Sean Snaith, director of the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Competitiveness.
  • “In fact, economists have repeatedly lowered their estimates for the lowest sustainable unemployment rate in recent years as joblessness has declined without stoking strong wage gains or price increases”.

Consumer Prices, Retail Sales Bolster Economic Outlook


Roads, schools, pensions top issues for Colorado lawmakers


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