Bloomberg recently did a study to determine the best places in the United States to own a vacation home. Colorado had the most of any state with five of the top 15 spots.
» Find the club nearest your home and the club nearest your work. Just as the best fitness resolutions crumble in the face of I-25 slowdowns, you’ll find that easy access yields more value.
Although we live in the very best outdoor state in the Country, not all of us stray too terribly far from the urban core – especially as the resources and the cost of living within them continue to expand. While I won’t fault you for not being “outdoorsy,” I will still ask that you reference a time when you did more than aggressively walk up an incline in your own neighborhood.
Whether it’s commercial or residential real estate, there’s no question that Colorado has been on fire for the last several years. And it takes dedicated people from a variety of disciplines to make deals happen.
Here at ColoradoBiz, the entire SportsBiz team (that would be me with sideline support from Editor Mike Taylor) remains united in the hope that by the time you read these words, Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and Dallas Keuchel are all attired in new Major League Baseball uniforms that fit properly, display adroit embroidering of surnames and are freshly laundered.
Single dad Joe Lesniak has worked as a chef and a traveling salesman, but now he finally has a steady job he loves that allows time with his two daughters. “I’ve never been happier,” says Lesniak, 45. “I actually look forward to coming in Monday morning. I’ve never had a job like that.”
Even before Gov. Jared Polis was sworn into office on Jan. 8, his agenda to improve the health-care industry in Colorado had begun to move forward with the introduction of two bills on the first day of the 2019 legislative session.
The Arkansas River is the 800-pound rainbow trout of Colorado’s rafting industry. In non-drought years since 2000, commercial user days typically range between 200,000 and 250,000 on the Arkansas, according to the Colorado River Outfitters Association (CROA).
Basit Mustafa is a former IBM executive, a sponsored ultra-runner and an ice climber with a “concrete allergy,” so naturally he moved to Telluride five years ago and started a business. After serving as a board member for the Colorado ACLU, he began asking himself how he could use software to make the life of a litigator a little better.
“The ski industry is this old, monolithic thing,” says John Lilley, formerly on the tech team at Vail Resorts. “It’s very easy to get $7 million to put in a lift.”
Sirvo was born in 2015, the result of founder Stephanie Maxwell’s time in the hospitality industry and the need she recognized for restaurants, retail and hotels to attract and hire talent.
Colorado native Sarah Tuneberg dedicated more than a decade to emergency response management, from Hurricane Katrina to the Waldo Canyon Fire. During that time, she saw the response system as broken and ripe for innovation.