Growth Lives in Denver
Denver has become a competitive market for innovation and values its tech culture of relationships, mentorship, and education. Meanwhile, the snow-capped peaks, diverse food scene, breweries and vibrant culture made the city an easy sell.
Top Companies have thousands of employees in Denver
2nd largest Aerospace Economy
#1 for women entrepreneurs
4th highest concentration of high tech workers
“Denver ranked as the #2 best place to live in the US”
—US News and World Report
Denver is a global magnet for talent. People flock to the city for the easy access to nature and a work life balance that values health and time outdoors.
CBRE ranked Denver 7th for tech talent nationally
one of the highest concentrations of federally funded science & research centers
#2 in educational attainment with 4,759 degrees completed in 2018
#2 Most Highly Educated Workforce
As an established tech hub with ample space to grow, Denver has maintained affordability & strong economic/population growth.
4th most-concentrated millennial market, with 30.1% of its population aged 22–36
Denver’s millennial population increased by 19.6% (51,386 people) since 2013
Average apartment rent in Denver is $1,522 per month according to CBRE
#6 Best City for Startups
:Quality of Life
#2 Best Place to Live
—U.S. News & World’s Report
With Denver’s central location, it has reasonable flight times to the west coast hubs and east coast centers.
See full list at nsflight.com
Denver’s international airport is the 6th busiest in the world12
180 domestic & international destinations from Denver
DEN serves 69 million passengers annually
- The region has the seventh highest employment concentration in IT-software in the nation, employing 3.2 percent of the region’s total employment base.
Digital & Broadband
- It is the fifth-largest broadband & digital communications employment center in the nation, with more than 43,800 workers at 4,010 companies.
- With the nation’s second-largest aerospace economy, Colorado is an aerospace leader and a premier location for companies conducting aerospace-related activities.
- The nine-county region is home to 23,000 aviation employees in 870 companies. Between 2014 and 2019, aviation employment rose 30.8 percent, compared with 16.6 percent nationally
- The bioscience industry in the nine-county region is home to almost 17,000 workers in 840 companies.
:Growing companies choose Denver
Moved HQ and 2500 employees to Denver
13M ft2 and 4,000 employees
New office in Denver with 200 employees
800 employees, its 4th largest office in nation
200 new employees by the end of 2020
300 employees, expects to double within 2 years
Plans to add 200 employees over 3 years
160 employees, plans to continue Denver growth
200K ft2 and 1500 employees
Expanding office to Denver, 500 employees
500 experienced software engineer jobs
New office in Denver, plans to add 100 jobs
$2.5B raised by Colorado tech startups in 2019
Colorado ranked #1 for women entreprenuers11
5th fastest-growing tech labor pool with 28K tech jobs over the past 5 years1
1 2020 Scoring Tech Talent, cbre.us; 2 C2ER, coli.org; 3 Cushman and Wakefield Denver Office MarketBeat Report Q2 2020; 4 Cushman and Wakefield Denver Industrial MarketBeat Report Q2 2020; 5 Zillow.com; 6 Statisticalatlas.com; 7 Statista.com; 8 The Business Journals, bizjournals.com; 9 nsflights.com; 10 Community for Accredited Online Schools, accreditedschoolsonline.org; 11 FitSmallBusiness, fitsmallbusiness.com; 12 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, uschamberfoundation.org; 13 MetroDenverEDC, metrodenver.org;