Our diversified economy is attracting attention.
Over the past two decades, Metro Denver has successfully diversified its economy with industries from aerospace to energy. The state is faring better than the nation with the sixth-best economic outlook according to the 2010 ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index.
The Washington, D.C.-based Brookings Institution also named Colorado's Front Range among five regions with growing business and social influence. The report described good infrastructure and growing population as key factors.