Dan Greenwood http://www.kunc.org en Moderate Economic Growth Predicted For Second Half of 2014 http://www.kunc.org/post/moderate-economic-growth-predicted-second-half-2014 <p>Based on the number of new business filings in Colorado for the second quarter of 2014, employment numbers are expected to moderately grow through the remainder of the year. The positive forecast isn’t just based on new companies starting up here, but on year-over-year improvements in existing business renewals, trademarks and trade names that indicate more jobs are on the way.</p><p> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:08:25 +0000 Dan Greenwood 59089 at http://www.kunc.org Moderate Economic Growth Predicted For Second Half of 2014 Unemployment Levels Continue To Decline In Colorado http://www.kunc.org/post/unemployment-levels-continue-decline-colorado <p>June 2014 marks yet another gain in job growth and a steadily decreasing unemployment rate for Colorado. These gains can be thanked largely on the public sector, although private sector jobs are on the rise as well. &nbsp;</p><p>The state comes out ahead compared to the national average with several northern Front Range counties faring significantly better than the rest of the state.</p><p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:06:20 +0000 Dan Greenwood 58931 at http://www.kunc.org Unemployment Levels Continue To Decline In Colorado Breweries Double Nationwide With The West Leading The Way http://www.kunc.org/post/breweries-double-nationwide-west-leading-way <p>If you’re a fan of craft beer, you’re not alone. Breweries nationwide have doubled between 2007 and 2012, with shipments of $28 billion. That marks a 33.6 percent growth in revenue within a five-year span. Colorado is one of a handful of states that have led the way.</p><p> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 16:28:18 +0000 Dan Greenwood 58594 at http://www.kunc.org Breweries Double Nationwide With The West Leading The Way Colorado Welcomes More Refugees As Numbers Swell Worldwide http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-welcomes-more-refugees-numbers-swell-worldwide <p>With global conflicts on the rise, refugee numbers have catapulted to more than 50 million worldwide, making the number of displaced people from conflicts the highest seen since World War II. Colorado has a larger share of refugees than most states, with the majority coming from Bhutan and Myanmar.</p><p> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:31:55 +0000 Dan Greenwood 58051 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Welcomes More Refugees As Numbers Swell Worldwide For Small Business Friendliness, Fort Collins Tops Denver http://www.kunc.org/post/small-business-friendliness-fort-collins-tops-denver <p>Fort Collins and the rest of the Front Range are no strangers to ranking high in economic development. A new survey places the city as the second highest in the nation when it comes to hiring new workers. Colorado Springs also received high rankings, but Denver’s reputation is faltering.</p><p> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Dan Greenwood 57746 at http://www.kunc.org For Small Business Friendliness, Fort Collins Tops Denver