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A monumental fight over federal land is heating up in the state with the second-largest percentage of it.


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A monumental fight over federal land is heating up in the state with the second-largest percentage of it.

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A monumental fight over federal land is heating up in the state with the second-largest percentage of it.

U.S. Employers Plan To Increase Staff In Q2

U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q2 2017 with 22 percent of employers planning to add staff between April and June, according to the ManpowerGroup.

High-Growth Sector

Statewide legal marijuana is a $6.7-billion industry that may all go up in smoke if the Justice Department enforces federal laws prohibiting it.

Communities Get Environmental, Economic Development Help From EPA

The EPA will provide 25 communities with technical assistance to pursue development strategies that advance clean air, clean water, economic development and other local goals.

Seven Finalist Cities Chosen For Smart City Challenge

The U.S. DOT's Smart City Challenge has pledged up to $40M to help one city define what it means to be a “Smart City “and become the country’s first to fully integrate innovative technologies – self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into its transportation network.

Illinois Is Top State For LEED Green Building

Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row.

Solar Installer Sunrun Plans 800 Jobs At New Denver Office

Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the U.S., will open an office in downtown Denver before the end of 2015 and plans to hire up to 800 workers over the next few years.

DaVita to Expand World Headquarters in Downtown Denver

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. is expanding in downtown Denver, building a new space directly across the street from its original headquarters building in the city’s lower downtown area.

2015 State Rankings Report: ME, CA, CO Are Renewable Portfolio Leaders

Maine, California and Colorado are the states with the most stringent Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in a new state ranking that debuted this week in Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report.

Taking a Pass

Colorado says the price is too high for 1,418 new health care jobs.

Industry Focus: Advanced Manufacturing – Manufacturing High-Tech Growth

In terms of its contribution to GDP, the advanced manufacturing sector punches well above its weight, producing $2.7 trillion in value-added economic activity.

Industry Focus: Call Centers – Welcome Home

When communicating with call centers, familiarity can make all the difference.

Lockheed Martin Opens Commercial Space Headquarters In Denver, CO

The event signifies the official transition of the Lockheed Martin facility in Newtown, PA to Denver, CO as part of a phased transition announced last year.

Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

In this day and age, food processing plays an essential role in enhancing our way of life by ensuring that the food produced meets consistent quality standards.

AMG National Trust Bank Headquarters Relocating To Greenwood Village, CO

New landmark building, designed by Ware Malcomb, will bring European design to the Denver suburbs.

Secret Formula—Office Vacancy Rates—Prompts Roger Staubach To Bet On The Broncos

After picking last year's winner, Jones Lang LaSalle once again turns to commercial real estate stats to help handicap the Big Game.

Riding the Wind

Expanded federal subsidies spurred a bevy of year-end wind power project announcements, including a $1.9-billion deal in Iowa.

Gogo To Relocate Headquarters And Expand In Chicago, IL

World leader of in-flight wifi to bring 500 jobs to new Chicago location.

FEATURE STORY: The Cultural Roots Of High-Tech Growth

Locations that have a history of nurturing entrepreneurship may have a head start on spurring startups and developing high-tech hubs. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Cool Planet Energy Systems Announces $168 Million Investment In Louisiana Bio-Refineries

New venture will convert wood waste to gasoline and create nearly 500 new direct and indirect jobs in Alexandria and Natchitoches

Xcel Energy To Grow Wind Power By 30%

With proposed projects in the Upper Midwest, Texas/New Mexico and Colorado, the wind energy provider hopes to lower costs while cutting emissions.

BF Expands State Energy Rankings With Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders

WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.

FEATURE STORY: 2013 Economic Development Awards

There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations that have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations. From the March/April 2013 issue.

Woodward Announces New HQ In Fort Collins, CO

Responding to growing worldwide demand for its energy-saving and emissions reducing control systems, components and services, Woodward requires additional capacity. The new Colorado site will be acquired for the future construction of facilities to meet growing customer demand.

Locked, Loaded and Ready to Relocate

As more states pass tough new gun control measures, weapons makers threaten to pack up and move to gun-friendly locations.

Ball Aerospace Completes Final Phase of $75M Colorado Expansion

Capital investment in Boulder manufacturing plant more than doubles spacecraft production to accommodate business growth and new programs.

Visa Expanding Global Technology Center In Colorado

Visa will receive tax credits from Colorado's Job Growth Incentive Tax Credit for the creation of up to 406 new jobs over five years.

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