The Denver Market

Bragging Rights

With the mountains in our backyard and more than 300 days of sunshine a year, expansive thinking comes naturally in Metro Denver. Denver’s young, highly educated workforce attracts industries as diverse as aerospace, aviation, bioscience, energy, financial services, and information technology. And business continues to flourish, given our favorable tax environment and affordable cost of living. No wonder Metro Denver tops the lists of most livable and business-friendly cities.

It’s no secret that Metro Denver attracts talent. Nearly 40 percent of our residents have a bachelor’s degree or better. And Colorado ranks first in top-scoring students in ACT and SAT tests.

While Metro Denver attracts workers from all over the world, it’s also growing its own energetic minds. A robust educational system – from preschool to post-doctorate – prepares a workforce that’s well matched to the evolving needs of today’s workplace.

Perhaps there's no greater incentive for the country's best and brightest to locate to Metro Denver than our unparalleled lifestyle. In fact, Denver ranked as the fittest city in the nation in 2011 according to news website The Daily Beast. Additionally, the Trust for America's Health says Colorado has the nation's lowest obesity rate.

Plus with a cost of living that is easier on the wallet than in other major cities and a balanced lifestyle with natural appeal, recruiting the best and brightest has never been a problem in Metro Denver.

Source: Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.

Photo Credit: Denver Convention and Visitor’s Bureau