Colorado bankruptcies drop 5.7% in August

Broomfield

DENVER — Colorado bankruptcies declined 5.7% in August compared with the same period a year ago, even as Larimer and Weld counties recorded increases. Boulder County bankruptcy filings declined, with a slight uptick in Broomfield. That’s according to a BizWest analysis of U.S. Bankruptcy Court data. Numbers cited include all new filings, including open, closed … Continued

Colorado bankruptcies decline 40% in April

Broomfield

DENVER — Colorado bankruptcy filings dropped 40% in April compared with the same period a year ago, continuing a pattern of declines seen throughout 2021 and thus far in 2022. Filings also dropped in Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer and Weld counties compared with the year-ago period. That’s according to a BizWest analysis of U.S. Bankruptcy Court … Continued

Unemployment rate drops statewide, mostly flat in NoCo, Boulder Valley

Broomfield

DENVER — The Colorado unemployment rate fell three-tenths of a percentage point from October to November, while rates in Larimer, Weld, Boulder and Broomfield counties remained mostly unchanged over the month.  Colorado’s seasonally adjusted jobless figure was 5.1% in November, compared with a national average of 4.2%, according to new information provided Friday by the … Continued

Growth-inspired road projects continue to snarl area travel

Broomfield

The first half of 2022 saw the continuation of a series of major improvement projects that began during the past two or so years along Interstate 25, the main artery connecting Northern Colorado and the Boulder Valley with the wider Front Range.  Those projects — most of which center on adding a lane and replacing … Continued

Local counties posted solid GDP numbers in 2019

Broomfield

Ah, for the good old days of 2019, when the economy was chugging along, unemployment was low and gross domestic product numbers were, well, positive. As the economy continues to struggle at the end of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, new county-level real GDP numbers released by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of … Continued