Magazine Articles

Jun 10, 2020

Property management firm tackles tenant uncertainty with new liaison

Anticipating the difficulties in the event of prolonged unemployment, Atlas Real Estate designated a liaison specifically to keep communication lines open with tenants facing financial hardship.

Jun 10, 2020

Holding out hope for summer recovery: The impact of COVID-19 on tourism

Tourism in Colorado accounts for more than $1 billion in tax revenue each year, but that revenue source has ground to a halt, with tourism spending in the state down 84% year-over-year as of April 10.

Jun 10, 2020

State ag leader: Outbreak has exposed long-existing challenges

Even in the best of times, uncertainty is a fact of life for Colorado’s farmers and ranchers. The repercussions of COVID-19 are just an extension of perennial concerns like weather and fluctuating market prices.

Jun 10, 2020

The future of restaurants is clouded by restrictions, fears

Along with travel-tourism, no Colorado industry has suffered more as a result of COVID-19 restrictions than restaurants. And as layoffs in state's restaurant industry surpass 150,000, uncertainty abounds. Here's what the head of the Colorado Restaurant Association had to say about it.

Jun 10, 2020

Colorado College’s carbon neutrality is a first for the region

In January, the private liberal arts college in Colorado Springs achieved carbon neutrality in its operations. The campus has reached zero net emissions in greenhouse gases in all operations for which they own or control.

Jun 9, 2020

Nonprofit grants athletes a way to ‘Suffer Better’

The nonprofit, Suffer Better, is partnering with outdoor brands to back up to $1,000 grants. Athletes can apply for grant money to stage their own creative events. Learn more about the nonprofit and its mission.

May 29, 2020

How the world could better handle black swan events in the future

Success in the modern world requires a clear and rehearsed national and global plan of action. Unfortunately, despite warnings from people like President G.W. Bush in 2005, Bill Gates in 2015 and many health experts around the world, our response to this black swan has been to bury our collective head in the sand.

May 27, 2020

Alex Cranberg marks 20 years as champion for school choice

Alongside his entrepreneurial interests as the founder and chairman of Aspect Energy LLC, Alex Cranberg is the co-founder of ACE Scholarships, now in its 20th year and operating in eight states.

May 11, 2020

It’s time to embrace the changing world of economic development

The focus in economic development appears to be shifting. It’s not jobs per se that set off the economic development dynamic. It’s putting more money in peoples’ pockets, especially after taxes and housing costs. In some cases, this may be better-paying jobs, and in other cases, it might be part-time earnings or health ben[...]

May 8, 2020

How Colorado universities are meeting the growing needs of the construction industry

Construction management has grown as the construction industry has grown, and now there are at least seven such programs at Colorado colleges and universities. Graduates learn scheduling, estimating, project cost control, surveying, contracts, building information modeling (BIM) and also soft skills.

May 1, 2020

The Best of Colorado Business Choice Awards 2020

The annual Best of Colorado readers' choice awards is comprised of over 70 top picks for businesses, fun, fulfillment and more. Although few of the businesses on this list have been spared from the COVID-19 pandemic, these winners and finalists are the best of the best (according to you).

May 1, 2020

The Best of Technology and Electronics 2020

While technology is an essential aspect of business today (especially in the COVID-19 era), it can be difficult to implement. Which is where these Best of Colorado companies come in. From IT services to audio-visual, these companies will cover your technological needs.