Northglenn Reports 12 New Businesses in April

Mayor Downing accepts IECRM Executive Award at the 2017 Summit Awards ceremony.
Mayor Downing accepts IECRM Executive Award at the 2017 Summit Awards ceremony.
May 2017 Economic Development Report

Northglenn Receives IECRM Executive Award

The City of Northglenn received the Executive Award at the 11th Annual Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM) Summit Awards on March 16. The event attracted more than 150 attendees. The ceremony recognized the best and brightest electrical, construction, and renewable energy companies that are based in Colorado and Wyoming. The Executive Award was given to Northglenn for their superior assistance with helping IECRM with their relocation to their new facility at 11429 Pearl St., and for partnerships being built with other stakeholders, leaders, businesses and the community.

2017 New Business Announcements

At the end of April, Northglenn had 930 businesses. Of that, 723 are storefronts and 207 are home-based. This year Northglenn has announced 21 new storefront businesses, reporting 222 jobs, and absorbing 80,567 square feet of office, industrial and retail space. The city had 12 new business licenses approved in April.

YTD 2017 New Storefront Business Licenses

Month Announced

New Storefront Businesses

New Employees

S/F Absorption

January

2

39

35,260

February

2

122

7,900

March

5

9

10,500

April

12

52

26,907

TOTALS

21

222

80,567

Northglenn Business Anniversaries

Help us recognize and thank the 18 businesses which have recently celebrated milestones in Northglenn.

Northglenn Unemployment Rate – Hits Two Decade Low

Northglenn’s unemployment rate was at 2.9 percent at the end of March 2017, which is the lowest in over two decades. Last year at this time it was 3.7 percent. The current rate is down from 3.7 percent in February 2017. It is higher than the state average at 2.5 percent, but slightly lower than the county average at 2.7 percent.

City of Northglenn
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Northglenn, CO 80233
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