Monthly Economic Indicators
Employment in Metro Denver rose 3.2 percent between November 2015 and 2016, or an additional 50,400 jobs during the period. Metro Denver’s unemployment rate in November decreased to 2.6 percent, the lowest rate since December 2000.
The Commercial Real Estate market in Metro Denver reported robust activity in 2016. More than 7.4 million square feet of space was completed in 2016, an increase of 45.4 percent over the prior year. Over 9.8 million square feet was under construction, rising 34.3 percent between 2015 and 2016.