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Zoning Changes Could Bring Denser Development

To solve housing shortages in the state, lawmakers have introduced legislation that could bring big changes to Colorado’s zoning system.

New Bills Focus on Colorado’s Construction Labor Shortage

Two bipartisan bills could help grow Colorado’s construction workforce through student scholarships and community college funding.

Census Data Shows Population Shifting

Denver, Jefferson and Boulder counties have seen their populations decline while Douglas, Adams and Weld counties saw significant growth.

Crested Butte Goes All Electric

Crested Butte is the first municipality in Colorado to require that all new homes and commercial construction be powered by electricity.

Kelly Taga to Lead Colorado Division for Tri Pointe Homes

Tri Pointe Homes has named Kelly Taga its new division president in Colorado. He will focus on strategic growth in the state.
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ListenUp Fine-tunes Sound for 50 Years

Steve and Walt discovered a shared passion for high-quality audio, and resolved to open an independent consumer electronics shop of their own.

Tech Trade School Offers State Mandated CE News

Plumbers must complete a minimum of eight hours of continuing education to remain in good standing with the State of Colorado.

Builder Confidence Slumps Due to Soaring Material and Home Prices

In its most recent monthly survey measuring builders’ sentiment regarding the market for newly constructed single-family homes, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) revealed a 5-point drop in builder confidence.

Softwood Lumber Prices Hit Single Homebuilding Costs Hard

Price upticks in softwood lumber products were potent enough to add nearly $30,000 to the cost of building an average single-family home.

Little Change in Construction Jobs in Q2 2021

Construction jobs held steady in the second quarter, falling less than a percent each month, but there could be choppiness ahead, NAHB notes.

Denver Among Top 15 Cities for Construction

A shortage of construction workers in Denver means it’s a job seekers market, according to a report released in April by IPP Magazine.

Denver Metro Among Worst US Housing Markets

Home prices and inventory in the Denver Metro area continue to plague buyers; so much so that the area is in the 10 worst housing markets.

Construction Jobs Continue to Recover in Q1 2021

Construction jobs continued to recover in the first quarter, although new jobs trended down in Colorado, data show.
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