NoCo Newsletter | Chrisland 1/9/18

By January 9, 2018News
Colorado boasts country’s 8th-fastest growing population (CO added more than 77,000 residents in 2017, bringing total population to just over 5.6 million)

 


REAL ESTATE & BUSINESS NEWS

Dick’s Sporting Goods coming to Fort Collins Foothills mall this summer

Fort Collins aims to standardize downtown design without being ‘cookie cutter’

New Colorado State University stadium financials perform beyond expectations in Year 1

These projects will change Fort Collins’ skyline in 2018

Crews raise key beam for UCHealth Greeley Hospital

Partners Group breaks ground on its North American headquarters in Broomfield

No Parking: Autonomous Vehicles Will Reshape Commercial Real Estate, Too, Transwestern Predicts

Denver International Airport in 2017: Busiest. Year. Ever. (Of the 100 busiest travel days in DIA’s 22-year history, 76 happened this year)

Five retailers that won the Christmas war: Kohl’s, Lululemon, New York & Company,The Children’s Place, and Crocs, Inc.


ECONOMIC & EMPLOYMENT NEWS

Denver among the 10 U.S. metro areas with largest income gains since the recession

Unemployment rate in region increases during November 

  • Boulder and Larimer counties increased from 2.3 percent to 2.5 percent.
  • Weld County increased from 2.4 percent to 2.6 percent.
  • Broomfield County increased from 2.4 percent to 2.6 percent.

Colorado unemployment is super low, so why aren’t wages going up faster?

Minimum wage hike (to $10.20/hr) hits Northern Colorado businesses

A cautionary tale…California housing crisis affecting middle class the most: It’s ‘a broken system’


GOVERNMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE

$248M contract OKed for express lanes on I-25 in Northern Colorado

CDOT weighs new road funding options, including charging by the mile

Officials: $12 million treatment plant will end Wellington water woes


COMMUNITY & EVENTS

Chrisland is a proud sponsor of Adopt Colorado Kid’s Be Mine Gala, which will be held at The Westin Westminster on February 9 at 5:30pm: click here to purchase tickets

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