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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.


Look for Development Research Partners at these upcoming conferences and events:

DMAR Economic Summit, January 8, 2021

Virtual Conference

The Denver Metro Association of Realtors (DMAR) is hosting its annual economic summit featuring the outlook on the local, state, and national economy and financial trends. The event will feature speakers on housing, real estate, interest rates, and the economic forecast.


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.

Metro Denver housing market running out of gas, economists tell agents
Denver Post
January 11, 2021

Economist: Businesses brace for more outbreaks; commercial real estate’s future mixed
Boulder Daily Camera
November 17, 2020

Common Sense Institute finds cost high for Colorado’s paid family leave program
Colorado Politics
September 9, 2020

Proposition 118: A Statewide Paid Family and Medical Leave Program for Colorado but at what Cost?
Common Sense Institute
September 8, 2020

Eastern plains sees gold in renewable energy future
The Gazette
August 9, 2020

Colorado’s Eastern Plains is big-time producer of renewable energy, ripe for even more, report says
Denver Post
July 29, 2020

Study finds renewable energy has created 6,300 jobs in rural Colorado
The Gazette
July 28, 2020

Colorado’s recent wage growth topped nation and outpaced home-price escalation
Denver Business Journal
March 17, 2020

2020 vision: Economic forecast for metro Denver
Colorado Real Estate Journal
March 16, 2020

Colorado biz owners to Florida’s LGBTQ workers: Come work here, we have anti-discrimination laws
Denver Post
March 5, 2020

Colorado eco-devo office rolling out new program to boost rural areas
Denver Business Journal
February 28, 2020

Longmont economic: clear, cloudy vision in 2020
February 27, 2020

Power struggle in metro Denver’s housing market rolls into 2020
Denver Post
January 11, 2020

Denver mayor blames President Trump for economic slowdown as he unveils tight city budget
Denver Post
September 9, 2019

Study: High-Speed rail into the mountains could generate more than $700M in economic benefits
Denver Post
August 16, 2019

Patty Silverstein named consulting Chief Economist for CAMPC
July 16, 2019

Metro Denver now behind Kansas City for job growth
Denver Post
July 9, 2019

As Castle Rock looks to evolve beyond a bedroom community, the old town dump will be key
Denver Post
June 13, 2019