People are moving to Colorado more than other states, says U-Haul

People are moving to Colorado more than other states, says U-Haul

While Denver has long held the spotlight as Colorado's urban heart, recent insights from U-Haul suggest a compelling trend: newcomers are increasingly embracing the state's diverse landscapes and communities beyond the capital city. From vibrant university towns to picturesque mountain retreats, Colorado's allure extends far and wide. Drawing upon over 2 million one-way truck transactions in 2023, U-Haul's Growth Index positions Colorado among the top-growing states for inbound moves. And...

Denver approves turning the Radisson Hotel into shelter

Denver approves turning the Radisson Hotel into shelter

In a unanimous vote on Monday, Denver City Council approved a plan to lease the Radisson Hotel in Globeville, adding 220 rooms to the city's growing network of non-congregate shelters. This latest move furthers Mayor Mike Johnston's ambitious initiative to house 1,000 individuals experiencing homelessness by year's end. Following a previous arrangement utilizing a portion of the Radisson's rooms, the city will now lease the entire building through December 2024....

Denver breathes new life into vacant office spaces on Broadway into affordable housing

Denver breathes new life into vacant office spaces on Broadway into affordable housing

Amidst Denver's housing crunch, the Denver Housing Authority (DHA) is pioneering a solution: flipping vacant office spaces into vibrant apartment complexes. Their latest success story stands tall at 655 Broadway, where a former medical building has blossomed into a beacon of hope for seniors, disabled individuals, and formerly unhoused individuals. This nine-story marvel boasts 96 affordable units, carefully crafted to accommodate the needs of its residents. Studios and one-bedrooms beckon,...

Fire engulfs unfinished apartment building in Aurora overnight

Fire engulfs unfinished apartment building in Aurora overnight

In the early hours of Thursday morning, Aurora firefighters faced a daunting task: battling a large fire that had engulfed several unfinished residential buildings. The flames, visible from miles away, cast an eerie orange glow over the Heritage Eagle Bend neighborhood. The alarm sounded at 12:11 a.m., sending crews racing to the scene near the 7300 block of South Addison Court, just a stone's throw from Red-tailed Hawk Park. Arriving...

For only $1.2 million, this 731 sq-ft home could be yours

For only $1.2 million, this 731 sq-ft home could be yours

Yes, you read that correctly. Colorado is a hot spot, with many moving to the mile-high city within the past few years raising property values all over the state. According to a new listing on Realtor.com, there's a 731 square-foot house for sale, and it could be yours for only $1.2 million. Located at 615 S Saint Paul, Denver, CO 80210, the single family home has 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom...

24/7 Wall St. names this town the worst place to live in Colorado

24/7 Wall St. names this town the worst place to live in Colorado

Clifton, Colorado is a small town located on the Western Slope of the state, about 20 miles from Grand Junction. It has a population of around 20,100 people and has recently been cited as one of the worst places to live in Colorado, according to 24/7 Wall St. "Even though the U.S. is the wealthiest country in the world by gross domestic product, more than 41 million Americans, or 12.8%...

New data reveals how much money you need to be middle class in Denver

New data reveals how much money you need to be middle class in Denver

According to the Pew Research Center, a middle-income household in Denver in 2023 would have an annual income between $54,700 and $163,000. This is based on the Pew definition of middle class as households with incomes that are two-thirds to double the national median income. The national median income for a household of four in 2023 is $71,000. So, a middle-income household of four in Denver would have an annual...

WalletHub ranks Colorado in top 10 states struggling to hire employees

WalletHub ranks Colorado in top 10 states struggling to hire employees

Colorado is struggling to hire employees more than most states, according to a recent study conducted by WalletHub. "To see where employers are struggling the most in hiring, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on the rate of job openings for the latest month and the last 12 months," says the outlet. Colorado ranked seventh in the country for the rate of job openings, with...