Employment in Denver is increasing at a faster rate than US employment. In the past year employment in Denver has increased 4.6 percent.
Colorado’s economy is still in a period of growth that is outpacing the nation, even as it looks to slow down in 2020. The 2020 forecast calls for 40,100 new workers next year, a growth rate of 1.4%.
Low taxes, a fair and accessible regulatory environment, and low business costs foster metro Denver’s favorable business climate. The state of Colorado and local governments in metro Denver and Northern Colorado improve this climate by providing incentives that focus on:
- Job creation
- Employee training
- Tax rebates
- Expedited permitting and licensing
- Infrastructure improvements