Clark's Cone of Silence

A unique look at economic development in the region

Monthly Rankings: January’s Top Three

The New Year started out with a bang for the state of Colorado, which placed well in 13 rankings in just the first month. Collecting high rankings for the largest private companies in the U.S., hot neighborhoods, a great commercial real estate market, and more, it’s no wonder why our state is among the fastest-growing in the nation. 

Although it was difficult to choose which rankings were our favorite, these were our top three highlighting Metro Denver’s thriving business climate: 

While we are off to a good start for job-seekers, the commercial real estate market, and green meetings, our expectations are high for the months to come. Next month, we’ll feature which February national rankings showed Colorado as much love as we have for our great state.

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About Tom Clark

Tom has over 30 years of economic development experience at the state, regional, and local levels, spanning from Illinois to Colorado. He is known both for his quips and his candor. Often quoted in the local and national press on Metro Denver’s economy, his iPhone is his most valued possession next to his Les Paul guitar. He is also famous for writing parody songs, maintaining an orderly office, and funding the office swear jar. Tom says that if wasn’t an economic developer, his dream would be to work in a chocolate factory.

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About The Cone of Silence

Invented by Professor Cone from TV’s "Get Smart," the Cone of Silence was designed to protect the most secret of conversations by enshrouding its users within a transparent sound-proof shield. Unfortunately, from experience, we have also learned that it never works properly. This blog offers those outside our “Cone of Silence” a unique look at economic development in the region.

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